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Springboard Atlantic brings supercluster to region

March 11, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Advanced Manufacturing Supercluster (NGen) is dedicated to leveraging the strengths of manufacturing and technology sectors
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Gadgets for tech giants made with coerced Uighur labour

March 10, 2020 by Dake Kang And Yanan Wang, The Associated Press, Nanchang, China
The Muslim ethnic group that labours in the factory are isolated within a walled compound, fortified with security cameras and guards at the entrance
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Research reveals strong adoption of AI within the IoT ecosystem

March 9, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Results from Newark’s Internet of Things survey also show increasing confidence in companies to lead IoT development
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Richardson RFPD reaches global franchise agreement with SDP Telecom/Molex

March 8, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Key products include circulators and isolators for wireless infrastructure
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Heilind expands disty deal with Smiths Interconnect

March 7, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Updated distribution agreement allows Heilind to offer Smiths Interconnect products in the Americas
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Integrating electronics onto physical prototypes

March 6, 2020 by Rob Matheson, MIT News Office
In place of flat ‘breadboards,’ 3D-printed CurveBoards enable easier testing of circuit design on electronics products.
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Microart plans facility expansion

March 5, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Electronics manufacturing services (EMS) provider Microart Services Inc. has announced plans to further expand its Markham Ontario facility to better serve its customer base. An additional 20,000-sq-ft have been acquired in order to support the continued growth Microart is experiencing,…
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Privacy watchdog probes RCMP’s use of facial recognition software

March 4, 2020 by Stephen Law
The federal privacy commissioner is investigating the RCMP’s use of cutting-edge facial-recognition software. The technology made by American company Clearview AI gathers huge numbers of images from various sources that can help police forces and financial institutions identify people. Yet it also…
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Japan’s Sharp to make masks at electronic display plant

March 3, 2020 by Yuri Kageyama, The Associated Press, Tokyo
Electronics displays are generally made in ‘germ-free’ plants for the sake of quality
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ventureLAB’s Tech Undivided initiative prepares emerging tech players

March 2, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Inaugural cohort of female-led companies to have access to an expert Strategic Mentor Network comprised of industry leaders and seasoned entrepreneurs that will enable a more equitable tech sector and reduce unconscious bias
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ACA TMetrix signs disty deal with Gauss Instruments

March 1, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Gauss Instruments, a Germany-based manufacturer of ultra-high-performance EMC test equipment and provider of advanced EMI test solutions has signed a distribution agreement with ACA TMetrix Inc., Mississauga ON, a leading supplier of test instruments and design tools. The agreement gives…
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nventive and Cortex unite on innovation

February 29, 2020 by EP&T Magazine
Cortex, a Quebec City-based digital innovation studio has agreed to merge its innovation processes with nventive a Montréal-based mobile and web application studio. The move creates a company with nearly 200 employees, along with two campuses in Montréal and Québec…