Organization: Sierra Wireless Inc

Sierra Wireless to develop new wireless device

Sierra Wireless Inc, Richmond BC, has launched a $33.7-million R&D project to develop an integrated “smartphone” wireless communications device. Assisted with $9.5 million from Technology Partnerships Canada, Sierra will advance its integrated wireless messaging and modem technology that combines the functionality of a personal digital assistant, telephone, note pad and Internet-enabled wireless tool. Based on…

TPC invests $9.9 million in Sierra Wireless project

After several months of inactivity, Technology Partnerships Canada (TPC) has finally begun announcing projects it has approved since the last federal election. The first to be lifted from the backlog is Sierra Wireless Inc, Richmond BC, which received a TPC investment of $9.9 million to develop a new generation of wireless modems. The project represents…