Electronic Products & Technology



Conductive inks: conformal 3D-shaped coatings are a game-changing success?

July 20, 2018 by Dr Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Research Director, IDTechEx
A major frontier in the conductive ink business is conformal coating on 3D-shaped objects. For the purposes of this article, this will be divided into two categories as shown below: aerosol-deposited 3D-shaped antennas and conformal on-chip EMI shielding. The IDTechEx…

Intel at 50: Innovation platform for a new era

July 19, 2018 by Dr. Murthy Renduchintala, group president Technology, Systems Architecture & Client Group and chief engineering officer at Intel Corp.
In the future, computing will evolve, adapt and become more diverse as it rises to new challenges and opportunities

Superclusters should not forget the importance of hardware

July 18, 2018 by Gordon Harling, president & CEO, CMC Microsystems
For several decades now, there has been a ‘goldrush’ of software startup activity as people seek to finance and build the next Google, Facebook, Twitter or Instagram. There have been some successes but many, many more failures — part of…

Mineworx advances E-waste processing in Canada/USA

July 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Positioned for growth via its partnerships with advanced mining and electronic waste (E-waste) opportunities and utilizing its proprietary and patent pending extraction technologies Mineworx Technologies Ltd., Burnaby BC, plans on doubling the size of its current fabrication facility in Coquitlam,…

Microsoft raises alarms about face recognition

July 16, 2018 by The Associated Press, Redmond WA
Microsoft is calling on US Congress to regulate the use of facial recognition technology to protect people’s privacy and freedom of expression. It’s the first big tech company to raise serious alarms about an increasingly sought-after technology for recognizing a person’s face…

Polymer composites must evolve to stay ahead in the aerospace sector

July 15, 2018 by IDTechEx, Cambridge, UK
The aerospace sector was one of the earliest and most significant adopters of CFRP material. Driven by their superior strength and stiffness-to-weight ratio, composites can be over 50% of the structural parts in the latest models for narrow and wide-body…

Fujitsu completes post-K supercomputer CPU prototype, begins functionality trials

July 14, 2018 by Stephen Law
Fujitsu Ltd. and RIKEN recently announced that the joint development of post-K, a supercomputer that Japan’s Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology (MEXT) has set forth as a successor to the K computer, is moving forward, with the…

Sager receives ISO 9001:2015 and AS9120B certifications

July 14, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Quality management system meets newest standards

Increasing PC prices will lead to flat growth of global device shipments

July 13, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
PCs, tablets and mobile phones are on pace to record 0.9% growth in 2018 Gartner says

Element AI launches AIFest at Montreal’s Startupfest

July 12, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
First of its kind three-day event offers curated content, hand-selected speakers that will discuss topics ranging from building AI, how to raise money in the AI sector, and broader topics like AI for Good

US and China continue brawl over high technology

July 11, 2018 by Paul Wiseman, The Associated Press, Washington
To understand why the United States and China stand on the brink of a trade war, consider the near-death experience of American Superconductor Corp. The company, known as AMSC and based in Massachusetts, was reeling after a Chinese partner stole…

Advanced skills, talent help manage new tech risks

July 10, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
85% of Canadian organizations are investing in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain and the Internet of Things (IoT). Few of them, however, are managing the risks associated with technology, such as cybersecurity threats and lack of talent.…