PREDICTION: YOU’LL TAP-TO-PAY WITH YOUR PHONE FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 2013. SOON IT WILL CONTROL YOUR CAR AND TV TOO Although Canadian triathlete Simon Whitfield crashed out of the London Games in 2012, he still inspired us to greatness in the field of commerce. In November, the star athlete demonstrated new smartphone payment technology co-developed by CIBC and Rogers to complete Canada’s first point-of-sale mobile credit-card transaction at … Continued

Hewlett-Packard has selected Wavefront to resell its software that is meant to enable large enterprises to test, automate and monitor mobile applications across a wide variety of devices, according to a Wavefront statement. James Maynard, Wavefront president and CEO, said the new partnership links HP’s unified functional testing and quick test professional suites with Waverfont’s … Continued

Access to M2M technology Wireless business accelerator Wavefront on Monday will announce a collaboration agreement with Germany’s Deutsche Telekom. The deal connects Duetsche Telekom to the roster of wireless startups and small and medium sized companies that are supported by Wavefront through the National Centre of Excellence for wireless technology it operates in downtown Vancouver. In … Continued

February 4, 2013, Toronto, ONT—Wavefront is pleased to announce it has been selected by Hewlett-Packard (HP) to act as a premier reseller of HP’s Unified Functional Testing (UFT) and Quick Test Professional (QTP) software.  As Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, this new partnership will enable Wavefront to connect large enterprise companies … Continued

February 4, 2013, Vancouver, BC – Deutsche Telekom and Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, today announced a long-term agreement to collaborate in developing the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) market in North America. As part of the collaboration, Wavefront supports Canadian wireless start-ups and small and medium companies with its accelerator program providing … Continued

British Columbia’s innovative wireless and ICT community will be front and centre at theWavefront Wireless Summits from February 4-6, 2013 in Vancouver. The annual event will bring together global enterprise industry leaders, wireless and Machine to Machine (M2M) solution providers, and mobile operators to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing the sector. The organizer of the summit events, Wavefront, is … Continued

Posted by John Gray “Will mobile devices replace doctors in 2013?” Outrageous thinking, perhaps, but there’s no question that significant changes to our healthcare system are coming. While doctors obviously won’t be replaced entirely, their roles are certainly changing. The integration of their roles with technology like mobile devices is now unfolding. Mobile devices are making … Continued

BlackBerry is opening a development studio in Vancouver, just as it re-brands and launches a smartphone that could revolutionize the mobile market. The Kitchener, Ont.-based company is opening a centre at Wavefront, a non-profit facility that hosts a community of mobile startups. BlackBerry, which until Wednesday was known as Research in Motion, chose Vancouver “because it makes sense … Continued