18 Results for IoT

Carl Data Solutions’ subsidiary, Astra Smart Systems Corp. has been awarded CAD $225,000 in funding from the Columbia Basin Trust Impact Investment Fund to continue development of a new water and wastewater sensor testing lab facility. The first of its kind in Western Canada, the facility will feature a full set of…

November 28, 2018 @ 9:58am

The Swiss-Canadian investment firm, Emerald Technology Ventures has announced the acquisition of its portfolio company SecurityMatters, a provider of operational technology (OT) network protection, by ForeScout Technologies for approximately $113 million in cash, subject to customary adjustments. The acquisition will bolster ForeScout’s global position in device visibility across the extended…

November 16, 2018 @ 11:22am

Vancouver-based Carl Data Solutions Inc. has announced that its subsidiary, FlowWorks Inc., has seen a surge in growth in both software pilots and individual sites being monitored for data. A site is any device or sensor feeding data into Carl Data's IoT technology agnostic platform. Kevin Marsh, VP of Sales…

November 02, 2018 @ 10:53am

A report from the World Economic Forum last month has provided a road map for the future of the blue economy. Harnessing the Fourth Industrial Revolution for Water identifies challenges to water and looks for solutions in emergent technologies and their applications. The report examines how Internet of Things (IoT),…

October 04, 2018 @ 12:11pm

Private venture capital fund, XPV Water Partners announced today that it has invested in Alberta-based Mobiltex Data Ltd., an IoT product and service provider that monitors corrosion protection in pipelines and other critical distribution and storage infrastructure assets. Mobiltex was founded and has been led by Jerry Chilibecki and Dale Poloway of Calgary, Alta.…

August 16, 2018 @ 3:45pm

Business consulting firm, Frost & Sullivan has released an analysis, Global Outlook of the Water Industry, that finds Internet of Things (IoT)-enabled smart meters and digital solutions are driving the global water market as rising water stress is creating a demand for advanced technologies. The need for sustainable solutions is boosting investments in the development…

July 27, 2018 @ 9:52am

A whopping 85 per cent of Canadian organizations are investing in emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence (AI), blockchain, and the Internet of Things (IoT). Few of them, however, are managing the risks associated with technology, such as cybersecurity threats and lack of talent. These are just a few of…

June 28, 2018 @ 8:59am

Eddy Home has been selected to pilot its smart water technology, which provides real time information to home owners, in UPPlift: Toronto’s first-ever Urban Pilot Program. The program, launched earlier this year, focuses on bridging the gap between emergent smart city technologies and building and infrastructure operators seeking innovations to…

May 25, 2018 @ 10:56am

The Royal Society of Canada has declared Arctic sustainability and the role of digital technologies in society to be two of the most pressing issues of our time, in time for G7 political summit. Each year since 2005, the National Academies of the G7 countries have delivered joint statements in time for…

May 18, 2018 @ 9:10am

Echologics, supplier of permanent leak detection technology, announced that it will deliver an Internet of Things (IoT) Smart City solution over Bell’s broadband wireless network for the City of Medicine Hat, Alberta. The solution will wirelessly monitor the City’s water pipeline network to help reduce water loss and mitigate the…

April 16, 2018 @ 6:14am

Quebec-based H2O Innovation announced a new partnership with Senrio, Inc., a provider in IoT visibility and security solutions. The partnership will help H2O Innovation provide a greater level of awareness and visibility into IoT device health and safety for customers using the Intelogx performance monitoring software for water and wastewater plants. With Senrio Insight and…

April 12, 2018 @ 9:05am

A group of local organizations have come together to develop the first ever "smart" stormwater technology pilot focused on reducing the risk of basement flooding during extreme weather events. The stormwater technology pilot is a partnership project which includes the Environment Network, Greenland Engineering Consultants, Huronia Security and Monitoring, The Town of…

November 16, 2017 @ 8:30am

Last week, Greenland International Consulting Ltd. completed the next iteration of the Healthy River Ecosystem AssessmenT System (THREATS), a data management tool for watershed planning. The development of the company’s internet-based open data and open source GIS platform began less than year ago. Inspired by research funded by the Canadian Water Network and prototype development…

September 14, 2017 @ 10:30am

Vancouver’s QMC has signed a service contract to provide meter reading, data collection, and reporting services to Apex Innovation for its submetering business in South Africa. “QMC is pleased to be forming a partnership with Apex to provide a state-of-the art solution bringing IoT to the submetering market in South…

July 04, 2017 @ 11:06am

Alert Labs Inc., designer of the Flowie water sensor and Floodie companion sensor, which help to protect homes from flood damage and to provide minute-by-minute water use information, has announced an investment by Intact Ventures, the strategic venture arm of Intact Financial Corporation, Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty…

April 24, 2017 @ 10:26am

A report on water market shifts from Bluefield Research outlines 7 signposts to watch for in water markets for 2017. The shifts are focused on municipal and industrial water markets and are broken down into key themes: Infrastructure Investmet at the Forefront Rate Escalation Sets Stage for Business Model Innovation…

January 26, 2017 @ 9:52am

IBM has released its annual 5 in 5 annual report on five innovations that will change human lives within five years. This year, they’ve focused on making the invisible visible, including in their list smart sensors that will detect environmental pollutants “at the speed of light” and allow for improved response…

January 13, 2017 @ 1:27pm

Ottawa has installed wireless sensors in its regions waterways as a part of a pilot project with Ericsson and Rogers Communications to monitor water quality in real-time. The pilot will leverage a combination of Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, and LTE mobile broadband technologies to gather real-time data that…

November 21, 2016 @ 7:50am