Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technologies Access Centre in Health
(WIMTACH)

Centennial College

Toronto, ON

ABOUT WIMTACH

The Wearable, Interactive and Mobile Technology Access Centre in Health (WIMTACH) focuses on meeting the needs of the digital health technology companies and small medical device companies by providing access to new technologies and multidisciplinary expertise. It offers flexible solutions, funding opportunities, cost-effective resources and training opportunities to industry partners to reduce limitations and increase capacity. Its hackathons, for example, provide companies with an opportunity to network and receive multiple solutions to industry challenges in real-time.

WIMTACH offers product development, technology development, research and commercialization services and the area of expertise includes wearable and medical device development, artificial intelligence, machine learning, mobile applications and gamification.

As the only Technology Access Centre in health in the GTA, WIMTACH’s leadership is far-reaching: over 90 companies, 60 projects and 55 new products and technologies have been developed.

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Centennial College students discussing project with industry partner Eva Smiling


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RESEARCH AND INNOVATION EXPERTISE

EXPERTISE

  1. Digital health technology
  2. Mobile technology
  3. Interactive technology
  4. Wearable technology
  5. Electronics and mechanical technology
  6. Hackathons
  7. Concept design
  8. Expert advice
  9. Prototyping
  10. Product development
  11. Testing and validation
  12. Commercialization
  13. Market intelligence
  14. Opportunity assessment
  15. Technical support and maintenance
  16. Business planning
  17. Strategic consulting
  18. Artificial intelligence (AI), virtual reality (VR) and interactive capabilities
  19. Funding acquisition
  20. Training – AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Mobile application, Design, Data Analysis etc.

TECHNOLOGY SECTORS

  1. Advanced Manufacturing
  2. Biotechnology
  3. Chemicals and Plastics
  4. Digital Media and Graphic Communications
  5. Human Health Therapeutics
  6. Information and Communications Technology
  7. Medical Devices

EQUIPMENT AND LABS

Equipment Function
In-House Server for Testing
Mobile Devices Library from Wavefront
VR Gaming laptops (3 x MSI GT83VR 7RF-200CA Titan SLI Gaming Notebook) Develop 4K quality simulated applications and environments
360° VR 4K Camera System (5 x Insta360 One) Creates real 3D virtual reality (VR) environments
High-End Virtual Reality Headsets (3 x HTC Vive) Turns rooms into 3D space via sensors
Drone with Virtual Reality Headset (1 x DJI Mavic Pro Collapsible Quadcopter) Records on-the-spot VR environments at 4K resolution
Mac Pro 8-Core and Dual GPU computers Facilitate iOS mobile application development
Kestrel 2200 Digital Motion Capture Camera Assures reliable and accurate data
Prototyping Lab with Computer-Aided Design (CAD) stations and cyber security lab Facilitates prototyping. Secured cloud space and secured physical space.
Paramedic/Ambulance Simulation Lab Create simulations and test environments
Paramedic/Pre-fire Lab Create simulations and test environments
Nursing Lab Create simulations and test environments
Occupational Physiotherapy Lab Create simulations and test environments
Preoperative/Operation Room Create simulations and test environments
  • Acumade
  • Alphacor
  • Bloom Digital
  • Blue Salt Media Inc.
  • Book-A-Ride
  • Core Concept Inc.
  • Elegant Global Consulting
  • ExactMed. Inc.
  • ForaHealthyMe
  • Focus Inspired Inc.
  • Fortek Security
  • GlitchTrax
  • Ideasfil
  • IMerciv Inc.
  • Interaxon
  • Joshi Health Inc.
  • Keedu EDLite
  • Kookken Inc.
  • Korah Limited Inc.
  • Lake Harbour Ltd.
  • Markham Stouffeville Hospital
  • McCray Optical Supply Inc.
  • MediResource Inc.
  • MiWorld Technologies Inc.
  • Muttluks Inc.
  • NextGen Lab
  • Northline Inc.
  • Policy Medical Inc.
  • Pull Technologies Inc.
  • Russell Brothers (RBRO) Solutions Inc.
  • Reform Reality Inc.
  • S2S Innovations Inc.
  • Scarborough Health Network
  • Shaftesbury Inc.
  • Southlake Regional Hospital
  • Stitch Media
  • Strahum Solutions
  • Techno Canada
  • Scarborough Hospital
  • Triple Data
  • Veritas Inc.
  • WeHire Solutions
  • We Traq
  • Winter’s Instrument
  • World Capital Alliance Inc.
  • Zippy Consulting