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April 23, 2019 by Cliff Ortmeyer, global head of technology product marketing and solutions development, Newark

Tips for improving IoT design success

From wearable tech and home automation gadgets to intelligent industrial sensors, there are a number of design pitfalls awaiting the unwary design engineer

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April 23, 2019 by IHS Markit

5G Market set to boom – But clarity is needed

As global 5G capabilities expand, alignment of what 5G is, what end users should expect and how it should be measured will be critical to adoption – IHS Markit says

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April 17, 2019 by Anders Jansson, CTO at JonDeTech Sensors AB, a Swedish IR sensor manufacturer

How new sensor technology opens up for smarter presence detection

New sensor technology can bring about new and more efficient presence detection in, for example, the construction and real estate sector. The solution is a small, inexpensive, battery-powered and IoT-caged sensor that will also be able to be connected very

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April 9, 2019 by Stephen Law

Remembering Mitel’s impact on Canada’s electronics ecosystem

Marking its 40th anniversary this year, EP&T features this special column throughout 2019, providing readers with a peak at our past, while paying homage to our history

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April 2, 2019 by GaN Systems Inc., Ottawa

Trends impacting escalating demand for data and power

An explosion in data-intensive technologies such as IoT, AI, machine learning and blockchain will mean significant new pressures to meet escalating demand for more power

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April 1, 2019 by Christa Carey, engineering & design services manager, Protocase Inc.

How to design enclosures that protect against water & debris

Quite often at Protocase, we are asked about custom enclosures that can withstand environmental hazards. This inevitably brings up the issue of NEMA or IP standards, but sometimes there is confusion as to how these work. I’m writing this to

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March 25, 2019 by Stephen Law

Boreas Technologies targets disruption of haptics sector

Bromont Quebec-based firm set to strike in the haptics space, particularly after discovering there are limited manufacturers of drivers suitable for piezoelectric actuators in the global market

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March 19, 2019 by Piotr Polak is DC2 product manager, industrial communications connectivity solutions, Harting Inc. of North America

In search of the (much smaller) RJ45 successor

While the standard eight-contact RJ45 has plenty of run left – it’s a proven, cost-effective choice for many applications – it’s also butting up against practical limitations in plant and product design.

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March 12, 2019 by Sohail Kamal, West Coast Correspondent

Genesis Robotic’s builds teamwork between man & machine

What began as a research and design company about four years ago, Genesis Robotics of Langley BC has its sites firmly focused on creating parts that will change how machines are built and how they move. Founded in 2015 by

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March 5, 2019 by Gordon Styles, CTO and founder of Star Rapid

Five questions to consider when scaling from prototype to product launch

Addressing the challenge for designers and manufacturers to find the best manufacturing process for high-volume production

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February 26, 2019 by Johanson Dielectrics, Camarillo CA

Filtering out common mode noise in congested environments with monolithic EMI filters

A multitude of factors are conspiring to increase the amount of “noise” interference that can disturb the functionality and even damage electronic devices, starting with the sheer number used in our vicinity at any given time. Today’s automobiles provide a

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February 19, 2019 by Anna Kucirkiva, IQS Directory

The future of display technology lies with MicroLEDs

In creating MicroLED technology, engineers have crammed dramatically smaller Light-Emitting Diodes (LEDs) onto the same surface area than previous generations of LED screens – millions more