We lined a few of the coolest improvements this yr
When you thought the world of expertise was stagnating, suppose twice.
This yr we noticed artistic concepts of all sizes sparking up B.C.’s place as a hub for innovation and crystallizing religion within the province’s expertise pool. From edtech and land mapping instruments to startups that may change folks’s very blood varieties, BCBusiness has seen all of it. To wrap up it up a nutshell, we thought we would handpick a couple of that we discovered to be significantly promising.
So with out additional ado, listed here are 5 of our favorite tech tales from 2022 (in no particular order).
1. 2022 Education Guide: From simulations to VR to robots, B.C. post-secondary institutions keep the best of edtech
Our 2022 Schooling Information lined a few of the latest applied sciences that B.C. schools and universities are leveraging to make education extra inexpensive, accessible and fascinating for college kids. Simulation labs, VR scanning, robots and teleconferencing platforms are just some examples of how edtech is already altering the panorama of studying within the province.
Victoria-based spatial intelligence supplier LlamaZoo’s information preservation and land administration software program platform, Guardian, attracts data from satellites, drones and environmental evaluation packages to create digital twins of landscapes. The corporate is working with First Nations communities to assist Indigenous leaders protect and handle their land (and tradition) extra effectively.
This one’s a doozy—an organization that’s making an attempt to take away blood sort constraints. For our Management iIsue, Avivo Biomedical’s CEO John Coleman talked about his journey from the hashish business to the world of biotechnology, the place he and his workforce are difficult the concept that blood varieties are absolute. Optical
Realizing that billions of individuals have bother seeing, Emily Carr College’s Tyler Hawkins designed and developed a font for folks with impaired imaginative and prescient. Out there as a Google Chrome browser extension, Optical improves legibility management by permitting readers to make incremental changes to phrases on the display.
Coastal intelligence firm MarineLabs arms coastlines with devices that accumulate information so folks can safely stay on them “ceaselessly.” It information data on the cloud, making it accessible by means of a subscription service. Use instances for this type of data vary far and huge, from ship navigation to climate stats used for coastal influence assessments.