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January 16, 2019

Canadian innovation falling behind U.S.

Canada’s innovation performance has declined in recent years and is falling further behind the U.S. and other developed countries, despite decades of costly innovation programs by successive federal governments, according to a recent study released by the Fraser Institute.

Innovation at CES unites industries, fuels global economy

Technology innovation across every major and emerging industry has been unveiled this week at CES 2019, including the latest in AI, 5G, entertainment, sports, automotive, resilience and smart cities.

Personal robots are set to be a $19 billion market

By 2019, 42 million service bots will be operating for domestic use and 2.5 million industrial robots are expected to be part of the future workforce, says Frost & Sullivan.
Sponsored Spotlight 

Medical Desktop AC Adapters at Mouser.

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Designing reliable smart meters

Electric meters measure the amount of electricity used by any building, home or property. Since electricity was first sent to homes, these meters have been read manually and provide the power utility companies the usage for billing purposes. » Read More

¼” Wide male, quick-fit pcb tabs come on continuous reel

KEYSTONE Quick-Fit, printed circuit board (pcb) terminals is now available in new packaging. Cat. No: 1287-R for ¼”-wide male tabs with .312” height above the board, terminals are specifically designed on a continuous reel (strip) » Learn more
Rohde and Schwarz

High-end VNA combines RF performance operating concept

ROHDE & SCHWARZ ZNA new generation of high-end vector network analyzers (VNA) provide improved RF performance and a hardware concept that simplifies measurement configuration. » Learn more

Thermally conductive underfill epoxy lowers viscosity to 5,000-15,000 cps

MASTER BOND EP3UF-1 single component epoxy is not premixed or frozen and provides a low viscosity of 5,000-15,000 cps. » Learn more
Soldier Wire

Solder wire for automatic equipment is lead, halogen-free

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January 29 - 31
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SPIE Photonics West

February 2 - 7
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IIoT Seminar

February 4 - 6
Location: Edmonton
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