Les’s Electronics and Programming Blog

A new paradigm for Human Interface Device

A new paradigm for Human Interface Device

This KickStarter based product will allow us to interact with computers like never before.

Building on the success and industry acceptance of MicroSoft Kinect, this sensor is capable of detecting the position of all ten fingers simultaneously. The applications for this have yet to be realized.

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Leap Motion Human Interface Device

Open House Days

Posted by on Mar 10, 2013 in Uncategorized | 49 comments

Saturdays Member signup at the new space had great turnout. We got to meet a bunch of new people interested in the Lab, and see a few old faces we’d been missing from the old space. And for those of you who couldn’t make it this weekend, we are having another open house this next week. Even if you are not interested in being a member, feel free to come out and check out the new space. When: Tuesday, March 12 – 6pm to 7pm Where: 1907 Triumph St (map) What We Need From You: Cash or cheque. $250 – for full time key holder...

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CoLab is re-opening!

Posted by on Mar 3, 2013 in Progress | 2 comments

CoLab is re-opening!

CoLab is re-opening!

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CoLab searching for new spaces

Posted by on Nov 3, 2012 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

We’re hard at work finding new spaces. Don’t worry…. the Vancouver Community Laboratory will return!

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Cleanup Day and Red Gate’s Indiegogo campaign

Posted by on Aug 17, 2012 in Uncategorized | 4 comments

Today we had our first cleanup party at the Co-lab and all the familiar faces turned up. We hauled many loads of scrap metal and lumber away (big thanks to Mike for bringing his truck, without him we would have got less than half as much done). Although it was sad to see so many months of accumulated bits and pieces going out the door, it also left me feeling lighter, and looking forward to the new place we’re going to occupy in a few months. As Kim said ‘maybe we’ll even have plumbing!’ On a similar topic, the Red...

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Maker Faire Meeting and Party

Posted by on Apr 5, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Two quick things to mention… First, there will be another Maker Faire meeting on April 11 down at EatART.  Please feel free to join us. Secondly, EatART will also be hosting a fundraising party for Maker Faire on April 30.  It will be a costume party, so wear something CRAZY!  Tickets are available online, and like most EatART events, it’s likely to sell out, so get yours...

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MakerFaire info meeting

Posted by on Feb 11, 2011 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It’s going to be a pretty informal meeting, but we’d love to hear from you! This event is shaped by Makers so bring any ideas/suggestions as well! please RSVP to vancouver (at)makerfaire.ca if you’re planning on attending!!!! THANK YOU!...

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Moving in the woodworking tools

Posted by on Jan 20, 2011 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

Moving in Norms tools. Big thank you to the Rosen family.

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We Are Moving In

Posted by on Oct 28, 2010 in Uncategorized | 3 comments

After a few attempts to find space we have ascertained the perfect space for us to gain our walking legs. Check it out on October 30th at our cleaning party. Events for more info. For more pictures Can´t...

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We are Born

Posted by on Oct 17, 2010 in Uncategorized | 5 comments

We have exited the womb of Ad-hock and enter the big wide world as an incorporated non-profit society….(wow man there sure lot paper work out here)…… and after  a bit of  negotiation we have been granted the legal name Community Laboratory Society. Soon after being born it looks as if we have found our first home for us play and grow in!

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