Lixar has grown from systems integration & business automation in 2000 to mobile apps and connected devices today. Throughout Lixar’s history, the company has driven end-to-end solutioning. Today’s Lixar’s technology ecosystem consists of IoT, Mobile, Data Science, UX, Proximity Awareness, Concepts and Design, and Cloud.
Lixar drives each with expertise and experience and continues to push the boundaries of mobile technology and the connected ecosystem. The Internet of Things (IoT) is not new to Lixar, over the past 15 years, Lixar has worked on a number award-winning connected products and solutions.
Where did the evolution begin? Founders Bill Syrros and Emmanuel Florakas created Lixar. The word Lixar comes from Elixir; meaning a solution. The company has grown organically from four people in a basement to 140 plus employees strong.
Lixar offices are located in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Ottawa, Ontario. Lixar encourages and empowers a diverse and vibrant team while staying true to the company mantra: to create, innovate and inspire.
Lixar connects with community through the MusiCounts program in Halifax which supports music programs in Halifax-based schools, and, the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa through the Lixar #Homerun program.
Today, Lixar continues to be driven by mobile and data-rich tech innovation. Lixar develops mobile platforms and solutions for enterprise-level transportation focused clients and partners who expect high-performance, real-time relevancy through mobile connectivity.
Lixar is driven by mobile, data science and the art of the possible.
Microsoft Partner, Gold Application Development
Microsoft Partner, Silver Cloud Platform
New Lixar “Rockin’ Roll” HQ office opens – 373 Coventry
Microsoft Partner, Silver Application Development
Technology Innovation Award awarded to Lixar from Delphi
Destination Innovation Winner (Northern Virginia Tech Council)
Edison Gold Award Winner in Connected Car Technology – Delphi Connect
CNET Best of CES 2012 Award – Best in Show – Car Tech/QNX/Porsche Connected-Car
Created in 1999, incorporated in 2000
2000, Ottawa Office opened
2007, Halifax Office opened
Bill Syrros and Emmanuel Florakas
The name Lixar is derived from the word Elixir meaning solution
A web technology company
Mobile, Data, UX, IoT, Wearables, Proximity Awareness,
Transportation Sector Focus
Air, Auto, Telco, Emerging Tech, Sports and Entertainment.
Mantra to Create, Innovate, and Inspire.
Support for the Boys and Girls Club of Ottawa, Healthy Living mentors like local kayaker and Olympic hopeful Maddy MacKenzie, and the MusiCounts program (supporting music in Halifax schools) through Halifax Pop Explosion.
Support for a dynamic and diverse workplace (see Lixar multi-year accessibility plan developed in accordance with the integration accessibility standards regulation under the accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act).
Support for a dress up and dress down policy.
Support for Friday afternoon DJ sessions, emerging artists, and a genuine love for music.