Posts in the Category: In The News

CommandWear Selected For The Canadian Financing Forum

We are very excited to share our story with investors at the Canadian Financing Forum in Vancouver on February 19th at 9:40 a.m.  With the recent surge in security events and threats around the world, including shootings in Moncton and on Parliament Hill, we want to do our part to equip first responders with the latest wearable and mobile technology to protect our communities and to protect themselves. We are …

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CommandWear Qualifies for Build in Canada Innovation Program

CommandWear Qualifies for Build in Canada Innovation Program

CommandWear is very pleased to announce that its proposal to the Build in Canada Innovation Program (BCIP) was chosen from among hundreds to receive major funding for a technology pilot with a Canadian federal government department.

Administered by the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) of Public Works and Government Services Canada (PWGSC), the BCIP is a unique program that supports Canadian businesses …

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TELUS Features CommandWear in First Internet of Things Marketplace for Businesses

 

Early this year, TELUS commissioned IDC to conduct a study which examined the current state of IoT deployments in Canada.  It discovered that although adoption of the technology is currently limited to leading edge companies like CommandWear, IoT solutions are on the verge of rapid growth, with spending in Canada predicted to grow to $21billion dollars by 2018.

Less than 6 months later, TELUS launched the TELUS IoT Marketplace, …

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New York Times on Body Worn Video – “Storage, management and retrieval of the collected data create mammoth questions of their own.”

 

The New York Times today has an article on their front page about body worn video. There are many great points raised, but the one that caught our attention was the issue of storage and management.

Incorporating body worn video into your police force goes beyond just putting a device on an officer. The management and storage of the video adds cost and complexity to existing operations. When you are applying …

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Wearable technology sets sail in Vancouver

The Georgia Straight did an article on local Vancouver companies developing wearable technology, and CommandWear was one of the one’s featured.

Here is the section on CommandWear. You can read the whole article here.

Shawn Griffin, product manager for Vancouver’s CommandWear Systems, envisions every police officer and first responder wearing a smart watch or smart glasses in the future. A major Canadian police force is running a pilot …

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In the Future of Wearables, the Device Doesn’t Really Matter

Scott Valentine at Wearable Tech World  has an interesting article on the importance of data and not just the wearable device.

As Scott says, “In the middle is where the hard work happens.”  This is where the data lies, and it’s important to get and manage the data from the wearable on behalf of the user.

On the far right of the whiteboard are consumers, enterprises, healthcare providers, insurance companies, clinical researchers …

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