Electronic Products & Technology


October 12, 2017 by Dr. Michael Mayberry corporate vice president and managing director of Intel Labs at Intel Corp.

Intel’s self-learning chip promises to accelerate AI

Intel introduces first-of-its-kind self-learning chip codenamed Loihi
September 22, 2017 by Stephen Law

Intuitive Inc. named top startup at AI event

15 startups focused on commercializing AI showcased at NextAI’s Inaugural Venture Day
September 19, 2017 by Stephen Law

Facebook unveils major AI commitment to CIFAR

Facebook announced a major investment with CIFAR, a result of the Institute’s leadership in the field of artificial intelligence (AI). The US$2.625 million investment over five years will continue Facebook’s support of CIFAR’s Learning in Machines & Brains program and…
September 14, 2017 by Stephen Law

24-7 Intouch invests in AI tech jobs in Manitoba

24-7 Intouch, a global leader in contact center solutions, announced today its investment in Artificial Intelligence (AI) and the creation of new technology jobs in Manitoba.  The Company plans to leverage AI, Bots, Robotic Process Automation and Machine Learning technology…
July 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

Driving Dreams Conference on IoT, AI, Big Data

Arrow Electronics and the RIC Centre recently hosted electronic designers at its Driving Dreams conference at the University of Toronto Mississauga campus, providing a venue for those seeking to break ground on future innovation.
July 20, 2017 by EP&T Magazine

Development in IoT, AI, Big Data showcased at tech conference

Driving Dreams Conference at UTM is co-hosted by RIC Centre, Arrow Electronics and ICUBE
April 7, 2017 by Stephen Law

Magna commits investment of $5M in AI research institute

Investment supports Magna's AI strategy in manufacturing and autonomous driving
March 10, 2017 by Stephen Law

Amazon backs Waterloo student program to advance operational AI

Engineering students at the University of Waterloo will apply classroom lessons in artificial intelligence (AI) to help develop new uses for a voice-activated virtual assistant system in a program funded by Amazon. Waterloo is one of just four North American…
January 31, 2017 by Stephen Law

AI firm Coveo opens office in Montreal

In celebration of the opening, Coveo announces the newest member of its board of directors, JP Chauvet, president of Lightspeed.
January 26, 2017 by Stephen Law

New program commits $5M+ to build Canada’s AI ecosystem

NextAI, a global innovation program for artificial intelligence-related ventures, and talented teams from around the world have been invited to Canada to leverage the nation’s leadership in AI and are provided with capital, mentorship, education and networking opportunities. NextAI recently announced…
January 25, 2017 by Stephen Law

AI robotics firm Kindred appoints COO

Kindred Systems Inc. has hired former One Kings Lane executive Jim Liefer to be its Chief Operating Officer (COO). Liefer will be responsible for the deployment of Kindred’s first commercial product, including day-to-day execution across teams, building implementation and customer…
December 8, 2016 by Stephen Law

Program aims to build Canada’s AI ecosystem

NEXT Canada, a national non-profit organization committed to advancing Canadian entrepreneurship, launched NextAI, a program designed to bring together Canadian and international talent in the field of Artificial Intelligence (AI). By providing seed capital, expert advice, and sector-specific tools, program…