Mobility Archives - Page 259

Bear Creek Secondary puts notebooks on wheels

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 13th, 2003 Liam Lahey

Canadian Centrino adopters make their move

George Atis didn't want wires when he came to Canada.Shortly after joining the Toronto office of the law firm McMillan Binch in June 2001, Atis marched straight to the management team and told

Published on: March 12th, 2003 Shane Schick

Flyers getting in synch

Business travelers travelling through one of Canada's major cities will now be able to plan their visit with help from a Palm handheld, say company execs.On Tuesday, Palm Canada Inc. and Air Canada

Published on: March 11th, 2003 Monika Rola

Virtual Realty Comes of Age

When the job requires to you to uproot yourself and find a new place to call home, the personal touch can make all difference. That difference drove Royal LePage's Relocation and Residential Real

Published on: March 11th, 2003 Gary Hilson

One to watch: Appligo Inc.

One to watch is a series that profiles young technology companies. It is not an endorsement, but an exploration of the firm's potential.Mobile phones aren’t just for chatting anymore, and Appligo Inc. is

Published on: March 7th, 2003 Bernice Couto

Telerobotics bridges rural health care divide

Canadians living in remote communities will now have access to the most advanced surgical procedures, thanks to telerobotics. Surgeons at Hamilton's St. Joseph Healthcare center assisted the surgical team at North Bay General

Published on: March 4th, 2003 Monika Rola

Marriott makes reservations for WiFi

Marriott International Inc. is cutting the marionettes free.The hotel chain is in the process of equipping more than 400 of its buildings to provide wireless Internet service based on wireless fidelity (WiFi standards)

Published on: March 3rd, 2003 Geoffrey Downey

Extending broadband to the arctic and DSL black holes

Canada is one of the most wired nations on the planet — not because of too many trips to Tim Horton's, but because of extensive networks of copper and fibre, which are as

Published on: February 27th, 2003 Craig Hubbard

Notebook vendor Toshiba moves into wireless gear

Toshiba of Canada Information Systems Group's latest product could help bring wireless Internet access down to the level of fast food.The laptop maker introduced wireless routers to its product line Tuesday at a

Published on: February 25th, 2003 Geoffrey Downey

Cisco shares Aironet technology to spur WLANs

Cisco Systems is responding to the security and manageability concerns around wireless local area networks by offering up some of its technology to chip companies at no charge.The networking company Monday announced a

Published on: February 24th, 2003 Shane Schick

High-speed radios bring Internet access to remote B.C.

Increased enterprise bandwidth demand, coupled with Canada's relatively limited access to fibre networks is creating opportunities for high-speed microwave radios, Vancouver telecom service provider says. Navigata, a British Columbia-based company which provides internet,

Published on: February 12th, 2003 Monika Rola

Cab company picks up wireless POS across entire fleet

Crown Taxi has installed wireless point-of-sale (POS) devices in all its vehicles. Thanks to terminals from Vancouver-based EXcape Business Transactions Inc. Crown said its end result is a ten-fold increase in credit card

Published on: February 11th, 2003 Geoffrey Downey

Rogers AT&T Wireless phones to use Microsoft OS

Microsoft is taking a double-barreled approach to the wireless market that will recognize the split between voice and data-centric business users.The software company formed an alliance with Toronto-based Rogers AT&T Wireless that will

Published on: February 5th, 2003 Shane Schick

Intel pushes system builders towards ‘whitebook’ market

BANFF, Alta. -- System builders have lost more white box business to notebooks than to tier one PC manufacturers who sell direct, according to a senior Intel executive.Speaking at the System Builder Breakaway

Published on: February 4th, 2003 Paolo Del Nibletto

Mobile vendors to carriers: Give us interoperability

Canadian carriers need to make some serious changes before the mobile market can improve, according to a panel of wireless specialists.Representatives from Sierra Wireless, Nokia, Palmsource and Research in Motion spoke Tuesday at

Published on: February 4th, 2003 Neil Sutton