Electronic Products & Technology


April 24, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Sophia the humanoid robot, Canadarm, smart cities, autonomous vehicles to appear at Discovery 2018

Tech - Innovation event returns to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, South Building on April 30-May 1
April 24, 2018 by E-T-A Circuit Breakers

12 Most common mistakes when specifying circuit protection

It’s only a circuit breaker.  Yet there is enough complexity and confusion when it comes to specifying circuit protection that many engineers are designing equipment with too little or too much protection.  Under protected circuits leave equipment vulnerable to damaging…
April 24, 2018 by Stephen Law

Educational program aimed at steering kids into tech

A brand new interactive online course designed to educate Ontario youth about the opportunities for amazing careers in technology has been launched by Heads of Technology (HOT), Skills Ontario and the Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT). …
April 22, 2018 by Stephen Law

DFT assistant supports pcb design suite

Zuken and XJTAG jointly released a plugin to enhance Zuken’s CR-8000 Design Gateway with a design for test (DFT) capability improving test coverage by allowing additional design checks during schematic entry. CR-8000 is a native 3D product-centric design platform for pcb-based systems.…
April 21, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

ABB, HPE and Rittal unveil micro-modular data centre to drive digitization of industrial plants

New turnkey resilient Secure Edge Data Center is purpose-built for rough environments, help customers turn data into action in real time
April 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

Integrated DSP+CPU architecture boosts efficiency processing in low power IoT devices

CEVA-X1 IoT Processor implements a single-core DSP+CPU architecture, specifically designed to address the severe size, power and cost constraints imposed by the latest eMTC Cat-M1 and eNB-IoT Cat-NB2 standards, as well as future FeMTC and 5G cellular IoT deployments. The…
April 20, 2018 by Stephen Law

XMC mezzanine card delivers up to 16 cores Intel Xeon D processors

KONTRON XMC-GPU91 XMC mezzanine card features the latest AMD Embedded Radeon E9171 power-efficient GPU. Product supports the PCI Express 3.0 interface for higher data throughputs and features 12mm stacking height for better temperature and cooling. Device is intended to combine…
April 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Omron gifts equipment to Georgian College engineering programs

Automation solutions provider Omron Automation Americas has provided Georgian College engineering technology students with hundreds of thousands of dollars’ worth of equipment encountered in industrial applications today.
April 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Fanless PC delivers flexibility in IIoT applications

LOGIC SUPPLY ML350 small form factor, fanless PC provides a low profile enclosure and a motherboard developed from the ground up to enable a range of customization options including expansion, connectivity and advanced Consumer Electronics Control (CEC). Powered by Intel…
April 18, 2018 by Michael Oliveira, The Canadian Press 

Death of the password? New web standard trades passcodes for biometrics

The death of the password could be upon us.  A new security standard recently endorsed by the World Wide Web Consortium has experts excited about the prospect of making logins “unphishable” and ending the vulnerabilities that currently exist because so many users have poor “password hygiene” and reuse the same one across countless websites. The Web Authentication…
April 17, 2018 by David Paddon, The Canadian Press, Toronto

Rogers Communications to test 5G tech in Ottawa, Toronto

Rogers Communications Inc. expects to begin testing core applications for fifth-generation wireless networks later this year in Ottawa, after more precise 5G industry standards come out, the company’s chief technology officer said Monday. The tests will be conducted with long-time…
April 17, 2018 by Stephen Law

Enclosure coolers keep sensitive electronics cool

VORTEC Enclosure coolers keep electrical and electronic enclosures cool, clean and dry and are a low-cost alternative to expensive high-maintenance air conditioners. A small mounting footprint allows use in confined spaces and require 1/10th the space of comparable air conditioner…