With Mobile Tech, Canada Can’t Afford To Be Complacent

February 12, 2014

"Fortunately, some Canadian firms are demonstrating such boldness. Take Semios. With locations in Vancouver and Ontario’s Vineland region, the company has developed a disruptive wireless M2M pest control system. Combining networked devices, data management and wireless technologies, it enables farmers to protect crops using pheromones as opposed to harmful pesticides.

It is a technology that enhances the safety and efficiency of agriculture – and one that is garnering worldwide recognition. Semios is the only Canadian company to receive an international Powerful Answers Award from Verizon. The U.S. mobile giant recently awarded $10-million to 15 innovators proposing powerful solutions to some of our greatest societal challenges – including Semios."   ...

- Globe and Mail, James Maynard