SenseTech Solutions — based in Toronto, its founders scattered throughout the GTA. Rijul Aggarwal and Rui Amoah live in Mississauga. Ali Raza Syed lives in Stouffville. Robert Ingino lives in Oshawa. Photo submitted.

Published: October 31st, 2019


Renfrew County uses drones to deliver defib units 7 minutes faster than ambulances

Every second counts when someone is having a heart attack, and paramedics in Eastern Ontario have found a way to cut seven precious minutes out of the time it takes to get automated

Published on: October 14th, 2019 Buckley Smith

Should anti-doping agencies be able to hack athletes’ phones? – Tech in Sports Ep. 45

All the latest sports tech news, including the NHL’s dive into using smart data-tracking pucks, DAZN winning exclusive broadcast rights to European soccer in Canada, tech at the World Cup, and more! Plus,

Published on: May 28th, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

A closer look at innovative sports tech projects in Canada – Tech in Sports Ep. 44

All your latest sports tech news, including a 10-hour documentary on Michael Jordan, Twitch's new 24/7 sports streaming channel, the LA Kings' new high tech eco-friendly ice surface, and more! Plus, we chat

Published on: May 22nd, 2018 Mandy Kovacs

Ontario paramedics pioneering Canadian drone industry

After getting a call about a snowmobiler falling through the ice in Eastern Ontario's Renfrew County this winter, emergency responders had to try and pinpoint where exactly the victim fell through and determine

Published on: March 15th, 2018 Alex Coop

Researchers test AI-powered program to detect early stages of Alzheimer’s

Researchers from Wilfrid Laurier University are testing an AI-powered program on 10,000 patients to detect early stages of Alzheimer’s. Led by Saint Elizabeth Healthcare, BrainFX will collect patient data, combine it with information from the Canadian

Published on: January 19th, 2018 Alex Coop

Ottawa unveils plans for $950 million spending on innovation ‘superclusters’

If the Liberal government's plan to fund innovation "superclusters" with $950 million raised questions when it was introduced with this year's federal budget, then some answers are being made clear today. Minister of

Published on: May 24th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Your smartphone could be making you sick

We all know the health benefits of washing our hands (or at least using hand sanitizer) whenever possible, but how many of us extend the practice to our smartphones? An experiment recently sponsored

Published on: November 29th, 2016 Eric Emin Wood

The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is looking for Canadians with an entrepreneurial spirit

Calling all Canadian innovators! The Astellas Oncology C3 prize is offering $100,000 USD in grants for cutting-edge non-medical approaches to helping cancer patients. “We’re really trying to get people who have a passion

Published on: April 29th, 2016 Jackie Atkins

8 weirdest “Smart” devices

Published on: December 3rd, 2015 Dave Yin

The ‘Uber of prescriptions’ comes to the Toronto region

Getting a prescription medicines could be more convenient for Toronto area residents now that PopRx, a Canadian startup that calls itself the Uber of prescriptions, now operates in the GTA. The PopRx app for iPhone

Published on: November 26th, 2015 David Hamilton

How hospitals use business intelligence to care for their patients

For John Backhouse, improving how hospitals care for their patients isn’t just a matter of providing better medical care - it’s also about a better use of data. As the executive director of

Published on: June 15th, 2014 Candice So

All Hands on Tech: Varidesk adjustable desk

I've been standing at my desk lately and it's great. The best part is when I got tired, I had the option to sit down and keep working with the Varidesk Adjustable Height

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Mobile technology leads to collaboration between doctors and patients

One Mobile Healthcare Summit participant who has embraced the transformation taking place in the world of health care is Dr. Kendall Ho, the director of the eHealth strategy office for the UBC faculty

Published on: January 30th, 2014 Tony Drake

PumpUp: fitness just got personal

PumpUp makes getting fit simple by providing a personal trainer in an app. Users answer a few questions and a workout plan is built for them, providing instructions on how to exercise. The

Published on: March 22nd, 2013 Brian Jackson