Tag: Canadian Innovation

Retailers Play with High-Tech to Drive New Shopping Experiences

Retailers Play with High-Tech to Drive New Shopping Experiences

In the battle between e-commerce and in-store shopping, and as online sales tallies continue to grow, sophisticated new technology is being used to rejuvenate – some might say save – the old-fashioned bricks-and-mortar store. Digital innovation and powerful computer technologies…

Canadian innovation at CES 2017

By Ted Kritsonis

CES 2017 in Las Vegas, the largest technology trade show in the world, ended on Jan. 8 and Canadian companies were on hand to showcase their latest offerings. Amidst the thousands of vendors from across the world, here are some of the standouts from the Great White North.

Looking back at Pebble’s importance to the wearable segment

Pebble’s approach was not to mimic what was on the smartphone, nor did it rely heavily on apps. Instead, Pebble watches brought up alerts, reminders and functions as they were needed. Pebble’s OS was both elegant and quirky and had a personality that was reminiscent of PalmOS or MacOS 9.

High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas

High-Tech Tools Reveal Small Wonders, Big Ideas in Virtual Reality

by Lee Rickwood
A lot of today’s VR experiences are fictional, dramatic, even fantastical in their role play opportunities. But this is not a VR game, and it’s not a first-person shoot ‘em up: it’s a techno-enabled investigation of actual history and real culture.