Cool Companies: Alberta's Advanced Technologies 2013

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Excerpt from Cool Companies www.coolcompanies.caResearch and development by Cool Companies industry guides www.coolcompanies.ca February 5, 2013
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CONSUMER ELECTRONICS & APPS COMPANIES

Music
bubtobud (music sharing) 15
Dillinger Labs (wireless portable speakers) 15
Eleven Engineering (SKAA wireless audio) 16
HSTi (wireless media sharing) 16
iConnectivity (music networking) 17
PK Sound (concert sound systems) 17
Q Sound Labs (mobile voice/music) 18

  
Media & More
Baseband (consumer electronics GPS) 20
Empire Avenue (social media influence) 21
EZ-Robot (chip for robots and M2M) 21
Mobovivo (second screen TV apps) 22
NavNet (home automation) 22
Peregrine/Iron Will (keyboard glove) 23
Pyxwise (reverse phonics spelling apps) 23
Transformana (financial understanding) 24
Wireless Dynamics (electronic wallet) 24 

Augmented Reality (AR)
4iiii Innovations (heads-up sports data) 18
POSH View (multi-touch screens) 19
Preciseley (augmented reality component) 19
Scope Technologies (AR programming) 20

Video Games
Fluik Entertainment (casual games) 25
Games Cafe (social/mobile games) 25
Neojac (massively multiplayer games) 26
Overhaul Games (roleplaying games) 26
Robots & Pencils (iPhone/iPad apps) 27
XGen Studios (casual games) 27

Related companies:
3D Interactive 69, 3DInternet 57, C4i Consultants 66, Christie 42, Culture Connectivity 42, Pyxwise 23, ShirWin 43, Transformana 24, Xpan 44 

HEALTH TECHNOLOGY COMPANIES

Medical Imaging
Calgary Scientific (medical images) 29
Circle Cardiovascular (heart imaging) 29
Imaging Dynamics (digital X-rays) 30
Kent Imaging (tissue imaging) 30
Orpyx Medical (diabetic foot) 31
Preciseley Health (3D tissue samples) 31
VibeDx Diagnostics (back pain) 32
XSENSOR (bed sore prevention) 32

Medical Devices
Cleankeys (germ-free keyboard) 33
Mechatroniq HomeCare (robotics) 33
Rehabtronics (stroke recovery) 34
VitalSignals (health monitors) 34

Analytics & Productivity
Brightsquid (dental collaboration) 35
Business Infusions (vet records) 35
Clinisys (clinical intelligence) 36
Darkhorse Analytics (ambulance efficiency) 36
ORMED (general ledger software) 37
Wairever (clinical content) 37

Related company:
eSchedule (mobile shiftwork scheduling) 47

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ENTERPRISE SOLUTIONS COMPANIES

Customer Interactions

BlackSquare (wine club) 39
Chaordix (crowdsourced insights) 39
eThor Media (mobile ordering) 40
Granify (e-commerce behaviour) 40
Splice (human voice messaging) 41
Touch Metric (mobile market research) 41

Training & Education
Christie Communications (eLearning) 42
Culture Connectivity (cultural awareness) 42
Kudos (employee engagement) 43
ShirWin Knowledge (learning apps) 43
SMART Technologies (interactive displays) 44
Xpan Interactive (training apps) 44
Yardstick Software (defendable testing) 45

Productivity

AwareBase (engineering documents) 45
Blackline GPS (worker safety) 46
CodeExcellence (code error prevention) 46
eSchedule (mobile workshift scheduling) 47
FAN PLM (product lifecycle workflow) 47

Group RFx (purchasing process) 48
Hookflash (LinkedIn video/phone) 48
Inkdit (online contracts) 49
Jobber (field service operations) 49
Kiribatu Labs (insurance risk analysis) 50
LTX (electronic/mechanical design) 50
Minigroup (online collaboration) 51
PPM 2000 (security incident reporting) 51
Replicon (time tracking) 52
Solium (stock plan administration) 52
Wmode (mobile content distribution) 53

Connectivity & Networks
Axia (neutral internet access) 53
CoolIT Systems (computer liquid cooling) 54
DataGardens (disaster recovery) 54
Mob4Hire (crowd software testing) 55
Mover (moving big files via cloud) 55
PureWeb (transform software to apps/web) 56
Riva CRM Integration (sync CRM) 56
Userful (easy IT admin/green computing) 57
Wedge Networks (web security) 57

Related companies:
3DInternet 65, 3D Interactive 71, C4i Consultants 66, Pyxwise 23, Transformana 24, Userful 57

INDUSTRIAL APPLICATION COMPANIES

Transportation
Absolute Trac (mobile asset monitoring) 59
CDL Systems (unmanned vehicle control) 59
FLYHT Aeromechanical (aircraft data) 60
Intelligent Imaging/Drivewyze (road safety) 60
Mechatroniq (security robotics) 61
Optessa (scheduling for manufacturers) 61
Titan Logix (truck liquid levels) 62
Related companies: 3D interactive 71, Willowglen 75, Xpan 44, XSENSOR 32

Environment & Agriculture
AgVance (fertilizer/propane distribution) 62
BOREAL Laser (emission monitors) 63
Hemisphere GPS (tractor steering) 63
OPIsystems (grain management) 64
PIVOT (building/community evaluations) 64
Synodon (gas emissions monitoring) 65

Infrastructure & Security
3DInternet (industrial 3D visualization) 65
ASAT Solutions (smart grid substation) 66
C4i Consultants (emergency planning) 66
dTechs (smart grid inefficiencies) 67
IntelliView (critical event detection) 67
Related companies: Willowglen 75, DraxWare 72,
CDL Systems 59, Mechatroniq 61

Wireless
Alta Industrial Automation (data modem) 68
EMSCAN (electronics & wireless testing) 68
Nexteq Navigation (satellite positioning) 69
TEKTELIC (small wireless cell stations) 69
Teletics (legacy substations go to internet) 70
Times Three Wireless (large volume M2M) 70
Trusted Positioning (everywhere navigation) 71
Related companies: 4iiii 18, AgVance 62, ASAT 66, Blackline GPS 46, BOREAL 63, Cleankeys 33, Dillinger Labs 15, dTech 76, Eleven Engineering 16, FLYHT 60, Hemisphere GPS 63, HSTI 16, InfoChip 73. OPISystems 64, Orpyx 30, Mechatroniq 33, 61, Scanimetrics 74, Synodon 65, Titan Logix 62, Willowglen 75, Wireless Dynamics 24, VitalSignal 34, Zedi 75

Energy & Construction
3D Interactive (3DI) (equipment safety training) 71
Acceleware (discover hard-to-find oil) 72
DraxWare (large project costing) 72
Evoco (retail project construction) 73
InfoChip (RFID asset tracking) 73
Scanimetrics (equipment monitoring) 74
Seljax (estimating software for lumber) 74
Willowglen (industrial controls) 75
Zedi (oil & gas production operations) 75