Cashless future takes major step with launch of MintChip
MintChip, the digital cash platform started by the Royal Canadian Mint and acquired earlier this year by Toronto financial technology startup nanoPay, will be available to consumers starting today.
Drones generating buzz at Canada Post as possible future of mail delivery
It's a little early to tell if the idea will fly, but Canada Post is starting to look at the role of drones in making deliveries.
Arctic patrol ship crews will be trained using virtual reality
Halifax's Bluedrop Training and Simulation Inc. has won a $15-million contract from Irving Shipbuilding and Fleetway Inc. to train the future crews.
Google-backed Magic Leap is raising $827 million — before even releasing a product
From Yahoo Finance: Magic Leap, the Google-backed "cinematic reality" startup that's made huge waves in the...
Rolls-Royce Engine Health Management (EHM)
Sensors in engines and mechanical components are very common place. The unique piece in the Rolls-Royce new Trent engines is the ability to monitor the performance and standard variance in performance 24/7 even during operation. Rolls-Royce analysts monitor all engines across airlines and provide reports and maintenance advice to improve the live span of the engine and prevent downtime and incidents. The system leverages the aircraft's standard communication to seamlessly communicate back to base. Read more about the full work flow here: http://www.rolls-royce.com/about/our-technology/enabling-technologies/engine-health-management.aspx#sense
Speech Center for Samsung Gear VR
Improve your speaking skills as Speech Center coaches you through a hostile audience and scanning attention around the room. Everyone faces difficulties in communication, whether it’s speakin…