Wine goes wireless: Historic vineyard field tests Bell’s new IoT network

Deep in Niagara wine country, a family business with eighteenth century roots is pilot testing some of Canada’s newest Internet of Things technology. In 1794, Nicholas Smith was awarded a plot of land

Published on: November 17th, 2017 Christine Wong

Security concerns, lack of collaboration still top barriers to digital transformation

The virtualization of the workplace has changed how products and services are made, monetized, and managed. While digital transformation is increasingly necessary for survival, adopting new technologies like the Internet of Things (IoT)

Published on: October 27th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

BlackBerry launches new cybersecurity consulting service for people, privacy, assets… and cars

BlackBerry Ltd. might not be the force it once was in the mobility space, but if there's one aspect of its business in which the company has maintained a sterling reputation, it's security.

Published on: October 25th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

New Brunswick leading the way towards digital literacy and cyber security in Canada

Blue Spurs knew it had something special even before it won the Partners in Innovation category at the 2017 Amazon Web Services (AWS) City on a Cloud Innovation Challenge in June, which recognizes

Published on: October 12th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Should boxing put sensors in gloves? – Tech in Sports Ep. 11

This week the Tech in Sports crew discusses whether there should be IoT sensors in boxing gloves to help reduce discrepancies in scoring, like we saw in this weekend's "fight of the year"

Published on: September 21st, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

SAS brings analytics to locomotives on industrial IoT edge devices

Washington D.C. – With the help of SAS Institute Inc., GE Transportation is bringing analytics via the Internet of Things (IoT) to its locomotives in North America. Bringing IoT, or in the case

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

BlackBerry gets into transportation with IoT solution

BlackBerry continues to evolve into anything but a smartphone maker. This time the Waterloo, Ont.-based vendor has entered into a reselling partnership with Fleet Complete, a Toronto-based Internet of Things provider specializing in

Published on: September 20th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto

BlackBerry partners with Vuzix for enterprise-grade smart glasses

BlackBerry Ltd. is continuing to leverage its strength in the enterprise market with a new partnership that will see it start delivering connected wearable devices. The Waterloo-based company has teamed up with Vuzix,

Published on: August 14th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Thyssenkrupp Canada starts rolling out smart elevator platform with country’s largest airport

When you're rushing to catch a flight, the last thing you want is to get stuck in the elevator before you're even out of the parking garage. A pilot project that includes the

Published on: August 9th, 2017 Brian Jackson

How MediaTile is improving worker safety by digitally connecting remote locations

People working in remote locations are often the ones who stand to benefit the most from new technology like the Internet of Things (IoT), but are generally last to see its implementation. That’s

Published on: August 8th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Ontario freight managing startup preparing for digital future

Managing a fleet of freight trucks can be a difficult, complicated job, but one Ontario company is hoping to make the process easier. RoadLaunch provides cloud-based digital management solutions for freight companies across

Published on: July 25th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

How Halifax-based Home Except won AARP’s innovation award

After Home Except Inc. won the inaugural American Association of Retired Persons (AARP) Innovation Champion award in June for its sensor-based, camera-free home security solution, we figured they deserved a closer look. The Halifax-based

Published on: July 21st, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

How New Signature powered a Florida-based construction company’s digital transformation

Digital transformation isn't just for enterprises. As Microsoft solution provider and CDN Channel Elite Award nominee New Signature demonstrates, some of the companies that stand to benefit the most from digital transformation operate

Published on: July 17th, 2017 ITBusiness Staff

Using the Microsoft HoloLens to brew better beer

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Microsoft HoloLens isn’t actually brewing beer, but for Deschutes Brewery of Bend, Ore., it helps them reduce waste and improve the quality of its craft beers. Founded in 1988

Published on: July 12th, 2017 Paolo Del Nibletto