News - LeddarTech today announced the closing of its latest round of venture capital financing for $2.5 million. LeddarTech is the owner of the patented LeddarTM LED-based detection technology, a 3D detection solution that combines LED lighting and innovative signal processing into an accurate and robust detection solution. iSource, Accès Capital and Desjardins-Innovatech also participated in the financing led by GO Capital LP and BDC Venture Capital.
News - Following three years of successful cooperation, InnovMetric Software Inc. and its Thai business partner, Mr. Chaiyasit Thongplio of PW Technical Support (Thailand) Co. Ltd., proudly announced today the launch of PolyWorks Thailand.
News - DEQ Systems Corp., a leading provider of table game bonusing, progressive jackpot and table game linking solutions, is proud to announce today that its wide area table game progressive management system, Real Link™, has won in the Best Table Gaming Technology category in the 2013 edition of the Inside Asian Gaming Supplier Awards.
News - Stating that “sophisticated threats demand sophisticated responses,” Defence Minister Peter MacKay has committed $20 million to fund projects aimed at making Canada safer from cyber attacks. Among the 26 science and technology initiatives to receive funding is a joint government-academic project to develop capabilities to “identify, locate and mitigate potential wireless security threats,” strengthen Canada's digital infrastructure, and improve responses to cyber threats. The partners in the project are Defence Research and Development Canada, Laval University in Quebec City and the University of Western Ontario in London.
News - Quebec City-based ridesharing community Kangaride has launched across Canada after grossing $800,000 dollars last year. They also pitched to the Dragons' Den investors during the CBC show’s latest episode Monday night.
News - Opsens is pleased to announce that the Company participated to the most recent Emerging Healthcare Series hosted by Goldman Sachs. As part of the presentation, Louis Laflamme, CEO, discussed the market for fractional flow reserve (FFR), the Company's technology and competitive advantages as well as the commercial outlook for this business segment.
News - Frima Studio is diving headfirst into the children’s animation industry, announcing a new co-production agreement on the eve of MipTV in Cannes, France. In the wake of their recent agreement to co-produce the Squids series with Moonscoop, Frima continues expanding their animation footprint with an ambitious new project, Phoenix Park.
News - Creaform, leader in portable 3D measurement solutions and 3D Engineering Services, is proud to introduce the new Health Care Partner 3D Scanner, the only handheld 3D scanner developed specifically for human body scanning.
News - Over the past few decades, Quebec City has made the transition from an economy primarily based on the traditional sectors to one based on new technology-related research and innovation, known as the knowledge economy. n 2012, the Quebec City region was named one of the Top 7 Intelligent Communities in the prestigious international contest organized by the Intelligent Community Forum (ICF). It was also ranked among the Smart 21 Communities in 2010 and 2011. Nearly 400 applications from cities and regions around the world are evaluated each year.
News - In its recent report, Essential Facts 2012, the Entertainment Software Association of Canada provided a snapshot of the computer and video-game market, with profiles of gamers in various age groups, a list of the top-selling titles of the year (for the 12 months ending August, 2012), and breakdowns of the industry's size and structure.