Ageism Widespread in Canada Limiting Independence and Choice for Older Adults

Ageism is the most tolerated form of social prejudice in Canada compared to racism and sexism, and many well-intentioned Canadians are, in fact, depriving their elders of the independence and choice that are crucial to aging well. These are among the findings of the Revera Report on Ageism: Independence and Choice As We Age, released […]

A Day in the Light: Media Fundamentals Students visit SIRT

Sheridan’s Screen Industries Research and Training (SIRT) Centre welcomes visits from Sheridan faculty and students! Read on for an account of a recent visit by a class of Sheridan Media Fundamentals students… ____________________________________________________________________ The Media ‘Fundies’ students’ fourth annual SIRT visit was the most stunning to date. SIRT has moved into a new expanded home: […]

New Colleges Ontario Ad Showcases Sheridan’s SIRT Centre

Sheridan’s Screen Industries Research and Training Centre is featured in a new TV ad campaign by Colleges Ontario that emphasizes the leading role that colleges play in preparing students for rewarding careers. The Centre’s motion capture facility and staff are shown in the ad, and SIRT team members assisted Colleges Ontario with the design of […]

Sheridan unveils the first ABB YuMi Robot in Canada

December 15, 2015 Sheridan’s Centre for Advanced Manufacturing and Design Technologies (CAMDT) has become the first facility in Canada to acquire ABB’s YuMi® robot.  A special event to unveil and showcase YuMi’s capabilities was held yesterday at Sheridan’s Brampton Campus. https://www.sheridancollege.ca/news-and-events/news/sheridan-unveils-the-first-abb-yumi-robot-in-canada.aspx

Sheridan & SOTI create location-tracking apps using iBeacons

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Who doesn’t know the frustration of losing something? Keys, wallet, tools… Sometimes it’s nuisance. But in business and in healthcare, losing something can be very costly. To help reduce the basic human problem of losing things, there’s a new mobile technology called iBeacon – the subject of one of Sheridan’s latest applied research projects.