Electronic Products & Technology


March 19, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Hammond appoints VP North American electrical sales & marketing

Hammond Manufacturing Co. Ltd. has added an experienced new talent to its team, as the firm focuses on significant long term growth in both Canada and particularly the United States. Andreas Sobotta has joined Hammond as vice-president of North American…
March 18, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

CE Marking – 20 things you need to know

Earlier this year, the European Commission released the latest listing titles and references for the harmonized standards used to demonstrate conformity with the current EU EMC Directive 2004/108/EC and the new R&TTE requirements started on 1 January 2015. Placed on…
March 16, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

New court rulings trigger changes in Canadian R&D tax credit rules

The rules governing Canada’s system of R&D tax credits for technology business have already changed more in the last three years than in the previous 20. Disputes between taxpayers and the CRA on SR&ED have increased by a factor of…
March 13, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Automotive electronics market expected to reach $28-billion

The global automotive electronics market is expected to reach USD 279.96 billion by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research Inc., San Francisco CA. Growing demand for advanced driver assistance systems and premium audio systems are some…
March 9, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Avigilon acquires Telus building, supports growth

Vancouver-based Avigilon Corp., leading global provider of end-to-end security solutions, has agreed to purchase a nine-story, 135,000-square-foot office building from Telus Communications Inc., located at 555 Robson Street in downtown Vancouver, for $42-million. “This purchase is a sound investment that…
March 2, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Consumers to be reimbursed for overpriced electronics

If you bought an electronic device between 1999 and 2002, then you almost certainly paid too much for it. Now Canadians can get their money back simply by filling in a form on themoneyismine.ca. No receipt or proof of purchase…
February 22, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

MIPI Alliance updates CSI specs

MIPI Alliance, Piscataway NJ, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, introduced MIPI CSI-2 v1.3, a comprehensive update to its Camera Serial Interface (CSI) specification. The new specification enables manufacturers to use the CSI-2 interface…
February 13, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

CENGN wraps up a five-city road show

About 125 people came to hear more about CENGN, an industry-led consortium backed by $11.7 million of federal government funding, and its goal to help 12 to 15 small to medium-sized businesses a year bring their technologies to market within…
February 12, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

element14 launches new six-times-faster Raspberry Pi 2 board

The highly anticipated Raspberry Pi 2 Model B was unveiled recently at a launch event at The Shard, London by element14 and Raspberry Pi Trading. Priced at $35, the Raspberry Pi 2 Model B is six times faster than the previous…
February 6, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Syntronic opens R&D Centre in Ottawa

Ottawa’s high tech community recently welcomed the arrival of Syntronic, a Swedish-based engineering design house specializing in the design and development of electronics, electro-mechanics, technical and administrative software. Syntronic R&D Canada unveiled its new home right in the heart of…
February 4, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Magna strengthens electronics portfolio via acquisition

Magna International Inc., a leader in cameras, driver assistance systems and related electronics components, has acquired the head-up display and electronic components business units of Philips & Lite-On Digital Solutions (PLDS) in Wetzlar, Germany, as well as PLDS’ ultrasonic sensor…
February 2, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Ontario’s aerospace sector set to soar

Ontario’s aerospace sector is gearing up to propel the next wave of innovation in aircraft and flight technology that will excite global markets. The federal government’s recent announcement of the Consortium for Aerospace Research and Innovation in Canada (CARIC) has…