Electronic Products & Technology


February 3, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Mitel completes merger with Aastra

Mitel Networks Corp., Kanata ON, a global leader in business communications, has completed its merger with Aastra Technologies Ltd., Concord ON. With US$1.1-billion of combined annual revenue and 60-million customers worldwide, Mitel now has one of the largest global footprints…
January 31, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Avnet signs disty deal with Toronto-based ZigBee module maker

Avnet Electronics Marketing Americas, has signed a distribution agreement with Toronto-based MMB Networks, a leading global designer and manufacturer of ZigBee module solutions. MMB Networks’ ZigBee modules and USB sticks provide a complete connectivity solution powered by MMB’s RapidConnect software…
January 14, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Bluetooth Smart Technology preps for 67% growth in wearables

Wearable technology, the trend encapsulating everything from fitness trackers to Bluetooth Smart enabled running shoes, is seeing phenomenal growth and high consumer demand. Everyday items such as watches, bracelets, gloves and even hats, are being updated with Bluetooth wireless technology.…
January 12, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

IEWC seeks to purchase Westlake Electronic Supply

IEWC, Milwaukee WI, has entered into a definitive purchase agreement to acquire the assets of Westlake Electronic Supply, a leading supplier of electronic components to the broadcast, audio video telecommunication and RF markets. The acquisition will support IEWC’s global initiatives…
January 10, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Innovation, service, acquisitions lead to success for Richmond’s Norsat International

Founded in Whitehorse in 1977, and now based in Richmond BC, Norsat International Inc. has emerged to become a leading provider of innovative communication solutions that enable the transmission of data, audio and video for remote and challenging applications. I…
October 1, 2013 by Chris Loberg, senior technical marketing manager, Tektronix

The PHY driving innovation in mobile performance

About 3-billion MIPI-powered ICs were shipped in 2012, but of those only 100-million were based on the high-performance, low-power M-PHY specification. That is certain to change in the coming years as M-PHY will be used in the development of high-end…
March 1, 2013 by Kian Sanjari, P.Eng., product management - I/O & networking, Phoenix Contact Canada

The new era of information exchange in the industrial world

We are all available 24 hours a day. We have at least one cell phone, use the Internet on the go every day, and learn about the latest global news through our communication media. Having information at one’s fingertips is…
January 1, 2013 by EP&T Magazine

Wireless power transmission makes electronic devices mobile

Recent advancements in wireless power transmission technology and research efforts to improve its performance and reliability have popularized wireless chargers among users of smartphones and other mobile electronics. By charging devices without wires and cords, the technology can address the…