Each year, Camosun College's Computer Systems Technology and Electrical Engineering students come together to showcase their talents at the Capstone Symposium. Teams are tasked with developing technology solutions for real-world clients in local industries and government.
Come see what we've been working on for this year's pinnacle event at the Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel on June 25th, from 9AM - 5PM.
The Checkfront WordPress Plugin Project is an out-of-the-box solution for hotels, travel agencies and other businesses looking to integrate Checkfront's booking services into their WordPress websites. The plugin provides wider customization options to Checkfront’s clients while delivering all the core functionality of the Checkfront reservation system.
Sponsor: Ministry of Environment and Sierra Systems
The Long-Term Ecological Monitoring Application Cloud (LTEMAC) Project adds Cloud Storage capability to the Long-Term Ecological Monitoring Application (LTEMA). The application enables surveyors to more efficiently collect data for the Ministry of Environment.
Sponsor: David Markin of Clear Sky Therapy Service LTD
Clear Sky Therapy Service LTD is a company that provides therapy to individuals, mainly children, on the autism spectrum. Their behavioural interventionists and consultants use a number of different tools and programs to provide these services. Our project, the Visual Learning Platform, will be a mobile application designed to assist behavioural interventionists and teachers with the planning and delivery of high quality intervention sessions.
Desiring to revitalize their once-popular video game news website, Gameboyz, Youneeq has enlisted the services of our team to re-envision the site. The new website will feature up-to-date news posts, video game reviews, and opinion articles. Youneeq’s analytical recommendation engine will also be integrated for content delivery.
Sponsor: Cube Global Storage
To increase the detail and functionality of the existing Gain tracking system by designing and implementing a reporting application which will interface with the existing framework. This application will provide a user interface to create and manage automated and on demand reports covering all aspects of the system, including inventory, pricing and customer history.
Sponsor: Greater Victoria Bike To Work Society
The Greater Victoria Bike to Work Society App will allow cyclers to report road and trail hazards on their daily commutes. Other cyclists who view these reports can then adjust their own travel as required, leading to safer and more enjoyable cycling experiences for Greater Victoria cyclists
Sentinel Power is developing an inverter for use in remote areas where access to grid power is impractical or non-existent. The inverter will provide approximately 500W of RMS power with the ability to network with other units. The modular design of this inverter gives it the potential to aid remote operations by providing AC power from existing DC sources.
Sendwithus called for upgrades to their existing CSS Inliner, which is an open source project found on GitHub.com. The purpose of the CSS Inliner is to read clients’ CSS and reformat it so it is compatible with email clients. The Capstone team will be fixing challenges including media query formatting, error reporting, and extracting metadata.
Sponsor: Unit4 Business Software
Unit4 Business World (formerly Agresso) is a robust and fully-customizable Enterprise Resource Planning solution designed for service-intensive organizations. Team Savvant is set to develop a bolt-on application for the software suite's Human Resources & Payroll module. This plug-in component will help users to better understand the complex relationships between Payments and Deductions (P&D).
Sponsor: Keystone Systems
The KeyStone Intercom is a smart intercom that allows visitors of a multitenant establishment to personally contact building tenants via a phone notification triggered from an intercom. Tenants are able to manage their own data, including contact schemes and notification forwarding.
The Self-Balancing team has developed a 3D printed, modular, two wheeled, self-balancing robot designed for the aspiring electronics enthusiast. The robot has its own personality made possible by LEDs, video output and speakers. Other features include advanced collision detection and remote control via voice commands, a phone application or a PS3 remote.
The DaVinci Node is a proof-of-concept project proving that it is feasible to use the ESP2866 chip as a remote option for a home automation system hosted by a Raspberry Pi. The project uses an open-source operation platform called OpenHAB, and communicates over WiFi using the MQTT protocol. The project operates on a small scale, controlling three items: a fan, a light, and a set of blinds. The devices are controlled by a common electrical circuit, allowing a physical switch to be used as well as the digital controls.
Sponsor: Saanich Parks and Recreation
The Saanich Parks and Rec mobile application will provide users with a cross-municipality recreational activity search guide. Available on iOS & Android our application provides its users with ease of use tools to better search for and find activities of interest as well as Google Maps to help users find the location of activities around all Victoria.
The Aerie is an autonomous quadcopter charging station, suited to the applications of bird control, surveying, and other industrial monitoring. Features include a base station with mechanical doors, a smart-contact charging grid and optical assist landing.
Sponsor: Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development
Application Inventory System (AIS) is a web-based inventory system which is designed for the Ministry of Community, Sports & Cultural Development | Ministry of Jobs, Tourism & Skills Training and Responsible for Labour | and the Ministry of International Trade. This system will act as a central repository to store all application information provided by the Ministries. AIS will increase productivity by reducing the time users require to retrieve desired information.
The DMS project fulfills the delivery industry's need for an affordable, robust, and scalable digital Delivery Management System. This solution reduces costly data entry mistakes, increases delivery driver productivity, and improves staff management.
Sponsor: Group funded
The Ángulo is an automatic goniometer that is designed for physiotherapy and rehabilitation. Traditionally, range-of-motion measurements require two people to complete. The Ángulo is a compact and simple system that allows a single person to measure their own range and keep track of their flexibility.
|9:00 AM||Door opens|
|10:00 AM||Welcome & Guest Speaker Tim Teh from Kano Apps|
|10:30 AM||Team Acronym (Min. of Env and Sierra Systems)|
|10:45 AM||3-Bit Innocations (Jeff Austin)|
|11:00 AM||Sentinel Power|
|11:15 AM||Team Savvant (Unit 4 Business Software)|
|11:30 AM||Integrated Creative Platforms (Keystone Systems)|
|11:45 AM||Paramo Innovations|
|12:00 PM||Gameboyz (Youneeq)|
|12:15 PM||Superscript 3 (Cube Global Storage)|
|12:30 PM||Lunch & Speaker Ian Fraser from Canadian Info. Processing Society|
|1:30 PM||Welcome & Guest Speaker Sal Sanci from Starfish Medical|
|2:00 PM||Self Balancing|
|2:15 PM||Romala (ClearSky Therapy Services LTD)|
|2:30 PM||Team No. Checkfront (Checkfront)|
|3:00 PM||We Need Our App (Saanich Parks and Recreation)|
|3:15 PM||Space Monkeys (Sendwithus)|
|3:30 PM||The DaVinci Node|
|3:45 PM||Appsolutely Awesom (GV Bike to Work Society)|
|4:00 PM||MOC (Ministry of Community, Sport & Cultural Development)|
|4:15 PM||Thank you remarks|
|5:00 PM||Doors Closed|