Via. Samsung News Room SEOUL, Korea – Dec. 1, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today announced a partnership with Lonely Planet to enable travelers to discover new destinations whilst on the go using the Samsung Gear S3. Through the partnership, Samsung and Lonely Planet will create a set of unique travel solutions that take advantage … Continued

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 … Continued

  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 … Continued

Via: The Globe and Mail One of Canada’s most promising startups in the emerging industrial-Internet-of-things (IIoT) space, Vancouver-based Bit Stew Systems Inc., has been purchased by General Electric Co. in a deal to be announced Tuesday that is valued at $153-million (U.S.). It’s one of the biggest exits of a venture-backed company in Vancouver’s teeming … Continued

  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 … Continued

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