Kootour, a Wavefront Venture Acceleration Program (VAP) company, has recently launched their new website. Kootour is an online marketplace designed to match local tour guides with international travellers. Currently operating in China, Mexico and Canada, it is designed to allow travellers to find unique and local experiences, and for tour guides to list their tours without … Continued

  Via: Market Wire VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Dec. 7, 2016) – Wavefront Wireless Commercialization Centre Society (“Wavefront”), a national centre of excellence, headquartered in Vancouver, BC., today announces the expansion and re-launch of its Wireless Zones in 6 accelerator facilities across Canada. These device libraries have now expanded to carry over 1000 devices including, … Continued

Via. Samsung News Room SEOUL, Korea – Dec. 1, 2016 – Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd today announced a partnership with Lonely Planet to enable travelers to discover new destinations whilst on the go using the Samsung Gear S3. Through the partnership, Samsung and Lonely Planet will create a set of unique travel solutions that take advantage … Continued

Via. Sierra Wireless News Room Vancouver, B.C. – November 28, 2016 Sierra Wireless (NASDAQ: SWIR) (TSX: SW), a leading provider of fully integrated end-to-end solutions for Internet of Things (IoT) applications, today announced availability of the high-performance AirLink® RV50X LTE-Advanced industrial gateway. Building on the success of the RV50, the RV50X is designed to connect … Continued

Via: The Globe and Mail One of Canada’s most promising startups in the emerging industrial-Internet-of-things (IIoT) space, Vancouver-based Bit Stew Systems Inc., has been purchased by General Electric Co. in a deal to be announced Tuesday that is valued at $153-million (U.S.). It’s one of the biggest exits of a venture-backed company in Vancouver’s teeming … Continued

  MISSISSAUGA, Canada – November 15, 2016 – Samsung Electronics today announced its acquisition of NewNet Communication Technologies (Canada), Inc. (“NewNet Canada”), a company operating Rich Communications Services (RCS) business within NewNet Communication Technologies. Previously known as NewPace prior to its acquisition by NewNet Communication Technologies, the company is a leading provider of RCS infrastructure … Continued

Internet of Things technology will provide real-time data that can be used to improve water-monitoring processes for rivers and streams Connected sensors will collect data every 30 minutes to complement the City’s rigorous water-monitoring program, which performs 80,000 water quality tests annually   TORONTO, Nov. 15, 2016 /CNW/ – Today, Ericsson and Rogers Communications announced their … Continued