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

Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit Announces Dynamic Speaker Line-up

The Internet of Things has been identified as the top tech trend for 2017, and it’s the focus of the Wavefront 2017 IoT Summit, taking place May 1-2 in Toronto. Wavefront today announced a roster of experts, industry leaders and provocative thinkers who will be featured on the main stage at the Summit: Futurist Nikolas Badminton Business broadcaster and author … 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

Go Downtown Launches Public Pilot of Real-Time Urban Mapping Mobile App

  November 24, 2016 (Vancouver, BC) – Go Downtown announced today the launch of a public pilot of its Real-Time Urban Mapping mobile application in the Metro Vancouver area. The App is now free to download at the Canadian App Store and Google Play. The new app helps users in large, vibrant cities find what is happening around town right now … Read More

Samsung Acquires Rich Communications Services Business from Skyview Capital's NewNet Communication Technologies

  MISSISSAUGA, Canada – November 15, 2016 – Samsung Electronics today announced its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company operating Rich Communications Services (RCS) business within NewNet Communication Technologies. Previously known as NewPace prior to its acquisition by NewNet Communication Technologies, the company is a leading provider of RCS infrastructure and services. The acquisition reinforces … Read More

Ericsson and Rogers pilot 'Connected Water' Solution for Water Quality Testing with the City of Ottawa

Internet of Things technology will provide real-time data that can be used to improve water-monitoring processes for rivers and streams Connected sensors will collect data every 30 minutes to complement the City’s rigorous water-monitoring program, which performs 80,000 water quality tests annually   TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2016 /CNW/ – Today, Ericsson and Rogers Communications announced their participation in the City of … Read More

Sierra Wireless FX30 Programmable IoT Gateway Redefines Connectivity and Intelligence for Machines

Built on the Legato® open source Linux platform, the FX30 enables rapid development and deployment of Industrial IoT applications globally Vancouver, B.C.-November 14, 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 the availability of the FX30, the industry’s smallest, most flexible and rugged programmable cellular … Read More

Five Players Helping Canadian Companies Achieve Homegrown Success

By: Globe Edge Content Studio Via: The Globe and Mail Startups are repeatedly told that, to be successful, they need to find a niche and solve a problem. The same could be said for incubators and accelerators that connect startups with investors to help build and scale companies. Canada has an increasing number of these specialty centres, serving industries ranging from … Read More

How Wavefront is growing mobile, wireless and IoT in B.C.

  Via: MobileSyrup Published Date: October 13, 2016 Vancouver, BC – For the technology sector, the province of British Columbia is an exciting area to grow in. Though the history of this support through accessible resources and funding is relatively long, it hasn’t always been at the forefront.

New Ventures BC Awards Night 2016

Vancouver Startup Week has officially kicked off and what better way to get the celebrations going than with the BCIC-New Ventures BC Awards. Hundreds of entrepreneurs, industry leaders and government supporters, gathered for the 2016 Awards program to recognize leading early-stage technology companies in BC. Great conversations, delicious eats and exciting companies made the perfect recipe for a fantastic evening! … 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