Launch of new networking space in former Mitel building on Legget Drive "like a homecoming" for the Kanata North tech community.
The new uOttawa Kanata North Smart Connected Vehicles Innovation Centre is an open access space for students, researchers, the CAV community and uOttawa’s partners to convene and collaborate.
The 12,000-square-foot facility in Mitel’s former headquarters at 350 Legget Dr. is slated to open its doors to the public on Thursday.
News comes just a couple of months after university unveiled plans to open a 2,000-square-foot innovation space at the west-end tech centre.
Plan would see autonomous buses run along March Road and Highway 417 as well as an AV shuttle service that would ferry workers around the area's tech park.
Familar face in Kanata North has been named Canadian space technology giant's vice-president of corporate communications.
Local tech leaders hope deal will set the stage for more Silicon Valley firms to establish or expand their presence in the region.
Site is part of the larger Hub350, which is billed as a “state-of-the-art global technology centre” bringing together local tech, finance and academic talent.
Kanata firm's Black Channel Communications platform is designed to ensure a vehicle’s embedded safety systems are able to seamlessly and securely exchange data.
Digital transformation grant, social media support and new menu items help popular restaurant stay connected with customers.