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Happy Canada Day from Activo, and Cheers to Over 150 Years of Canadian Technological Innovation!

by Kevin Gillingham | Jun 29, 2017

We wanted to take a moment to wish all of our clients and friends a wonderful Canada Day! This year is a particularly special one, as our country celebrates its 150th birthday. Over the past century and a half, we’ve been a lot of things—peacemakers, politicians, astronauts, adventurers, entertainment stars, comedians, storytellers, and technological leaders […]

Activo Golfs for Kids’ Sake in Support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton

by Kevin Gillingham | Jun 05, 2017

Earlier today, Activo’s team of four headed to Pipers Heath Golf Club to attend Golf for Kids’ Sake in support of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Halton. Activo also sponsored two holes on the course. This annual event, which is currently in its eighteenth year, raises funds that make it possible for Big Brothers Big […]

Thank You for Helping Us Make Our Digital Building Technology Seminar Such a Success!

by Kevin Gillingham | May 24, 2017

Last Tuesday, we held our Digital Building Technology seminar at the Cisco Toronto Canadian Innovation Centre. This event brought together leading industry experts to explore how the convergence of building infrastructures and information technology is rapidly transforming the structures, systems, and work environments of organizations around the world and forever changing facility and IT management. Our speakers […]

Join Activo on May 16th for a Digital Building Technology Seminar, Hosted at the Cisco Toronto Innovation Centre

by Kevin Gillingham | May 04, 2017

Later this month, Activo will be hosting a seminar exploring the future of digital buildings. We’ll bring together leading industry experts to show you how the convergence of building infrastructures and information technology is rapidly transforming the structures, systems, and work environments of organizations around the world and forever changing facility and IT management. Join […]

How the IoT is Changing These 3 Industries [Infographic]

by Kevin Gillingham | Apr 17, 2017

The Internet of Things (IoT) is about more than a dash of automation here and a pinch of mechanization there. It’s about transformations for businesses across the board, enabling companies and individuals to become more responsive, agile, and (ultimately) productive. Cisco, an IoT leader, recently released an infographic focused on how coming technological advances will […]

Building for the Internet of Things (IoT)

by Kevin Gillingham | Mar 22, 2017

The IoT is more than a new trend. It’s a fast-approaching reality that’s already affecting positive and promising change across industries – including building construction, ownership, management, and use. Deloitte University Press recently put together a comprehensive survey exploring how IoT technologies will increase values for real estate companies. We’ve summarized their findings here for […]

Activo Is Proud to Be Awarded the 2016 Tellabs Partner of the Year – Canada

by Kevin Gillingham | Mar 08, 2017

Activo travelled to Dallas, Texas in February to attend Tellabs’ 2017 Partner Conference, an annual and much anticipated event that gives us a glimpse into the latest products and software developments from Tellabs. This year’s event was special for everyone at Activo, as we were able to celebrate our win as Tellabs’ Partner of the […]

Overcoming Barriers to In-Building Wireless Connectivity [Infographic]

by Kevin Gillingham | Feb 28, 2017

Almost 80% of mobile traffic comes from within a building, and yet only 2% of commercial buildings have the right technology to allow strong, reliable in-building mobile connections. With more and more mobile devices joining the market each day, “anywhere connectivity” is rapidly becoming the expected norm. Some challenges businesses might need to address in […]