Autonomous shuttle on public roads. Source: Keolis Twitter

Published: December 11th, 2018

Backstage with Jennifer Keesmaat, chief planner for the City of Toronto [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 13th, 2016 Brian Jackson

Google Glass Explorer builds real-world apps for futuristic headgear

One of Canada's 10 Google Glass Explorers is trying to get Toronto ready for the wearable technology that he says has big potential to change people's every day lives, launching three apps that

Published on: August 27th, 2013 Brian Jackson

TTC may opt for ‘open’ electronic fare payment system

While participating in a Greater Toronto Area (GTA) electronic fare pilot, the Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) seems to be eyeing a different payment system from the rest of the region.In a statement, chair

Published on: April 19th, 2010 Nestor Arellano

‘Camps’ bring nerds together to solve problems in unique ways

Got a problem? “There's a camp for that,” quips David Crow. The senior user experience evangelist at Microsoft Canada is also the organizer of DemoCamp, a meet-up that asks software companies to present

Published on: March 11th, 2010 Brian Jackson

TTC tests video encryption tech that stops Big Brother from peeping

Karl Martin isn't abashed to show off surveillance camera footage of himself sauntering through an underground Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) corridor. The president of newly-minted Toronto firm KMKP Engineering is twinned on side-by-side

Published on: February 4th, 2010 Brian Jackson

Transit camp – a better way to an awesome TTC Web site

It's not uncommon for Toronto's residents to complain about the public transit system, but one blogger really caught the Toronto Transit Commission's (TTC) attention when he called its Web site an embarrassment. The

Published on: June 24th, 2008 Brian Jackson

Automated subway cars, intelligent vehicle systems in TTC upgrade plan

On the day Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) workers gave warning of their intention to strike, chairman Adam Giambrone mused over replacing subway drivers with automated systems.But the city councilor wasn't brainstorming about ways

Published on: April 25th, 2008 Brian Jackson