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Joaquin wins DSE Awards for Crayola Installation Work

March 10, 2014

Joaquin Habacon (IMM 2012) and his team recently won the DSE Gold Apex Award and Bronze Content Award for their work on the Crayola Crayon Art Installation called “Art Alive”.


More on the work and the award on Joaquin’s blog

IMM Students Win President’s Innovation Challenge

January 23, 2014

IMM students Leena Salem, Jason Smith, Chau Le and Candy Lee win the President’s Innovation Challenge with mentor Patrick Weir.


Cisco Canada, in conjunction with Sheridan College, Fuse Marketing and Soft Gravity, would like to congratulate the winners of the President’s Innovation Challenge. Chau Le, Yee Ting Lee, Leena Salem and Jason Smith were awarded a $10,000 cash prize for devising an innovative application to be used during the Toronto 2015 Pan Am/Parapan Am Games (TORONTO 2015) to enhance the fan experience and bridge rich connections between visitors, residents and businesses.

Official Sheridan Press Release

News coverage on CTV

Tech Studio Projects Fall 2013

December 11, 2013

Take an Arduino boards, add some sensors, mix in some code and action figures and you have the Fall 2013 Tech Studio Projects. A series of interactive projects ranging from a cookie jar alarm system, Artduino (the marriage of art and Arduino) and a sound visualization.1476003_10152056713438293_999269550_n

More projects and pictures on our Facebook page.

Design Considerations for Little Fingers

December 5, 2013


Andrew’s new article on “Design Considerations for Little Fingers”

Designing interfaces and apps for kids is not just a matter of simplification or making the buttons bigger – it requires us to consider interaction models and user experience from the child’s perspective. Children are curious, inquisitive and love to explore.

More Arduino Fun This Year

September 16, 2013

Arduino fun starts early this year.


Introduction to Mobile UX

July 30, 2013

Check out IMM instructor, Andrew Smyk’s Introduction to Mobile UX article.


Mobile has changed the way we interact with content. As UX practitioners, we need to rethink the design paradigm for the web. Simply translating desktop designs to mobile screens is not an option. Small touch screens on smartphones, tablets, and e-readers change the way users input and interact with content.

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Kinects for Windows

January 20, 2013

Kinects for Windows is coming to the IMM lab this term. This will be a great addition to the program and for the students!321363_10151338562478695_1876747229_n

Tech Studio Projects

December 23, 2012

Mix in some coding with external inputs and you have the inaugural projects for the first Tech Studio session this fall. Projects ranged from building interactive experience utilizing sensor inputs, to experiments with Processing and an Android App!

Check out the pictures on our Facebook Photo Album.

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