Calgary students use Virtual Reality to make learning fun!

A team of students from University of Calgary created a game with Oculus Rift and Kinect to make learning more fun. Their idea earned them top spot in the Canadian Imagine Cup 2014 Games Category. In this post the team talks about their project: Funiverse and their Imagine Cup win. What is your project/idea? Funiverse…

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Building with Node.js Tools for Visual Studio

Node.js Tools for Visual Studio (NTVS) brings the goodness of Visual Studio to developers building with Node.js. Software developer Kowsheek Mahmood helps you understand how to use Visual Studio for node.js development. Take it away Kowsheek! The official description of NTVS is: “NTVS is a free, open source plugin that turns Visual Studio into a…

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Visual automated transcription of piano music – innovation from Imagine Cup!

Beethoven inspired two masters students at the University of Lethbridge to come up with a new solution to the challenge of automatically transcribing piano music. In this post they talk about their project and winning the Innovation category of the Canadian Imagine Cup. What category did you enter in the Imagine Cup? We entered the…

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Music notations for Office – innovation from University of Manitoba

Guest post from Kenny Hong, a student at the University of Manitoba who is working with fellow student Eric Fehr on Muusika, an app for Office to allow musical notations. His idea was selected by the Microsoft Office team as one of the top five worldwide in the Imagine Cup Apps for Office challenge! Kenny…

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