From Science Fiction to Reality: Our Tricorder Journey

Informed Design

Science fiction became reality for us at Pivot last week. That’s because on April 12th, the Canadian Cloud DX team we’re proud to be a part of, won the Qualcomm Tricorder XPRIZE’s (QTXP) first ever Bold Epic Innovator Award in sunny Los Angeles. With Cloud DX, we have been working to bring the Tricorder (yes, like the … Read More

Pivot’s Virtual Reality Experience at TIFF

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Last weekend Pivot had a chance to enjoy a set of films in a virtual reality experience at the TIFF’s POP VR. To create a completely immersive experience, TIFF provided each audience a Samsung Gear VR headset with headphones.The environment was set up with several comfortable swivel chairs that allows the audience to move around … Read More

Tunnel Vision: The Story of Toronto’s Subway

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The Market Gallery is hosting an art exhibit that focuses on the antiquity of Toronto’s subway system. The exhibit spotlights the enormous effort to keep the subway rolling, enabling gallery-goers to better appreciate the vital role rapid transit plays within the city of Toronto. The display will focus on how the subway system was built … Read More

Pivoteers Get Certified to 3D Print

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Yesterday, the Pivot design team made the trek through a Toronto blizzard to the Digital Innovation Hub at the Fort York Toronto Public Library. Our mission? To learn as much as we could about 3D printing—an emerging technology that will soon be common place. Once there, we were greeted by our instructor—James—who started the certification session … Read More

Mobile devices at work and at play

Informed Design

The distinction between “work” technology and personal technology is increasingly blurred as technological devices become more mobile, functional and popular. Today’s employees often use the same smart phone for both business and personal use, and a notebook computer can easily be used at the office, on the road or at home.

iPad Canadian Countdown

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  The much-anticipated Apple iPad will be available to Canadian consumers on May 28th. We’re excited about the iPad’s design potential and we’re very interested to see how it will be received by customers.