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  • Predicting Dementia Earlier – in a Manner of Speaking

    March 23, 2018 If dementia could be diagnosed earlier in patients, or even predict who might develop the disease later in life, it would mean nothing short of a revolution in dementia care. If caught early enough, steps could be taken that might prevent or delay its onset. With one in 10 Canadians ... Read more
  • The Silanna Group Acquires Appulse Power

    March 21, 2018 The Silanna Group today announced that it had completed its acquisition of Appulse Power. Appulse Power will be integrated into The Silanna Group’s worldwide semiconductor organization and will broaden Silanna’s Power Management portfolio to include highly efficient AC-DC converters and controllers. Appulse Power is the second company that The Silanna Group has ... Read more
  • U of T Engineering spin-off Appulse Power acquired by Silanna Semiconductor

    March 21, 2018 Appulse Power Inc., a startup company founded by U of T Engineering alumni Ahsan Zaman (ElecE 0T9, ECE MASc 1T2, PhD 1T5), Behzad Mahdavikhah (ECE PhD 1T4), Aleksandar Radić (ECE PhD 1T4) and Professor Aleksandar Prodić (ECE), has been acquired by the multinational Silanna Semiconductor for an undisclosed amount. “The success ... Read more
  • Cosmetics giant L’Oreal buys Toronto augmented reality startup ModiFace

    March 19, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking ... Read more
  • Paris-based cosmetics giant acquiring ModiFace

    March 16, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oréal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking ... Read more
  • L’Oreal buys Toronto startup ModiFace

    March 16, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking ... Read more
  • Cosmetics giant L’Oreal buys Toronto augmented reality startup ModiFace

    March 16, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking capabilities would ... Read more
  • L’Oreal buys Toronto startup ModiFace

    March 16, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking ... Read more
  • French cosmetics giant buys U of T ‘beauty tech’ startup

    March 16, 2018 A University of Toronto startup that lets consumers virtually try on makeup, hair and other beauty products has been scooped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company – a move that could result in Toronto becoming a hub for “beauty tech” research. France’s L’Oréal said Friday it was buying ModiFace, which ... Read more
  • L’Oreal buys Toronto augmented reality startup ModiFace

    March 16, 2018 When University of Toronto engineering professor Parham Aarabi first began researching face tracking technology, it never occurred to him that his resulting startup would later be snapped up by the world’s biggest cosmetics company, L’Oreal. In fact, Aarabi thought the initial application of what is now ModiFace’s lip and eye tracking ... Read more