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Smart clothing wearables forecasted for continued growth

December 13, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
ABI Research forecasts that the smart clothing market will top 31 million device shipments annually by 2022
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Microsoft releases free preview of quantum development kit

December 12, 2017 by Allison Linn, senior writer, editor at Microsoft
So you want to learn how to program a quantum computer. Now, there’s a toolkit for that. Microsoft is releasing a free preview version of its Quantum Development Kit, which includes the Q# programming language, a quantum computing simulator and other…
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Electro Sonic enters partnership with CalcuQuote

December 11, 2017 by Stephen Law
Electro Sonic, Toronto-based distributor of electromechanical, interconnect and passive components, recently entered a partnership with CalcuQuote. The move allows electronics manufacturing services (EMS) companies using CalcuQuote to search Electro Sonic’s database for pricing and availability information.  CalcuQuote is a Cloud…
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Edge computing system MICA integrates wireless sensors

December 10, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Harting’s compact yet powerful edge computing system MICA (Modular Industrial Computing Architecture) now offers wireless functionality. Harting teamed with Arrow Electronics, a member of the MICA.network, to develop the MICA Wireless Sensor Networks solution that adds wireless communications to the…
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Sierra Wireless completes acquisition of Numerex

December 10, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Sierra Wireless Inc., Richmond BC, the leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), completed the previously announced acquisition of Numerex Corp.  “The acquisition of Numerex accelerates our IoT device-to-cloud strategy by adding an established…
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IRYStec wins TiEcon Canada and selected for CDL AI

December 9, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
IRYStec Software Inc., Montreal-based provider of perceptual display processing technology, recently won the first prize at TiEcon Canada 2017 Pitchfest and has been accepted into the Creative Destruction Lab (CDL) AI program at Rotman School of Management University of Toronto…
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Computer vision helps mobile devices see and do more than ever

December 9, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
We are entering an era where devices can see rather than simply respond to touch.  Recent smartphone launches from Apple (iPhone X), Huawei (Mate 10), and Google (Pixel 2 and Google Clips) are starting to shift the focus from what…
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BlackBerry and Qualcomm extend strategic relationship

December 8, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Firms to deliver automotive platforms for next generation vehicles
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Wavefront and Connected Lab partner to drive innovation, growth in Canada

December 8, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Wavefront Innovation Society, the Centre of Excellence for commercialization of mobile and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, has partnered with Connected Lab, a digital product development firm.  Connected Lab is the latest addition to Wavefront’s Trusted Partner Network, a network of companies and consultants…
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ZOLL and Myant enter strategic R&D collaboration

December 7, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
Exclusive agreement leverages Myant Technologies for future generations of the ZOLL LifeVest wearable defibrillator
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Increased IoT integration in household devices boosts potential for entire sector

December 6, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
South Korean tech giant Samsung just gave the growing Internet of all Things (IoT) market a huge boost, announcing it will be combining its IoT Cloud platform with its entire line-up of products.  The push towards widespread adoption of IoT technology has…
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Huawei joins CENGN consortium in Ottawa

December 5, 2017 by EP&T Magazine
CENGN, Canada’s Centre of Excellence in Next Generation Networks based in Kanata ON, announced that Huawei, one of the world’s largest communications companies and a global leader in developing advanced communications technologies, will be the newest member of the consortium. …