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10 Important Frequencies in the Canadian Wireless Spectrum

Spectrum is the lifeblood of wireless as witnessed by the recent multi-billion dollar prices paid for new cellular spectrum in Canada. Cellular carriers and broadcasters manage spectrum everyday as they are in the communications business. This post is for everyone else – the businesses and government for whom wireless communications is a means to accomplish… Read More»

Want to Boost Efficiency And Profitability This Year? Advantech’s IIoT Solutions Are Key

  Want to boost operational efficiency and profitability this year? Advantech’s IIoT solutions are key. The Internet of Things (IoT) and the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT or Industry 4.0) is one of the most popular topics at the moment. This is true for manufacturing, transportation, logistics, healthcare, retail, hospitality and beyond. (If you’re not… Read More»

5 Things PSAPs Should Look For in Their NG911 System

Whether you’re Public Safety Answering Point (PSAP) or a first line responder, you’ve likely heard of NG911. It’s the next generation of emergency services that will involve more advanced capabilities like text messaging and location tracking. While the switch is mandatory in Canada (as set forth by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission), it will… Read More»

What’s 5G in Canada and What are the Benefits For Businesses?

What’s 5G? More importantly, how will it benefit various entities like government, healthcare and businesses? In a nutshell, 5G in Canada is the next generation of cellular wireless (more on this to come). It’s been a popular topic, especially now that the technology is nearly here. In fact, 67% of consumers are willing to pay… Read More»

How BeWhere’s Asset Tracker Will Save Your Business Time and Money

How well do you track assets like equipment or tools – the very lifeblood of your daily operations? Do you track manually or only half-heartedly? Perhaps you don’t do much tracking at all. Here’s the thing: poor asset management is costing your business (think: misplaced equipment, loss of equipment, theft, inefficiencies, unplanned maintenance, etc.). And… Read More»

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How To Build Smarter Warehouses This Year

Warehouses today are faced with a rapidly evolving marketplace, increasing the level of operational and technical demands. This pressure is primarily driven by the growth of e-commerce, estimated to reach $4.5 trillion in global sales by 2021. Along with the growth in online sales comes the escalation of customer expectations for product availability and service.… Read More»

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3 Types of Technologies Found in Canadian Omnichannel Retail Stores

According to the PwC Global Consumer Insights Survey, 44% of Canadian consumers shop in brick-and-mortar stores daily or weekly (for items other than groceries). The survey also indicates that e-commerce is heavily supplementing the shopping experience ($57 Billion in sales) with in-store digital shopping guides, augmented reality (AR) applications, social media marketplaces, and online storefronts.… Read More»

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High-Quality, Low-Maintenance RF Solutions for Utilities

Utility companies have to keep up with growing consumer demands, prepare for disasters and emergencies, all while cutting costs without compromising safety in the field, at facilities, and throughout the community. On top of these challenges, utility service providers often operate in remote areas under some of the most extreme conditions. The communications needs for… Read More»

Industrial Internet of Things for Manufacturing in Nova Scotia, Canada

10 Questions Manufacturers Should Ask Before Turning Their Operation into an Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT)

Achieving production targets to meet growing consumer demands is the primary goal of every plant floor in the manufacturing industry. To improve efficiency while controlling costs, leading manufacturers have optimized their production process using the Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT). IIoT technology, also known as Industry 4.0, uses remote sensors attached to physical assets to… Read More»