Posts in the Category: Wearable

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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Pebble introduces Pebble Time

Pebble today announced their Pebble Time, a new smartwatch, building on the success of the Pebble and Pebble Steel.

What does it mean to CommandWear, the first Pebble app designed for first responders?

There are several things we really like in this announcement.

Battery Life: Pebble is staying true to one of their key strengths, battery life, which we feel is one of the most important things for first responders. Being able to run …

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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 and Pebble – Using Your Pebble Smartwatch

CommandWear and Smartwatches

CommandWear has been working with smartwatches and first responders for over a year. In the many trials we’ve done we consistently hear from our first responders how having a smartwatch gives the following benefits:

Tactile feedback – the smartwatch vibrating on the wrist makes it possible to get notification of a message in a noisy environment that would have been missed on the radio or phone;
Heads Up, Hands Free – …

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CommandWear Teams With Pebble To Launch The First Smartwatch Enabled Multimedia Situational Awareness Platform For First Responders

Selected as one of Maclean’s magazine’s “5 To Watch” in 2015, CommandWear looks to solve public safety’s most critical issue using field-tested wearable technologies.

VANCOUVER, BC (January 22, 2015):CommandWear Systems Inc. is pleased to announce the release of its groundbreaking smartwatch and multimedia situational awareness solution for public safety agencies.

CommandWear is a simple-to-use, mobile, scalable and affordable platform that integrates smartphones, wearable devices, tablets, networks …

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Maclean’s Selects CommandWear As One of “5 To Watch” in 2015

It is a great honour for CommandWear to be selected out of hundreds of it’s peers as a company to watch for in 2015. Thanks Maclean’s for the honour.

Maclean’s Magazine, as part of their online issue “2015 The Year Ahead” has selected CommandWear as one of the 5 companies to watch that are being supported by incubators/accelerators.

Here is a quote from the article:

The system has been a big hit so …

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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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CommandWear is One of 16 Start-Ups Chosen to Present at Cascadia Summit 2014

Just 6 weeks after CommandWear launched the next generation of situational awareness solutions for first responders, the company has been selected to pitch its business plan to more than 500 investors, entrepreneurs, media and corporate executives at Cascadia Summit 2014 – the premiere event that showcases the most promising start-ups from Western Canada.

Applications from over 100 companies were evaluated by a 9-person panel of investors and entrepreneurs …

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