Posts in the Category: In The News

CommandWear Selected for US DHS Smart City Program

CommandWear is one of the thirteen companies selected by the Department of Homeland Security to deploy a smart city IoT technology with first responders. Funding is made available via the SCITI Labs program, a collaboration between DHS S&T, the Center for Innovative Technology (CIT), Smart City Works and TechNexus established less than a year ago. The companies were selected after a highly competitive, global competition to find the most innovative, mature …

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In the News: CommandWear helps save lives while keeping first responders safe.

CommandWear™ launched with the help of Wavefront, a Vancouver accelerator, and have seen rapid growth due to rising demand for enhanced safety and security technologies. The company’s web, mobile and wearable apps address critical needs of first responders around the globe. Read more in Wavefront’s article below.

CommandWear offers Pilot Programs including a deployable pilot kit to allow agencies to test the apps on ultra rugged smartphones from Sonim and new smartwatches.  …

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CommandWear Profiled at the 37th ASEANAPOL Conference in Singapore

CommandWear is a proud strategic partner of the Singapore Police Force and collaborating on deployment of new mobile and wearable technology solutions to enhance officer safety and operational efficiencies.

Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean views CommandWear in action at the 37th ASEANAPOL Conference in Singapore. His Facebook post follows.

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US Dept of Homeland Security Selects CommandWear for First Responder Innovation

News Release – October 11, 2016

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Science and Technology Directorate (S&T) has announced the selection of 10 startup companies, including CommandWear, to be part of EMERGE 2016: Wearable Technology, a program designed to bring startups, accelerators, and other strategic partners together in a common research and development effort.

Please read this news release.

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Emerging Digital Solutions Award Announced

CommandWear is very pleased to receive the World Information Technology and Services Alliance’s biennial award for innovative digital solution.  The award is presented to 7 companies whose technology solutions are capable of transforming the wellbeing, prosperity, connectivity or productivity of communities around the globe.

“We are proud to be doing our part to equip first responders with the right tools and intelligence to help them keep our communities safe and keep …

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CommandWear to the Rescue

San Diego Floods – CommandWear Case Study

El Niño drenched San Diego with several heavy rainstorms leading up to Jan 6-7, 2016. Streets were flooded, some to depths of several feet deep, causing vehicles to be trapped when trying to get through intersections. People who tried to cross streams or rivers became trapped in life threatening situations and had to be rescued.  

San Diego Fire Department & Lifeguard Services

The San Diego …

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CommandWear in the News: Pressure-Cooker Emergency Crises Get High Tech Solution…

CommandWear is in news in a number of publications.

VANCOUVER – When Stanley Cup rioters rained chaos onto Vancouver’s downtown core in June 2011, holes were exposed in the capabilities of police trying to stop looting and arsons.

Communication between police was so bad that teams deploying tear gas accidentally dispersed crowds into streets being cleared by other squads. Radios were so faint in the din that many officers relayed messages on …

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CommandWear Selected To Pitch in Venture Capital Presentations January 19th at the #BCTECH Summit

The #BCTECH Summit is bringing together business leaders, technology solutions providers and global thought leadership to discuss the most important topics impacting business technology decisions today.

The #BCTECH Summit Venture Capital Presentations offers investors unique opportunities to explore a pre-selected portfolio of BC’s brightest tech stars. This Presentation Showcase focuses on highly qualified BC companies chosen to deliver a 15 minute investment pitch to a group of truly elite international investors looking for opportunities …

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CommandWear Wins Over the “Dragons” At Western Innovation Forum (WIF) 2015

CommandWear was recognized today at the Western Innovation Forum (WIF) for its innovation. WIF 2015 is an industry-oriented conference aimed at connecting Western Canada’s aerospace, marine, defence and security industries to innovation-driven investment, partnership and business opportunities. Major multi-nationals from around the world are in attendance.

CommandWear Systems Inc, and NGrain were selected from the companies awarded a BCIP contract to highlight their innovation.

Diane Finley,  Minister of Public Works and Government …

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CommandWear Named As One of Ready To Rocket’s Emerging Rockets!

Ready to Rocket is a unique business recognition list that profiles B.C. technology companies with the greatest potential for revenue growth. Since 2003, the Ready to Rocket list has consistently predicted the revenue growth leaders and the companies most likely to attract investment.

The annual 2015 “Ready to Rocket” lists provide accurate predictions of private companies that will likely experience significant growth, venture capital investment or acquisition by a …

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