Lockheed Martin and Contextere Work to Increase Safety and Productivity of Blue Collar Workers

Last year we announced that Lockheed Martin Aeronautics signed a $1.1M USD contract with contextere for the in-service support of the C-130J Super Hercules transport aircraft, whose users include the United States Air Force and Royal Canadian Air Force. As … Read More

Chess Grandmaster On Embracing The Power Of Machines

Garry Kasparov, chess Grandmaster, and arguably the greatest chess player of all time, enthusiastically discussed human potential when augmented by machines during a TED Talk earlier this year. During his talk, he encourages us to shed our fears of machines … Read More

AIAC aerospace and defense

3 Insights from the Aerospace Summit 2017

Jim Quick, President and CEO of the Aerospace Industries Association of Canada (AIAC), kicked off this year’s summit by highlighting the importance of a global aerospace discussion. Although the AIAC is a Canadian organization, Quick emphasized that the event has enabled them … Read More

Contextere collaborates with Samsung to bring AI-Powered Wearable Technology to Industrial Markets

NEW YORK, Nov. 01, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Contextere announced today it will collaborate with Samsung Electronics America Inc. to bring contextere’s intelligent personal agent for industrial workers to Samsung Gear S3 wearables. The contextere software, which provides industrial workers with the right information, at … Read More

3 Components to Reduce Unplanned Downtime

Downtime often falls into two overarching categories: planned and unplanned. While planned downtime is generally considered productive time, as assets go through necessary upgrades or maintenance, unplanned downtime is often regarded as a negative result of poor planning and equipment … Read More

5 Tips To Overcoming Resistance In The Face Of Digital Transformation

Have you ever decided to develop a new habit that experts promised to make you more efficient, happier, or productive only to find yourself neglecting it a couple weeks or months later? There are many reasons why this could happen, … Read More

Top 5 Insights from Smart Industry 2017

Last week we had the privilege of attending and speaking at Smart Industry 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. . Smart Industry is a trade show that provides manufacturing innovators, business leaders, and technology experts with a forum to network, discuss best … Read More

Contextere Selected for NYC Technology Accelerator

OTTAWA, ONTARIO, CANADA – September 22, 2017: Contextere announced today its selection to the Canadian Technology Accelerator (CTA) in New York City. A program designed for high potential Canadian companies to accelerate growth in one of the fastest growing technology … Read More

The Monkey Wrench Effect: Die Hard with a Vengeance

Our intrepid CEO, Gabe Batstone, has often said that actionable insights and curated guidance can assist workers in just about any job in any industry. After pestering my wife to watch the latest Marvel movie, I was reminded of what … Read More

Experiences with Microsoft Azure Service Fabric

After having spent some time prototyping with Microsoft Azure Function, and Azure App Services, I’ve expanded the focus to include Azure Service Fabric. We’re migrating over to Service Fabric and I’ll explain why:   Context To give some context, when … Read More