Ottawa Tech Companies at CES 2016

Jan 6, 2016

After modest beginnings in 1967, the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) has grown to be one of the world’s largest and flashiest technology trade shows. More than 3,600 exhibitors have set up in Las Vegas showcasing the latest in consumer technology hardware, content, delivery systems and more. 160,000 attendees from more than 140 countries will roam the aisles.

In the midst of the madness, Ottawa companies are strutting out their latest their products and technology. Here are some of the firms turning heads on the CES floor:


The firm was on a tear in 2015 doubling its workforce and  closing an investment of $15 million from Kayne Partners. The company is already off to a busy start at CES as they announced a new partnership with Valtech to build multi-screen applications in the forthcoming You.i TV Partner Program.

You can read more about the company here.


A plug and play, wireless security system, Piper can be found in two continents and is stocked by major retailers such as Amazon, Walmart, Best Buy and Home Depot. The device was developed by IControl Networks and the company’s Product Strategist, Reza Kazemi, appeared (alongside Matthew Nelson of You.I) on CBC’s Morning talk show to express their hopes for CES 2016:


The popularity of over-the-air HDTV keeps growing and Nuvyyo is at the forefront. The company first came onto the scene with the Jetstream HD which created a private media-streaming cloud so families could enjoy movies, TV shows, music, photos and live HD TV on any device in the home. In 2014 they launched Tablo, a DVR for HDTV antennas.

At CES they are launching a new designed for Apple TV.


The Ottawa firm specializes in data recovery and will be showcasing it’s latest technology, Rapidspar, in Las Vegas. It’s the first cloud-driven solution built to help IT generalists and other non-specialized users recover client data from damaged or failing devices.



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