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

Posted by: Gillian Shaw January 29, 2013 Tomorrow morning’s launch will be cause for celebration in Vancouver, where Research in Motion is opening a developers’ centre — one of only three in North America. The new centre is located at Wavefront, the Vancouver-headquartered Canadian Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research where start-ups and … Continued

Posted by John Gray on 2013-01-30 Based on the success of last year’s sold-out inaugural Wireless Summits event, Wavefront bringing it back. This second annual Summits Week is focused on addressing industry-specific challenges with mobile and wireless technologies, including machine-to-machine, Bring Your Own Device, big data, and enterprise mobility applications. In so many ways, M2M technologies are changing the … Continued

By Andrea Russett @ MaRS January 25, 2013 Working on a new app? Want to test it on Windows 8 devices for free? Starting next week, entrepreneurs working in the ICE (information technology, communications and entertainment) sector will be able to make full use of a Windows Store App Lab (WSAL) set up in the MaRS … Continued

Rogers to deliver cloud-based data analytics solution to business customers this year New Wireless Innovation Centre in Toronto contributes to accelerating innovation and adoption of connected wireless technology in Canada TORONTO, Jan. 28, 2013 /CNW/ – Rogers Communications announced today that it expects to power over one million Machine-to-Machine connections and that it will bring … Continued

Service offering eliminates technical and financial barriers to solving a $202 billion problem.  January 22, 2013—Vancouver, B.C.—Awesense , a leader in technologies for reducing grid power losses, is pleased to announce a new service offering based on its SenseNET solution that will help utilities curb power losses and recover lost revenue due to theft, transformer … Continued