Electronic Products & Technology


May 5, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Trade show asks Quebec OEMs to embrace new ways

Quebec’s manufacturing sector will win or lose depending on its ability to gain global market share, so now is the time to view the industry with a new set of eyes, says René Vézina, noted Les Affaires columnist and keynote…
April 23, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Sensor hubs make big gains

Sensor hubs that offload tasks from power-hungry application processors and let mobile devices like smartphones and tablets run longer on a single battery charge are reaping gargantuan gains thanks to the global microelectromechanical systems (MEMS) market, with shipment growth this…
April 22, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Canada’s ICT industry: a year of stabilization

Canada’s ICT sector continued to carry momentum from 2012 into 2013, once again setting record revenues of more than $85B, according to the 2014 Edition of the Branham300 listing of the top 300 high tech companies in Canada. The Branham300…
April 21, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Galaxy S5 carries high BOM; IHS teardown reveals

The latest member of Samsung’s wildly popular line of Galaxy smartphones ups the ante on features—and on cost—with the S5’s discrete-intensive design yielding a high bill of materials (BOM) according to a preliminary estimate by the Teardown Mobile Handsets Intelligence…
April 19, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

C2MI welcomes Nemko as commercialization partner

The Miqro Innovation Collaborative Center (C2MI) in Bromont QC added another string to his bow, adding Nemko Canada as a commercialization partner. A subsidiary of the international company Nemko, based in Oslo, Norway, Nemko Canada will provide its expertise and…
April 18, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

ONC aims to build ‘smarter’ BC coast

With support from the Government of Canada’s Western Diversification Program and partner IBM Canada, Ocean Networks Canada (ONC) will implement the latest development of its world-leading ocean observing technology, located off Canada’s west coast. ‘Smart Oceans BC’ will build upon…
April 17, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Magna to make new electronics systems at Ontario plant

Magna International Inc., Toronto, one of the world’s largest auto parts makers, says it has spent $1.5-million to expand a Toronto area plant to allow it to produce new electronic systems and modules later this year. Magna said the expansion…
April 13, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

US start-ups raise $9.99 billion, hit outsized valuations in first-quarter

Venture capital funding for US start-ups hit its highest mark since 2001 during the first three months of the year and 11 companies were valued at $1 billion or more, underscoring the increasingly pricey environment for entrepreneurs, according to a…
April 4, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Tiny IO-link transceivers simplify industrial automation interface designs

Many of today’s sensors and actuators used in industrial automation consist of electromechanical switches whose signal status is made available to remote I/Os of system controllers that communicate via fieldbus networks. Connection to a sensor consists of a three-wire cable…
April 2, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Terepac exec to speak at Chinese conferences

Terepac Corp., Waterloo ON, a pioneer in the world’s tiniest digital electronics, will have a key member of its executive team speak at two high-profile conferences in China to focus on the Internet of Things. The organizing committee of the…
March 31, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Wearable Tech Conference arrives in NYC this summer

A conference focused on one of the hottest tech growth areas will launch this summer in New York City. Organized by media group TMC, the Wearable Tech Conference & Expo will be held July 23-24 at The Javits Center. The…
March 30, 2014 by EP&T Magazine

Consumer sentiment toward tech spending jumps

Consumer confidence toward technology spending reached its highest level for the month of March in seven years, while sentiment toward the overall economy also saw increases this month, according to the latest figures released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)…