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Smart city market value to surpass US$2 trillion by 2025, study predicts

April 4, 2018

By 2050, over 80% of the population in developed countries is expected to live in cities. This number is expected to be over 60% for the developing world, says the research firm Frost & Sullivan. The creation of smart cities

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Toronto ranks among fastest-growing global tech innovation hubs: KPMG

March 28, 2018

Toronto is poised to break out as one of the world’s leading technology innovation hubs over the next four years, according to an annual survey of global tech industry leaders in KPMG International’s latest Global Technology Innovation report. “Toronto has

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WCT commits to closing the gender gap in digital industries

January 31, 2018

Women in Communications and Technology (WCT) has released a report from a national consultation it conducted across Canada that provides insights about why Canadian digital industries continue to struggle to attract and retain women in their workforces. Currently, women make

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‘Smart campus’ waste bin initiative launched at UBC

November 8, 2017

Waterloo, Ont.-based eleven-X Inc. has launched its second Smart Campus initiative with the University of British Columbia aimed at real-time tracking of fill-levels of on-campus outdoor waste disposal and re-cycling bins associated with the campus parking facilities. The pilot project

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Schneider says it’s ‘redefining power distribution’ with EcoStruxure

October 11, 2017

Schneider Electric recently launched EcoStruxure Power, a digital architecture and platform for power distribution and management in buildings. According to the company, it leverages advancements in IoT to deliver improved reliability, safety, efficiency, sustainability and connectivity for customers across multiple

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ICP Project, IREE certification for retrofits Canada-bound

October 4, 2017

The Canada Green Building Council (CaGBC), Green Business Certification Inc. (GBCI), and the Advanced Energy Centre at MaRS Discovery District (MaRS) announced today that they are working together to bring the Investor Confidence (ICP) Project and its Investor Ready Energy

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Royal Canadian Navy deploys ViaSat’s end-to-end Link 16 system

September 6, 2017

VisaSat, a broadband services and technology company, has delivered an end-to-end Link 16 communications system to the Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) for its Halifax-class frigates. The upgrade will enable the RCN to more effectively communicate with U.S., NATO and other Allied

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Toronto named as site of next two BICSI conferences

July 7, 2017

BICSI has selected Toronto as the location for its 2019 and 2021 BICSI Conference & Exhibition. The dates will be as follows: *2019 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition; April 8-11, 2019, Toronto Congress Centre *2021 BICSI Canadian Conference & Exhibition;

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IoT Reaches New Heights

July 7, 2016

By Paul Barker In farm fields, factories and fuel depositories, in offices, in schools and in sports stadiums, the impact of a technology initiative called IoT, short for Internet of Things continues to grow and multiply. The application types are

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New Ericsson offering speeds up IoT deployments

April 27, 2016

Ericsson this week announced the IoT Accelerator at the Hannover Messe industrial technology trade fair in Germany. The offering, according to the company, combines horizontal, IoT platforms with Ericsson’s services and a marketplace where customers from sectors such as public