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This article was written on 07 Feb 2011, and is filled under News.

DDiMIT Consortium announces new partnership with Ideavibes Marketing Limited

The DDiMIT project would like to announce a new member to its growing membership, Ideavibes Marketing Limited. The Designing Digital Media for the Internet of Things (DDiMIT) consortium connects university researchers, digital media SMEs and related businesses, and cultural associations through shared projects in the burgeoning area of the Internet of Things. Ideavibes is a web application development company with two products – a Crowdsourcing App and a Crowdfunding App. These apps are easy to deploy and give organizations the ability to tap into the power of their crowd and social media to generate ideas, foster community, and make change happen.

Ideavibes main contribution to DDiMIT includes access and related development costs associated with customization of the Ideavibes crowdsourcing/crowdfunding application for use by the DDiMIT consortium project website. Ideavibes crowdsourcing web application will enhance DDiMIT’s ability to connect university researchers and consortium members in novel and innovative Internet of Things projects that require cross-sector expertise.

The DDiMIT consortium is led by Professor Matt Ratto, an assistant professor in the Faculty of Information, University of Toronto, and is made possible by a grant from the Ontario Media Development Corporation on behalf of the Ministry of Culture, the continuing support of the Knowledge Media Design Institute and the Faculty of Information at the University of Toronto, and the rest of the consortium partners.

The DDiMIT consortium currently includes over 15 SMEs, 4 cultural organizations, and four universities. It is located at 374 Bathurst Street in downtown Toronto and online at Individuals and companies who wish to join the consortium should contact Professor Ratto at

Press contacts:
Matt Ratto, director, DDiMIT;;
Paul Dombowsky, CEO, Ideavibes Marketing Limited;

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