Media Coverage

IMS Recognized As One of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2017)

Source: eluta.ca (By Richard Yerema and Kristina Leung, Mediacorp Canada Inc. staff editors - Apr 24, 2017)

Here are some of the reasons why Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. / IMS was selected as one of Canada's Top Small & Medium Employers (2017):

  • Intelligent Mechatronic Systems encourages...
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Are driverless cars really close to being a reality?

Source: Insurance Business

Indeed there are other developments in the automotive industry that are changing the way insurers look at the way cars are insured. Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) has also been granted a European patent for the requirements to enable connected car services using...

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IMS Makes Major Enhancements to DriveSync Connected Car Platform

Source: Insurance Innovation Reporter

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS; Waterloo, Ontario) has announced a major upgrade to its DriveSync connected car platform, now in version 5. The vendor characterizes the upgrade as the culmination of years of research and development, introducing new...

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Connectivity, Proximity, Mobility

Source: Thinking Highways

Vehicles featured in Gatineau included the Automotive Parts Manufacturers’ Association (APMA) Connected Lexus SUV, featuring the next generation QNX-Car operating system, and the IMS DriveSync Fiat 500.

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IoT data analytics spurred on by big data’s expansion

Source: TechTarget

Every day, Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. collects 1.6 billion data points from hundreds of thousands of automobiles in the U.S. and Canada. The cars are equipped with devices that track driving distance, acceleration, fuel use and other information on how the vehicles are...

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IMS wins the 2015 Ingenious Award for SME Private Sector

Source: Globe and Mail

Presented by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), the Ingenious Awards celebrate the smart use of technology to improve the performance of organizations and companies across Canada. Nominations are rigorously assessed by two panels of judges, identifying...

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2015 Ingenious Awards

Source: THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Presented by the Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), the Ingenious Awards celebrate the smart use of technology to improve the performance of organizations and companies across Canada. Nominations are rigorously assessed by two panels of judges,...

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Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Joins SAP Vehicles Network

Source: Techvibes

 

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Joins SAP Vehicles Network

Waterloo-based Intelligent Mechatronic Systems is the only telematics company signed onto the newly launched SAP Vehicles Network, a cloud offering that allows enterprise companies to offer secure, convenient end-to-end...

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The magic of data: From self-driving cars to accurate insurance rates

Source: siliconANGLE

As the second day of PentahoWorld 2015 got under way, the momentum from Day 1 evolved from sheer enthusiasm and energy to professional connections being made and services being introduced. And, of course, many attendees make use of Pentaho’s systems.

One such company is...

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Connected Platform Delivers Connected Life

Source: IOT Evolution

The connected life is the endgame for consumer IoT, and all it needs to launch its takeover is a platform standards solution, complete with security.

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), a connected car company and IoT solutions provider, has announced its DriveSync...

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IMS Honored Guest at Korea Telecom Ceremony for GiGA IoT Alliance

Source: Korea Joongang Daily

 

KT Forms Alliance to Boost Business

Mobile carrier KT launched an alliance of Internet of Things businesses on Tuesday in Pangyo, Gyeonggi, with some 100 global companies, including Samsung Electronics, Nokia and China Mobile, as partners.

The GiGA IoT Alliance will...

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Why Waterloo, Ont., is set to dominate IoT

Source: CBC News

Imagine being able to check your sailboat’s humidity levels from your office, find out the grain levels in a silo in a back pasture, or even order a beer at a hockey game from the comfort of your seat and have it delivered to you.

These scenarios are all already reality, or close...

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Oregon taps Waterloo’s IMS to drive change to road-usage fees

Source: Communitech News

IMS and Sanef ITS of New York have teamed up to equip the northwestern American state with a system that charges and collects a fee based on the distances drivers travel on all of its roads. It is the first program of its kind in North America, and it aims to recover lost...

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Oregon To Debut Mileage-Based Gas Tax, Helped By Waterloo Company

Source: Huffington Post

A Waterloo-based company is helping the state of Oregon implement a new voluntary program that will tax drivers based on distance driven, instead of a flat gas tax.

Waterloo’s Intelligent Mechatronic Systems plays an integral part in the new program. The company created...

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Industry Overview of UBI

Source: Huffington Post

Article Highlight: Many customers also get access to data, so they can improve their driving and therefore their discount. But some TSPs go further, collecting and analyzing additional information about what’s going on in the car, which can be used for things such as...

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Telematics: Driver Behaviour

Source: Autosphere

Article Highlight: When it comes to personal insurance, UBI makes drivers think twice before speeding or driving aggressively, since their insurance premium is directly related to their driving habits. The better the driver, the lower the insurance premiums, and the better the...

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Waterloo company unveils experimental car that monitors your body for signs of trouble

Source: metro

Article Highlight: Developed by Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS), the car will be lauded by some drivers as a brilliant advance to vehicle safety. Others might see it more in the vein of Big Brother rolling into town — in a big, black limousine running on plutonium and escorted...

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IMS Wins NoAE Award for Innovation

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems Inc. (IMS) is delighted to win the International Innovation award for our innovative driver-centric connected car solution, from the German based Network of Automotive Excellence (NoAE).As a pioneer in making vehicles safer, smarter, greener, and more personal, IMS...

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