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May 22, 2019

Canada lacks laws to tackle life and death problems posed by AI: Experts

The absence of an AI-specific legal framework undermines trust in the technology and, potentially, accountability among its providers

Sales of automotive electronic control units soar

Electronic control units (ECUs) are playing an increasingly critical role in the automotive industry, driving the development of safer, smarter, cleaner and better-connected cars.

SEMI group monitors escalating U.S.-China trade tensions

Washington, DC-based SEMI, the association representing the end-to-end electronics industry supply chain, provided the following statement from Mike Russo, VP of Global Industry Advocacy, regarding the escalation in tensions between the U.S. and China regarding trade.
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Ambient Light and Proximity Sensors

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Catalyst137 – IoT design epicentre

Kitchener-based turn-key ecosystem on its way to becoming the world’s largest IoT manufacturing space, spurred by its ‘pay it forward’ mentality » Read More

UL 810-approved ac filter capacitors are rugged

TDK B32354S3 series of ac filter capacitors are UL 810 approved at the component level and carry the CE mark. » Learn more

Profile coin cell retainer is narrow

EMX ENTERPRISES Keystone Electronics battery connectivity line now provides narrower width retainer for CR2032 & CR2025 coin cells. » Learn more

IP69 rated power connector is waterproof, dust proof

HIROSE HVH-280 Series high-voltage waterproof, miniature connector for harsh environment conditions provides a compact, low-profile design that offers space-savings up to 40% compared to competing connectors. » Learn more

Next gen integrated network analyzers boost reliability, repeatability

KEYSIGHT TECHNOLOGIES E5080B, P50xxA Series and M980xA Series next generation network analyzers deliver reliability and repeatability with best-in-class dynamic range, trace noise and temperature stability » Learn more

Collision Toronto

May 20 - 23
Location: Enercare Centre at Exhibition Place
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Photonics North 2019

May 21 - 23
Location: Québec City Convention Centre
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May 29 - 30
Location: Ottawa
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