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January 2019

JAN 01

Laipac Technology’s LooK Watch Recognized by German Design Awards 2019

Toronto, ON – Laipac Technology Inc., a world leader in the development of IoT (Internet of Things) products, is proud to announce that it is among the winners of the prestigious German Design Awards 2019 by German Design Council for its LooK Watch, in the category of Lifestyle and Fashion.

German Design Award Special 2019

The German Design Awards is one of the most renowned design competitions worldwide and enjoys an excellent reputation far beyond circles of experts. Winners of the awards were determined by a highly esteemed international jury of experts, who seek out projects that truly represent pioneering contributions to the German and international design landscape. With a high caliber of competitors, those who rise to the top are recognized beyond doubt as being the best in the world.

“Laipac has been focusing on innovation since day one, and that was 20 years ago,” says Maria Pacini, CIO and Co-Founder of Laipac Technology. “Being recognized by the German Design Awards 2019 is a tremendous honour, which strengthens our resolve to provide well designed products that are stylish, elegant, reliable and affordable.”

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The award is being presented on the merits of the highly acclaimed LooK Watch, an Internet of Things Integrated Standalone Smartwatch. An attractive wearable device, the LooK Watch integrates cellphone connectivity, WiFi Bluetooth, a heart rate sensor, advanced quad core processor with GPS, and a high-grade stainless-steel body. It’s also water resistant and comes with invaluable safety features that include a built-in SOS button preprogrammed with emergency contact numbers, Geofence, which enables the customization of multiple virtual fences, and Virtual Nurse, which monitors heart rates with medication reminders, Regular Check In, which provides assurance for safety of lone workers.

Elite Gold Collection

The LooK Watch comes in a stunning array of colours and customizable digital faces with high-grade stainless steel and AMOLED display. It’s one of the most advanced safety and health wellness smartwatch phones in the market. LooK Watch also provides the new Push To Talk feature for field workers to improve their safety and efficiency.

The awards ceremony is scheduled to take place in Frankfurt, on 8 February 2019.

About the Company

Laipac Technology Inc. is a world leader for IoT products, which are designed and produced in Toronto, Canada and exported to over 100 countries around the world. On a core mission to provide customers with the finest and most reliable state-of-the-art innovated solutions, the company is well positioned to continue expanding into new markets, with a focus on developing tailored solutions to meet a wide variety of its clients’ needs.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.laipac.com.

Contact Information

Laipac Technology Inc
+1-905-762-1228
info@laipac.com

December 2018

DEC 06

Laipac Technologies Inc. Receives Top Honour as 2018 Ontario Exporter of the Year

Richmond Hill, ON - Laipac Technology Inc., a leader in the development of IoT (Internet of Things) products and solutions, is pleased to announce that it has been named Exporter of the Year for its success in expanding its business to more than 100 countries and for its commitment to growing its Ontario footprint.

The award was presented at the prestigious 2018 Ontario Export Award gala event held at the International Centre in Mississauga, Ontario, on November 20. Over 150 manufacturing executives and representatives from trade, government and industry were in attendance. A platform for companies, municipalities and media to support local exporters through nomination and local recognition, the awards recognize leadership, exporting growth and the creation of local jobs across a diverse range of sectors of Ontario's economy.

Exports Award in Ontario

The winners were selected by a panel of experts who based their selections on a set of criteria, including successful expansion into new export markets, year-over-year export growth, and a company’s creativity and excellence in working with international markets.

"It's a great honour to be recognized as Exporter of the Year at this year's Ontario Export Awards ", said Diego Lai, Co-Founder and CEO, who was in attendance to receive the accolades at the gala ceremony. “This award is a testament to our team’s hard work and perseverance for innovation. It is also a testimony to our faith in treating our customers the way that we want to be treated.”

Diego Lai With Staff

In addition to receiving the top honour as Exporter of the Year, Laipac Technology also won the sector award for Consumer Products.

The company has accrued a long list of awards to its name since its inception in 1999. But Lai states quite categorically that despite all of the awards and nominations, Laipac remains firmly focused on its mission to provide the best and most innovative solutions to its clients.

“We really appreciate this recognition from Export Development Canada (EDC) and we will continue doing our best to bring growth to our province Ontario.” Lai concludes.

About the Company

Laipac Technology Inc. is a world leader for IoT products, which are designed and produced in Toronto, Canada and exported to over 100 countries around the world. On a core mission to provide customers with the finest and most reliable state-of-the-art innovated solutions, the company is well positioned to continue expanding into new markets, with a focus on developing tailored solutions to meet a wide variety of its clients’ needs.

For more information, visit the website at http://www.laipac.com.

Contact Information

Laipac Technology Inc
+1-905-762-1228
info@laipac.com

DEC 04

Laipac Technology Recognized by City of Richmond Hill with Innovator of the Year Award

Richmond Hill, ON - Laipac Technology Inc., an industry leader in the field of Internet of Things (IoT), is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of Richmond Hill’s 2018 Innovator of the Year Award. Recognized as being an innovative company that transforms industries and positively contributes to the Richmond Hill, Canadian and world economies, Laipac Technology will be celebrated and showcased over the course of several months in honour of its new standing.

Laipac Technology was selected for the award along with three other companies from several hundred applicants through a reviewing and analyzing process conducted by Richmond Hill City staff.

“We are immensely proud to be bestowed with such an honor,” says Laipec co-founder, Diego Lai. “We’ve worked hard to provide the best and most innovative Internet of Things solutions in the world. But our vision always remains the same. And that is, to build with the customer in mind.”

Award Winning Company

On a mission to improve quality of life by protecting human beings and valuable assets, the company produces a wide range of cutting-edge IoT solutions, including the renowned LooK Watch, safety devices for lone workers, asset locators, as are law enforcement monitoring devices.

Laipac is also recognized as an industry leader in the important field of mobile healthcare solutions. In conjunction with the company’s intuitive web-based IoT platform LocationNow.com , an at-risk person can be monitored and tracked, providing an invaluable resource for both medical professionals and caregivers alike.

“We are dedicated to offering the safest, most reliable, durable and affordable IoT devices on the market,” concludes Lai. “That’s our number one goal.”

About the Company

Founded in 1999 by Canadian entrepreneurs Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, Laipac Technology Inc. is the recipient of numerous awards and nominations, and a leader in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions.

Laipec is committed to maintaining its market-leading position by continuing to develop tailored solutions to meet its clients’ needs, and currently exports products to over 100 countries across the globe. For more information, visit the website at http://www.laipac.com.

Contact Information

Laipac Technology Inc
+1-905-762-1228
info@laipac.com

September 2018

SEP 01

Laipac Technology Inc. announcing the development of innovated IoT products with 4G LTE M1/ NB1 for mobile Healthcare and Livestock Management applications

Richmond Hill Ontario, September 1, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a Richmond Hill, Ontario-based IoT technology development and design company, announced their development of IoT products and solutions for mobile Healthcare and Livestock Management applications with 4G LTE M1 & NB1.

Data has shown that the global Internet of Things (IoT) market is projected to grow to $8,9T in 2020, attaining a 19.92% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR). The healthcare and life sciences are projected to increase from $520B in 2014 to $1.335T in 2020, attaining a 17% CAGR.

“Laipac has developed and implemented successful customized IoT solutions for our customers during the past 10 years and some of them are fortune 500 companies. We are very excited to announce the development of new IoT mobile Healthcare and Livestock management products with our strong R&D capability and solid know-how” said Maria Pacini, Co-Founder and CIO of Laipac Technology Inc. “These innovated products will be launched in 2019 and we hope these products will help and improve quality of human life”.

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

Find Laipac Technology on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

August 2018

AUG 31

Laipac Technology Inc. launching the IoT Law Enforcement Bracelet S911 Enforcer

Richmond Hill Ontario, August 31, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a Richmond Hill, Ontario-based IoT technology development and design company, announced their new innovative product, the S911 Enforcer, an IoT Smart Bracelet for Electronic Monitoring of Law Enforcement applications.

S911 Enforcer Braelet
Wearable Law Enforcement Bracelet

The S911 Enforcer is a wearable Law Enforcement Bracelet used for house arrest and restraining order applications, constructed with Laipac’s award-winning GPS technologies. The S911 Enforcer uses a powerful Cortex processor with high sensitivity GNSS (GPS & GLONASS) receiver. This innovated security wearable device is equipped with programable geofences which instantly notifies the supervisor with alerts when the holder of the S911 Enforcer enters or exits a geofence. The S911 Enforcer is also equipped with a dedicated call button that can directly make two-way calls between the device holder and the designated call recipient. It has a loud-volume sound speaker and a sensitive microphone to ensure that calls and warning messages are heard.

For installation on a user, the S911 Enforcer has a security stainless-steel lock. Any tampering, unauthorized opening of the lock, or cutting of the wrist band will instantaneously trigger the tamper alert on Laipac’s IoT platform, LocationNow.com. The S911 Enforcer contains the most advanced technology for law enforcement monitoring applications compared to the traditional ankle bracelet. It has a ruggedized case material for maximum strength, durability, and is rated at IP68 for waterproof.

“We are very excited to launch our new S911 Enforcer to help to secure the electronic monitoring for law enforcement agencies. We hope our technologies can help to reduce the problems of overcrowded prisons” said Diego Lai, Co-Founder and CEO of Laipac Technology Inc. “S911 Enforcer will be ready for sale in September 2018.”

S911 Enforcer can also pair with RF beacon for in-door detection. It meets and surpasses the requirements of law enforcement agencies for applications of parole monitoring, house arrest, restraining orders and zones exclusion. There is also an additional application for the S911 Enforcer to be used in Alzheimer patient monitoring.

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

AUG 30

Laipac Technology To Exhibit Their LooK Watch at Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 Los Angeles CA September 12-14

Richmond Hill Ontario, August 30, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a Richmond Hill, Ontario-based IoT technology development and design company, this week announced their innovative product, the LooK Watch, an IoT Smartwatch, will be exhibited at this year’s MWC Americas 2018 Los Angeles from September 12th until the 14th. The LooK Watch will be positioned in the technology for Safety & Fitness category.

“Mobile World Congress Americas 2018 is the premiere event of the mobile technology industry. We are very excited to be showcasing and exhibiting our LooK Watch as an outstanding safety & fitness wearable device which is available for distribution” said Maria Pacini, Co-Founder and CIO of Laipac Technology Inc. “MWCA 2018 is a great place for our team to present the LooK Watch to service providers, retailers and distributors. ADK kit with API is also available for developers and solutions providers”

The LooK Watch is a standalone Smartwatch with cellphone connectivity, built-in SOS Button, WiFi Bluetooth, heart rate sensor, advanced quad core processor with GPS, and a high-grade stainless-steel body. The watch is also IP67 and water resistant, equipped with an AMOLED display and amazing, eye-catching colors.

Additionally, the LooK Watch comes with valuable and critical lone worker safety functions, like the SOS Button, preprogrammed with emergency contact numbers; Fall Detection, integrated accelerometers and compass sensors; False Alarm Detection, a built-in alarm system; and of course, a Fitness Tracker. Laipac’s IoT platform LocationNow.com provide additional features for Geofence, enabling the customization of multiple virtual fences; Virtual Nurse, monitoring heart rates with medication reminders; Breadcrumb trail, generating trip reports.

LooK Watch is available in six different colors, designed for both men and women.

Announced Innovative Lookwatch

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

Find Laipac Technology on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook.

AUG 23

Laipac Technology To Exhibit Their LooK Watch for Lone Workers at ONS 2018 Stavanger Norway August 27-30

Richmond Hill Ontario, August 23, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a Richmond Hill, Ontario-based IoT technology development and design company, this week announced their latest innovative product, the LooK Watch, a Smartwatch product, will be exhibited at this year’s ONS 2018 Norway from August 27th until the 30th. The LooK Watch will be positioned in the technology for Lone Worker safety and protection category.

“As the go-to energy and oil & gas industry display event of the year, we are incredibly excited to be showcasing and exhibiting our LooK Watch as the best Lone Worker device at ONS which is available for distribution” said Diego Lai, Co-Founder and CEO of Laipac Technology Inc. “ONS 2018 is an incredible opportunity for our team to present the Lone Worker safety solutions to energy sectors to protect their workers.”

The LooK Watch is a standalone Smartwatch with cellphone connectivity, built-in SOS Button, WiFi Bluetooth, heart rate sensor, advanced quad core processor with GPS, a high-grade stainless-steel body. The watch is also IP67 and water resistant, equipped with an AMOLED display and amazing, eye-catching colors.

Additionally, the LooK Watch comes with valuable and critical lone worker safety functions, like the SOS Button, preprogrammed with emergency contact numbers; Fall Detection, integrated accelerometers and compass sensors; False Alarm Detection, a built-in alarm system; Geofence, enabling the customization of multiple virtual fences; Virtual Nurse, monitoring heart rates with medication reminders; and of course, a Fitness Tracker.

LooK Watch is available in six different colors, designed for both men and women.

“We believe that technology should provide more than just a reading of time and communication today. Technology can keep us safe, connect us during emergencies, and monitor critical functions like heart rates and medicinal intake,” said Lai. “We look forward to demonstrating the functionalities of our LooK Watch this week.

Exhibition of Safety Products

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

March 2018

MAR 13

Laipac to Host LooK Watch Media Conference on March 15, 2018

Richmond Hill, Ontario, March 13, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, this week announced they will be hosting a LooK Watch Media Conference at their office headquarters located at 20 Mural Street, Unit 5, in Richmond Hill on Thursday, March 15th. The Look Watch is the first Internet of Things (IoT) enabled standalone smartwatch. It combines Laipac’s Guardian Angel Connect feature and LocationNow IoT platform, with the ability to access internet and make two-way calls without being tethered to a smartphone.

LooK Watch is designed to look elegant and stylish like a classic mechanical watch, it features a large round touch screen, one of the highest resolutions available today, AMOLED Display, silver or 24k Gold Plating, elegant watch faces, and six color combinations. Durable in composition, the LooK Watch is also cold forged in 316L stainless steel, using sapphire glass and a protective bezel. The watch is dust proof, water proof, and carries one of the longest lasting batteries available.

“We are inviting Toronto media personnel to come to our office this week and demo the LooK Watch for themselves,” said Diego Lai, Co-founder and CEO of Laipac Technology Inc. “Providing an intimate look at our revolutionary watch product, we are excited to share its unique features, attributes, and hand-made designs with everyone in attendance.” Embodying a high quality of digitization, the LooK Watch displays the most apps of any non-iOS watch for users, with a high-quality speaker and incomparable memory storage of 16GB.

Laipaic recently wrapped up successful show in MWC Barcelona 2018, showcasing the watch to all interested brand advocates at the event.

More than just an activity tracker, Look Watch’s Guardian Angel Connect gives you the ultimate peace of mind. You can relax knowing you and your loved ones are safe. Laipac has built its reputation on vehicle tracking, asset monitoring and mobile healthcare devices since 1999. Laipac’s mPERS (mobile Personal Emergency Response Service) technology has been used to protect field workers, law enforcement agents, professionals, families and business executives in over 100 countries. Look Watch connects to LocationNow.com thru Guardian Angel Connect feature; where at any given time, the user can freely enable or disable the Guardian Angel Connect on the LooK Watch. In case of emergency, one second touch on the SOS button will call a pre-set fast dial numbers for voice call to the user's predefined emergency numbers as well as send an SMS, and deliver GPS location data to LocationNow.com.

Using G-sensors, the Look Watch generates an alert if a fall is detected. If it’s a false alarm, the user will only need to press the SOS button when prompted to do so, and the alert will not be sent. If the user is unable to cancel the alert, it will be sent to the device of your choosing, along with GPS coordinates and address of where the incident occurred. Upon receiving the fall alert, you can communicate directly with the user to give them reassurance that help is on the way.

Look Watch also acts as an enhanced activity tracker, monitoring heart rate, steps traveled, and even showing the exact route taken. The heart rate monitor is helpful for tracking vitals when the user is ill, after an accident, or at any time. “As a fitness, safety, communication, and all around resourceful smart watch today, we are passionate about sharing our innovation with all those who are interested. We welcome Toronto Medias to visit us,” said Lai.

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

Premium Silver and Gold Elite Collection

January 2018

JAN 04

Laipac Technology To Exhibit Their LooK Watch at CES 2018 January 9-12

Richmond Hill Ontario, January 3, 2018: Laipac Technology Inc., a Richmond Hill, Ontario-based IoT technology development and design company, this week announced their latest innovative product, the LooK Watch, a Smartwatch product, will be exhibited at this year’s CES from January 9th until the 12th. To be a key part of the international CES technology platform that strives to connect technology leaders worldwide, the LooK Watch will be positioned in the cutting-edge Smartwatch category.

Latest Innovative Product of Lookwatch

“As the go-to technology display event of the year, we are incredibly excited to be showcasing and exhibiting our new Smartwatch at CES, which will be available for distribution in early February,” said Diego Lai, Co-Founder and CEO of Laipac Technology Inc. “CES is an incredible opportunity for our team to converse and collaborate with other innovators whom all share our passion today.”

The LooK Watch is a standalone Smartwatch with cellphone connectivity, built-in SOS Button, WiFi Bluetooth, heart rate sensor, advanced quad core processor with GPS, multiple motion sensors, and a high-grade stainless steel body. The watch is also water resistant, equipped with an AMOLED display and amazing, eye-catching colors.

Additionally, the LooK Watch comes with valuable and critical new smart-functions, like the SOS Button, preprogrammed with emergency contact numbers; Fall Detection, integrated accelerometers and compass sensors; False Alarm Detection, a built-in alarm system; Geofence, enabling the customization of multiple virtual fences; Virtual Nurse, monitoring heart rates with medication reminders; and of course, a Fitness Tracker.

LooK Watch is available in six different colors, designed for both men and women.

“We believe that technology should provide more than just a reading of time and communication today. Technology can keep us safe, connect us during emergencies, and monitor critical functions like heart rates and medicinal intake,” said Lai. “We look forward to demonstrating the functionalities of our new Smartwatch this week.

Our Staff in Exhibition

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions, also providing excellent IoT platforms on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best-innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognize the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, or to sign up on their email list, visit: http://www.laipac.com/.

November 2017

NOV 15

Laipac Technology awarded funding from Ontario to develop technologies for Vehicle Occupancy Detection

TORONTO – November 13, 2017 – Ontario Centre of Excellence OCE Inc. has announced a strategic partnership with Laipac Technology Inc, a leader in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and services. The partnership will support the development of technologies that will detect how many people are in vehicles using high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes to ensure that vehicles with more than one occupant are not inadvertently billed or fined.

The initiative is being funded by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) through the Small Business Innovation Challenge program to develop innovative technologies that will help government deliver better services and programs across the province. Helping businesses innovate while enhancing government services for people across the province is part of Ontario government’s plan to create jobs, grow economy and help people in their everyday lives.

Quotes:

" Laipac is honored to be funded by Ontario government to develop the technologies to detect the single and high occupancy vehicles travelling on HOV lane of Ontario highways. Our proposed IoT solution will require zero infrastructure investment and expandable to be compatible with other tolling technologies. We look forward to be part of the growth of our province. "

- Diego Lai, CEO of Laipac Technology Inc.

" These exciting challenges help some of Ontario’s best and brightest innovators and entrepreneurs develop leading solutions to everyday problems. The results of these challenges will be innovative technologies ready to commercialize and export globally."

- Brad Duguid, Minister of Economic Growth and Development

" These challenges are a great way for Ontario-based small businesses to get the support they need to bring their technologies to life. By using government as a launching pad they will gain a foundation for global opportunities, and strengthen Ontario’s position as a leader in innovative technologies."

- Reza Moridi, Minister of Research, Innovation and Science

" OCE is proud to deliver the Small Business Innovation Challenge on behalf of the Ontario government. The program will support Ontario-based, technology-driven SMEs in their mission to develop and test innovative technology solutions for public sector challenges. I would like to congratulate the successful applicants and I look forward to seeing their products and services grow." - Tom Corr, President and CEO of Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE)

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is one of the leading companies in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions. Laipac provides an excellent IoT platform for real time asset tracking and people monitoring on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 100 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognizes the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, visit:http://www.laipac.com/

About Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Inc.

OCE drives the commercialization of cutting-edge research across key market sectors to build the economy of tomorrow and secure Ontario's global competitiveness. In doing this, OCE fosters the training and development of the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs and is a key partner with Ontario's industry, universities, colleges, research hospitals, investors and governments. A champion of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research, OCE invests in sectors such as advanced health, digital media and information communications, advanced manufacturing and materials, and cleantech including energy, environment and water. OCE is a key partner in delivering Ontario's Innovation Agenda as a member of the province's Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). Funded by the Government of Ontario, the ONE is made up of regional and sector-focused organizations and helps Ontario-based entrepreneurs rapidly grow their company and create jobs. For more information, visit: http://www.oce-ontario.org/

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September 2017

SEP 26

Laipac Technology Inc. Launching the LooK Watch - IoT Standalone Smartwatch - on Kickstarter

TORONTO – September 26, 2017 – Laipac Technology Inc., a Toronto based Canadian company, announces today the launch of their LooK Watch on Kickstarter. LooK Watch is the first Internet of Things (IoT) standalone smartwatch with Android OS. Established in 1999, Laipac Technology Inc. is a market leader in reliable and user-friendly GPS and IoT consumer devices. “Improving quality of life and delivering innovative solutions with high quality products are core to our mission.” Quoted by the co-founder and CEO, Diego Lai.

The LooK Watch is made of high-quality stainless steel with AMOLED display and sapphire glass. It is offered in six different color combinations: black gold, blue gold, rose white, black silver, blue silver, and white silver.

For a limited time, the LooK Watch is offered at 40% off its future retail price. The premium silver collection is $158 usd and the elite gold collection is $168 usd.

Kickstarter link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/lookwatch/look-watch-first-iot-integrated-standalone-smartwa?ref=nav_search

With its advanced suite of features and software, the LooK Watch is a solution designed with today’s needs in mind. Some features include:

  • Make and receive all phone calls from the LooK Watch itself without being paired to your cellphone.
  • It has cellular connectivity worldwide, WiFi, Bluetooth, compatibility with Android and iOS, voice activation, and it is unlocked.
  • Plenty of memory (16GB) to download, and store your songs, watch movies, shows, video clips, and store photos.
  • Through our LocationNow IoT platform you can locate LooK Watch with its safety features
  • Feel secure with its integrated SOS button and GPS features, heart rate sensor, fall detection and response system, maps, fitness and health trackers, breadcrumb trails and more.
  • Download apps through Google Play Store.
  • The longest lasting smartwatch battery life.
  • Even more exceptional features are included in the LooK Watch.

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Visit us in Kickstarter and search LooK Watch. Join our email list and be the first to receive product info and Kickstarter updates. We have exciting plans in the works, and we would love for you to be a part of our journey. Follow our social media platforms for more information. You can find us on Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, and YouTube. For more information, visit: www.laipac.com

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is a leading company in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions. Laipac provides an excellent IoT platform for real time asset tracking and people monitoring on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 85 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognizes the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, visit: http://www.laipac.com/

SEP 06

Laipac Technology Inc. launching the First IoT Enabled Standalone Smartwatch LooK Watch in MWC Americas San Francisco CA Sept 12-14

The Look Watch is the first Internet of Things (IoT) enabled standalone smartwatch. Developed by Laipac Technology Inc. (www.laipac.com), a Canadian company based in Toronto Ontario is an established leader in GPS tracking and location services, it combines Laipac’s Guardian Angel Connect feature and LocationNow IoT platform, with the ability to access internet and make two-way calls without being tethered to a smartphone.

With its advanced suite of features and software, the Look Watch is a solution designed with today’s needs in mind. Some features include:

Stunning Design

Each Look Watch is made of high-quality stainless steel, highlighted by sophisticated colour combinations that include black and gold, black and silver, gold and blue, silver and white, or rose and white.

Functions as a phone, feel the freedom

Make and receive phone calls over a cellular connection, it requires a Nano-SIM and activation through the cellular provider of your choice.

Wi-Fi and Bluetooth enabled

Wi-Fi extends your battery life, and Bluetooth connections give you the ability to pair with Bluetooth devices and accessories.

AMOLED Display with Touch-Screen

The high-resolution AMOLED display of 400 x 400 true colors, covered with anti-scratch sapphire glass and touch-screen for ease-of-use.

Water Resistant

The Look Watch is IP67 rated. It is safe to wear it in the rain, washing hand and any contact with water and liquid.

Voice Activated

Control the Look Watch’s apps with voice commands for a truly hands-free user experience.

Plenty of memory

16GB of storage memory and 1GB of RAM, giving you the ability to store hundreds of songs, video clips and photos.

GPS Location Technology

It is fully GPS enabled, the Look Watch’s GPS capabilities are part of the watch’s hardware, Laipac’s award-winning location technology.

More than just an activity tracker

Look Watch’s Guardian Angel Connect gives you the ultimate peace of mind. You can relax knowing you and your loved ones are safe.

Laipac has built its reputation on vehicle tracking, asset monitoring and mobile healthcare devices since 1999. Laipac’s mPERS (mobile Personal Emergency Response Service) technology has been used to protect field workers, law enforcement agents, professionals, families and business executives in over 100 countries. Look Watch connects to LocationNow.com thru Guardian Angel Connect feature; where at any given time, the user can freely enable or disable the Guardian Angel Connect on the LooK Watch.

SOS button

In case of emergency, one second touch on the SOS button will call a pre-set fast dial numbers for voice calls. However, with a longer 3-second press it will call the user's predefined emergency numbers as well as send an SMS, and deliver GPS location data to LocationNow.com

Heart rate monitor

Look Watch acts as an enhanced activity tracker, monitoring heart rate, steps traveled, and even showing the exact route taken. The heart rate monitor is helpful for tracking vitals when the user is ill, after an accident, or at any time.

Fall detection

Using G-sensors, the Look Watch generates an alert if a fall is detected. If it’s a false alarm, the user will only need to press the SOS button when prompted to do so, and the alert will not be sent. If the user is unable to cancel the alert, it will be sent to the device of your choosing, along with GPS coordinates and address of where the incident occurred. Upon receiving the fall alert, you can communicate directly with the user to give them reassurance that help is on the way.

Watch removal alert for patient’s use

While enabling this feature, Guardian Angel Connect will send an alert to the device of your choice if the watch is removed from the wrist. You can then initiate voice communication, call it, or physically locate it with LocationNow app.

Geo-fencing option

Customize a virtual fence to let you know when one enters or exits the perimeters you set within the LocationNow platform. Geo fences are easy to set up, and you can create up to 20 geofences to cover multiple locations.

Large Battery Capacity

460mA Li-Ion polymer battery for 1-2 days depending on the usage

The Look Watch Launch: September 12-14, 2017 in San Francisco, CA

MWC Americas is the premier mobile industry event in the Americas. The 2017 conference will be held at the Moscone Center in San Francisco from September 12 through 14. The newest and most exciting mobile products and services will be exhibited here. Standing head-to-head with the world’s top innovators, Look Watch is making its debut. Visit our booth at South Hall S.1961 to try the LooK Watch.

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May 2017

May 26

Laipac Technology and Ryerson University Partner to Enhance Support for Crowd Management

TORONTO – May 3, 2017 – Ryerson University’s Faculty of Science today announces a strategic partnership with Laipac Technology Inc, a leader in the development of GPS and Internet of Things (IoT) products and services. The partnership will support the development of a novel, fast and scalable technique for simulating the behaviour of large crowds in near real-time. Using wearable IoT devices, event organizers will be able to manage dense crowds while also identifying the potential for stampedes and mitigating their impact.

“Improving quality of life and delivering innovative solutions to protect people are core to our mission,” says Diego Lai, Co-founder and CEO of Laipac Technology Inc. “We hope that through this partnership we can develop an intelligent and reliable system to control, predict and eliminate the possibility of stampedes during large crowd events.” Established in 1999, Laipac Technology has become a market leader in offering reliable and user friendly GPS locator devices.

Dr. Andriy Miranskyy, a researcher in quantifying and managing risk at Ryerson University says this project will introduce an innovative solution to the crowd management sector and offer new ways of managing its challenges. “We are thrilled to partner with Laipac Technology on this exciting project.”

The initiative is being funded by Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) and the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) as a part of the Voucher for Innovation and Productivity Program (VIP). The VIP program helps eligible Ontario companies develop, implement and commercialize technical innovations by supporting industry-academic collaborations. Industry can leverage Ontario’s world-class academic institutions to solve business challenges, develop new products and processes, and increase productivity while advancing innovations that help to build and sustain Ontario's knowledge-based economy.

“We are pleased to support this dynamic partnership and the groundbreaking work Ryerson University and Laipac Technology are doing in the area of crowd management. This is the kind of breakthrough that can prevent tragedies and create safer environments for large groups of people to gather,” says Dr. Tom Corr, OCE’s President and CEO.

The project will be unique in providing wearable IoT devices to event organizers. Through the software developed, event organizers will be able to identify locations of people wearing trackers compatible with the software and, by predicting their movements, proactively detect probable catastrophic events. By communicating with event attendees and issuing warning messages sent through wearable devices, authorities will be able to guide peoples’ movements and prevent accidents.

Speaking on behalf of NSERC - the federal government’s principal funding agency for scientific and engineering research conducted at Canada’s universities and colleges, Dr. Andrew Sinclair, Manager, NSERC Ontario Regional Office, said: “This project represents one the latest examples of the ‘VIP1-Engage’ co-funding opportunity that NSERC and OCE launched as an innovative federal-provincial collaboration in 2013. VIP1-Engage makes it possible for researchers to access combined federal and provincial funding by way of a convenient single application. Co-funding by the two levels of government permits researchers to conduct projects with twice the resources that would normally be possible. The result is projects with broader reach and enhanced innovation impact.”

About Laipac Technology Inc.

Laipac Technology Inc. is one of the leading companies in the development of Internet of Things (IoT) products and solutions. Laipac provides an excellent IoT platform for real time asset tracking and people monitoring on LocationNow.com. Laipac Technology Inc. was founded in 1999 by two distinguished Canadian entrepreneurs, Maria C. Pacini and Diego Lai, who continuously strive for product improvements and new ideas with the purpose of bringing the best innovated products to the market. Laipac Technology Inc. is currently exporting products and solutions to over 85 countries and has received numerous awards and nominations that recognizes the excellent business achievements and visions for the future. For more information, visit: http://www.laipac.com/

About Ryerson University

Ryerson University is Canada’s leader in innovative, career-oriented education. With a mission to serve societal needs and a long-standing commitment to engaging its community, Ryerson University is home to more than 41,500 students including 2,400 master's and PhD students, 3,200 faculty and staff, and nearly 170,000 alumni worldwide. Research at Ryerson is on a trajectory of success and growth: externally funded research has doubled in the past five years. For more information, visit: www.ryerson.ca .

About Ontario Centres of Excellence (OCE) Inc.

OCE drives the commercialization of cutting-edge research across key market sectors to build the economy of tomorrow and secure Ontario's global competitiveness. In doing this, OCE fosters the training and development of the next generation of innovators and entrepreneurs and is a key partner with Ontario's industry, universities, colleges, research hospitals, investors and governments. A champion of leading-edge technologies, best practices and research, OCE invests in sectors such as advanced health, digital media and information communications, advanced manufacturing and materials, and cleantech including energy, environment and water. OCE is a key partner in delivering Ontario's Innovation Agenda as a member of the province's Ontario Network of Entrepreneurs (ONE). Funded by the Government of Ontario, the ONE is made up of regional and sector-focused organizations and helps Ontario-based entrepreneurs rapidly grow their company and create jobs. For more information, visit: http://www.oce-ontario.org/

About NSERC

Since its creation in 1978, the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) has been the Government of Canada’s principal funding agency for scientific and engineering research conducted by academic researchers at Canada’s universities and colleges. NSERC works to make Canada a country of discoverers and innovators -- for the benefit of all Canadians. The agency fosters Innovation by helping Canadian companies to participate and invest in research projects conducted at Canada’s universities and colleges. It also promotes and supports Discovery research, helping NSERC researchers to work at the vanguard of science and build on Canada’s long tradition of scientific excellence. Last, but far from least, NSERC assists in the development of the next generation of Canadian STEM research talent by providing funding to support university students in their advanced studies. For more information, visit: http://www.nserc-crsng.gc.ca/index_eng.asp

Media Contact:

Hiba El Chaarani

Faculty of Science

Ryerson University

hiba.elchaarani@ryerson.ca