Electronic Products & Technology


May 16, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

EDS launches Spark professional development group

The 2015 EDS Leadership Summit introduced an entirely new program aimed squarely at a younger professional audience. Dubbed “Spark: The Professional Development Group,” this intensive three-day program includes career-building industry, sales and business seminars; networking events with peers, as well…
May 1, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Canadian teams bring home awards from FIRST

Canadian high school teams made an impressive showing at the annual FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology) championship, held in St. Louis Mo., at the Edward Jones Dome. More than 18,000 participants, with 800 robots from 40 different…
May 1, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto event to promote benefits of partnering with Hong Kong

Toronto will host the largest-ever Hong Kong symposium targeting the Canadian business community this spring. The June 8, 2015 event will showcase Hong Kong’s advantages for Canadian companies looking to tap new business opportunities in Asia, particularly on the Chinese…
April 22, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto gets its very own Maker Festival

Toronto’s largest maker event will expand to a week-long summer festival, making it the largest maker event in Canada. After three years of growing attendance, the Toronto Mini Maker Faire is relaunching this year as Maker Festival, a flagship week-long…
April 20, 2015 by Sohail Kamal

Vision critical: BC’s booming tech industry despite untapped potential

In our October 2014 article that discussed Microsoft’s Billion-dollar investment in BC and Vancouver’s emergence as a world-leading hub for innovation – one of the companies referenced was Vision Critical. Companies such as Vision Critical are bellwethers for technology ecosystem…
April 3, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

World demand for security equipment to reach $126-billion

World demand for security equipment will increase 6.8% annually to $126-billion in 2018. The fastest gains will be in parts of Asia, Central and South America, Africa and the Middle East, where security markets are relatively underdeveloped and the intensity…
March 31, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Best Buy Canada to close Future Shop, consolidate stores

To strengthen its position as Canada’s leading provider of consumer electronics products, services and solutions, Best Buy Canada – which owns and operates both Best Buy and Future Shop stores – announced it is consolidating the Future Shop and Best…
March 31, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Recon integrates Jet Smart eyewear solution with SAP AR mobile apps

Vancouver-based Recon Instruments, the award-winning technology company behind the world’s first consumer smart goggles for sports and high-intensity environments, has been working with SAP to integrate its new Jet smart eyewear with augmented reality (AR) mobile apps from SAP SE.…
March 28, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Innovations were everywhere at China electronica show

With innovations and advanced technologies, electronica China 2015 and productronica China ended successfully last week at the Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC). The three-day trade fair covered 57,500 square meters of exhibition space. A total of 1,006 exhibitors from…
March 27, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Alpha donates pressure transducer to NL high school

The regional competition for Remotely Operated Vehicles (ROVs) will be held in the capital city of Newfoundland and Labrador on May 3-4, representing the second largest regional competition of its type in the world. Organized by the Marine Advanced Technology…
March 25, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

OCE’s Discovery event to feature headline speakers

Now in its 10th year, OCE’s Discovery is Canada’s premier innovation showcase, bringing together the best and brightest minds in industry, academia, investment and government. The annual conference will appear at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre on April 27-28. This…
March 20, 2015 by EP&T Magazine

Electronics industry suffers labour shortage: Study

A new study, published by IPC – Association Connecting Electronics Industries finds evidence that a labor shortage exists for electronics manufacturers and that other business issues make the problem worse for some segments of the industry. Based on data from…