Waterloo EDC Blog

Q&A: Cognitive Systems is going to automate your world with WiFi

Posted by Waterloo EDC on December 2, 2021

Is there more to WiFi than just Internet access?

Taj Manku thinks so. He’s the Co-Founder and CEO of Cognitive Systems, a company committed to finding new uses for WiFi – a technology that is nearly as ubiquitous as electricity.

The resulting technology – WiFi Motion – expands on WiFi’s untapped potential to include motion sensing functions. Manku believes the future of the home is a responsive...


Topics: quantum, technology, talent, business, Q&A

A record-breaking year at Waterloo EDC

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 25, 2021

It’s official, 2021 was a massive year for new business investment in Waterloo.

In fact, it broke numerous records.

Waterloo EDC is the organization tasked with attracting new investment from international companies and helping local companies expand. We help our clients access government funding programs, find real estate and office space, connect with talent and more. Our services are...


Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Waterloo well-represented on Deloitte Technology Fast 50

Posted by Waterloo EDC on November 17, 2021

Once again, Waterloo is home to some of Canada’s fastest-growing tech companies, according to a new ranking from Deloitte.

The Deloitte Technology Fast 50 list ranks companies by revenue growth percentage over their last four years of operation. In past years, Waterloo has dominated the list, scoring the top three companies in 2019 and top two companies in 2020.

This year, a total of five...


Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

Q&A: DarwinAI brings explainable AI to manufacturing

Posted by Waterloo EDC on October 27, 2021

DarwinAI is making waves in just about every industry.

First, they were helping Audi develop far more efficient autonomous driving technology. Then they started helping Lockheed Martin with their artificial intelligence applications. When COVID-19 spread across the world, they applied their Explainable AI (XAI) platform toward developing unique new ways to detect positive cases.

And now,...


Topics: technology, manufacturing, talent, business, Q&A

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