It’s all in the wrist: Sports wearables to watch

By Hugo Beniada, Fueled Technology has comprehensively reshaped the landscape of professional sports. Past are the days of greats like Babe Ruth, Jim Thorpe, and Jackie Robinson; a generation of sports heroes whose

Published on: July 4th, 2014 Fueled

3 kinds of wearables as we know them today

Expect the nascent wearables industry in Canada to be worth $600 million in five years. This was one of the insights that Krista Napier, senior analyst of mobility for IDC Canada, offered at

Published on: June 26th, 2014 Karim Kanji

Apple’s WWDC keynote: Before & after

Hugo Beniada, Fueled For the last three decades, Apple has held the annual Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC), a five day event in which developers are able to gain a better understanding of Apple

Published on: June 23rd, 2014 Fueled

Epson’s smart glasses do AR better than Google Glass

We recently got an opportunity to demo Epson's Moverio BT-200 smart glasses at a technology showcase in Toronto. While Google Glass has been getting the lion's share of media attention for wearable technology

Published on: June 16th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Top 5 wearable technology fitness trackers

By Diana Zelikman, Fueled As spring turns into summer, getting in shape is something that’s on all of our minds. Gym memberships are renewed and group fitness programs are started. This summer, we

Published on: May 23rd, 2014 Fueled

Bionym’s Nymi: bringing ‘persistent security’ to the masses

Toronto-based Bionym finally demoed their heartbeat authentication bracelet , Nymi, in front of a live audience of the latest We Are Wearables meetup in Toronto on Monday. Designed and (almost) brought to market

Published on: April 29th, 2014 Karim Kanji

April Fools’ Day 2014: A roundup

Perhaps even more likely to make the rounds than the cute company videos at Christmas, it seems tons of tech companies out there have fun April Fools' pranks to show off. From a

Published on: April 1st, 2014 Candice So

New directions for MaRS and partner Wearable Wednesdays TO

MaRS Discovery District is taking a new direction in how it helps startups get off the ground, changing how it works with early stage companies in its ICE Practice – which stands for

Published on: March 27th, 2014 Candice So

Google Glass newbie experiences at Startup Grind 2014 in Silicon Valley

Newsflash. Silicon Valley is an exciting place to be if you are a tech startup. Along with a dozen other innovators from Toronto including John Ruffolo, CEO of OMERS Ventures and Eric Rogness,

Published on: February 11th, 2014 Michael Cayley

How marketers can use next-generation tech for their campaigns

A man in a bowler hat and somber dark suit twirls on the spot. Sparks fly as he tap dances underneath a crystal chandelier, then somehow starts tap dancing on the ceiling, his

Published on: February 3rd, 2014 Candice So

Good marketing is about creating memories, Yahoo Canada study finds

With all of the marketing campaigns out there, it's hard to make one that doesn't just stand out - it has to be one that people will want to remember. In an era

Published on: January 31st, 2014 Candice So

A different kind of ‘mobility’ – Ottawa doctor uses BlackBerrys for rehab

You can tell a lot about a person by the way he walks - or at least you can if you're Dr. Edward Lemaire, research associate at the Ottawa Rehabilitation Centre. In his

Published on: January 17th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Deloitte’s mobility predictions from its TMT 2014 report

Wearable technology is on the rise while voice calls are on the decline and device sales are hitting a plateau, Deloitte LLP predicts for 2014. The professional services firm upheld its annual tradition

Published on: January 14th, 2014 Brian Jackson

Intel’s wearable technology foray involves two Canadian startups

There was a buzz leading up to Intel Corp. CEO Brian Krzanich's opening keynote for the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas that the chip maker was poised to enter the

Published on: January 13th, 2014 Brian Jackson