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August 21, 2018 by Stephen Law

Jannatec Technologies takes wearables underground

Smart Helmet is the latest wearable innovation to aid the mining industry

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August 14, 2018 by Majid Dadafshar principal engineer field application engineering, ON-Semiconductor

Extending coin cell battery life in wearable applications

Most low-power wireless interfaces like Bluetooth, ZigBee and Wi-Fi can be found in many Internet of Things, wearable, medical, health and fitness applications. These mobile applications require a small size coin-cell battery that can function for many months or even

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August 7, 2018 by Gurvie Waraich, offer manager for Digital Plant within the Industry Business at Schneider Electric Canada

Transforming industrial automation systems to boost profitability

How industrial automation is breaking down the barrier between information technology and operational technology to deliver true business performance

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July 31, 2018 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent, sohail@nextgear.ca

Vancouver’s Electra Meccanica looks to electrify car market

In as little as a decade, cars, buses, or trucks that run on gasoline will no longer sell. The entire market for land transport will upgrade to electrification, leading to a collapse of oil prices and the demise of the

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July 24, 2018 by Julie Holmquist, Cortec Corp.

Circumventing electronic OEM corrosion headaches

Avoiding corrosion on manufactured components is in the best interest of electronic OEMs for several reasons: maintaining good customer relations, reducing material waste, and ensuring optimum performance of equipment and electrical controls. Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor (VCI) technology can play an

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July 17, 2018 by Stephen Law, Editor EP&T

Electronic component supply pressure + shortages may = counterfeit use

It is an encouraging trend, if you are involved in the ecosystem of this industry. Electronics is infiltrating literally every facet our tactile world. With the progress and prevalence of emerging technologies like IoT, robotics and Industry 4.0, electronic connectedness

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July 17, 2018 by Jim Mielke, VP teardowns, ABI Research

Nest Hello video doorbell packs some heat

Smart home devices were added to the teardown service in 2015 at ABI Research when smart home products starting demanding attention.  Video doorbells are the latest craze in the smart home market because they offer a new level of home

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July 17, 2018 by Linda Li, executive director and chief strategy officer at Li Tong Group

Reverse supply chain management

An environmentally & commercially sustaining practice

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July 10, 2018 by Gil Ben-Dov, CEO, Total Phase Inc.

The future of AI and the embedded system

Embedded systems help AI programs to interact with the physical world around them, serving as an important part of preparing for or developing new innovations

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July 3, 2018 by Michela Menting, research director at ABI Research

How BLOCKCHAIN stands to impact the supply chain

Blockchain will be able to offer some significant advantages within the electronics manufacturing and supply chain environment

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June 22, 2018 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Calgary CEM August Electronics expands its footprint

Co-founder Peter Wilson shares his insights on the firm’s move into an 85,000-sq-ft facility

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June 15, 2018 by Ed Clark, business development manager, EMA Design Automation Inc.

Constraint Management—Rules-based design and verification to reduce design cycle time

In a time where deadlines are shortening and designs are becoming more complex, there is no room for error. Specifying rules and requirements upfront in the design process is one way to try and mitigate any future issues—even the simplest