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Technologies selected for testing in Toronto’s first smart city pilot program

May 30, 2018

UPPlift: Toronto has announced the winning innovators selected to pilot their smart city technologies in test-beds across the city, through the first-ever Urban Pilot Program in Toronto. The program, launched earlier this year, focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart

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Gap Wireless, Siama Systems sign distribution deal

May 30, 2018

Gap Wireless, a distributor of products and services for the mobile broadband and wireless markets, and Montreal-based Siama Systems, a provider of converged network performance test and diagnostic tools, have entered into a reseller agreement for distribution of Siama Systems’

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Samsung to launch major Canadian AI research facility

May 30, 2018

Samsung Research America (SRA) says it plans to establish a “state-of-the-art artificial intelligence (AI) centre in Toronto, as part of a new venture to tap into and contribute to the flourishing AI industry growing in Canada’s largest city.” The opening

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Survey shows half of North American firms not prepared for GDPR

May 23, 2018

A new survey of IT professionals reveals more than half of North American companies have not taken steps to prepare for the European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which takes effect on Friday. The survey was conducted by data

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Shaw completes its first successful 5G technical trials

May 22, 2018

Shaw Communications Inc. today announced the successful completion of its first 5G technical trials in Calgary. Conducted in collaboration with Nokia, CableLabs and Rohde & Schwarz, Shaw said its trials leveraged 28GHz mmWave and 3.5GHz spectrum and demonstrated the significant and

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Global intelligent building market to reach US$42.6 billion by 2024

May 16, 2018

According to a new report published by Allied Market Research, entitled, “Intelligent Building Market by Component, Type, and End User: Global Opportunity Analysis and Industry Forecast, 2017-2024“, the global intelligent building market was valued at US$12.3 billion in 2017, and is

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CPI white paper examines four advances that will transform networks

May 16, 2018

Upcoming changes in Power over Ethernet (PoE), advanced Wi-Fi, software-defined networking (SDN) and 5G will impact the physical premise network, says Chatsworth Products (CPI). In a recently released white paper, it describes these technologies and illustrates cable management and equipment

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Panasonic explores disruptive technologies in new industry survey

May 9, 2018

Panasonic Corporation of North America has released a new cross-industry survey series entitled Moving Forward, based on research into 10 disruptive technologies within two key solution sets: sustainable energy and integrated supply chain, and across five industries: building & construction,

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Humber and Cisco join forces to ‘enhance technology-driven education’

May 9, 2018

Humber College and Cisco Canada are launching a five-year initiative to engage students, faculty and companies in “maximizing the opportunities presented by cyber, network communication and collaborative digital technologies.” Cisco will provide more than $4 million of equipment and infrastructure

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Amazon’s Vancouver expansion plans to result in 3,000 new high-tech jobs

April 30, 2018

Amazon today announced plans to expand its Vancouver Tech Hub and create an additional 3,000 jobs in fields including e-commerce technology, cloud computing, and machine learning. To mark the company’s latest investment in Canada, Amazon invited a number of dignitaries