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Over 8-billion connected devices globally

As of year-end 2015, the world now contains 8.1 billion connected smartphones, tablets, personal computers, TVs, TV-attached devices and audio devices. » Read full article

Averna acquires US-based Nexjen Systems

Montreal-based Averna, developer of test solutions and services for electronics device-makers worldwide, has acquired 100 percent of US-based Nexjen Systems for an undisclosed amount. » Read full article

Laurier's Lazaridis biz school teams up with CATAAlliance

Aims to accelerate entrepreneurial success at Laurier's LaunchPad for startups. » Read full article

Gartner lists top 10 strategic tech for gov't

After nearly a decade of doing more with less, government CIOs remain under pressure to further optimize IT and business costs while leading digital innovation in the public sector, according to Gartner Inc. » Read full article

U of Waterloo communications device now orbiting space

A one-of-a-kind communications device developed by researchers at the University of Waterloo is now orbiting the Earth as a central component of a microsatellite launched in Sriharikota, India on Tuesday to test new technologies in space. » Read full article

Outsourcing pcb design can help you and here's why

Even if you have in-house designers, a close look into outsourcing pcb design is definitely warranted if you want to improve time-to-market, product quality and reliability, flexibility, customer satisfaction, or the bottom line. » read more

Miniature enclosures optimized for USB interconnect

HAMMOND 1551USB IP54 ABS enclosures are miniature with three new sizes: 35, 50 or 65mm long, 20, 25 or 30mm wide respectively, all 15.5mm high. Products can house small printed circuit boards using USB as the external power. » Learn more

Mid-range RFID reader combines hardware durability, software flexibility

HARTING Ha-VIS RF-R300 mid-range UHF RFID reader comes with a compact cast aluminum housing and rugged M12 connectors built in, designed for extremely reliable, long-lasting performance in rough environments. » Learn More

Tiny connector can include 12 power, signal contacts

FISCHER MiniMax 06 ultra-miniature, high-density connector can include up to 12 power and signal contacts in a footprint of only 10mm, corresponding to a density factor of 0.83. » Learn More

RF measurement option reduces test time on 4G networks

ANRITSU CPRI RF measurement capability in firm's E series of Site Master, Spectrum Master, and Cell Master handheld field analyzers simplifies and lowers the cost of testing Remote Radio Heads (RRHs) installed atop 4G towers. » Learn More

Encapsulated dc-dc converter comes in tiny DIP-16 package

MINMAX MDW08 series of 8W isolated / regulated dc-dc converters in small 16 pin DIP package measuring 0.94 x 0.54 x 0.31. » Learn more

Infrared cameras deliver full 180-degree articulating lens

FLUKE TiX560 and TiX520 Infrared Cameras allow thermographers to easily navigate over, under, and around objects to preview and capture images with ease. » Learn More

5.5-inch AMOLED delivers on-cell touch technology

TIANMA NLT USA 5.5-inch TFT-HD (720 x 1280) with on-cell touch AMOLED display is used in mobile phones and other portable electronic devices. » Learn More

Coating technology improves infrared sensor performance

GRAULING RESEARCH IR-ISE (Infrared — Improved Sensor Efficiency) photoconductive infrared sensor coating developed with an IR thin-film coating that enhances performance and improves efficiency of infrared sensors. » Learn More

Electronically commutated fans boost efficiency

ORION FANS EC Series of Electronically Commutated (EC) fans provide a low power, dual speed, energy-efficient cooling solution for large, power hungry equipment. » Learn More

Connector family adds receptacles, cordsets

BINDERUSA M12 Xcoded connector family adds receptacles, cordsets and feedthrough devices that meet CAT6A specifications with data transmission rates up to 10 Gbps. » Learn more

Fanless power supply delivers 600W with natural cooling

EXCELSYS CoolX600 Series convection-cooled modular power supply platform delivers 600W output without fan assisted cooling from a compact 8.5 x 4.5 x 1U package. » Learn more

Radio transceiver boosts wireless radio connections

ANALOG DEVICES ADF7030-1 low power, high performance, radio transceiver for battery powered applications enables more reliable wireless radio connections. » Learn more
Ontario Exprt Awards

Maker Extravaganza

July 9-10, 2016
Location: Toronto Reference Library » more info

SemiCon West

July 12-14, 2016
Location: Moscone Center » more info


July 25-30, 2016
Location: Toronto » more info