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Quebec to host spring event for flexible & hybrid electronics

February 20, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
Learn, connect and partner at CPES2019 on May 16-17 in Bromont QC
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Sidewalk Toronto faces growing opposition, calls to cancel project

February 19, 2019 by Stephen Law
Plans for a high tech Toronto community led by an Alphabet Inc.-backed entity should be scrapped, say politicians and prominent Canadian business and technology leaders. In the wake of a leaked report last week that revealed Sidewalk Labs’ interest in…
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Sidewalk Labs CEO responds to criticism around tax and transit plans

February 18, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto
Sidewalk Labs’s chief executive officer says it’s too “premature” to abandon any ideas it unveiled Thursday for a high-tech Toronto community it hopes to build, despite the concepts being met with fierce criticism.  In an interview with The Canadian Press,…
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Sidewalk wants cut of property taxes, development fees for Quayside project

February 17, 2019 by Tara Deschamps, The Canadian Press, Toronto
Sidewalk Labs is plotting to expand its proposal for a high-tech Toronto community by funding transit and underground infrastructure and trying to snatch up a portion of development fees and property taxes typically funneled towards the city.  The Alphabet Inc.-backed…
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Canada’s first sustainable multi-tenant building targets net positive energy

February 16, 2019 by EP&T Magazine
eleven-x, Wilfrid Laurier University and University of Waterloo announce collaboration supporting low power, LoRaWAN based solution to monitor office space environments, water consumption, air quality and sound levels
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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 Marianne Meadahl, 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