Technology

A view across Victoria’s harbour is split by more than 100 years on the OnThisSpot app. The app gives users the historical knowledge and imagery they need to be transported back in time. (Victoria Archives AC1-M06964 & On This Spot Enterprises)

History app uses ‘then and now’ photographs of Victoria

OnThisSpot provides historical insight of Canadian cities

A view across Victoria’s harbour is split by more than 100 years on the OnThisSpot app. The app gives users the historical knowledge and imagery they need to be transported back in time. (Victoria Archives AC1-M06964 & On This Spot Enterprises)
Lyra Fletcher’s design of the Automated Naloxone Injector. (Lyra Fletcher)

VIDEO: Alert Bay pharmacist’s daughter invents automated device to prevent overdose deaths

The project was a finalist in the Youth Innovation Showcase

Lyra Fletcher’s design of the Automated Naloxone Injector. (Lyra Fletcher)
The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).

Travel to ‘Group of Seven’ art sites using Google Street View, 100 years after first exhibit

Art group’s first formal exhibit was on May 7, 1920, in Toronto

The painting “Mountain Solitude (Lake Oesa)” (left) was inspired by Lake Oesa, British Columbia (right).
Calling young innovators! #YIS2020 wants your big ideas for a better tomorrow!

Calling young innovators! #YIS2020 wants your big ideas for a better tomorrow!

Submit your 30-second selfie video before April 30!

  • Mar 2, 2020
Calling young innovators! #YIS2020 wants your big ideas for a better tomorrow!
Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)

Automated honey extraction system to help B.C.’s beekeeping industry

The B.C. agri-tech project will receive $170,320 in funding to build prototype

Peter Awram with Worker Bee Honey Company shows agriculture minister Lana Popham how their machine works to detect fraudulent honey. (Jenna Hauck/ Progress file)
Camosun tech students showcase new inventions and local business partnerships

Camosun tech students showcase new inventions and local business partnerships

A laser beam that can map a room, an automated pest deterrence system that uses AI, and more

Camosun tech students showcase new inventions and local business partnerships
Martine Rothblatt received an honorary law degree from the University of Victoria. (Photo by Rebecca Cotterell)

Martine Rothblatt receives honorary law degree from University of Victoria

The inventor has broken ground in communications, medicine and artificial intelligence

Martine Rothblatt received an honorary law degree from the University of Victoria. (Photo by Rebecca Cotterell)
Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)

Victoria police pilot e-tickets for its traffic division

Digitized tickets can now be paid for online

Victoria Police can now administer printed tickets which can be paid for or disputed online (Twitter/ @VicPDTraffic)
One of the Apple Maps cars, with active camera, pictured in New York City. (Monika Sardella from Twitter)

Have you seen Apple’s camera cars cruising your ‘hood?

White Subaru mapping cars seen around Saanich Peninsula

One of the Apple Maps cars, with active camera, pictured in New York City. (Monika Sardella from Twitter)
UVic’s cutting-edge centre leading the way in drones and AI

UVic’s cutting-edge centre leading the way in drones and AI

Centre For Aerospace Research works with partners including Department of National Defence

UVic’s cutting-edge centre leading the way in drones and AI
Sendwithus co-founder Brad Van Vugt (left) is thrilled to be in a new place of business within the old American Trust Company Building on Fort Street. The company is one of many emerging and innovative tech companies in the city.                                 Tim Collins/                                Victoria News

Email specialists riding the tech wave in Victoria

Company tackles common business challenge with innovative approaches

Sendwithus co-founder Brad Van Vugt (left) is thrilled to be in a new place of business within the old American Trust Company Building on Fort Street. The company is one of many emerging and innovative tech companies in the city.                                 Tim Collins/                                Victoria News
The South Island Prosperity Project is calling for submissions in their innovation challenge, using ‘smart’ homegrown ideas to address Greater Victoria’s most pressing needs. SIPP photo

South Island Prosperity Project offers Innovation Challenge

Participants encouraged to submit ‘smart’ pilot projects addressing various issues

The South Island Prosperity Project is calling for submissions in their innovation challenge, using ‘smart’ homegrown ideas to address Greater Victoria’s most pressing needs. SIPP photo
Entrepreneurs and big companies connected at a BC Innovation Council tour earlier this year. Victoria companies wanting to offer tech solutions will have the chance to connect with global firms like IBM and Rio Tinto this Friday at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. (Submitted photo)

Victoria entrepreneurs can pitch ideas to tech giants

BC Innovation Council tour connects local tech to business opportunities

Entrepreneurs and big companies connected at a BC Innovation Council tour earlier this year. Victoria companies wanting to offer tech solutions will have the chance to connect with global firms like IBM and Rio Tinto this Friday at the Delta Ocean Pointe Resort. (Submitted photo)
Grade 5 student Elly Parker, foreground, and Grade 4 student Marin O’RTegan demonstrate their biology-based science project using a game they coded on a Chromebook. They were among students from 10 SD61 schools taking part in an event called Coding Quest on Tuesday at the S.J. Willis school. Don Descoteau/Victoria News

$1.25-million investment in technology to be felt in Victoria classrooms

Greater Victoria School District purchasing 2,300 more portable computers

Grade 5 student Elly Parker, foreground, and Grade 4 student Marin O’RTegan demonstrate their biology-based science project using a game they coded on a Chromebook. They were among students from 10 SD61 schools taking part in an event called Coding Quest on Tuesday at the S.J. Willis school. Don Descoteau/Victoria News
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