Tag: Canadian Innovation

Internet of Things (IoT) Gets a Boost

By Yasmin Ranade
L-SPARK and TELUS have partnered to launch the Secure IoT Accelerator program in collaboration with BlackBerry Limited and Solace. The Secure IoT Accelerator program is hoping to enable Canadian Internet of Things (IoT) ventures by providing them global market reach capability with a Secure by Design technology.

What’s Up with Drone Technology?

By Yasmin Ranade
Remotely Piloted Aerial Systems (RPAS) have been in use since hot-air balloon bombers were used in conflict in 1849, I recently learned. But, what can drones do today? How are they used? Who is monitoring them?

Healthcare by Smartphone in British Columbia

By Yasmin Ranade
British Columbians will be the first to get access to one-on-one video consultation with physicians, allowing them to speak directly and privately with a BC-licensed family doctor. What’s more, this video consultation will be covered by the patient’s BC provincial Medical Services Plan (MSP).

Drone Developments Bring New Rules, Regs, Restrictions

by Lee Rickwood
Think of a pilotless drone as part of the Internet of Things, automatically, remotely, independently capturing massive amounts of data from its unique vantage point high above the city, its people and its patterns.

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Canadian Developers Amp’ed Over Music Sync App

With their energetic announcements about the use and popularity of their music sync and listening app, Montreal-based mobile application developers are clearly amp’ed about AmpMe. Citing over 20 million users worldwide and claiming title to the record of most devices…