Cisco to open Internet of Things lab in Toronto

Cisco Systems Inc. will set up a $100 million “Internet of Everything” innovation lab in Toronto where organizations can develop M2M solutions when it moves into its new Canadian headquarters next year. In

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: March 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Vancouver wireless firm to add open source M2M platform

Sierra Wireless has announced a new open source embedded platform it will use so developers can build machine to machine apps around its wireless modules. Called Legato, it integrates the commercial-grade Wind River

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 28th, 2014 Howard Solomon

The future of driverless cars

One of the often-cited use cases for the Internet of Things is the automotive industry, where there are hopes that automating vehicle and traffic systems will make driving safer and more economical. Placing

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 27th, 2014 Howard Solomon

At Mobile World Congress focus is on Internet of things

The phrase “internet of things” has been tossed around so much in the last 12 months that it’s in danger of getting worn out. But as you might expect at this week’s Mobile

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Globalstar offers smaller chipset for M2M communications solutions

The so-called Internet of Things has been predicted for some time. But to make the vision real devices need connectivity. Satellite operator Globalstar Inc. is now selling a unit called the STX3 Global

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 11th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Mobile data traffic in Canada to leap in next five years: Cisco

If you want to know why wireless carriers are expected to eagerly bid for frequencies during the ongoing 700MHz spectrum auction, the latest projections from Cisco Systems Inc. should explain all. Mobile traffic

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: February 5th, 2014 Howard Solomon

Predictions for 2014 – the year of everything

People generally make predictions about the future around this time of year (almost as if they are asking Santa Claus to make it so!).  To avoid being left out, this post provides my

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: January 2nd, 2014 Don Sheppard

M2M solutions face dreams and realities

With the cost of pushing bytes through wireless or wired networks dropping, the idea of plugging everything into the Internet has become increasingly attractive. Thus was born the so-called 'Internet of Things,' or

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: November 18th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Gartner’s gloomy vision for tech jobs

Statistics Canada today released a rosy picture of the job market for the country with employment rising 1.2 per cent over a year ago and unemployment declining by 0.2 per cent to 6.9

Share on LinkedIn Share with Google+ Comment on this article Published on: October 11th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano