LUCID Collaboration with Steelcase LUCID is collaborating with Steelcase, the leading manufacturer of furniture for hospitals on a multi-sensory Respite station designed to provide wellness breaks for healthcare professionals.
Contraverse Receives Stage Two Sandbox Grant We are so happy to announce thatContraverse has received the Stage Two Sandbox Grant! They are one of only two companies selected to advance into Stage Two. Congratulations!
LUCID in Design Fabrication Zone
We're so happy to announce that LUCID is now co-zoning with the Design Fabrication Zone. It is so great to see our teams from the Transmedia Zone expand across different zones to build upon their creative innovation. Congratulations to LUCID!
The GIST Hosts Live Viewing Party The GIST hosted a live viewing party in Ottawa! The GIST united their community to watch the Ottawa Senators take on the New York Islanders at the Canadian Tire Centre.
The Transmedia Zone, in collaboration with the Toronto Public Library, hosted a day with design experts and game developers to introduce our participants to the world of game development and design.
Meet our amazing roster of tech-advisors. Each are experts in their respective areas of digital media and storytelling, guiding our members at the Transmedia Zone.
"I had not known the intended outcome for the project before going in, but still found myself pondering my place in time and history as the creators hoped for." - Marla Ellis
Article by Marla Ellis, Ryerson New Media Student.
Ryerson New Media Student, Marla Ellis reviews a piece about Biidaabaan: First Light, Lisa Jackson's VR rendition of the Toronto/Tkaronto of tomorrow reclaimed by nature and Indigenous culture. Read more here
April 1: Applications Open
April 11: Digital Showcase
April 14: Applications Close May 23: All Star Showcase
Industry Trends & News
School boards across Canada to ban cellphones
School boards across Canada are contemplating a ban on smartphones in class, but Transmedia Zone's Ramona Pringle says, tech-savvy students will always find a workaround. Listen here.
#Trashtag, an eco-friendly trend
The #Trashtag challenge is a new trend on the internet where participants take before and after pictures of littered infested areas and then tag the next person to do the same. Read more about this trend here.
Survey Tool: System Usability Score
Recommended by LUCID
This tool encourages user testing and human based design. Check out this tool to help make your surveys better.