Electronic Products & Technology


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…
September 5, 2016 by Aury Hathout M.Env, certified environmental auditor, Enviropass

Environmental compliance: The new TSCA

As is well known the American presidential election will take place in November of this year. This question on everyone’s lips is which candidate is going to lead the country for the next 4 years? One thing is certain, the…
July 19, 2016 by Sohail Kamal, EP&T West Tech Report

Ronin8 Technologies’ green solution garners accolades

Wins BCTIA’s most promising pre-commercial technology impact award
June 17, 2016 by Stephen Law

Rugged 4-port isolated USB hub delivers 4kV isolation

ACCES I/O PRODUCTS  USB-104-IHUB rugged, industrial-strength 4-port isolated USB hub is small medical/industrial/military grade and provides Tru-Iso signal isolation up to 4kV, extended temperature operation (-40°C to 85°C), high retention USB connectors and an industrial steel enclosure for shock and…
June 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

Stainless steel wireway system protects cables in corrosive environments

HAMMOND 1487SS modular pull-through wireway system consists of three cross-section sizes: 4 x 4, 6 x 6 and 8 x 8 inches, all with a smooth brushed stainless steel finish. Components are available in standard 12, 24, 36, 48, 60…
June 14, 2016 by Stephen Law

Ultra-wide input voltage dc-dc converter delivers next gen PV power

MORNSUN PV15/PV40-29Bxx series 15W and 40W power supply modules, suitable for utility-scale PV systems, provide 200-1500Vdc input voltage, high isolation voltage of 4000Vac and can significantly be used at high altitudes up to 5000m. Input voltage from 1000Vdc to 1500Vdc allows longer…
May 10, 2016 by Stephen Law

Latest tech developments on display at Discovery 2016

The latest high tech innovations and developments were on display as Ontario Centres of Excellence’s Discovery launched into another banner year featuring the best Ontario’s and Canada’s innovation and entrepreneurship communities have to offer. Discovery’s 11th edition is being held May…
April 15, 2016 by Stephen Law

Enclosure coolers protect sensitive electronics

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…