Mobility Archives - Page 258

Forms follow function

A Canadian meat processing facility is beefing up its ability to handle forms across the enterprise. Cargill Foods, which processes pork, beef and poultry into case-ready meats for distribution to retailers from a

Published on: May 9th, 2003 Shane Schick

Stem cell researchers plant wireless roots

William Stanford is used to thinking about transplants, not undergoing one himself.The assistant professor at the University of Toronto's Institute of Biomaterials and Biomedical Engineering (IBBME) was recently uprooted from his lab at

Published on: May 2nd, 2003 Geoffrey Downey

Networld + Interop exhibitors have WEP at the ready

LAS VEGAS -- When Bob Cochran launches a wireless local-area network (WLAN), one of the first things he thinks about is security. Cochran, a civilian network engineer with the United States Air Force,

Published on: May 1st, 2003 Greg Meckbach

Technology Partnerships invests in telematics app

Investment into innovation is moving full steam ahead and Canada's trucking industry could soon start receiving its benefits.Canada's Minister of Industry, Allan Rock, announced Tuesday a $5.25 million strategic investment into the development

Published on: April 29th, 2003 Monika Rola

Caution flag waved for future of handhelds

There's much ado about wireless computing these days. New devices and services continue to be introduced into this emerging market, and Toronto-based Evans Research Corp. recorded a ""highly successful"" Canadian handheld market in

Published on: April 27th, 2003 Liam Lahey

Cargill Foods feeds FormReader into HR department

A Canadian meat processing facility is beefing up its ability to handle forms across the enterprise. Cargill Foods, which processes pork, beef and poultry into case-ready meats for distribution to retailers from a

Published on: April 21st, 2003 Shane Schick

Bell Mobility finds home for old cell phones

Bell Mobility expects to recycle more than 60 per cent of the cell phones it receives through a program launched Tuesday to take back wireless devices customers no longer want.The Toronto-based wireless provider

Published on: April 16th, 2003 Shane Schick

Wireless act finds a balance

There's much ado about wireless computing these days. New devices and services continue to be introduced into this emerging market, and Toronto-based Evans Research Corp. recorded a ""highly successful"" handheld market in Q4-2002.

Published on: April 15th, 2003 Liam Lahey

Farmers power up PDAs to replace pen and clipboard

A Canadian software firm has helped a subsidiary of DuPont plant the seeds of technology for its agronomists in the field.FieldWorker Products Ltd., a Toronto-based software company specializing in application development tools for

Published on: April 14th, 2003 Kristy Pryma

Brantford-area school board upgrades to 5 GHz gear

Ontario's Haldimand, Norfolk and Brant counties are not far southwest of Toronto, but they are largely rural, and in much of the area there is no optical fibre infrastructure. So to provide high-speed

Published on: April 9th, 2003 Grant Buckler

Restaurant chain puts Wi-Fi on the menu

Fajitas now come with a side of Wi-Fi at Ontario's Lone Star Cafes.Ottawa-based Lone Star Texas Grill and Big Daddy's Crab Shack & Oyster Bar restaurant chain has partnered with another Ottawa venture,

Published on: April 4th, 2003 Liz Clayton

Centrino Scores with Business

TORONTO -- With an eye on corporations and mobile business users, Intel of Canada Ltd. is hoping to entice enterprise users to go wireless with its Centrino mobile technology. The chipmaker aligned itself

Published on: April 3rd, 2003 Liam Lahey & Shane Schick

Ryerson puts some heart into PDA project

A research project at Ryerson University will try to pump information about the human cardiovascular system into personal digital assistants.Communications and Information Technology Ontario (CITO) said the Ryerson project was among the recipients

Published on: April 2nd, 2003 Shane Schick

Swipe card technology could bring business to bank

An Italian bank with a regional presence in Canada is working with a processing technology provider to help its clients swipe through more card payments.Banca Intesa, S.p.A., based in Milan, is one of

Published on: March 27th, 2003 Neil Sutton

Ontario school experiments with wireless technology

Is wireless computing in the classroom necessary? If schools truly want to prepare students for the future, the answer is yes, according to Brian Monette, marketing director for Dell Canada in Mississauga, Ont.

Published on: March 21st, 2003 Liam Lahey