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Orthopedic Design Networking Event

There have been numerous advancements in medical device technologies, and they are delivering tangible benefits such as quick disease detection, reduced patient recovery time and lower cost of instruments to the healthcare system. However, these advancements have come with increasing challenges, including security concerns and connectivity issues for IoT devices, design related issues and time-to-market […] Read more

Centennial College students bring innovation to the medical industry

WIMTACH is committed to giving students invaluable knowledge and experiences beyond the classroom with hackathons. In July, WIMTACH hosted its third hackathon of the year. Over two days, 31 students were tasked with two challenges presented by Dr. Jon Hummel, interim Chief Surgeon of the Scarborough Health Network in collaboration with Intellijoint and OrthoBiomed, an […] Read more

Jul, 10, 2019

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Centennial students design mobile app for vulnerable people in emergencies

For 24 Centennial College students, their classroom experience took them to a WIMTACH hackathon. For two days – May 30th and 31st – four groups of six students each from Software Engineering programs gathered in the College’s auditorium to take on an innovative, hackathon challenge presented by WIMTACH and one of its industry clients, Interdev, […] Read more

Jun, 11, 2019

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Students bring a story to life at WIMTACH’s latest hackathon

By: Linda Vachon 28 students of Centennial College’s Interactive Gaming program raced against time to bring a coffee table book to life as part of a hackathon held at Progress Campus on February 25, 2019.   The hackathon was organized by WIMTACH, (Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health) which partners with companies […] Read more

May, 02, 2019

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Hackathon creates new software in just 36 hours

Six teams of Centennial College Software Engineering Technology students toiled for 36 hours to create new software applications as part of the college’s latest “hackathon” held on July 7 and 8 at the Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre (WIMTACH) at Progress Campus. The participants were tasked with creating three distinct software apps in […] Read more

Full House for Health Hackathon

Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH)’s headquarters was packed full of eager students for an intensive two-day hackathon from January 27-28th, 2016 at Progress Campus. Sponsored by Smokebomb Entertainment, a division of the Toronto-based Shaftesbury Studios, the hackathon was the second hosted by the WIMTACH team. Yielding an outstanding turn out […] Read more

Hackathon challenges students to create healthcare apps

Centennial College Software Engineering students were challenged by two regional hospitals to create smartphone apps that could provide low-cost healthcare solutions at a two-day hackathon event on January 27 and 28. Click here to know more about the event.