Electronic Products & Technology


Category
Production/Materials


News
September 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Heraeus opens North America SMT app lab

Heraeus Electronics, provider of materials solutions for the semiconductor and electronics communications industries, has opened its new SMT Applications Lab at the company’s facility in West Conshohocken, PA.  The multi-million dollar investment includes a complete in-line automated SMT assembly line…
Feature
September 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

SigmaPoint Technologies unleashes re-brand strategy

Cornwall ON-based EMS player focuses on aiding start-ups and reshoring OEMs
News
September 5, 2017 by Stephen Law

Basic trackers take a back seat as smartwatches accelerate

Brands and consumers are graduating to a more sophisticated device, according to IDC
Product
September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

3D AOI system boost inspection process

NORDSON YESTECH FX-940 ULTRA 3D AOI system provides high-powered inspection with an improved false call rate. Unit runs faster than 2D systems, while dramatically improving coverage. Product can be used for the inspection of solder defects, lead defects/lifted leads, component…
News
September 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

CAD MicroSolutions brings Virtalis VR Technology to Canada

CAD MicroSolutions Inc., a leading provider of Industry 4.0 solutions in Canada, has become a Gold reseller of Virtalis’ Virtual Reality (VR) and advanced visualization solutions in Canada.  Virtalis is a leading player in the VR market globally, with software…
Product
September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Keypad backlighting on curved surfaces a reality

MOLEX PEDOT Clear Conductive Sensors solve the challenge of backlighting capacitive keys on a curved surface for user-interface designers. Devices are flexible translucent conductive circuits printed on a polyester substrate that can be implemented on three-dimensional surfaces, allowing for more…
News
September 3, 2017 by Stephen Law

Worldwide wearable device sales to grow 17% this year

Gartner says sales of Smartwatches to total 41.5 million units in 2017
News
September 1, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Silicon solves problems for next-generation battery technology

Silicon – the second most abundant element in the earth’s crust – shows great promise in Li-ion batteries, according to new research from the University of Eastern Finland. By replacing graphite anodes with silicon, it is possible to quadruple anode…
News
August 31, 2017 by Stephen Law

Altium acquires Toronto-based Upverter

Toronto-based electronic design innovator Upverter Inc. has been acquired by Altium, a leading global provider of design software for the electronics industry. In a blog post on his firm’s website, Upverter CEO Zak Homuth outlined the motivations behind the deal.…
Product
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

Elastomeric primer/adhesive system meets ISO 10993-5 specs

MASTER BOND X21Med is a single component elastomeric compound passes ISO 10993-5 tests for cytotoxicity and is developed for priming and bonding polyolefinic substrates. Product is easy to use, either as an adhesive or a primer. It has a low…
Product
August 30, 2017 by Stephen Law

NEMA power cords come as polarized, non-polarized

INTERPOWER Power cords provide polarized and non-polarized NEMA 1-15 plugs and a cord set with a non-polarized NEMA 1-15 plug and an IEC 60320 C7 connector. The following power cords are available: black power cord with a polarized NEMA 1-15…
News
August 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Avnet acquires Dragon Innovation

Simplifies the hardware path from prototype through to volume production