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 … Continued

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 … Continued

By: Chad Pawson Via: CBC News    While Vancouver is predominantly a Blue Jays town when it comes to baseball, employees at a downtown Vancouver sleep analytics company were firmly on the Chicago Cubs’ bandwagon when the team won the World Series last week. “There was a lot of drama and personal interest in that particular series,” said Karl … Continued

By: Nick Eagland Via: National Post Smart meters and high-tech devices on hydro poles have left cannabis-growing power thieves little choice but to pay their electricity bills. In 2011, field inspections found that 62 per cent of grow-ops identified by B.C. Hydro were stealing power from the grid. But B.C.’s smart-meter system, installed the same … Continued

          Via: BC Trade and Invest Blog Published Date: October 31, 2016 Early stage companies in British Columbia’s technology sector are getting additional support from the B.C. government with the establishment of the BC Tech Fund. The $100-million BC Tech Fund was recently launched with the announcement of a fund manager and … Continued

Via: EP&T Published Date: August 2016 TORONTO, ON – Designing wearable devices that can withstand industrial IoT (IIoT) applications is an ongoing challenge for IoT solutions providers. Few wearable technologies and sensors are suitable for industrial working environments where hazardous conditions, such as extreme temperatures and pressure, make current wearables useless. It’s a challenge that Vandrico (a RevUP company) wants … Continued

Historic Yale embraces augmented reality to take storytelling into a self-guided experiential tour for visitors. News Release For Immediate Release YALE, BC – Historic Yale has partnered with award-winning augmented reality company, QuestUpon (a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program company), to create an immersive walking tour for visitors that combines geocaching, trivia, time travel, scavenger hunts and augmented reality throughout … Continued

By: James Atkinson Via: Wireless Published Date: August 11, 2016 Company adds California-based fleet management and asset tracking firm to add to its growing Enterprise Solutions portfolio Sierra Wireless (a Wavefront Supporting Partner) has completed the acquisition of all of the outstanding shares of GenX Mobile Inc. – a major player in the cellular fleet management, … Continued

News Release For Immediate Release Vickers set to drive innovation in all industries across the province BRITISH COLUMBIA—The Board of Directors of the BC Innovation Council (BCIC), a Crown Agency of the Province of British Columbia, today announced that Shirley Vickers has been appointed BCIC’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.