Electronic Products & Technology



New forms of education help Canada’s skills gap

November 23, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Survey of tech professionals is the first to measure career outcomes of coding bootcamp graduates exclusively across Canada

Materials harvest heat, converts to power electronic devices

November 22, 2018 by Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, Tsukuba, Japan
Inorganic thermoelectric materials efficiently convert heat into electricity

Diverse franchised for JBC Soldering Tools

November 22, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
St. Laurent QC-based electronic components and electromechanical parts distributor Diverse Electronics has signed a franchise agreement with JBC Soldering Tools, add to its production equipment line-up.  JBC is a global leader in its field and renowned for bringing the advanced…

Fredericton to deploy intelligent city solutions

November 21, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
New Brunswick city partners with Waterloo-based eleven-x Inc. to deliver wireless connectivity enable real-time data collection for use cases including smart water metering, intelligent parking and flood detection

Electronica displays a future that is ‘smart’ and secure

November 20, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
The biggest electronica ever includes 80,000 visitors — an increase of 10%

BlackBerry to buy cybersecurity company Cylance

November 20, 2018 by The Canadian Press, Waterloo
BlackBerry Ltd. has signed a deal to acquire U.S. artificial intelligence and cybersecurity company Cylance for US$1.4 billion in cash. The Ontario-based company called Cylance a pioneer in applying artificial intelligence, algorithmic science and machine learning to cybersecurity software.  “Cylance’s…

5 Sure-fire ways to kill your company’s innovation

November 20, 2018 by by Steven L. Blue, president & CEO of Miller Ingenuity
Innovation is difficult to come by. It is a fleeting concept that eludes most companies. In fact, the odds of a new product idea reaching full commercialization are less than 4%. And that is the best case. But, there are…

Arbell hires industry veteran

November 19, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Arbell Electronics Inc., Burlington ON, specialized distributor of production supplies and equipment, announced the recent hiring of Frank Losito to the position of director of product development.  Working closely with the sales team, Losito will drive the strategy of emerging…

Electronic driving systems don’t always work, tests show

November 19, 2018 by Tom Krisher, The Associated Press, Detroit
Testing by AAA shows that electronic driver assist systems on the road today may not keep vehicles in their lanes or spot stationary objects in time to avoid a crash.  The tests brought a warning from the auto club that drivers shouldn’t…

Harting & Heilind enter global partnership

November 18, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Heilind Electronics, a leading specialty distributor of connectors and electromechanical components, has entered a global distribution partnership with Harting. The deal was outlined by Edgar-Peter Düning, managing director of Harting Electric during the electronica trade show in Munich Germany this past…

Keysight enables ON Semiconductor with design solution for power devices

November 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Keysight Technologies Inc. a leading global test technology firm, announced that it has been selected as an electronic design automation partner by ON Semiconductor, delivering a design solution for power devices that increases reliability and accelerates time-to-market.  The power device…

Tech leaders hold climate change summit in Vancouver

November 17, 2018 by EP&T Magazine
Firms talk adaptation, committed to apply innovative solutions to some of the world's most significant challenges