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Video – Lassondians at Toronto Maker Faire

A team from the Lassonde School of Engineering received a top prize at the Toronto Mini Maker Faire – the city’s biggest festival celebrating makers and the things they make.

 

 

The TalkBox team was named the winners of the Bridge the Gap prize. This project been undertaken by faculty and students from the GaMaY Lab at Lassonde in collaboration with Ray Feraday, who is a Special Education teacher with the Toronto Catholic District School Board, a maker, and an innovator of technology use in the classroom.

The Lassonde students leading the project were Computer Science graduate researchers Foad Hamidi and Brandon Haworth and Computer Engineering undergraduate Toni Kunic, together with the “Devices 4 Disabilities” student club at YorkU supervised by Lassonde professor Melanie Baljko.