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Consumers shift from basic wearables to smarter devices

Higher priced smart wearables from the likes of Apple, Fitbit and numerous fashion brands grew 28.4% during the first quarter of 2018, as consumer preferences continued to shift towards smarter devices, according to a wearable devices report from International Data Corp. (IDC).

Dorigo to build new world-class manufacturing facility

While marking its 30th anniversary of providing electronic manufacturing services (EMS), Burnaby BC-based Dorigo Systems unveiled its plans to build of a new state-of-the art manufacturing facility and corporate headquarters to meet growing demand from its customers.

BlackBerry strengthens automotive software portfolio

BlackBerry LTD., has announced three new safety-certified automotive software products that will alleviate the challenges of building sophisticated automotive systems to be compliant with ISO 26262, the automotive industry’s functional safety standard.
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A camera revolution is on the horizon with NexOptic’s lens technology

Since early telescopes, we have seen various lens designs that aid users in viewing distant objects, though they all suffer from fundamental weaknesses. These models use curved lenses that have size limitations and are also prone to aberrations. Vancouver-based NexOptic Technology Corp. hopes to change that. » Read More

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Magnetic sensor boosts output flexibility

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Connectors with anodized surface treatment provide quick ID in harsh environments

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Professional maker kit comes in form of PCAP touchscreen

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Electronics Industry Golf Tournament

June 28
Location: Glen Eagle Golf Course
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July 10 - 12
Location: Moscone Center
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Driving Dreams Conference

July 11 - 12
Location: University of Toronto Mississauga Campus
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