Infrastructure

Advanced Laboratory for Prototyping Health and Automation (ALPHA)

ALPHA is where basic experimental prototype development activities take place. The space is configured to enable our product development teams to explore and evaluate innovative ideas.
Location: CARI Building
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Advanced Prototyping Hub (APH)

APH is a full-scale prototype development laboratory, established through Canadian Foundation for Innovation, the British Columbia Knowledge Development Fund and Western Economic Diversification funding, and industry participation.
Location: CARI Building
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The Dr. Tong Louie Living Laboratory (TLLL)

Founded in 1997, the Living Lab is named after the late Dr. Tong Louie. The Living Lab is a unique applied research facility in North America. It contains a large experimental studio resembling a movie set that allows researchers to simulate any environment; a viewing theatre equipped with one-way glass that allows observers to unobtrusively monitor activities; and a data acquisition and analysis centre. The complete system is a powerful tool for behaviour observation, ergonomic analysis and physiological monitoring.
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The Motion Capture Lab (MCL)

The Motion Capture Lab (MCL) contains an experimental studio as well as a data analysis room that overlooks the studio. The MCL is equipped with state-of-the-art 3D motion analysis technology that provides researchers with the capability to capture physiological parameters such as body temperature, muscle movement, heart rate, and oxygen uptake.
Location: CARI Building
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Centre for Rehabilitation Engineering and Technology that Enables (CREATE)

CREATE is a full partnership between the Neil Squire Society and BCIT. The Centre is a unique research facility in BC devoted to applied research and development activities related to devices, technologies and products for persons with disabilities and those recovering from injury or illness. CREATE is also the home of an initiative for canine performance and health and collaborates with its partners to improve the safety and welfare of police dogs and handlers, and their communities.
Location: CARI Building
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