Caledon Public Library

Tech Fair

See the future unfold before your eyes at Caledon Public Library

 

Creative organizations will showcase their tech products and initiatives through exhibits and demonstrations. We look forward to seeing you at the Tech Fair. Don't miss this great opportunity to be entertained and educated. And remember - this is just one event which is taking place this weekend at the Albion Bolton Community Centre.  Drop by the arena for the Caledon Chamber of Commerce's Spring Home Show taking place all weekend long and the library for the launch of the Seed Library on Saturday between 10 am - 2 pm.

Date: April 21st, 2018

Time: 10am - 2pm

Location: Albion Bolton Community Centre - Auditorium

HashTag: #CPLTechFair

Organizations

 

Alpha Dogs' mission is to create and sustain a community of learning that promotes the fields of Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) education through FIRST Robotics. In doing so, we allow students to have the opportunity to discover new interests within the realm of science and technology, and to develop the skills necessary to pursue careers within these fields.

 

 

Brampton Robotics Club Logo

Brampton Robotics Club We engage kids into STEM education through robotics. We will be featuring a hands-on quick robot build activity and our students will showcase cool robots that will be competing at the World Championship from April 25th – May 1st in Louisville, Kentucky.

 

 

Caledon has nine fire stations and more than 290 dedicated, professional and volunteer personnel proudly working hard to provide our residents with effective, efficient and prompt fire protection services including:

     Inspections
     Public Education
     Home Safety

Our display will include:
     Smoke and Carbon Monoxide Alarms
     Gas Detector (2 types)
     Thermal Imaging Camera


CNCROi.com Logo

 

 

CNCROi.com will display samples of projects made using various machines and developed from custom designs.

 

 

Creative Space Logo

 

Creation Space is known as a makerspace. A place in which people with shared interests, especially in woodworking or technology, can gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment and knowledge. We will feature a 3D printer and a soldering demo where kids can take home a butterfly that lights up.

 

 

Gametime TechnologiesGametime Technologies Inc. is committed to providing products that enhance the sporting experience for athletes at all stages. GTI is headquartered in Quebec City and serves customers worldwide. Gametime provides a portable scoreboard and audio system.

 

Best Buy sells consumer electronics and a variety of related merchandise, including software, video games, music, mobile phones, digital cameras, car stereos and video cameras, in addition to home appliances (washing machines, dryers, and refrigerators), in a non-commissioned sales environment. Under the Geek Squad brand, Best Buy offers computer repair, warranty service, and accidental service plans. We are planning to show VR technologies , Smart home and how to control your devices at home using Google home . Geek squad will be showing how they can help with the problems consumers face with these technologies and how to over come.


Iris RoboticsIRIS Robotics courses makes learning fun, engaging, and inspiring and helps develop highly practical skills. We offer highly practical hands-on experience to develop critical thinking skills and problem solving strategies in our students. Our programs also help students to excel in math and science and choose a career in science and technology. Our main programs include:

LEGO WEDO ROBOTICS (AGES 5-8)

The LEGO WEDO Robotics program is specifically designed as an intermediate step between the more fully featured robotics platform and regular, non-robotic
LEGO. Students will be working with gears, pulleys, motors and sensors to construct, program and control robots.

LEGO MINDSTORMS EV3 (AGES 9-17)

LEGO Mindstorms EV3 is designed for those with no programming background and introduces students to concepts such as coding, looping, decision making and flow control as they utilize the visual drag and drop programming interface.

 

Junior Coders Learning Center provides after-school Computer Science courses for students from Grades 1-12. We offer a creative and inspiring collaborative environment for building coding skills. It is our goal to guide students on their journey from technology consumers to technology creators. Our programs are structured to nurture creativity and invention, integrating core skills in computational thinking with project development, creative problem solving, and project leadership. Students receive a robust, meaningful foundation in computer science, programming, information technology, and digital literacy.

Nat's Robotic Academy

 

Nat’s Robotics Academy provides robotics entertainment and programming for kids birthday parties.

We will bring some Lego Mindstorms robots for display and for the kids to play. We will also have a computer or tablet with short videos.

 

 

Makers Making Change Logo

Neil Squire Society's Makers Making Change is an innovative community-based project that connects makers to people with disabilities to create affordable open source assistive technologies. With support from Google.org, we have developed the LipSync, a mouth controlled input device that enables people with little or no hand movement to operate a touchscreen device or computer. We also have a growing library of open-source assistive technology devices that can be downloaded and 3D printed.

 

New Make It Logo

NewMakeIt is a collaborative workspace located in Newmarket that enables members of the local community to get a start in innovative, creative and entrepreneurial endeavors. NewMakeIt has partnered with York Region Environmental Services to explore the concept of a Lending Library. NewMakeIt will be exhibit a Lending Wall structure than enables audiences to experience how physical items such as tools, utensils, instruments, etc. can be borrowed.

 

 

Ontario Provincial Police - Urban Search and Rescue/Chemical Biological Radiological Nuclear Explosives Response Team (UCRT). We are a specialized team committed to providing an efficient, professional and specialized response to situations resulting from acts of threats of terrorism, disasters or other critical incidents.
Technologies to be featured:
• Robotics – Explosives disposal robot
• Fourier-Transform Infrared Spectroscopy – Hazmat ID
• Thermography – FLIR Thermal Imaging Camera
• Search Camera – IRIS search camera
• Night Vision – Night Vision Camera
• Radiation Detection – MCB2 Alpha/Beta/Gamma detector

Robo-Geek Inc.

 

Robo-Geek Inc. provides high-quality STEM courses and programs for young minds in Coding, Electronics and Robotics. We will have Sanbot Elf robot that will show guests latest technologies in robotics. At the same time we will set up a mini soccer field for kids to play with our EZ-Robots Battle Flippers controlled with tablets.

 

 

Schema Factor Logo

Schema Factor is a high-energy futuristic electronic music project. We use wearable technology and gesture sensors to make the music interactive, synchronized to your movements. Try making music just by waving your arms and through body movement. Become a music-making cyborg and play with your friends!

 

Shop3D.ca LogoShop3D.ca is a Canadian based 3D Printer resale and supply boutique. Serving Canadians across the country so they can acquire some of the best OEM Printers, filament and parts without the hassle of cross-border shipping.

The Shop3D display will have a variety of equipment and samples including:
- Ultimaker 3D Printers
- Sample Prints including:
- props
- educational lesson devices
- puzzles

 

The Wishes develops simple and easy to use solutions that allow patients to live beyond the limitations of their illnesses and disabilities. Today we accomplish this by using virtual reality to reduce pain and to grant last wishes and unattainable experiences to dying patients. We will be exhibiting Virtual Reality gear so attendees can see and experience what patients see.

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Caledon Public Library staff will be showcasing CPL's Digital Library and demonstrating 3D Printing and Green Screen technology.

 

For interested exhibitors, please contact Mojgan Schmalenberg at mschmale@caledon.library.on.ca or 905-857-1400 ext. 237.