Looking for something to do tonight? Come to Markham and see Flybits' technology in action.
Starting Friday, July 12 and running until July 14, Flybits Zones have been created for visitors to experience at the TD Night It Up! event in Markham.
Night It Up! is a outdoor night market styled in the vein of night markets from Taiwan and Hong Kong and many others from across Asia.
As a community partner for the Night It Up! event, Flybits team members will be on ...
TORONTO, Canada (April 24, 2013) — Flybits Inc. announced today that Forrester Research Inc. has recognized Flybits, a Toronto-based start-up company, as a tool for on-demand marketing processes in a recent report.
The February 2013 Forrester report, written by Anthony Mullen, “Emerging Touchpoints Require a Marketing Mind Shift,” states that to master the new basics, marketing professionals must increase corporate spending on innovation and formalize working relationships in areas such as customer experience, analytics, IT and product design — all of which ...
Dr. Hossein Rahnama is one of three new members of the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada. The Honourable Christian Paradis, Minister of Industry, announced the appointments on Feb. 22, 2013.
Rahnama is founder and CEO of Flybits Inc., Research and Innovation director at Ryerson University's Digital Media Zone, co-founder of Ryerson's Ubiquitous and Pervasive Computing Lab.
Rahnama is currently in Barcelona to launch Flybits LITE at Mobile World Congress 2013.
In 2012, he was named to MIT Technology Review‘s prestigious 35 ...
Being named to the MIT Technology Review's 35 Inventors Under 35 list is a prestigious honour, but one of its best perks is the subsequent invitation to attend the Emerging Technologies conference (EmTech).
Joyce Poon and Hossein Rahnama, both researchers and inventors working with MaRS Innovation to license or spin-off technology projects, were named to the MIT Technology Review‘s prestigious 35 Inventors Under 35 list for 2012.
They attended the EmTech 2012 from October 24 to 26 where they each made a three-minute ...
Hossein Rahnama, CEO of Flybits, a MaRS Innovation spin-off company, appeared on CBC's Lang and O'Leary Exchange on August 24, 2012.
Watch Rahnama's interview on CBC's Media Player. The interview begins at the 13:40 mark and runs to 19:30.
Rahnama, who is also a professor at Ryerson University and and research director at Ryerson's Digital Media Zone, was recently named to the MIT Technology Review’s prestigious 35 Inventors Under 35 list for 2012 along with fellow MaRS Innovation inventor Joyce Poon.
He describes his ...
Professors Joyce Poon and Hossein Rahnama, who each have inventions within MaRS Innovation's portfolio of spin-off companies and licenseable technologies, have been named to the MIT Technology Review's prestigious 35 Inventors Under 35 list for 2012.
Poon, an assistant professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Toronto, was recognized for, according to MIT's Technology Review, "creating new optical modulators with microscopic loop-the-loops through which light can shuttle data between servers and even from chip to chip within a single ...
U.K. Trade and Investment (UKTI) has posted a Youtube video featuring Canadian companies looking to expand their operations to Britain.
Flybits, a Mars Innovation spin-off company, was among three companies to be profiled:
Flybits is launching a corporate presence in East London's Tech City, which is also known as the Silicon Roundabout. (more…)
The Financial Post and the National Post each ran a feature article June 18, 2012 concerning the United Kingdom's efforts to attract Canadian-based technology start-ups seeking entrance into European markets.
Flybits, a Mars Innovation spin-off company based on the research of Ryerson University professor Hossein Rahnama, was among those profiled. (more…)
Ryerson University, one of MaRS Innovation's 16 member institutions, has created the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) to give student entrepreneurs and researchers — or anyone connected with a great idea connected to their campus — the space they need to grow their ideas.
Dr. Hossein Rahnama, the DMZ's research director and a Ryerson University professor, was interviewed this week by The Accelerator Gazette about Ryerson's approach to accelerating and incubating technologies. (more…)