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CES 2017 catapults a connected world

CES 2017, the 50th anniversary of the largest global gathering of innovation and connectivity, concluded yesterday, introducing ground-breaking products, providing opportunities for companies in every major global industry to conduct business, and shattering records.

Innovation group pitches gov't on new tax model

Ottawa-based innovation lobby group CATAAlliance, has called on the federal government to create an independent administrator to deliver tax incentives in support of innovation and for the Overhaul of Canada"s system of tax incentives for innovation.

TCL Communication unveils future of BlackBerry Mobile

At CES 2017, TCL Communication Technology Holdings Limited (TCT), the fourth-largest handset manufacturer in North America, is sharing plans for an industry-first brand portfolio business model, which now enables the company to provide an entire suite of mobility products, including new BlackBerry smartphones.

MIPI Alliance releases I3C sensor interface spec

The MIPI Alliance, an international organization that develops interface specifications for mobile and mobile-influenced industries, has released MIPI I3CSM, Improved Inter-Integrated Circuit, a sensor interface specification that streamlines sensor integration in smartphones, wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) devices and automotive systems.

Gartner forecasts flat worldwide device shipments

Worldwide combined shipments of PCs, tablets, ultramobiles and mobile phones are projected to remain flat in 2017, according to Gartner, Inc. Worldwide shipments for these devices are projected to total 2.3 billion in 2017, the same as 2016 estimates.

Nathan Trotter acquires Loctite Solder division

Nathan Trotter & Co. Inc. has acquired the LOCTITE solder bar division of Henkel Electronics. Prior to the acquisition, Nathan Trotter produced all LOCTITE solder bar sold in North America on behalf of Henkel Electronics. Effective immediately, LOCTITE solder bar will be produced and sold under the Nathan Trotter name.

Waterloo researchers launch, demo autonomous vehicle

A research team at the University of Waterloo played a key role in the development of a highly autonomous vehicle that Renesas Electronics America unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.

Mouser Carries High-Speed Connectors for High Port Density Applications.

With denser data, higher throughput is required. Featuring a large variety of different options, Amphenol Commercial Ultraport SlimSAS™ Connectors offer a complete interconnect solution that features a ribbon cable friendly design. These high-speed connectors offer 22.5Gbps/lane and have a 0.6mm pitch, plus feature resonance dampening for clean signal transmissions. With internal connectors inside an over-molded upper and lower contact design and a latch for internal plug retention, these connectors are designed to combat abuse and accidental disconnection.
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Five emerging tech markets to watch

These five relatively new markets are worth keeping an eye on during 2017 as demand and commercial and personal use increase. » Read More

Elbow plug connector permits eight potential positions

LEMO Anglissimo patent pending elbow plug connector can be orientated into one of eight possible positions during its assembly. » Learn More

Capacitor line boosts reliability in a small footprint

MURATA DE series of safety standard certified ceramic capacitors includes the X1/Y1 class, including the AC400V and AC500V rated products » Learn More

C16, C18 snap-in inlets made in USA

INTERPOWER is now manufacturing its own IEC 60320 C16 and C18 snap-in inlets at its facility in Iowa USA. » Learn more

Next Gen single-chip LIN LED drivers support robust designs

MELEXIS MLX81112 single-channel and MLX81115 dual-channel configurable LIN (local interconnect network) slave LED driver ICs deliver next generation ultra-compact, single-chip solutions » Learn More

IDC wire connectors are quick, reliable

KEYSTONE "i-Clamp" insulation displacement connectors (IDC) for wire connectivity provide a tamper proof, quick and reliable method for wire connections » Learn More

Stainless steel wallmount enclosures are NEMA compliant

RITTAL 24, 30 and 36-inch high stainless steel wallmount enclosures with a 3-point latching system improves resistance to harsh industrial environments » Learn More

Hinged micro connector delivers versatility

GCT SIM7200 SIM connector is a hinged micro device that delivers versatility and an active lock that provide shock and vibration resistance » Learn More

Data secured in 19" systems with lock & key CompactPCI cards

MEN MICRO Mechanical interlocking of CompactPCI cards provides keyed locking mechanism to protect against unauthorized card access and exchange. » Learn more

100MHz bench DSO comes with high-rez 7" display

B&K PRECISION Model 2190E bench 100MHz digital storage oscilloscope (DSO) provides the same measurement capabilities of the previous model 2190D » Learn more

MMBX connectors, adapters deliver max frequency of 12.4GHz

PASTERNACK MMBX style small form factor connectors and adapters provide a versatile and easy pcb-to-pcb connection » Learn more

EMI filter inserts improve attenuation

QUELL EESeal+ EMI filter inserts, with improved attenuation and frequency mitigation, use EMC filter components embedded into a silicone rubber insert » Learn more

Fast cure conductive adhesive serves chip bonding

EMS 561-854 Fast Cure Conductive Adhesive for die-attach applications with small to medium-size die and tantalum capacitors cures in one minute at 170°C. » Learn more


Jan 31 – Feb 2
Location: Santa Clara Convention Center » Read More

IoT Evolution Expo

February 7 - 10
Location: Greater Ft. Lauderdale/Broward County Convention Center » Read More


Feb 11 - 16
Location: San Diego Convention Center, » Read More