Author: Glenn Weir

The concept of a fourth industrial revolution was first introduced a decade ago as “Industry 4.0” by scientists developing a high-tech strategy for the German government. This concept has since gone global, and most would agree we are entering a new era featuring many exciting advances in areas like AI, nanotech and robotics. But making […]

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In a world that has hit the digital fast track, the industrial sector is looking to connected and autonomous machines to help them perform better, produce more, and reduce costs. Earlier assumptions about job loss and disruption seem to have flown out the window as decision-makers in this sector see the many and varied benefits […]

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For nearly two years, much of the world has been living online – conducting business, holding meetings, educating and being educated, and retaining some semblance of a normal social life. Businesses have been particularly hard pressed to not only keep clients happy and feeling appreciated but also ensure employees have everything they need to perform […]

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Although Montreal-based Crewdle is still in its infancy as a company, it can already lay two big claims: it’s the greenest video-conferencing service in the world, and the first and only video-conferencing platform built in Canada. What’s equally impressive is that launching it during a global economic shutdown didn’t deter co-founder and CEO Vincent Lamanna. […]

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Unless you live in a remote part of the country, chances are there’s at least one digital sign within a block of where you live. Digital signs are everywhere now, and the market around them is projected to rise to $32B by 2026 from $17.23B in 2018. The industry around digital signs has definite momentum […]

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Although legacy systems may be essential pieces of infrastructure, their maintenance comes at a cost. They are generally complex and by design do not always interact easily with other other technologies. This leaves companies with a multilayered “patchwork” architecture. Businesses are slowly but certainly moving through the pandemic. But a tipping point has appeared. The […]

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