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News & Events

There are many exciting things happening in our school. Find out how you can get involved.

Trades Education and Innovation Complex

Camosun's new Trades Education and Innovation Complex will radically enhance the college's ability as a trades training powerhouse for the Island and beyond. The Complex encompasses 250,000 square feet of new and renovated classroom, lab and yard space dedicated to the delivery of 20 different trades foundation and apprenticeship programs.

Learn more about the trades complex and the opportunity to support it.

Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology – Renewable Energy Capstone Project Showcase

Date & Time
Friday, December 9, 2016, 10am–2pm
Centre for Trades Education & Innovation Atrium, Interurban Campus

We would like to thank the faculty and students of the Electronics & Computer Engineering Technology program at this year’s Electronics Capstone event.

The Capstone event showcased the graduating students’ finished projects that they worked on for the last three months; this year we had 9 projects for you to take a look at.

Electronics and Computer Engineering Technology – Renewable Energy Projects 2016

  • SkyOwl
    The SkyOwl Drone is a solar-powered, fixed-wing, long-range, autonomous aircraft. Applications include low cost poaching and illegal logging observation.
  • OwlNet
    We have developed a wireless owl-net sensor network, providing an accurate and reliable way of sensing owl-net strikes during banding research. OwlNet is first able to obtain owl-strike alerts from several remote nets to one local hub using 2.4 GHz WiFi, then transmit alert status long range to the banding station using 900 MHz RF.
  • Tech Horizons
    Tech Horizons is creating three Internet of Things (IoT) devices that will improve your life:
    • A GPS pet-tracking device that will attach to the collar of your cat or dog.
    • A food dispenser for small caged animals that can be activated remotely.
    • A lamp that is aimed at improving our circadian rhythms and our quality of sleep.
  • Botny
    Our goal is to provide the pleasure and accessibility of having an automated garden within your home. We are doing so utilizing aeroponics, enabling you to save time and money while reducing your ecological footprint.
  • Mirrorage
    Mirrorage is a modern approach to the DIY project smart mirror. With a clean design, our mirror will give day/night border lighting, anti-fog, time/date/weather readout and Bluetooth audio; perfect for any bathroom.
  • P-eye
    P-eye is a vision assistance tool for the visually impaired built around the Raspbian OS. The P-eye takes a picture and has the ability to recognize objects, text, and facial expressions which is then described to the user.
  • Y-Stat
    YStat is a wireless multi-room thermostat designed for use with baseboard heaters. Our custom app shows the temperature and battery voltage from each room and allows you to set the temperature.
  • CoolBox
    CoolBox is a miniature refrigerator that provides a self-monitoring, portable cold box to carry snacks or lunches. It monitors food temperature and notifies you of your food’s status via text message or email through a smartphone.
  • Magstick
    The Magstick is a 3D joystick that enables precise linear motion along any axis with a tangible centre position. Wireless position tracking is implemented via three pairs of electromagnetic coils.

Got Questions?

Phone: 250-370-4409
Or discuss with your department chair or instructor.

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Upcoming Events

  • Trades Info Session
  • Oct 19 • 7:30 pm
  • Interurban 4461 Interurban Road, Campus Centre Bldg, Room 124, 1st Floor
Contact Us
Camosun College Lansdowne
3100 Foul Bay Rd
Victoria BC V8P 5J2
Camosun College Interurban
4461 Interurban Rd
Victoria BC V9E 2C1
  • 250–370–3000
  • 1–877–554–7555 (toll-free)

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