Ottawa puts $40M into fledgling printable electronics group

The idea of creating 3D objects like guns or toys with a relatively standard printer is just getting off the ground. Now a consortium of Canadian organizations is looking into using a printer

Published on: October 1st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Montreal’s CAE bags $100 million drone training contract

CAE Inc. (TSE: CAE) will be providing classroom, simulator and live flying instructions to pilots of the Predator and Reaper unmanned aircrafts as part of a contract the Montreal-based aeronautics firm signed recently

Published on: August 8th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

‘Secret iPhone’ surfaces in worker abuse probe?

A workers' rights organization looking into abuses in Chinese manufacturing plants uncovered a host of violations in a facility turning out Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) handsets and what appears to be plans for a cheap

Published on: July 30th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

Celestica’s earnings not bad after losing BlackBerry

A year after losing one of its most lucrative customers, Toronto electronics manufacturer Celestica Inc., (TSX: CLS) appears to be in pretty good shape as it reported second quarter revenues of $1.495 billion

Published on: July 26th, 2013 nestor e. arellano

2013 IT spending downgraded

Global information technology spending will go up by just two per cent to $3.7 trillion this year instead of the earlier predicted 4.1 per cent rise, according to the latest report from research

Published on: July 2nd, 2013 nestor e. arellano

BlackBerry 10 cited in electronics manufacturing growth

Positive reception to BlackBerry’s new smart phone products are partly responsible for powering the Canadian computer and electronic manufacturing industry back to profitability, according to a recent report. Posting a $340 million pre-tax

Published on: June 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

RF to supplant infrared in remote controls

Tired of looking for just the right angle to get your remote control to actually control your TV?You might not have to play the aiming game for long, according to a recent study

Published on: May 28th, 2013

Driverless cars move closer in California

SAN FRANCISCO -- California's State Assembly advanced a bill on Monday that aims to establish rules and regulations covering the safe operation of driverless cars on the state's highways. The bill, S.B. 1298, passed

Published on: July 3rd, 2012 Martyn Williams

Robot and human collaboration in manufacturing

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. -- MIT researchers have developed an algorithm that they say will enable robots to learn and adapt to humans so they can soon work side-by-side on factory floors.Traditionally, robots working in

Published on: June 14th, 2012 Sharon Gaudin