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If you could create a 3D version of yourself in virtual form, what would you have your avatar do? Maybe you’d like to see yourself in a video game, busting out some crazy martial arts moves in your quest to defeat villains. Maybe you’d use your... Read More
Tue, 05/23/2017 - 22:09
When it comes to learning tools, kids of today have it made. What could be more appealing (and educational) than creating your very own robot buddy customized to your liking?

The demand for Little Robot Friends was unmistakable from the get-go.... Read More
Mon, 05/08/2017 - 22:02
Yan Chen first met Travis Rice in a figure drawing class five years ago. They were both Americans living in Australia with a shared interest in the arts and science fiction. Eventually they would team up to co-found LENS Immersive (LENS) and... Read More
Tue, 04/11/2017 - 21:26

The second sprint of the sixth cohort of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST accelerator program culminated in a 'Meet The Customers' session on March 31, 2017. IDEABOOST companies pitched, demoed and engaged with representatives of their ideal target... Read More
Mon, 04/10/2017 - 23:00
Virtual reality (VR) is exciting because it is no longer hypothetical. With applications in entertainment, education and beyond, VR is poised to deliver on the hype, thanks to rapid improvements in the space. Headsets are getting sleeker, content is... Read More
Thu, 03/09/2017 - 22:15
The sixth cohort of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST Accelerator kicked off this weekend. As the six startups begin their intensive four-month journey, we sat down with each of the founders to find out what makes them tick.Jonathan Gagne, Brinx... Read More
Wed, 03/08/2017 - 23:50
Goodmans LLP, a program partner of CFC Media Lab’s IDEABOOST Accelerator, has compiled a handy free legal guide that is a must-read for all startups in the technology sector.The leading expert in the field of technology law, Goodmans LLP... Read More
Tue, 02/21/2017 - 05:35
Let’s face it. Who wants to review 2016? It’s probably one of the worst years on record. We’re still mourning the death of Bowie, Cohen and Prince, to mention only a few, while a host of Voldemorts seem set to wreak havoc on our planet – unless... Read More
Fri, 12/16/2016 - 08:00

The end of the year traditionally generates crystal-ball gazing from pundits and digerati. After a tumultuous 2016, it may be advisable to exercise extra caution about reasonable expectations for 2017. But predict them we must, for IDEABOOST sits... Read More
Tue, 12/13/2016 - 21:25

So many Canadians are plugged into their smart phones and laptops at all times that everyday communication can sometimes feel laboured when the earphones are on. Enter Synervoz’s exciting new technology that makes spontaneous communicating... Read More
Thu, 11/10/2016 - 03:00