IoT in the city: Backstage interviews at Technicity 2015

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Backstage with Gary Semplonius, VP of business mobility at Bell [Technicity]

ITWC partnered with the City of Toronto to co-host Technicity on Dec. 3, 2015. The day brought together leadership within the organization of the city, Toronto's technology leaders, and influencers from elsewhere to

Published on: January 12th, 2016 Brian Jackson

The Internet of Things is already transforming industries in the present

The Internet of Things, which connects more and more electronic devices, is often talked about in terms of its potential. But while pondering science fiction scenarios, it's easy to ignore the real-world applications of

Published on: December 4th, 2015 David Hamilton

Toronto one of 10 ‘smart cities’ to launch IoT partnership

The City of Toronto has recently allied with Chicago-based Internet of Things management firm Cityzenith in order to better manage the mounds of raw data cities collect daily. The aim of this budding

Published on: November 13th, 2015 Lindsey Peacock

Toronto City Hall’s new wayfinding and transit screens could soon be rolled out city-wide

Toronto gave its City Hall a digital facelift on Monday, unveiling a new interactive wayfinding station and a transit information display that could soon become commonplace at municipal buildings across the city. Cllr.

Published on: June 29th, 2015 Brian Jackson

Bell bringing Gigabit Fibe to Toronto homes & businesses with $1.14 billion investment

TORONTO – Calling it the most historic day in Bell Canada’s 135-year history in Toronto, the telecom giant announced Thursday it will bring gigabit Internet service to 1.1 million homes and businesses across

Published on: June 25th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Toronto ready to pass on the title of world’s most intelligent community

After holding the title of the world’s most intelligent community for the past year, Toronto is ready to hand the title over to a new city – and it may stay within Canada.

Published on: June 11th, 2015 Jeff Jedras

Internet of Things clock counting down to 2015 Pan Am Games

One year before the official start date of the Toronto Pan Am Games, the city is already counting down the days, hours, and minutes until the games begin - and it's using a

Published on: July 11th, 2014 Candice So

Third time’s the charm for Toronto to be named Intelligent City of the Year

If you don’t succeed, try, try again, goes a saying. It worked for Toronto, which on its third attempt has been named the Intelligent City of the Year. The announcement was made Thursday

Published on: June 6th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Canadian technology awards celebrate ‘Made in Canada’

After Scott Vanstone’s wife, Sherry Shannon-Vanstone, received a posthumous award in her husband’s honour, she mentioned his dedication to teaching and to furthering the Canadian tech scene through his students. Vanstone, a former

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

How the City of Toronto tackles cybersecurity

In some ways, running a city is like running a business. There are costs and pressures, and there's also a pressing need to understand the way cybersecurity and cybercrime are changing. And for

Published on: November 27th, 2013 Candice So

DataAppeal creates everyman tool for 3D geo-spatial data visualizations

Nadia Amoroso never imagined that she’d be working in a tech startup. What she did know was that she would be some day be working with data - and analyzing what it means

Published on: May 22nd, 2013 Candice So