• Winnipeg’s KOMODO Technologies is set to debut the world’s first consumer compression sleeve for activity tracking and heart monitoring at CES this January. When worn against the body, the precise sensors in the AIO Smart Sleeve and AIO M.D. collect and report information including heartbeat, sleep analysis, intensity of activity and electrocardiogram monitoring more accurately […]

  • Project Whitecard is an award-winning Winnipeg-based company taking on the gaming world with ‘serious games’ that go beyond entertainment alone. After leaving his position as a web developer at CBC 10 years ago, Khaled Shariff founded his company and went on to work with Canadian Space Agency, producing two projects that led to work with […]

  • PressReader is pursuing international partnerships to connect even more people through news. As a service that provides news content in more than 60 languages, the company saw Barcelona’s Mobile World Congress as perfect opportunity reach audiences audiences worldwide through the companies who attend. ICT West was an important part of making it happen. “We loved […]

  • What you need to know about the Branham300 report Every year, the Branham300 report lists Canada’s top public and private ICT companies by revenue, and is considered the definitive listing for this sector. This year marks the 23rd edition of the report, with numbers reflecting another new record for Canadian tech companies. The ICT industry […]

  • Whether you call them a makerspace, hackerspace or a fabrication lab, cities across Western Canada have the communities, tools and infrastructure to help bring your ideas to life. These collaborative zones all feature tech-minded tinkerers, artists working in all mediums and entrepreneurs eager to help you get your project or startup off the ground. Here’s […]

  • Accelerating in Lisbon “Get to know Lisbon’s startup scene, before everybody else,” says Filipe Ramalheira, a counselor in the Embassy of Portugal in Canada. Web Summit is the best time to make an impression in Europe’s hottest startup hub. This November, ICT West is heading to the conference with the rest of Canada and a […]

  • After his first visit to Mobile World Congress 2016, Stephen Kong, president and CEO of ThinkEco Power Systems, has some advice for anyone visiting the show. “Focus, focus, focus. I almost think that one should mentally target the companies you want to meet and know exactly what the objective of the meeting is even before […]

  • How can Earth’s magnetic field be used to measure active motion? SoundOfMotion, an award-winning sport performance monitoring company in Vancouver, has engineered the first wearable technology that uses the planet’s magnetic field to accurately gauge motion and activity in multiple sports. Like a compass, SoundOfMotion’s 3Dmotion Smart Sensor tracks the pivotal motion of the wearer […]

  • FusionPipe, a Vancouver-based leader in authentication and data security, used Mobile World Congress (MWC) as a platform to launch their newest authentication product, QuikID™ Smart. QuikID™ Smart is the first authenticator that uses the software on your smartphone or wearable to replace expensive hardware like smart cards and readers to generate a secure password. The […]

  • Smartphones, gaming systems, tablets and wearables have made us more connected than ever before. With increasing compatibility between devices, what does this mean for security? Wedge Networks’ cloud-based security program protects an entire network, so there’s no need for users to download software updates to individual devices. All Internet-supported devices are protected – enabling them […]