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Ocean Supercluster Announces Mixed Reality HydroSpark Project

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The HypdroSpark project will secure ocean’s data visualization and collaboration solution to support training, mission planning, and operations in ocean, defence and other marine industries.

On June 10, Canada’s Ocean Supercluster announced four new projects with a total value of over $3.5 million, including the HydroSpark project. This New Brunswick led project will focus on emerging mixed reality technologies to develop a secure ocean data visualization and collaboration application using the Microsoft HoloLens 2 and Microsoft Azure Mixed Reality Services. This application will visualize underwater environments in 3D mixed reality to support training, mission planning and rehearsal, and support defence and other marine sector underwater operations.

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Aurea Launching Shine on Kickstarter

By | Entrevestor, News

Halifax’s Aurea Technologies is launching a Kickstarter campaign on Tuesday to fund its first consumer product, a portable wind turbine called Shine.

The turbine is a portable power generator designed for campers and hikers who need to charge their devices during wilderness excursions. CEO Cat Adalay said in an interview that the turbine provides 13.3 watts per pound, making it more efficient than currently available portable solar-powered chargers. 

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GreenSky Capital Announces First Closing of GreenSky Accelerator Fund IV and Investment in NB’s anessa Biogas Software

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GreenSky Capital Inc. (“GreenSky”) is very pleased to announce the first close of its fourth affiliated venture fund, the GreenSky Accelerator Fund IV, LP (“the Fund”). The Fund has $15 million to invest in Canadian early-stage technology companies.  The Fund’s limited partners are composed of a network of private Canadian and U.S. investors, many of whom have either invested in GreenSky’s previous three funds or were introduced by those who have. 

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Smart Skin Technologies Raises $10.7 Million CAD to Accelerate Global Growth

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Smart Skin Technologies Inc., a global leader in IIoT productivity solutions, raised $10.7 million CAD to accelerate the company’s growth in the food, beverage and pharmaceutical industries. Smart Skin supports 18 of the world’s 20 largest pharmaceutical companies and nearly every major bottling company in the world with their QuantifeelTM solutions, designed to improve production efficiency, yield and product quality.

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