FIFA tackles concussions at 2018 World Cup – Tech in Sports Ep. 33

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including how Amazon is helping the potential new Seattle NHL team, FIFA's 2018 World Cup concussion plan,

Published on: March 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

The most impactful tech stories of the 2018 Winter Olympics – Tech in Sports Ep. 31

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the latest sports tech news from the last week, including a cryptocurrency-sponsored Canadian Olympic speedskater, a tech summit at the NBA All-Star game, Tom Brady's new

Published on: February 20th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Exploring the most high tech Olympics in history – Tech in Sports Ep. 29

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including all the tech at Super Bowl LII, the NFL's new sleep tech partner, personalized cleats, and

Published on: February 5th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

How Air Miles used Marvel characters and AR to bring families into stores

Last year, as Marvel fans were gearing up for the Nov. 3 release of Thor: Ragnarok, the youngest among them were presented with an even more immersive opportunity of their own. By visiting

Published on: January 29th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Exploring the most innovative sports tech at CES 2018 – Tech in Sports Ep. 27

The Tech in Sports crew explores all the major sports tech news from the last week including first down marker cams, virtual reality at the upcoming Winter Olympics, an app to improve your

Published on: January 11th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Consumers expect smartphones to shoot VR within 5 years, don’t want AI taking over customer service

Even the world's most forward-thinking consumers are freaked out by the idea of human customer service being overtaken by machines, according to the latest Ericsson consumer trends report. Based on an online survey

Published on: January 3rd, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hakim Optical using AR to help customers find the perfect glasses

If you're in the market for new glasses but don't have the time to visit a store and try on some frames, Hakim Optical has the perfect digital solution for you. On Monday

Published on: November 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Microsoft hiring for mixed-reality, launching two education partnerships in BC

The Canadian technology ecosystem has been growing in recent years, and international corporations are cashing in. Microsoft president Brad Smith has announced that the company will be creating 50 new jobs in the

Published on: November 2nd, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Microsoft updates Windows 10 with mixed reality features

TORONTO – Microsoft’s fourth iteration of Windows 10, launched today, will have a major upgrade featuring mixed reality tools. Called the Creators update, Microsoft is bringing in more of a 3D look and

Published on: October 17th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

Microsoft’s family of mixed reality devices launch Oct. 17

Microsoft is taking the fight to Facebook's Oculus Rift and HTC's VIVE virtual reality headsets by dropping the virtual reality and augmented reality monikers. The tech giant is all in on mixed reality,

Published on: October 3rd, 2017 Alex Radu

HoloLens 2 with custom AI chip expected in 2019

Microsoft isn't letting Google have all the fun. Less than a week following the announcement of the return of Google Glass in the enterprise the Redmond-based tech giant has unveiled the plans for

Published on: July 26th, 2017 Alex Radu

Google Glass returns for the enterprise

After two years in a limited trial period, Google Glass has come back to life with a new enterprise edition, Glass EE. Google Glass originally failed as a consumer product, but as reported

Published on: July 19th, 2017 Alex Radu

Estée Lauder tags Toronto-based AR creator for chatbot

Estée Lauder is introducing a conversational lipstick chatbot with the help of Toronto-based ModiFace. The chatbot will work through Facebook Messenger and uses augmented reality technology to enhance the lipstick shopping experience. It

Published on: July 11th, 2017 Alex Radu