Can You Hear Me Now?


This subject has been beaten to death, but clearly we’re not learning our lesson. When it comes to smartphone etiquette, we’re becoming a society of rude dudes (and dudettes). I recently had the pleasure of hearing Wendy Harmon speak about the efforts the American Red Cross made in the wake of the Haiti Earthquake at more »

Microsoft Kinects with Hackers


When Microsoft’s Kinect for the XBox 360 came out last November its relatively low cost and ability to both record video and sense the position of objects in 3D space made it an extremely tempting piece of hardware for hackers. A $3,000 bounty was offered by Adafruit Industries to the first person who could create more »

Delvinia Lunch & Learn 11.01 – Rapid Prototyping, MakerBot & 3D Printing Demand


On Thursday I hosted a Lunch & Learn presentation on 3D Printing and Rapid Prototyping. Rapid Prototyping (a.k.a. 3D Printing) has been used commercially since the early ’80s as a way of speeding up and simplifying the development process of products such as cars, computers and other consumer goods. Industrial grade 3D printers cost tens more »

Getting to Know My iPhone

Getting an iPhone is no big deal for most people, but for me, it’s become a life changing event. Until last week, I had gotten by with a basic phone with 2 features: calling and texting. It was all I needed and it suited the simplicity it gave my life. However, needs change and so more »

Webinar: The Digital Divide between Millennials & Boomers


As technologies continue to evolve, generation gaps grow, and reaching audiences in meaningful ways becomes increasingly difficult, organizations today need to dig deeper than ever before to understand their customers’ attitudes and behaviours. By tapping into our online consumer research community,, Delvinia is able to uncover Canadian consumer insights that help inform our client’s more »