Tag: Canadian Innovation

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.

Successful Canadian start-ups weigh in on how to excel at Go North Summit

By Gadjo C. Sevilla

“The Canadian startup scene is electrifying,” said Google Canada’s Managing Director Sam Sebastian who opened up the summit by citing some of the unique success stories from Canadian innovators. Sebastian explained that next to Silicon Valley, “the Toronto-Waterloo Corridor has the most number of start-ups.”