Internet of Things

Episode 106: Disrupting Dental Insurance

When you think of insurance, customer service excellence and innovation might not come to mind. Now though, a new generation of insurtech companies is changing this. In this episode of the Georgian Impact podcast, Jon Prial is joined by Alex Frommeyer, CEO of Beam Dental. Beam is creating a winning ...

Sidewalk Labs decision to offload tough decisions on privacy to third party is wrong, says its former consultant

After over two years of controversy, Sidewalk Labs finally presented a 1,500-page draft master ‘smart city’ plan for a government-owned stretch of Toronto’s eastern waterfront, but critics immediately pointed out how it doesn’t include an independent group overseeing all digital innovations ...

University of Waterloo opens new research center with NRC

The Canadian National Research Council (NRC) is collaborating with the University of Waterloo’s Faculty of Engineering and Faculty of Mathematics to improve research in artificial intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and cybersecurity. Key focus areas include battery-free touch sensors for ...

WATCH: Cisco Live Day 1- IoT and multi-domain integrations

Networking technology is in the midst of a serious shift as software becomes integral and hardware takes a back seat. On Day 1 of Cisco Live, only one of Cisco System Inc.’s four major announcements was related to hardware. Reporter Buckley Smith delivers the details. ...

Cisco Live Day 1: Major announcements around IoT and multi-domain integrations

SAN DIEGO- Networking technology is in the midst of a serious shift as software becomes integral and hardware takes a back seat. The conversations so far at Cisco Live reflected this as only one of Cisco System Inc.’s four major announcements was related to hardware. Announced today was a new line ...

National Research Council opens cybersecurity research hub at University of New Brunswick

Consortium will focus on researching cyber security solutions for IoT, AI. human-computer interaction and natural language processing ...

Sierra Wireless is a risky stock right now, this portfolio manager says

With its connected tech helping usher in the Internet of Things, chip maker Sierra Wireless (Sierra Wireless Stock Quote, Chart TSX:SW) is in the right place at the right time, says money manager Bruce Murray, but whether or not the company can deliver in the fast-evolving sector is still up for gr ...

Nobody talks about WiFi 6, but they should, says Martello CEO

Earlier this month, Ottawa’s premier internet of things event glossed over the implications of WiFi 6, according to Martello Technologies Group’s CEO, and unfortunately, it’s no surprise thanks to the hubbub around 5G. ...

Manufacturing spending billions on IoT, but still can’t patch Windows or remember passwords

The manufacturing industry is spending billions of dollars on IoT, but it continues to do a terrible job of securing those connected devices. ...

Hong Kong’s smart city blueprint starts to become reality

In an alley behind the Hong Kong Productivity Council building in Kowloon, a dolly-driving worker tows a large four-wheeled machine that has two long articulated arms that gracefully put lights on top of pylons and then place the pylons on the road. It’s a hypnotizing display that goes on for a f ...