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October 24, 2018

Medtronic co founder who created wearable pacemaker dies

Earl Bakken, an electronics repairman who created the first wearable external pacemaker and co-founded one of the world’s largest medical device companies, Medtronic, has died. He was 94.

Top 4 ways USMCA will affect flex tech industry

Other, less talked-about elements of the old NAFTA deal will have more of an impact on North America’s Flexible and Hybrid Electronics (FHE) sector

Ontario’s former privacy commissioner resigns from Sidewalk Labs

Ontario’s former privacy commissioner has resigned from her consulting role at a company that is preparing to build a high-tech community on Toronto’s waterfront, becoming one of many to step away from the project due to concerns about how personal information and data will be managed.

Myant Technologies weaves its way into wearable tech

Toronto-based textile computing company Myant Inc. is an emerging global leader in the integration of technology, namely biosensors and actuators, into the yarns and fibers that comprise a textile product. » Read More

Robust temperature sensor operates up to 300°C

TDK CORP K525 NTC temperature sensor is designed for the extended measuring range from -10°C up to +300°C thanks to its ceramic sleeve that is filled with a ceramic. » Learn more

Ultra-low Iq LDO extends battery life in portable devices

MICROCHIP TECHNOLOGY MCP1811 linear Low Dropout (LDO) regulator extends battery life in portable devices up to four times longer than traditional ultra-low quiescent (Iq) LDOs. » Learn more

Push-button terminal blocks deliver positive operating feedback

WAGO TOPJOB S line of DIN rail mount terminal blocks include push-button actuation. » Learn more

Cabling ducts suit many applications

TCH CONTA-CLIP range of cabling ducts are suitable for many different applications. » Learn more

Embedded Systems Conference

October 31 - November 1
Location: Minneapolis Convention Center
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#Move the Dial: Global Summit

November 7
Location: Koerner Hall Telus Centre for Performance & Learning
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FWD50 2018

November 7 - 9
Location: Lansdowne Park Ottawa
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