Technology

Local firm develops a “passwordless” security solution based on a user’s smartphone.
One plus one (plus one) equals four, according to the local commerce developer
Shopify's technology will also be used inside brick-and-mortar stores to process transactions on iPads and for digital screens displaying product and health information.
Artists playing this weekend’s Megaphono festival might be the first in the world to be paid royalties in cryptocurrency, thanks to an Ottawa firm’s app.
Ottawa-based Espial Group has added a sizeable customer to its ranks, announcing Wednesday that a North American cable operator has signed on to its Elevate video platform.
Ottawa’s Transparent Kitchen received its first bit of funding from a local source, taking home the Capital Angel Network pitch award at the organization’s most recent meeting.
Ottawa’s Edgewater Wireless Systems announced this week it has landed a seven-figure contract to supply WiFi chipsets and radio cards to a leading equipment manufacturer.
Shopify’s Tobi Lütke and Cody Fauser are contributing to the round, as well as Med-Eng co-founder Richard L’Abbé.
The clean-tech firm did end the year on a positive note with revenues of $7.6 million in the fourth quarter, an increase of five per cent year-over-year.
Thermal Energy’s FLU-ACE heat recovery systems are fuelling the growth. Revenues from that segment are up 132 per cent year-over-year in the first half of fiscal 2018.