TORONTO, Feb. 7, 2017 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications and RYCOM Corporation have engaged in a strategic collaboration to accelerate Oxford Properties’ Smart and Connected Building strategy, based on Cisco technology infrastructure. Working together, Rogers and RYCOM will implement the Cisco Smart Building platform across Oxford Properties’ entire Canadian commercial and retail portfolio by the end … 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

Leading IoT solutions provider Sierra Wireless delivers modules for Telstra’s upcoming Cat-M1 network using Altair’s LTE platform to enable Landis+Gyr’s industry first live Cat-M1 smart meter trial. Telstra, Sierra Wireless, Landis+Gyr and Altair today announced a significant milestone in accelerating the Internet of Things (IoT). Telstra is the first to complete network software deployment nationally … Continued

An entrepreneurial program launched by the BC Innovation Council to help British Columbians transform their ideas into successful businesses is helping drive B.C.’s growing tech sector. Over the past five years, the Venture Acceleration Program has created 1,640 jobs, attracted $196 million in investment and generated more than $81.6 million in revenues provincewide. “B.C. boasts … 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

Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated device-to-cloud solutions for the Internet of Things (IoT), today announced that Volkswagen has selected Sierra Wireless AirPrime® AR Series modules and the Legato® software platform for its next generation of connected cars. Sierra Wireless’ integrated 4G technology will reach the market beginning in … Continued

By: Cleantech Canada Staff VIA: Clean Tech Canada VANCOUVER—The B.C. Innovation Council (BCIC), a provincial crown agency that funds market-driven innovation, announced Feb. 8 the winners for the second Ignite Awards, handed out to projects that bring economic and social value to society. The two of the three projects honoured this year are providing environmentally friendly … Continued

Conquer Mobile was awarded ‘Best in Show” at the International Meeting on Simulation in Healthcare (IMSH) Serious Games and Virtual Environments Showcase in Orlando last week. The company won the small company / entrepreneurial award for its PeriopSim Virtual Reality training for OR nurses. Vancouver, BC (PRWEB) – February 7, 2017 – Conquer Mobile today … Continued

By Chad Brooks VIA: Business News Daily   When starting a new business, you shouldn’t be afraid to expand internationally early on, new research argues. A study recently published in the journal Group & Organization Management found that startups that decide to operate overseas don’t face any larger challenges than new businesses that focus on building … Continued