Samsung and MLB Virtual Reality Content Partnership Brings Fans Closer to the Game

Toronto, CANADA – July 10, 2017 – Samsung Electronics Canada Inc. is pleased to announce a new phase in its partnership with Major League Baseball (MLB) that provides fans a new virtual reality experience, offering immersive access to players, ballparks and key baseball moments throughout the remainder of the 2017 MLB Season. Through the multinational partnership, fans will be able to … Read More

Wavefront receives Global Affairs Canada funding for Global Market Entry trips

Vancouver, British Columbia, July 11, 2017. Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a Centre of Excellence, has received funding from the Government of Canada’s Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program to lead nine Global Market Entry trips in 2018. Wavefront plans to take 36 Canadian companies to meet potential partners and customers in Asia, Europe, Latin America and the United States. … Read More

British Columbia's Digital Technology Supercluster

British Columbia will Accelerate Canada’s Economic Growth as a Global Supercluster in Digital Technology Vancouver, British Columbia, June 20, 2017. Today, BC’s leading technology organizations announced the release of a commissioned report: British Columbia’s Digital Technology Supercluster. The report was prepared by Deloitte, with the support of the BC Tech Association, the Research Universities’ Council of BC, Wavefront and the … Read More

Wavefront partners with Two Tall Totems to drive corporate innovation in Canada

Vancouver, British Columbia, June 21, 2017. Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a Centre of Excellence headquartered in Vancouver, BC, announced a new partnership today with Two Tall Totems, a premium software development company. As the newest member of Wavefront’s Trusted Partner Network, Two Tall Totems will be available to provide innovation solutions to enterprise and government organizations across the … Read More

Going global: Canadian companies depart on European telecom market entry trip

  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. Working with the Canadian Trade … Read More

Canadian wireless and IoT companies fuel Canada’s new economic engine

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 by Wavefront, a national organization … Read More

Vancouver Long-Term Rental App Launches Kickstarter Campaign

DomoMi will provide much-needed transparency for the city’s competitive rental market. APRIL 11, 2017 (Vancouver, B.C.) – The Vancouver-based startup DomoMi announced the launch of its crowdfunding campaign on Kickstarter. The company has created a game-changing web app for long-term rental homes. The app features an innovative pre-screening process that verifies landlords and renters in advance, establishing trust and allowing … Read More

Ecoation Innovative Solutions Inc. Closes $1M Seed Financing to Launch Commercialization

  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 the European Union participated including … Read More

Wavefront Summit Announces 2017 Speaker Lineup

  Toronto, Ontario (March 20, 2017) – The Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit is the leading Canadian forum for enterprise IoT stakeholders to come together to discuss the latest trends, create connections and deliver groundbreaking business intelligence to drive performance, growth and profitability. This Summit helps Canadian companies bridge the gap between their intentions and actions by learning how to adopt and implement IoT … Read More

Boost your Digital Advantage at the Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit

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, Internet of Things experts, tech … Read More

$240,000 to bring Agritech Challenge tech ideas to life

British Columbia’s agritech sector will benefit from the $240,000 that the winners of the Agritech Innovation Challenge will receive to develop and adopt new technology. Launched at the Growing the Future Together – BC Agrifood and Seafood Conference in November 2016, the Agritech Innovation Challenge brings together innovators with industry to develop a product or process to enhance productivity, sustainability … Read More

Wavefront's Wireless Zone Brings 1000 Hardware Devices to the Canadian Startup Community Making Testing Applications Easily Affordable

  Via: Market Wire VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Dec. 7, 2016) – Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a national centre of excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., today announces the expansion and re-launch of its Wireless Zones in 6 accelerator facilities across Canada. These device libraries have now expanded to carry over 1000 devices including, smartphones, tablets, sensors and wearables, … Read More

Sierra Wireless introduces industry’s highest-performance, lowest-power industrial LTE gateway

Via. Sierra Wireless News Room Vancouver, B.C. – November 28, 2016 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced availability of the high-performance AirLink® RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway. Building on the success of the RV50, the RV50X is designed to connect critical infrastructure in utility, energy … Read More