Navigating technology: Using satellites to determine your position only works outside. A new approach is needed indoors. Dec. 1st, 2012. A more promising approach may be to use signals from mobile-phone networks and Wi-Fi hotspots. Smartphones already have the necessary radio receivers to pick up these signals, which have the added benefit of being most common … Continued

Date: Wednesday, February 6, 2013 Time: 8:30am to 4:00pm Location: Sheraton Wall Centre Hotel,  1088 Burrard St, Vancouver, BC Fee: $400 + HST (includes lunch and refreshments) Wavefront & IEEE are offering this optional one-day course as part of the Wavefront Wireless Summits. It provides engineers and managers with the insights and perspectives required to … Continued

BCIC’s venture accelerator program will be tailored for telecom sector developers By Scott Simpson, The Vancouver Sun November 26, 2012 VANCOUVER — Wireless business accelerator Wavefront is boosting its training programs for entrepreneurs in the telecom sector. The Vancouver-based enterprise announced Wednesday that it has signed a deal with the B.C. Innovation Council to deliver … Continued

November 28, 2012 (Ottawa, Ontario) – With support from the National Research Council of Canada’s Industrial Research Assistance Program (NRC-IRAP), Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, has established a program that subsidizes access to wireless expertise and services that help accelerate the growth and commercialization of Ontario-based SMEs who are developing … Continued

Wireless innovators and entrepreneurs in BC have access to unprecedented commercialization and mentorship services at Wavefront VANCOUVER, November 28, 2012 – Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, today announced it has signed an agreement with the British Columbia Innovation Council (BCIC) to deliver the Venture Acceleration Program, a BCIC Acceleration Network … Continued

Wavefront CEO, James Maynard, says that “One of the biggest challenges that Canadian wireless companies face today is how to identify and connect with the critical resources, partners and opportunities that will enable them to grow and commercialize, so that they can generate benefits like domestic job creation and GDP. Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence … Continued

Monday, November 19, 2012 – Kelowna, B.C. – The winners of Accelerate Okanagan’s Jump:Start:Challenge have been announced following the final “Pitch-Off” sessions. These took place in Kelowna on Wednesday, November 8 and in Vancouver on Thursday, November 14 before an invitation-only audience of top-tier investors. Winner: Media Cooler Innovations Inc. Media Cooler Innovations Inc. is … Continued

November 8, 2012, Ottawa, ONT – For the second year in a row, the Canadian Government has awarded funding to Wavefront, Canada’s Centre of Excellence for Wireless Commercialization and Research, through the Global Opportunities for Associations (GOA) program.  As a result of the GOA funding, by the end of 2012, Wavefront will take more than … Continued

Building bridges to unlock the commercialization capability of the academic sector! Date: Tuesday, November 20, 2012 Time: 12:30 PM – 6:00 PM (PST) Location: 1035 West Pender St, Lobby Level, Oceanic Plaza, Vancouver Cost: Free! Pre-registration is required. The academic sector is a key driver of innovation in the Canadian technology sector. The researchers, facilities, … Continued