SAS brings analytics to locomotives on industrial IoT edge devices

Washington D.C. – With the help of SAS Institute Inc., GE Transportation is bringing analytics via the Internet of Things (IoT) to its locomotives in North America. Bringing IoT, or in the case

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry gets into transportation with IoT solution

BlackBerry continues to evolve into anything but a smartphone maker. This time the Waterloo, Ont.-based vendor has entered into a reselling partnership with Fleet Complete, a Toronto-based Internet of Things provider specializing in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry partners with Vuzix for enterprise-grade smart glasses

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to leverage its strength in the enterprise market with a new partnership that will see it start delivering connected wearable devices. The Waterloo-based company has teamed up with Vuzix,

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Thyssenkrupp Canada starts rolling out smart elevator platform with country’s largest airport

When you're rushing to catch a flight, the last thing you want is to get stuck in the elevator before you're even out of the parking garage. A pilot project that includes the

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How MediaTile is improving worker safety by digitally connecting remote locations

People working in remote locations are often the ones who stand to benefit the most from new technology like the Internet of Things (IoT), but are generally last to see its implementation. That’s

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Ontario freight managing startup preparing for digital future

Managing a fleet of freight trucks can be a difficult, complicated job, but one Ontario company is hoping to make the process easier. RoadLaunch provides cloud-based digital management solutions for freight companies across

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Halifax-based Home Except won AARP’s innovation award

After Home Except Inc. won the inaugural American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Innovation Champion award in June for its sensor-based, camera-free home security solution, we figured they deserved a closer look. The Halifax-based

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How New Signature powered a Florida-based construction company’s digital transformation

Digital transformation isn't just for enterprises. As Microsoft solution provider and CDN Channel Elite Award nominee New Signature demonstrates, some of the companies that stand to benefit the most from digital transformation operate

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Using the Microsoft HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps them reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Dimension Data brings machine learning to the Tour de France

After 104 years, machine learning is infiltrating the Tour de France with Dimension Data's data analytics platform. Dimension Data has furthered its partnership with Tour de France organizer, the Amaury Sport Organisation (A.S.O.)

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Alex Radu

Lighting up the Wimbledon tennis championships

Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal in the 2008 Wimbledon final played what many tennis aficionados believe to be the match of the century. This match is considered to be the longest match in a

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Canadian businesses failing to invest in mobile technology, SOTI warns

Nearly a third of Canadian businesses are failing to invest in mobile technology to improve their operations, a new study has found. In fact, according to a survey commissioned by Mississauga, Ont.-based Internet

Published on: July 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Inaugural youth tech conference aims to motivate Canada’s top young innovators

It’s been widely reported that the Canadian technology sector is experiencing – and will continue experiencing – a broad skills shortage, but one organization is hoping to change that by inspiring youth. The

Published on: June 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Avaya ready to help municipalities with all of their unified communication needs

WINDSOR, ON. - It's best known for providing unified communications (UC) services to enterprises, but Avaya Inc. wants Canadian municipalities to know it has plenty to offer local governments too. In fact, the

Published on: June 6th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood