How IoT is Changing the Future of Food Safety

Today’s food production is sourced from worldwide ingredients creating greater complexity in food safety and making the task of ensuring the safest, highest quality products are delivered to your customers, extremely challenging. Every year, a total of approximately 4 million (1 in 8) Canadians are affected by food-borne illness with the leading cause being Norovirus. The Canadian Government has recently … Read More

New Research Shows Value of Simulation Training for Surgical Residents with Conquer Mobile’s PeriopSim

News Release For Immediate Release Vancouver, BC — September 15, 2016 — Conquer Mobile today announced the publication of the first research paper assessing the value of simulation training for instrument recognition among neurosurgery residents using the company’s PeriopSim simulation training platform. The paper was published in the international, peer-reviewed journal BMC Medical Education and was carried out by a team … Read More

A Guide to Usability Testing

Usability is the measure of the quality of a user’s experience when interacting with a product or system, whether it is a website, software application, or any user-operated device. Usability testing focuses on structured observation of users who are demographically compatible with target users. This process validates the effectiveness, efficiency, and satisfaction of the design of your application. How does … Read More

#WeAreWavefront: Meet Malcolm Archer

Wavefront is the Canadian Centre of Excellence for wireless innovation. We support the acceleration of growth and productivity of businesses through the creation and adoption of technologies. But we are more than that. We are a team of passionate, dedicated individuals, who together, make up Wavefront. We want you to get to know the people behind the scenes of our … Read More

The Benefits of Participating in Wavefront’s Venture Acceleration Program

The Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) is well known in the local startup community in British Columbia. An initiative of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), the VAP is designed to guide and coach early-stage technology companies to grow their technology ventures which, as a result, drives economic development and creates jobs in BC. As a partner of BCIC, Wavefront has been … Read More

Canadian Agri-Tech Companies Finding Opportunities in Australia and New Zealand

The Australian agricultural sector is a world leader in providing high quality food and fiber for a global population using innovative technologies. In 2015, investments in the global Agri-Tech sector exceeded $4 billion; smart farming solutions have allowed farmers to gather more data on a wide range of key metrics including air and soil temperatures, moisture, wind speed, humidity, crop pests, solar … Read More

Canada’s Innovation Agenda

Recently, the Government of Canada had announced an Innovation Agenda. The purpose of this initiative is to create jobs, drive growth, and improve the lives of all Canadians, which will help Canada become a global innovation leader. In order to achieve this feat, the government is implementing a nationwide call-to-action, asking all Canadians to provide their thoughts and ideas on … Read More

Startup Spotlight: Jeffrey Yee, CEO of Aarcomm Systems

Startup Spotlight is an ongoing series which profiles Canadian wireless and mobile technology startups. This month, we spoke with Jeffrey Yee, the CEO of Aarcomm. Aarcomm Systems Inc. is a Coquitlam-based startup company that is positioned to be a major manufacturer of wireless control products for mobile industrial equipment. Their team has an extensive repertoire ranging from RF design in satellite … Read More

Startup Spotlight: Gonzalo Tudela, CEO of Vandrico

Startup Spotlight is an ongoing series which profiles Canadian wireless and mobile technology startups. This month, we spoke with Gonzalo Tudela, the CEO of Vandrico. Vandrico develops Wearables Software Solutions for large commercial operations to remove process bottlenecks, reduce operational downtime and reduce lost time injuries. The human-based contextual information presented by Vandrico adds an invaluable dimension to operational management, … Read More

Wavefront, VIATEC and Accelerate Okanagan Announce RevUP Program Launch

New Program Focuses on Critical Tools for Fast-Growing Technology Companies News Release For Immediate Release November 4, 2015 – Vancouver, BC, Canada: The RevUP Program is vital for technology companies with rapid-growth issues. BC Acceleration Network (BCAN) members Wavefront, VIATEC and Accelerate Okanagan announced today that they are mutually introducing RevUP as a custom-developed program that will be offered in Vancouver, Victoria and the … Read More

Startup Spotlight: Tom Metzger, CEO of Groupanizer

Startup Spotlight is an ongoing series which profiles Canadian wireless and mobile technology startups. This month, we spoke with Tom Metzger, the CEO of Groupanizer. Groupanizer Technology Services Inc. is a Vancouver-based startup company founded in 2009 that offers software-as-a-service to musical groups of all genres around the world. Their subscription-based platform simplifies group management tasks for choir leaders and … Read More

Government Of Canada Invests In Three Commercialization Centres

Investments will support telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics industries, create jobs and growth, bring technologies to market faster   July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, BC — Networks of Centres of Excellence Three commercialization centres will receive additional support from the Government of Canada to continue their work in bringing telecommunications, environmental monitoring and micro-electronics products and technologies to market faster. … Read More

Unlocking Trillion Dollar Global, Mobile Opportunity for Canadian Firms

Wavefront Announces New Program to Help Canada Capitalize on the Mobile Revolution News Release For Immediate Release July 21, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia Today, Wavefront, Canada’s Wireless Centre of Excellence in Commercialization and Research (CECR), announced a new five-year program that will help Canada capitalize on the next wave of economic growth – one that is powered by mobile … Read More

Government of Canada Supports Wireless Technology Industry

  News Release For Immediate Release July 10, 2015 – Vancouver, British Columbia – Western Economic Diversification Canada Today, Wai Young, Member Parliament for Vancouver South, on behalf of the Honourable Michelle Rempel, Minister of State for Western Economic Diversification, announced $775,000 in funding to Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization, to deliver the first Global Expansion Pilot … Read More

Startup Spotlight: Jane Chung, Co-Founder and CEO of Perked!

Startup Spotlight is an ongoing series which profiles Canadian wireless and mobile technology startups. This month, we spoke with Jane Chung, the Co-Founder and CEO of Perked!. Perked!’s mission is to bring the science of growing healthier, happier minds to your fingertips. Designed by neuroscientists and leading experts in the areas of mental health and well-being, they develop engaging, interactive mobile … Read More