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Vistar launches wireless tracking R&D project

Vistar Telecommunications Inc has launched a $17.5-million R&D project to develop next-generation satellite-based technology for wireless asset tracking in the marine, trucking and automotive industries. The project — assisted with $5.25 million from Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) — will allow for wide-area tracking through integrated global positioning systems and increased two-way messaging capability. The system…

CSA and CITR launch research program

The Canadian Space Agency (CSA) and the Canadian Institute for Telecommunications Research (CITR) have selected the first projects stemming from a $1.9-million, potentially renewal agreement focused on leading-edge space communications systems and technologies. The CSA will provide the funds over the next five years for research awards and collaborative research initiatives involving industrial partners. The…