A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

Protein Industries Canada announced the development of new technology that specifically targets pests when spraying fields, increasing efficiencies and providing economic benefits for farmers. The technology uses artificial intelligence to detect weeds and other crop pests while passing over a field. This is estimated to reduce pesticide use by up to 95 per cent while … Continue reading A.I. technology will allow farmers to target crop pests

Breaking new ground in Spatial Business Intelligence

In conversation with Charles Lavigne, CEO & Co-founder of LlamaZoo Interactive on his entrepreneurial journey. Charles talks to us on how his team is blending digital twining with other technologies to develop award-winning 3D visualization solutions for their clients to understand complex data and make critical decisions. Llamazoo caters to clients in diverse marketplace such … Continue reading Breaking new ground in Spatial Business Intelligence

Real time thermal detection system to keep customers safe

Therma Scans, is an Ontario based company that manufactures thermal image screening technology to measure core body temperatures. Therma Scans provides real-time, accurate, non-contact skin temperature measurement; scanning for anomalies that may indicate a fever (a key indicator of COVID-19 affliction). Founded in Ontario, Canada, ThermaScans Ltd., is a real-time thermal detection system that scans for elevated body … Continue reading Real time thermal detection system to keep customers safe

NBA players lead $12M funding for Vancouver based Dapper Labs

Dapper Labs, the company developing the new Flow blockchain, today announced that it has closed $12M in new funding from investors including NBA players Andre Iguodala (Miami Heat), Spencer Dinwiddie and Garrett Temple (Brooklyn Nets), JaVale McGee (Los Angeles Lakers), and Aaron Gordon (Orlando Magic). Other new investors in this round include Coinbase Ventures, Distributed Global, Valor Capital Group, A.Capital, BlockTower Capital, Blockchange Ventures, EONXI … Continue reading NBA players lead $12M funding for Vancouver based Dapper Labs

LlamaZOO Signs Historic Deal For First-Ever Digital Twinning Software Use By First Nation for Territory Mapping

Headquartered in Victoria,BC,  LlamaZOO, a Spatial Business Intelligence provider with a SaaS platform, has signed an agreement with Mowachaht/Muchalaht First Nation, enabling them as the first-ever First Nation to use digital twinning software technology for improving land management and stewardship. Leveraging LlamaZOO's TimberOps software, Mowachaht/Muchalaht will use a digital twin of the nation's 350,000+ hectares of territory … Continue reading LlamaZOO Signs Historic Deal For First-Ever Digital Twinning Software Use By First Nation for Territory Mapping

ParkMobile Expands Presence in Canada Through a New Partnership with EasyPark,Vancouver

ParkMobile App will now be available for contactless parking payments at almost 20,000 spaces throughout Vancouver. ParkMobile, the leading provider of smart parking and mobility solutions in the North America, announced today a new partnership with EasyPark, Vancouver to provide contactless parking payments in over 100 off-street lots throughout the city. Amid the COVID-19 crisis, many … Continue reading ParkMobile Expands Presence in Canada Through a New Partnership with EasyPark,Vancouver

CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19

Two of Canada’s top science facilities at the University of Saskatchewan (USask) have been awarded a total of more than $77.5 million—a third of the total $230 million announced today by Canada’s Minister of Innovation, Science and Industry Navdeep Bains for 14 research facilities across Canada. The Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron and SuperDARN (Super … Continue reading CFI awards $77.5M to help major USask science facilities to address COVID-19

Innovation in BC, Canada

In conversation with  Raghwa Gopal, President & CEO of Innovate BC on the innovation landscape and startup community in British Columbia, Ignite Awards and the future of BC Tech Summit. Innovate BC has recently awarded $1.2M to four British Columbia based research projects for developing innovative solutions for Manufacturing, Forestry & Agriculture. These projects were … Continue reading Innovation in BC, Canada

Perfect app to help you navigate summer activities

Introducing QEWS: an interactive, real-time app to help plan your day in a safe, socially distant and efficient way. It's poised to address foot traffic the way WAZE revolutionized road traffic. In this unprecedented atmosphere, it's beyond inconvenient to be in a queue. It's a health danger. QEWS users can find and report a wait … Continue reading Perfect app to help you navigate summer activities