Why marketers should be the first to adopt wearables

Smart watches, smart glasses, armbands, wristbands - at this point, there are wearable devices of all makes and types for tech-conscious consumers. But even though some of them are using their wearable devices

Published on: October 22nd, 2014 Candice So

3 kinds of wearables as we know them today

Expect the nascent wearables industry in Canada to be worth $600 million in five years. This was one of the insights that Krista Napier, senior analyst of mobility for IDC Canada, offered at

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Karim Kanji

GestureLogic shines spotlight on Ottawa-area startups

What happens when a university electronics professor wants to use technology to improve his health? In the case of Leonard MacEachern you get one of the most interesting startups to come out of

Published on: June 2nd, 2014 Karim Kanji

What makes an app developer successful: Robleh Jama of Tiny Hearts

When news broke that one of the world’s most successful mobile games - Flappy Bird - was being shut down, it left other game developers and marketers collectively scratching their heads. Why? Well,

Published on: April 3rd, 2014 Karim Kanji

Real time data and patient focused apps featured at Mobile Healthcare Summit

Attendees at the Toronto Mobile Health Summit got a chance to see the ways physicians and hospitals are now using real-time data to take better care of patients. Dr Wadea Tarhuni presented the

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Tony Drake

Mobile technology leads to collaboration between doctors and patients

One Mobile Healthcare Summit participant who has embraced the transformation taking place in the world of health care is Dr. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth strategy office for the UBC faculty

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Tony Drake

Social games improving patient outcomes

Ayogo is a Vancouver company based on the application of game psychology to patient self-care. Its customizable social games and apps engage, educate, and empower patients with chronic conditions. Ayogo CEO and Founder,

Published on: January 29th, 2014 Tony Drake

Healthcare ‘moving from the hospital to the home’: Mobile Healthcare Summit

Transformation. Collaboration. Exponentiality. These are the buzzwords used today at the 10th Annual Mobile Health Summit in Toronto. Dr. John Mattison, CMIO of Kaiser Permanente opened the conference with a discussion of how

Published on: January 28th, 2014 Tony Drake