VIA: IoT News Canadian communications equipment firm Sierra Wireless, together with ARM, Bosch Sensortec, MediaTek, Orange, Qualcomm Technologies and Talon Communications, have announced mass-market availability of the mangOH Red open source hardware platform. Targeted at the industrial IoT and maker communities, the mangOH Red is smaller than a credit card and includes all of the building … Continued

  VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – June 12, 2017) – Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a Centre of Excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC announced that five Canadian tech companies are leaving today to explore business opportunities in the telecommunications sector in Europe. The five-day trip is hosted by Wavefront, in partnership with Export Development Canada. … Continued

Wavefront programs for SMEs and startups generate $418m in GDP, 6,700+ jobs, study finds Vancouver, British Columbia, June 7, 2016. Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a Centre of Excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., today announced the results of their economic impact report. Recognized as Canada’s new economic engine, the tech sector is being fueled … Continued

We are happy to announce that we are partnering with Lighthouse Labs and DevHub to launch a new Wireless Zone in downtown Toronto on June 1st. The Wavefront Wireless Zone offers over 1000 hardware devices, which includes the latest smartphones, tablets, sensors, and wearables. The Wavefront Wireless Zone allows the wireless community to test their … Continued

Vancouver, Canada-May 16, 2017 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced support for Google Cloud IoT Core, a fully managed service that allows users to easily and securely connect and manage devices at global scale. Cloud IoT Core, together with … Continued

MISSISSAUGA, ON—May 15, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. today announced the 150 regional finalists moving on to the next round of the Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Challenge. The Challenge asked Canadian students from Grades 6 through 12 to identify issues in their local communities and develop solutions using science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). … Continued

  North Vancouver, BC – March 16, 2017 – Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc., a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program alumnus, announced today the completion of a successful Seed financing. The financing was initiated in November 2016 and closed on March 16, 2017. The Seed financing raised $1 Million and was significantly over-subscribed. Angel investors from North America and … Continued

Wavefront is pleased to congratulate all of the BC-based companies who have been nominated and listed on the 2017 Ready to Rocket lists! Each year, based on analysis of trends that will drive growth in the information technology sector, Rocket Builders identifies the top private companies that are best positioned to capitalize on the trends … Continued

Half of the world’s leading businesses believe they will be vastly digitally transformed in the next two years, but only 11% describe their digital strategy as “excellent”, according to Forbes Insights. Wavefront is helping Canadian companies bridge this gap between intentions and actions. The Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit is bringing together top business decision makers, … Continued

CuePath, a healthcare technology company founded in Vancouver, BC, has recently joined Techstars Seattle, the technology accelerator based in the States, for their 2017 cohort. The company started their journey at Wavefront by participating in the Venture Acceleration Program where they developed their business pitch and learned essential strategies for product validation and customer acquisition. CuePath provides a service … Continued