Electronic Products & Technology


May 25, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

NexOptic smartphone lens prototype sees light of day

NexOptic Technology Corp. has completed preliminary testing on its smartphone lens system, engineered to impact the rapidly growing, smartphone, telephoto marketplace.  “We are all very encouraged by the results our team has achieved on its first mobile lens demonstration. Imaging capabilities from our desktop…
May 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Imaging sensor enhances NIR sensitivity in extreme low-light

ON SEMICONDUCTOR Model KAE-08152 Interline Transfer Electron Multiplying CCD (IT‑EMCCD) image sensor  targets extreme low-light applications such as medical and scientific imaging. Device shares the same 8.8 megapixel resolution and 4/3 optical format as existing KAE-08151, but incorporates an enhanced pixel design…
May 23, 2018 by Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press, Tokyo

Sony to spend $9B on image sensors

Electronics and entertainment company Sony Corp. says it plans to spend $2.3 billion acquiring an additional 60 per cent stake in EMI Music Publishing, of which it already owns 30%. Once the purchase from Mubadala Investment Co. is finalized, it…
May 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Single mode blue violet laser diodes deliver power

OPTOELECTRONICS COMPANY USHIO OPTO HL40071MG single transverse mode 405nm blue-violet laser diode serves direct imaging applications, as well as biomedical and medical uses. Device provides 300mW optical output power in a 5.6mm package and with typical optical and electrical characteristics,…
May 14, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto firm aims to build game-changing photonic quantum computers

Xanadu Raises $9M Seed Round in hopes developing quantum computing based on its quantum photonic chips
May 13, 2018 by Stephen Law

Avalanche photodiode comes in M1 package

LASER COMPONENTS SAH series of avalanche photodiodes (APDs) is available in an M1 package, the smallest available SMD housing (Surface-Mounted Device), at 2mm x 1.4mm. Optimized for wavelengths of 850nm and 905nm, devices suit range finding applications whereby larger detectors…
May 4, 2018 by Stephen Law

Ultra-high bright LCDs come in 10.1”, 15.6” sizes

TIANMA GROUP 10.1-inch WXGA and 15.6-inch WXGA LCDs both deliver ultra-high luminance. The 10.1-inch wide model has a luminance of 1000cd/m2 and the 15.6-inch wide model has a luminance of 1250cd/m2. Device brightness results in displays with vivid colors and excellent…
April 28, 2018 by Stephen Law

NexOptic to demonstrate its tech to defense sector

Vancouver-based firm makes its first technology demonstration to General Dynamics Mission Systems
April 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Panel mount LED indicators come with anodized bezel finish option

X TRONICS Apem Q10 series panel mount LED indicators come with 5mm coloured diffused epoxy lens or 5mm water clear super bright LEDs. Devices are available with either stainless steel 316L or anodized bezel finish. The shaped flush bezel style…
April 18, 2018 by Stephen Law

Connector makes reliable contact between pcb and LCD display

FUJIPOLY AMERICA Carbon Zebra connector makes reliable electrical contact using 140 conductive pads per inch when placed between a printed circuit board and an LCD display. Device provides a current carrying capacity of 50mA per .040” x .040” pad and…
April 11, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

EPTECH trade shows coming to Montreal, Ottawa this month

EPTECH's table-top style of exhibit is the only series of coast-to-coast national electronics shows in Canada
April 10, 2018 by Stephen Law

High resolution image sensors equipped with NIR+

ON SEMICONDUCTOR AR0522 CMOS image sensors delivers Near Infra-Red+ (NIR+) technology, which effectively combines High Dynamic Range (HDR) with enhanced low light performance to enable high-end security and surveillance cameras. Device is a 1/2.5-inch 5.1 Megapixel (MP) image sensor based on…