Tag: IoT

State of Smart Speakers in Canada

By Gadjo Sevilla
Every major technology company has invested in a smart assistant. Apple has the venerable yet hobbled Siri assistant, Google has Assistant, Microsoft has Cortana and Amazon dominates the US with its Alexa assistant running off Amazon Echo devices.

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

Privacy Gets a Workout from Wearable Devices, Health and Fitness Apps

by Lee Rickwood
New devices will evaluate your sweat with electric signals that measure and detect things like glucose, lactate, sodium and potassium levels, and the capabilities are but a short step away from tracking a user’s emotional as well as physical health.

Canadian C2 Conference Previews the Future with Commerce and Creativity

by Lee Rickwood
What will be the next ‘moonshot’? Will the next one be colonizing Mars? Is it Hyperloop, Elon Musk’s vision for a sustainable, super-fast transportation system for the planet? What if The Future is Postponed, and not because of bad weather, but poor investment in science, research and innovation?

One month with the Google Home assistant

By Gadjo Sevilla

Google’s mission statement is to, ‘organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful.’ In the past, this was usually done through the Google search bar, Google Home is the next step. With voice being the main way to interact with the service, getting Google Home to do things or access information becomes more conversational.