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.
|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|