Electronic Products & Technology

Wearable Technology

February 19, 2018 by Stephen Law

Next gen stretchable electronic inks, films serve smart clothing

DUPONT ADVANCED MATERIALS Intexar next generation stretchable electronic inks and films for smart clothing transforms ordinary fabrics into active, connected, intelligent garments that provide critical biometric data including heart rate, breathing rate, form awareness and muscle tension. Product improves stretch…
February 10, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

More than 1B smartphones to feature facial recognition

Facial recognition solutions are expected to come to a wide range of handsets in 2018 following Apple’s FaceID and Samsung Galaxy Note 8’s Face & IRIS unlock technology. We expect more than one billion smartphones to feature some form of face unlock solution in 2020
February 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

Smart footwear to provide unique data opportunities

Smart footwear devices – shoes, insoles, and socks – are seeing a rise in awareness in the consumer and enterprise markets. These devices are providing companies, users, and caregivers alike with tracking capabilities such as location, activity, gait, and falls. ABI…
January 29, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Toronto to host event for flexible and hybrid electronics

Learn, connect and partner at CPES2018 held May 23-24 at Centennial College’s Conference Centre in Toronto.
January 24, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

Myant launches SKIIN smart clothing platform

Toronto-based wearables design firm creates a digital second skin that aims to revolutionize the way we connect with ourselves with IoT, AI and with each other
January 8, 2018 by Stephen Law

AI processors serve deep learning at the edge

CEVA NeuPro specialized Artificial Intelligence (AI) processor family for deep learning inference at the edge. Family of processors provides a step-up in performance, ranging from 2 Tera Ops Per Second (TOPS) for the entry-level processor to 12.5 TOPS for the most advanced configuration.…
January 7, 2018 by EP&T Magazine

CES 2018 to feature session focused on AI

IBM executives Bridget Karlin, Donna N. Dillenberger and Beth Smith explain how AI will transform the business world
January 5, 2018 by Stephen Law

Shipments of wearable devices to nearly double by 2021

The overall wearables market is expected to grow from 113.2 million shipments in 2017 to 222.3 million in 2021 with a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.4%, according to a report from International Data Corp. (IDC) The most popular…
December 13, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Smart clothing wearables forecasted for continued growth

ABI Research forecasts that the smart clothing market will top 31 million device shipments annually by 2022
December 13, 2017 by Stephen Law

Biosensors add ECG measurement to wearables

SILICON LAB Si117x family of optical biometric sensors deliver high heart rate monitoring (HRM) accuracy while minimizing power consumption for all-day monitoring. Devices deliver electrocardiogram (ECG) capabilities for a wide range of wearable fitness and wellness products. Devices combine ultra-low power,…
December 7, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

ZOLL and Myant enter strategic R&D collaboration

Exclusive agreement leverages Myant Technologies for future generations of the ZOLL LifeVest wearable defibrillator
November 30, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

National innovation hub focuses on sensors and analytics

The AGE-WELL Network of Centres of Excellence (NCE), Bruyère Research Institute and Carleton University are pleased to announce the launch of the newest national innovation hub, which advances the development of sophisticated sensor systems that address mobility and memory challenges…