BC-based Association Wavefront Joins Canadian Digital Media Network

BC-based Association Wavefront Joins Canadian Digital Media Network

VANCOUVER, B.C and WATERLOO REGION, ON – Wavefront, the community-based commercialization centre supporting the growth of Canada’s wireless and new media development companies, has joined the Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN), the CDMN announced today. The CDMN is working to connect organizations such as Wavefront in a nationwide network to collaborate and share digital media research, technology development and commercialization expertise.

“Becoming part of the Canadian Digital Media Network further supports Wavefront’s goal to link together regional wireless technology hubs,” said James Maynard, Wavefront President. “As wireless converges with digital media, Wavefront continues to work closely with complementary associations to support the commercialization needs of wireless small to medium-sized enterprises.”

“Becoming part of the Canadian Digital Media Network further supports Wavefront’s goal to link together regional wireless technology hubs,” said James Maynard, Wavefront President. “As wireless converges with digital media, Wavefront continues to work closely with complementary associations to support the commercialization needs of wireless small to medium-sized enterprises.”

The CDMN was formed in 2009 and is focused on increasing opportunities for companies and employment in the Canadian digital media sector. Wavefront joins founding CDMN nodes The University of Waterloo – Stratford Campus and The Communitech Hub: Digital Media and Mobile Accelerator — with more organizations expected to be linked by the CDMN soon.

“The digital media initiative is gaining momentum right across Canada, and we’re pleased to have Wavefront join the CDMN network to advance the commercialization of digital innovation,” said Kevin Tuer, Managing Director of the CDMN. “Wavefront’s mandate makes it a great asset to the CDMN.”

Wavefront provides a collaboration link between small-medium wireless and new media companies across Canada, key stakeholders in the mobile ecosystem and academia and research facilities. Wavefront provides training, advisory, incubation and testing services that reduce time-to-market and accelerate time-to-revenue for wireless SMEs.

About The Canadian Digital Media Network
The Canadian Digital Media Network (CDMN) www.cdmn.ca is dedicated to establishing Canada as a world leader in Digital Media by enabling connections and collaboration of people across the country – entrepreneurs, companies, research institutes and government – and bringing more digital solutions to market. The CDMN comprises Canada’s largest concentration of business-driven digital media research, technology development, and digital commercialization expertise; it connects digital media expertise and capability from coast-to-coast, creating a digital convergence corridor. Digital Media covers a broad spectrum of technology and services, and includes any information created and shared virtually.

About Wavefront
Wavefront is the community-based commercialization center for Canada’s wireless and new media development companies. Wavefront improves speed-to-market and delivery of mobile applications and devices by providing emerging companies with a suite of WaveGuide™ training, mobile industry advisory, incubation and testing services that facilitate market linkages and commercial engagement with the mobile ecosystem and enterprise companies around the world.

www.wavefront.ca/accelerator
www.twitter.com/WavefrontAC

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Media Contacts
Shelley Grandy, Sr. PR Advisor CDMN, 905-866-2656, [email protected]
Patty Lee, Wavefront Marketing Manager, 778-331-7474, [email protected]/accelerator