Electronic Products & Technology

Production / Materials

February 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Next gen stretchable electronic inks, films serve smart clothing

DUPONT ADVANCED MATERIALS Intexar next generation stretchable electronic inks and films for smart clothing transforms ordinary fabrics into active, connected, intelligent garments that provide critical biometric data including heart rate, breathing rate, form awareness and muscle tension. Product improves stretch…
February 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

TE Connectivity releases digital models in collaboration with SnapEDA

Engineers can now easily design-in more than 25,000 new of components with free symbols & footprints
February 16, 2018 by Stephen Law

Double sided self-adhesive tape handles covers glass mounting in wearables

TESA 61210 100µm double sided black chemical resistant filmic tape consists of a black PET backing and a special chemical resistant adhesive. Product provides chemical resistance to different polar and non polar chemicals and delivers shock resistance. Product provides improved…
February 14, 2018 by EMA Design Automation Inc.

Seven DFM Issues Potentially Lurking in Your Design

Avoid Troublesome Design for Manufacture (DFM) Errors in the Production Process of Your Printed Circuit Board (PCB)
February 12, 2018 by Jim Scott, senior science editor at The University of Colorado Boulder (CU Boulder) 

CU Boulder researchers develop malleable ‘electronic skin’

Thin, translucent material is self-healable, recyclable suitable for robotics and prosthetic development to better biomedical devices
February 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

Low loss bondply delivers 6.15 dielectric constant

ROGERS RO4460G2 low loss bondply with a 6.15 dielectric constant (Dk) provides a 0.004” (0.101 mm) bonding layer that complements firm’s RO4360G2 low loss, glass-reinforced 6.15 Dk copper clad thermoset laminates. Product exhibits improved Dk control for repeatable electrical performance,…
February 6, 2018 by Stephen Law

Arduino-supported IoT dev kit serves as open source prototyping platform

SENSIEDGE SensiBLEduino off-the-shelf, ‘hardware-ready’ development kit based around Arduino, serves as an open-source electronic prototyping platform. Developers can now combine the Arduino programming language and Arduino Software (IDE) with firm’s development kit SIMBA-DKL and STM32duino ‘Function Pack’, to design a proof of…
February 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Pcb traceability system integrates easily into SMT line

OMRON MICROSCAN SYSTEMS PanelScan user-friendly and easily integrated traceability solution for capturing barcode data from multi-array printed circuit boards at the front-end or mid-stream on any SMT line. The integrated system replaces error-prone manual scanning with a solution that allows…
February 4, 2018 by Iowa State University of Science and Technology

Engineers develop flexible, water-repellent graphene circuits for washable electronics

Recent research out of Iowa State University shows that new graphene printing technology can produce electronic circuits that are low-cost, flexible, highly conductive and water repellent. The nanotechnology “would lend enormous value to self-cleaning wearable/washable electronics that are resistant to…
January 31, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Electro Sonic launches customer web portal

Electro Sonic, Markham ON, Canadian distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components recently introduced a customer web portal that provides customers with immediate access to price and availability on more than 1-million part numbers. “With our new web portal, customers…
January 30, 2018 by Sohail Kamal, EP&T’s West Coast correspondent sohail@nextgear.ca

Digital currency mining boom in Vancouver

HIVE Blockchain Technologies Ltd. undergoes major expansion
January 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto to host event for flexible and hybrid electronics

Learn, connect and partner at CPES2018 held May 23-24 at Centennial College’s Conference Centre in Toronto.