Electronic Products & Technology



Toronto to host event for flexible and hybrid electronics

January 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Learn, connect and partner at CPES2018 held May 23-24 at Centennial College’s Conference Centre in Toronto.

China wants to make the chips that will add AI to any gadget

January 28, 2018 by By Yiting Sun, MIT Technology Review, Beijing Correspondent
In an office at Tsinghua University in Beijing, a computer chip is crunching data from a nearby camera, looking for faces stored in a database. Seconds later, the same chip, called Thinker, is handling voice commands in Chinese. Thinker is…

Heilind partners with OTTO on control solutions

January 27, 2018 by Stephen Law
Heilind Electronics, a leading distributor of electronic components, is now an authorized distributor for OTTO, an industry leading designer and manufacturer of precision control switches for almost 60 years.  Heilind will be offering the manufacturer’s products worldwide, with a product…

Program aims to accelerate commercialization of new technologies

January 27, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
CENGN and OCE join forces with Government of Ontario to create advanced networking capabilities for innovators, firms across province

Celestica to acquire Atrenne Integrated Solutions

January 26, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Acquisition to broaden Celestica’s design and manufacturing capabilities in the aerospace and defense market

New technology standard could shape the future of electronics design

January 26, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Memristor chips hold the key to the next generation of electronics.

Apple will give users control over slowdown of older iPhones

January 25, 2018 by The Associated Press, San Francisco
Apple’s next major update of its mobile software will include an option that will enable owners of older iPhones to turn off a feature that slows the device to prevent aging batteries from shutting down. The free upgrade announced Wednesday…

China to dominate graphene commercialization

January 25, 2018 by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, research director, IDTechEx
The unstoppable rise of China in graphene commercialization

Myant launches SKIIN smart clothing platform

January 24, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Toronto-based wearables design firm creates a digital second skin that aims to revolutionize the way we connect with ourselves with IoT, AI and with each other

Worldwide semi revenue forecast to grow 7.5% in 2018: Gartner

January 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Worldwide semiconductor revenue is forecast to total $451-billion in 2018, an increase of 7.5 percent from $419 billion in 2017, according to Gartner Inc. This represents a near doubling of Gartner’s previous estimate of 4 percent growth for 2018. “Favorable market conditions…

Apple CEO Tim Cook makes visit to Canada

January 22, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Toronto
Apple chief executive Tim Cook is visiting Canada for the first time, stopping in for an unannounced appearance with Toronto students to promote the company’s initiative to focus on coding education. Cook, who surprised a class of children taking coding…

BlackBerry sees QNX Division as fast track to future

January 22, 2018 by David Paddon, The Canadian Press, Toronto
BlackBerry Ltd., a company increasingly focused on technology for the self-driving vehicle market, is making an inaugural visit to North America’s biggest auto show in Detroit, where CEO John Chen’s team says the company will debut a new product this month.…