Electronic Products & Technology


May 10, 2017 by Stephen Law

Many head-turning innovations to display at Discovery

Hyperloop, smart homes, a personal helicopter, wearable technology, healthtech and cleantech among the advancements on display at Metro Convention Centre in Toronto next week
May 4, 2017 by Stephen Law

Wireless ac leakage clamp speeds indoor/outdoor ground loop tests

FLUKE 1630-2 FC Stakeless Earth Ground Clamp can measure earth ground loop resistances for multi-grounded systems using only the dual-clamp jaw, so measurements can be taken quickly and safely without having to expose conductors. Product automatically records data at pre-set…
April 21, 2017 by Stephen Law

EPTECH trade shows roll into Montreal, Markham

If you are an electronic engineer or designer looking for the latest components, test, CEM services or production materials on the market today, you will want to pencil in a visit to either of the EPTECH shows taking place in…
March 23, 2017 by Advanced Linear Devices Inc.

Energy harvesting for a greener environment

Introduction Energy Harvesting (EH) is the process of electronically capturing and accumulating energy from a variety of energy sources deemed wasted or otherwise said to be unusable for any practical purpose. Energy harvesting, or energy scavenging as the process is…
March 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

Tech leaders to keynote at Discovery 2017

Jared Cohen, founder of Google Ideas and president of Jigsaw, to give opening address at Toronto innovation gathering this May
February 24, 2017 by Stephen Law

BC OEM helps solar cell producers improve manufacturing yield

A BC-based tech company has created a control systems device that stands to save the global solar industry millions in production costs. Aurora Solar Technologies Inc. of North Vancouver BC produces a family of measurement and control solutions that allows…
February 23, 2017 by Stephen Law

Smart lead acid replacement battery ensures safe circuitry

ACCUTRONICS URB12400-U1-SMB 492Wh Lithium Iron Phosphate (LiFePO4) smart battery provides accurate fuel gauging and integrated safety circuitry and is designed to replace and improve on traditional sealed lead acid (SLA) batteries. The compact Lithium Iron phosphate battery can be cycled…
January 17, 2017 by Stephen Law

#BCTECH Summit: a convergence of industry leaders

Among the speakers announced include Tesla, IBM and BroadbandTV
November 20, 2016 by Stephen Law

Weidmuller purchases Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems

The Weidmuller Group has purchased Bosch Rexroth Monitoring Systems GmbH from Bosch Rexroth AG. Weidmuller strengthens its presence in the wind power industry and expands its solution portfolio for condition-monitoring technologies, via the deal. The new subsidiary, located in Dresden,…
October 31, 2016 by Stephen Law

Dc-dc converter delivers wide 10:1 input range

AIMTEC AM5W-NZ, AM10W-NZ, AM10WM-NZ, AM15W-NZ, AM15WN-NZ and AM40W-NZ series of 5, 10, 15 and 40 watt power supplies provide a super wide 10:1 input with a voltage range of 100-1500Vdc across three separate ranges and 22 different products. Products provide a…
October 17, 2016 by Sat Sandhu, thermography services manager, Fluke Corp.

Use of infrared thermography in electronics

Electronic circuits and components come in a variety of shapes and forms. All electronics operate with current flowing, which in turn leads to power dissipation. This power dissipation manifests itself primarily in the form of heat. Hence a key factor…
September 29, 2016 by Josh Brown, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta GA

Wearable fabric uses sun, wind to power devices

Fabrics that can generate electricity from physical movement have been in the works for a few years. Now researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology have taken the next step, developing a fabric that can simultaneously harvest energy from both sunshine…