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BlackBerry to get $40M in federal funds to support self driving car development

February 15, 2019 by The Canadian Press, Ottawa
The Liberal government is giving $40 million in federal money to BlackBerry to help the company develop self-driving car technologies.  Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will be in the Ottawa suburb of Kanata on Friday to announce the support for BlackBerry, the one-time smartphone…
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Collaboration sparks sustainable electronics manufacturing breakthrough

February 15, 2019 by Diane Luckow, editor, SFU News
Collaboration leads to development of eco-friendly 3D printable solution for producing wireless Internet-of-Things sensors
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End-to-end LoRa security solution provides secure key provisioning

February 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
CryptoAuthentication device and managed LoRa join servers enable developers to deploy secure connected applications on LoRaWAN networks
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Optical Control expands support in Western Canada

February 14, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Optical Control Americas has entered a manufacturers’ representative agreement with G2 Manufacturing, which will represent the firm’s class-leading component counting technology throughout Western Canada.  “We keep growing and adding ‘best in the industry’ partners, and John Gilby is no exception,”…
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Pentagon outlines its first AI strategy

February 13, 2019 by Matt O'Brien, The Associated Press
US plans to deploy significant investments in artificial intelligence for military purposes
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Newark element14 brings robotics into the classroom

February 12, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
New products from BinaryBots, Robotical and Wonder Workshop offer accessible, tactile learning platforms
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Dorigo breaks ground on world-class EMS facility

February 11, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
106,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art corporate campus is located in Burnaby’s Glenlyon Business Park
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Cogiscan and Keysight collaborate on real-time analytics to electronics PCBA makers

February 10, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Firms to deliver automated, real-time analytics leveraging Keysight’s PathWave Analytics and Cogiscan Technology to streamline data collection and acquisition
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ITC celebrates its 25th Anniversary

February 9, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
ITC Inc., Concord ON, marks its 25th anniversary as a master distributor in Canada, of electrical components, products, devices and accessories for control and automation systems, control panels, machinery and power distribution.  A trusted resource for industrial electrical and automation…
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Role of hardware in IoT designs continues to grow

February 8, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
New research from Newark element14 shows common standards and policies have been identified as key to accelerating the benefits of IoT
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Is Canada getting wise to AI commercialization, or churning out more research?

February 7, 2019 by Christopher Reynolds, The Canadian Press, Toronto
Some universities sign agreements that effectively hand over the fruits of AI research to their tech partners, turning innovation hubs into branch plants
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ODU-USA forms strategic partnership with RED Digital Cinema

February 7, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
ODU-USA, Camarillo CA, a global manufacturer of connector solutions and cable assemblies has struck a strategic partnership with RED Digital Cinema, manufacturer of professional digital cameras.  RED DSMC2 cameras are available in a variety of sensor options including high-end frame…