With an aim to foster M2M innovations in Canada, Rogers Communications (News - Alert) and Wavefront opened a new Rogers Wireless Innovation (News - Alert) Center in Vancouver.
Located within Wavefront's national center of excellence for wireless commercialization, the Rogers Wireless Innovation Center will support current and emerging developers to get to market faster with innovative applications for connected devices, as well as educate Canadian companies about the benefits of M2M technology, the officials clarified in a statement.
Business customers and developers can visit the center for a first-hand experience with the latest innovations in machine-to-machine (M2M) technology and enterprise mobility applications.
The visitors to the center can expect to get a glimpse of the most innovative and widely adopted M2M solutions in Canada today.
By participating in the interactive sessions, the visitors can gain hands-on access to best-in-class solutions, including wireless asset tracking, virtual network back-up systems (critical network access), connected health solutions and digital signage - the next wave of M2M innovation on LTE (News - Alert) networks.
The center will continue to expand the portfolio by adding more solutions as soon as they are ready.
“Connecting wireless businesses in BC with leading M2M solutions at the Rogers Wireless (News - Alert) Innovation Centre allows us to further accelerate innovation and drive industry growth. Rogers is an M2M industry leader and we're delighted to partner to support Canadian application developers and to advance the wireless industry in Canada overall,” CEO of Wavefront, James Maynard noted in a statement.
With its previous Wireless Innovation Centre located in Montreal, Rogers plans to open the next center in Toronto.
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Edited by Brooke Neuman