Entries by Tracy

Young Entrepreneurs Program

Junior Achievement BC & Austin Engineering present… the Young Entrepreneurs Program with Mary Austin in Trail, BC. Junior Achievement is a nonprofit dedicated to educating youth in business, entrepreneurship and financial literacy. We are excited to launch a series of 6 (free) workshops for local youth age 9-12 that will help inspire and educate Trail’s […]

#madeatMIDAS: I/O Design & Engineering Virtual & Augmented Reality

I/O Design & Engineering look to cutting edge technology – Virtual and Augmented Reality – to provide their clients with reliable, accurate, and realistic modeling for a variety of applications. Far from being a technology of the future, virtual and augmented reality is increasingly being utilized in multiple industries and sectors, ranging from entertainment, communications and […]

Design Thinking: A Creative Strategy for Innovation

Looking for a strategy to maximize problem-solving, creativity, and innovation? Incorporate Design Thinking and see what happens! When design principles are applied to strategy and innovation the success rate for innovation improves significantly. Design Thinking is a human-centred, possibility driven, approach. It fundamentally draws upon what humans need – what problem needs addressing – before […]

New Years Resolutions… For Innovators!

Innovation is top of mind for many businesses. Simple resolutions such as saying yes, taking action no matter how small, and embracing failure could make 2019 your pivotal year! Taking some time to contemplate the year ahead and the various resolutions you’ll make to help get you started on the right foot for the New […]

We’re Hiring! MIDAS Community Engagement Coordinator

Work at one of the most innovative and disruptive organizations in the Kootenays! MIDAS Community Engagement Coordinator Closing date: January 2nd, 2019 @ 4:00 pm PST MIDAS is a digital fabrication lab in Trail, BC.  MIDAS (Metallurgical Industrial Development Acceleration & Studies), is a project of the Kootenay Association for Science & Technology (www.kast.com). MIDAS offers the […]

#madeatMIDAS: Pulse Labs Inc. ProFlex

Revelstoke’s Pulse Labs Inc. is serious about getting the right fit – and flex! – in a ski boot! If you’ve recently been sizing ski boots, chances are you’ve encountered some unreliability when it comes to flex rating, even in boots of the same brand. Enter Pulse Labs Inc. With their extensive expertise and new and […]

Fun Friday: Holiday Edition! Arduino Motion Activated Holiday Wreath

Welcome your guests with this cool motion activated Arduino Holiday wreath. This Holiday wreath project is sure to impress your friends and family, not to mention the UPS delivery guy, as they approach your front door! Here’s how to do it: The project uses an Arduino microcontroller with the Adafruit MP3 shield and a Parallax PIR […]

Upcoming MIDAS Courses: December, 2018

It may be December and the Christmas craziness will be here before you know it, but MIDAS still has some great learning on tap before the Holidays kick into high gear! In fact, there’s no place like MIDAS for helping you create something perfect for the Season, even a quick Christmas gift, decor, or ornament: […]