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Report details E-Textiles technologies, markets and players

September 24, 2018 by IDTechEx, Cambridge, UK
We are in contact with textiles for up to 98% of our lives, and they are starting to become intelligent. Part of this revolution includes the integration of electronics and textiles. Electronic textiles (e-textiles) have been in development for decades,…
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Losing the wires: patient monitoring via electronic skin patches

September 23, 2018 by James Hayward, senior technology analyst, IDTechEx
There are many wearable technology products that focus on getting the user moving. Whether this is achieving those 10,000 steps per day, or getting up from the sofa to enjoy immersive gaming in virtual reality, achieving mobility is a recurring…
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Gap Wireless certified to demo UAVs

September 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Drones for Canadian firefighting, law enforcement, search & rescue a key focus 
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Microart makes ‘Fastest 500’ in Canada

September 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Microart Services, a Canadian based EMS provider, has been awarded a spot on Canada’s 500 Fastest Growing Companies for 2018 – as selected by Canadian Business magazine.  “Our 16% compounded growth over the last 10 years has been phenomenal. I…
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Space coalition informs public of sector importance

September 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Launches campaign to outline exciting opportunities for Canada in space
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Avnet and Not Impossible Labs partner to create tech products

September 21, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
New collaboration leverages Avnet’s product development ecosystem to bring Not Impossible Labs’ visionary technologies to mass market
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Magna selling controls biz to South Korean company

September 21, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Aurora ON
Auto parts company Magna International Inc. has signed a deal to sell its fluid pressure and controls business to Hanon Systems, a South Korea-based company, for roughly $1.23 billion.  The business being sold specializes in the design, manufacture and supply of mechanical…
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Electro Sonic launches an industrial design resource

September 20, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
In order to better serve its customers seeking sourcing support in the industrial design space, leading, authorized distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components Electro Sonic has introduced the Industrial Design Resource 2018.  Available in both print and digital versions,…
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Lazaridis Institute selects 10 Canadian companies for Scale-Up Program

September 19, 2018 by Stephen Law
The Lazaridis Institute for the Management of Technology Enterprises, based at Wilfrid Laurier University’s Lazaridis School of Business and Economics in Waterloo ON, has selected 10 of Canada’s most promising technology companies to participate in the third cohort of the Lazaridis Scale-Up…
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Slow growth for Wearables in 2018: IDC Forecast

September 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
The worldwide wearables market is forecast to ship 122.6 million units in 2018, up 6.2% from the 115.4 million units shipped in 2017, according to a recent report from International Data Corp (IDC). This will be the first year of…
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New test lab to focus on shock & vib environmental related regulatory services

September 17, 2018 by Stephen Law
Putting specific focus on environmental related regulatory services in the test arena, Garry Lee says he is trying to fill a void in the Canadian electronic OEM marketplace.  A test industry veteran in Canada for 23 years, Lee is behind…
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BlackBerry unveils EoT platform

September 16, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Enterprise of Things (EoT) platform aims to spark ultra-secure hyperconnectivity