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.

Wavefront’s message: The future is no longer stuff of science fiction

As published by Financial Post on February 17th, 2014 Kenya is a country with little of what we consider routine infrastructure. More specifically, outside of Nairobi, its capital, it is extremely deficient in mass electricity generation. Rural Kenyans, when they can afford it, burn expensive and highly polluting kerosene to obtain a few precious hours of electricity to power their … Read More

As competition rises, Canada must stake its claim in wireless market

Special to The Globe and Mail, Nov 6, 2013 Whether you are preparing to start the day in Montreal, Beijing, or New Delhi, you are likely thinking about the path of least resistance to work. Traffic congestion is an increasing challenge in metropolitan cities around the world. A global challenge requires a global solution. Enter GreenOwl Mobile. This Markham firm has created … Read More

A rose by any other name… Part 2

Part 1 of this blog explained how systems referred to as the Internet of Things, Industrial Internet, and Smarter Planet are all based on machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and essentially very similar in nature. Each of these systems makes amazing applications possible, by receiving information from, and controlling remote assets, device or things. But how does a ‘centralized’ application interact with, … Read More

A rose by any other name… Part I

The Internet of Things, The Industrial Internet, The Smarter Planet, The Internet of Everything….  There will no doubt be several other names for this particular rose before it has fully bloomed.  But are these things all truly the same, and how do they relate to M2M?  Part 1 of this post will point out some of the similarities and differences … Read More

What businesses can learn from the booming wearable technology industry

Business Intelligence / Customer Insights In 2012, 30 million wearable, wireless monitoring devices were sold in the U.S. That figure spiked 37% from the number sold in 2011. In the “2013 Internet Trends” report released by KPCB a few months ago, Mary Meeker and Liang Wu noted an unusual pattern in computing cycles: the first cycle was Smartphones, followed 10 … Read More

The future is connected

Machine-to-machine (M2M) communication is revolutionizing many areas of the global economy. At present, over 100 million vending machines, vehicles, smoke alarms, and other devices share information automatically. In 2012, Deutsche Telekom launched its M2M Marketplace and the M2M Developer Community to support solution developers and end-users in the growing market. What are we expecting for 2013? Further growth in the … Read More

“Live prototyping” – A glimpse of the future of mobile UI design

It’s time to build better design tools for the next generation of mobile user interfaces.  Why? Wireframing and static mock tools were designed for the old school desktop experience. There is a clear gap between what these tools can effectively express and the more dynamic, tangible and intimate mobile experience. Imagine you are designing a “physics-based UI with panels and … Read More