Disney’s tech-powered rides show patrons a whole new virtual world

Disney claims its first use of an 802.11 wireless network to operate an amusement park rides is a hit.Disney is using an industrial-strength 802.11 wireless network to power its Toy Story Mania! ride,

Published on: August 10th, 2009 Carolyn Duffy Marsan

3D iPhone content created by Toronto firm and college collaboration

When it comes to making content that pops off the screen, Spatial View Inc. takes the phrase literally.The small Toronto-based firm has an array of hardware and software that is geared towards generating

Published on: July 24th, 2009 Brian Jackson

3D tools help multinational team build “world’s largest” telescope

Astronomers and engineers speak a different language. This could cause Babel-like confusion when you're building a football field-sized telescope for a Chilean observatory -- with engineers in British Columbia and astronomers in California.But

Published on: April 7th, 2009 Nestor Arellano

Emily Carr arts school speeds up digital image processing with cluster server

A Vancouver-based arts school achieved substantial energy savings and greater processing performance when it replaced an aging render farm system with a cluster server operating system from Microsoft Canada Co.The Emily Carr Institute

Published on: September 9th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

3D tools un-lock huge benefits in Canadian waterway project

Use of 3D digital prototyping has steered a major project to retrofit waterway locks along Ontario's Welland Canal to unparalleled success.The technology has driven huge efficiencies for Bosch Rexroth Canada (BRC), the company

Published on: May 29th, 2008 Nestor Arellano

More Canadians than ever up for ‘Oscars of the Internet’

Jump to: Video | Images Have you heard the one about Halo's Master Chief and Greek goddess Aphrodite crossing the river Styx? Well the punch line has received honoree status from the Internet's

Published on: April 16th, 2008 Brian Jackson