Brivo Labs shows off early implementation of Bionym tech

After a recent successful Series A round of funding, wearable device maker, Bionym announced today that they have begun shipping their Nymi Band to the developer community. The Nymi Band allows users to

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Bionym releases developer hardware in pursuit of ‘persistent identity’

SAN FRANCISCO -- Toronto-based Bionym launched its first wearable technology hardware  that anyone outside the company can get their hands - or, make that wrists - on Tuesday, taking its persistent identity platform

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: October 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Wearable tech firm Bionym closes $14 M Series A round

Toronto-based Bioynm Inc. has closed its first major round of financing to the tune of $14 million. This Series A round was led by Ignition Partners and Relay Ventures and also included Export Development

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 24th, 2014 Karim Kanji

#FollowFriday – 3 analysts in wearables, social media, and mobile payments

Every Follow Friday, we round up a list of people with active Twitter accounts, ones that we feel are worth a click on the 'follow' button. This week, we're focusing on analysts who

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 11th, 2014 Candice So

Salesforce targets mobile, wearables with new $100 M fund

The investment wing of cloud software vendor Salesforce.com announced a new $100 million fund targeting mobile apps and connected products this week, and Canadian companies could stand to see some of that money,

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 10th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Analysts react to the iPhone 6, Apple Pay, and the Apple Watch

Updated Sept. 11, 12:01 am EST, to include analyst Christie Christelis' comments. Apple Inc. made a slew of new announcements today, including the launch of the latest iPhone, Apple Pay, its mobile payments

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: September 9th, 2014 Candice So


5 Nexus 5 setups: Brian Jackson, editor of ITBusiness.ca

One fated morning I woke up and started my routine as per normal. I put on a pot of coffee, chose my clothes from my wardrobe for the day, and went to grab

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 31st, 2014 Brian Jackson

Visa to launch tokenization service for wearables, smart devices

Visa Inc. has put together a slew of new offerings to secure online payments – not just for the desktop, but for smart devices and wearables. On Thursday, the payments processor said it’s

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 24th, 2014 Candice So

A sneak peek into the second generation of wearable technology

Just when we've started to understand the implications of wearable technology, Seattle-based Reflx Labs comes along to give us a sneak peek into the possibilities of what the next generation of wearable technology will

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 14th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Insights into the Canadian wearables industry

Recently, we have featured startups that are leading the way in the new wearables space. Today, we bring to you an interview with one of the people that is tracking the industry and

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 7th, 2014 Karim Kanji

It’s all in the wrist: Sports wearables to watch

By Hugo Beniada, Fueled Technology has comprehensively reshaped the landscape of professional sports. Past are the days of greats like Babe Ruth, Jim Thorpe, and Jackie Robinson; a generation of sports heroes whose

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: July 4th, 2014 Fueled

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

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 26th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Prime Minister tries Thalmic Labs’ wearable tech on for size

Waterloo's Thalmic Labs played host to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper last Friday during an official government trip to Communitech. Harper was visiting Communitech and stopped by Thalmic Labs to see the progress it

Share on LinkedIn Comment on this article Share with Google+ Published on: June 24th, 2014 Karim Kanji