New Line of Computer Vision
Aeryon Labs Expands Imaging Portfolio with Real-time Video Processing and Next-Generation EO/IR Payload
New Aeryon SR-EO/IR Mk II payload and Vector embedded video processing platform deliver all-weather, day and night operations and greater accuracy in target identification, acquisition, and tracking.
Waterloo - Aeryon Labs Inc., the premier provider of VTOL small Unmanned Aerial System (sUAS) solutions introduced Vector, an integrated onboard computing platform dedicated to real-time video processing. Available on select Aeryon payloads including the HDZoom30 and the new SR-EO/IR Mk II, Vector employs advanced video processing algorithms to minimize operator workload, and optimize target identification and acquisition.
Waterloo Region’s Vital Signs® - Our Community Still Has Work to Do
Kitchener The Kitchener and Waterloo Community Foundation (The KWCF) released the 2016 annual Waterloo Region’s Vital Signs report. This Priority Report edition covers the four priority areas identified in 2013 as a part of the multi-year Vital Signs cycle: Belonging & Leadership, Arts & Culture, Getting Started and Health & Wellness.
September 2016 Housing Starts in Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo
Toronto - Housing starts in the Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo Census Metropolitan Area (CMA) were trending up at 4,200 units in September compared to 3,741 units in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.
Ontario Housing Starts Ease in September
Toronto - Housing starts in the Ontario region were trending at 71,289 units in September, down from 74,244 units in August, according to Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). The trend is a six month moving average of the monthly seasonally adjusted annual rates (SAAR) of housing starts.
Kindred Credit Union Launches Integrated Advertising Campaign
Getting the word out about the one-of-a-kind choice for people who want to connect values and faith with finances.
Kitchener Kitchener-based Kindred Credit Union, formerly Mennonite Savings and Credit Union, is getting the word out like never before about its unique offering. The credit union’s name change was approved at a special general meeting of members earlier this year. And now, through an integrated advertising campaign across Southwestern Ontario, the member-owned financial cooperative is inviting people across the province to join in the excitement and experience “banking with purpose.”
City of Madrid Chooses OpenText to Manage Content and Portals in the Cloud
Cloud Platform Reduces Costs, Enables Better Service Offerings and Improves Citizen Engagement on City of Madrid's Service Portals
Waterloo - OpenText announced that City of Madrid, Europe's fifth largest city, has selected OpenText to manage its citizen service portals which serve the needs of more than 3.2 million residents and intranet which serves more than 23,000 staff.
Statement from MPP Catherine Fife:
Waterloo - “Today’s Vital Signs report points out Waterloo Region does not have enough licensed child care spaces. Right now, only 31% of preschoolers, 21% of toddlers and 2% of infants can be accommodated. While I am pleased to see some investment, very little has changed in 13 years of Liberal government and families in Waterloo Region know that access to affordable childcare remains a crisis in this province.
Arts & Culture
Edwin Outwater Concludes 10 Year Journey Through Beethoven’s Symphonies
Kitchener - KWS Music Director Edwin Outwater concludes a 10 year long journey through all nine of Beethoven’s symphonies with Edwin’s Final Beethoven on October 28 & 29 at 8 pm at Centre In The Square. The concert, which features Beethoven’s Symphony No. 2, also includes Korngold’s Violin Concerto in D major, highlighting the talents of KWS Concertmaster Bénédicte Lauzière, and Liszt’s familiar and lively Hungarian Rhapsody No. 2.
Toronto Life's 50th Anniversary: Ken Hunt's Vision for the Future
Toronto - Toronto Life celebrates its 50th birthday this month with an anniversary issue set to hit newsstands October 20th. The cover story focuses on what Toronto will look like 50 years from now, how our demographics and economy will change, and how we will deal with a doubling population.
Investment capital continues to flow into commercial real estate in pursuit of increasingly scarce returns
Fall 2016 North America, U.K. and Germany Commercial Real Estate Investment Review
Toronto - Investor appetite for commercial real estate assets remains relatively healthy despite ongoing geopolitical influences, which lend some uncertainty to the marketplace as buyers look to increase allocations to the sector in their ongoing quest for yield. Scarcity of available product remains a factor in many markets as stakeholders keep an eye on interest-rate hikes and their potential effect on pricing.
BBB Issues Warning Regarding LPM Marketing Ltd
Toronto - Better Business Bureau serving Central Ontario has issued a marketplace warning regarding LPM Marketing Ltd. The company located at 41 Parr Blvd in Bolton, Ontario; telephone number: (647) 993 - 9134 has received an F rating due to their failure to respond to a number of consumer complaints.
The Co-operators announces support for mutual microinsurance strategy in India
Guelph - The Co-operators announced its contribution to the International Cooperative and Mutual Insurance Federation's (ICMIF) 5-5-5 Mutual Microinsurance Strategy, which will guide the development of mutual microinsurance programs in five emerging markets, reaching out to five million new households over a five-year period. The Co-operators will provide USD $100,000 per year as well as significant technical assistance to help Uplift Mutuals bring health care insurance to two large cities in India, Mumbai and Pune.