Electronic Products & Technology


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 22, 2018 by Bob Sutor, vice-president, AI, blockchain and quantum solutions, IBM Research

Why we should celebrate (and not fear) quantum computing

Over the past year, various headlines have warned ominously about the impending threat of quantum computing to encryption and security. As a scientist and executive for the leading corporate program of quantum research, I can assert these fears are unnecessary.

January 15, 2018 by Amritpal Singh Bedi, Sr. research associate, MarketsandMarkets research

3D printing augmenting the traditional way of producing printed electronics

3D printing, also known as additive manufacturing, rapid prototyping, or freeform fabrication, is a process in which three-dimensional complex-shaped solid objects are made by forming layers of materials such as polymers, metals, ceramics, paper and certain edibles (e.g., chocolate). The

January 8, 2018 by Alan Griffiths, principal consultant, Cambashi

What’s new about the industrial IoT?

Cambashi has just completed a research project into the ‘industrial’ application of the IoT (Internet of Things). The aim was to establish the market’s structure and direction based on interviews with many of the major players combined with desk research. Many

January 7, 2018 by Chad Davis, Lead Teardown Specialist, ABI Research

Garmin Fenix 5 shines bright

ABI Research has been tearing down devices since 2011 and added wearables in 2013 once they had an established presence in the marketplace. Garmin released the Fenix 5 last year as their premier rugged GPS watch featuring a transflective memory-in-pixel

December 19, 2017 by Rusty Stapp, CEO, UbiquiOS

IoT applications require end-to-end security — from device to Cloud

As IoT devices proliferate, they are utilizing a host of specialized wireless protocols, which serve the needs of these devices well. However, they must all connect to the Internet and Cloud applications and that means ensuring security all along the path.

December 12, 2017 by Ross Marowits, The Canadian Press (CP)

Artificial intelligence to fuel a new cybersecurity race, say experts

MONTREAL _ Technological advances in artificial intelligence are fuelling a new race between hackers and those toiling to protect cybersecurity networks. Cybersecurity is always a race between offence and defence but new tools are giving companies that employ them a

December 5, 2017 by Pixus Technologies

11 Myths about the MicroTCA backplane-based architecture

This article helps clear up misunderstandings and misconceptions surrounding the high-performance MicroTCA backplane-based embedded architecture.

November 28, 2017 by Cees Links, GM of Qorvo Wireless Connectivity Business Unit (formerly CEO & founder, GreenPeak Technologies)

More power to Zigbee 3.0: The power of green power

Wi-Fi, Zigbee and Thread ‘unmeshed’

November 21, 2017 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Ecoation acknowledged for its crop health management technology

West Tech Report: EP&T

November 14, 2017 by APWireless Canada

What do we need to know about 5G?

You probably have already heard about the promises of 5G technology in the media. In this article, you will find out more about what 5G means and how this innovative technology can impact you and your daily routine. Technology in

November 7, 2017 by Brad Doerr and Ailee Grumbine, Keysight Technologies Inc.

Stop wasting time and money by struggling with data analytics while designing T+M experiments

Deliver products to market faster by using modern data analytics tools