Electronic Products & Technology



Canada’s 20 top new innovators face off

March 23, 2018 by Stephen Law
Canadian companies to showcase ground-breaking projects for the ‘Global Olympics of Innovation’ with finalists facing-off at this Year’s 2018 Sci Innovation Competition at MaRS Discovery District

RIT researchers improve fabrication process of nano-structures for electronic devices

March 22, 2018 by Michelle Cometa, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT)
Use of indium gallium phosphide with I-MacEtch processing shows promise for more cost effective fabrication and increased performance in devices from photonics to telecommunications

‘Body on a chip’ could improve drug evaluation

March 21, 2018 by Anne Trafton, MIT News Office
MIT engineers have developed new technology that could be used to evaluate new drugs and detect possible side effects before the drugs are tested in humans. Using a microfluidic platform that connects engineered tissues from up to 10 organs, the…

BlackBerry, Microsoft partner to empower the mobile workforce

March 20, 2018 by Stephen Law
Companies deliver seamless Mobile App experience and policy compliance; BlackBerry Secure platform now available on Azure

Canada’s 5G communication highway gets fast-tracked

March 19, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Historic ENCQOR partnership launches digital technology partnership that yields $400-million investment

Avnet boosts IoT starter kit portfolio with 4G LTE-M dev platform

March 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Bundle includes hardware, software development tools, application reference designs and 4G LTE-M network enablement for management, storage and analytics of connected IoT devices

Robert Bosch VC invests in Quebec Industry 4.0 space

March 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
RBVC participates in 10.3 million CAD Series A funding round - backs innovative training and knowledge management software provider, Poka Inc., in the Industry 4.0 space.

Otto Motors’ solution enables connected industrial automation for OEMs

March 16, 2018 by Stephen Law
OTTO Motors, a Kitchener ON-based manufacturer of self-driving vehicles for industry, has released a solution aimed at solving one of the major hurdles in manufacturing today: achieving a fully connected and optimized smart factory. OTTO Industrial API is designed to…

XP Power appoints Utech as distributor in Canada

March 15, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
XP Power, manufacturer of ac-dc power supplies and dc-dc converters, has appointed Utech Electronics, Uxbridge ON, as its distributor for Canada. XP Power products serve many applications, including medical, industrial, technology, railway and defence.  As a result of the agreement,…

More than makers adopting Raspberry Pi into designs

March 15, 2018 by Stephen Law
The new Raspberry Pi 3 Model B+ is increasingly being adopted for volume production by small and medium-sized OEMs, recognizing the modular computing device for its suitability in professional designs of an end product.  This feedback was uncovered by global…

Diverse adds GW Instek T&M instruments to lineup

March 15, 2018 by Stephen Law
Celebrating its 25th anniversary as a franchised electronic component distributor and production equipment and consumables supplier, Diverse Electronics, St-Laurent QC, has announced its partnership with GW Instek, a leading manufacturer of high-precision electronic test and measurement instruments.  GW Instek’s product…

Irwin expands service offering and facility

March 14, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Irwin Industrial, a value-added distributor of parts for production, is enhancing its supply-chain solutions offering, adding key personnel and expanding its headquarters, in recognition of recent and planned growth. Irwin Intelligent Bin (I2B) systems automatically detects low individual-item inventory levels…