Technology Resources

Technology Resources

Digital Technology/IOT~

Unmanned Aerial Vehicles/Drones

  • DJI M300 RTK – L1 LiDAR sensor package with full RTK base station (complete package for LiDAR data collection)
  • DJI Matric 600 – Heavy Lift (payload capacity 5.5 kg)
  • DJI Avata with Goggle 2 (FPV drone for dynamic cinematography)
  • DJI Mavic Pro
  • DJI Mavic Mini (249g)
  • DJI Spark

Drone2Map Photogrammetry Software

  • Uses industry leader Pix4D as the back engine
  • Accurate 3D maps and models, purely from images
  • Works with RGB, drone, multispectral, thermal, fisheye, 306 camera, images, and videos
  • Output: full-colour point cloud, orthomosaic, digital surface modmel, 3d textrured mesh, index map, thermal maps

360 Video Cameras:

Insta360 ONE RS 1-inch:

  • Dual 1-Inch Sensors & Superb Low Light: Dual 1-inch CMOS sensors deliver unparalleled image quality with outstanding dynamic range and superb low light performance.
  • Video Resolution: 6144×3072@25/24fps
  • Photo Resolution: 6528×3264 (2:1) 21MP
  • HDR Photo
  • FlowState Stabilization & 360 Horizon Lock: 6-axis stabilization and horizon leveling algorithms come together to deliver incredibly smooth videos.

Kandao Obsidian Go

  • 8K photo and 4K video rendering
  • Built in depth maps for 3D extrusion
  • Auto and Manual aperture and iso
  • Live recording mode available
  • With H2N audio recoder, does binaural 3D audio


Industrial 3D Scanner

Artec Spider Scanner

  • 3D resolution, up to 0.1mm
  • 3D point accuracy, up to 0.05mm
  • Texture resultion 1.3MP
  • Light source blue LED
  • Software: Artec Studio 14


AR/VR/MR Technology:

Tilt Five – Desktop Holographic Display System

  • AR glasses with a patented110-degree field-of-view optical system
  • Glasses weigh just under ~100g (~3.5 ounces)
  • A six-degrees-of-freedom wand controller that enables players to reach into and physically control and interact with the environments and characters
  • An embedded camera system that tracks physical objects like game pieces and hands and seamlessly blends them with virtual ones
  • Stereo speakers and microphone so players can immerse themselves in solo experiences or converse with their friends while playing together remotely

Oculus Quest 2:

  • All-in-one VR gaming system without cables or a PC
  • Resolution: 1832 x 1920 Resolution Per Eye
  • 256GB Storage Capacity
  • Qualcomm Snapdragon XR2 Platform

Microsoft Hololens

  • HoloLens has sensors for environment understanding and human understanding
    • 1 IMU, 4 environment understanding cameras, 1 depth camera, 1 2MP photo / HD video camera, 4 microphones, 1 ambient light sensor
    • Spatial sound, Gaze tracking, Gesture input, Voice support
    • Wi-Fi 802.11ac, Micro USB 2.0, Bluetooth 4.1 LE

HTC Vive

  • Set up with sensors and compatible PC and ready to play/develop on
  • Dual AMOLED 3.6’’ diagonal
  • Resolution: 1080 x 1200 pixels per eye (2160 x 1200 pixels combined)
  • Refresh rate: 90 Hz, Field of view: 110 degrees
  • Safety features: Chaperone play area boundaries and front-facing camera
  • Sensors: SteamVR Tracking, G-sensor, gyroscope, proximity
  • Connections: HDMI, USB 2.0, stereo 3.5 mm headphone jack, Power, Bluetooth
  • Input: Integrated microphone
  • Eye Relief: Interpupillary distance and lens distance adjustment

Mirage Solo

  • Tether Free VR headset, no computer, no phone
  • Processor: Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 835 VR
  • Operating System: Daydream 2.0
  • Display: 5.5″, 2560 x 1440, LCD, 75Hz
  • Memory: 4GB RAM, 64 GB UFS, Up to 256 GB microSD card
  • Camera: Dual 6-Degrees-of-Freedom Tracking Cameras
  • Control: 3DOF Wireless Daydream Motion Controller

Looking Glass Holographic Display  8.9″ Development Kit

  • Updates 3D scenes at up to 60 frames per second
  • Easy plug and play with USB and HDMI cables

High Performance Computing Desktop Computer (General Purpose)

  • Acer Predator G3-710
  • Intel Core i7 – 7700
  • 16GB Ram
  • GForce GTX 1080 Graphics Card
  • 256 SSD
  • 1 TB Harddrive
  • Running Windows 10

IOT Enabled Network (available 2019 – Pilot project)

  • Up to 250 devices
  • Local net with internet access (no dual authentication)

Fabrication/Machining Equipment~

90w Laser Cutter
PS-24 Pro-Series Laser System

  • 24″ x 16″
  • Connected to PC with pre-loaded software + Illustrator
  • All materials must be pre-approved by Collaboratory staff

Digital Embroidery Machine
Janome MB-4S

  • Up to 8 colour stitching
  • Largest hoop: 9.46” x 7.88”


Dye Sublimation Printer + Heatpress
Sawgrass SG800 Inkjet Printer

  • 1200 x 1200 dpi
  • Transfer any photo onto another material
  • Can transfer ink to: ​Aluminum, Hardboard, Wood, Tile, Mugs, Acrylic, Glass, Slate, Polyester Fabric, & Reinforced Fiberglass Plastic
  • Heatpress 15” by 15”


3D Printers and Print Finishing Machines

Bambu Lab X1-Carbon with AMS:

  • Multi Color & Multi Material Capability
  • High quality printing with 7 μm Lidar Resolution
  • Upgradeable and customizable flexibility
  • High speed Core XY with 20000 mm/s² Acceleration
  • Dual Auto Bed Leveling
  • Core XY with 20000 mm/s² acceleration
  • Spaghetti failure detection
  • AI inspected first layer

Form 2:

Zortrax M300:

  • Build Volume: 300 x 300 x 300 mm (11.8 x 11.8 x 11.8 in)
  • Prints filament at high temperature
  • Connected to computer via SD card and Z-Suite software
  • Dedicated for single extrusion: Z-NYLON, Z-ULTRAT, Z-PETG, Z-GLASS, Z-PLA
  • Dedicated for dual extrusion: Z-PETG, Z-PLA, Z-ULTRAT PLUS, Z-SUPPORT PREMIUM

Zortrax M300 Dual:

  • Build Volume: 265 x 265 x 300 mm (10.4 x 10.4 x 11.8 in)
  • Prints filament at high temperature
  • Connected to computer via USB and Z-Suite software
  • Dual, printing with model and support material
  • Materials: Z-Hips, Z-PLA, Z-PETG, ABS


  • Print finishing machine for prints made with PolySmooth PLA
  • Volume: 150mm x 180mm (5.9in x 7.1in)
  • Polishing Liquid: Alcohol (>70%) (IPA, Ethanol)

Rock Tumbler:

  • High-quality tumbling machine for metal-filled PLA prints
  • Automatic shutoff timer
  • Noise reducing leak-proof barrel with stainless steel lid

CNC Router
Carbide Nomad 883 Pro

  • Cutting Area: 8” (X and Y), 3” (Z)
  • Spindle Speed: 2000-10,000 RPM
  • Spindle Power: 50 Watts
  • Resolution up to .0005”
  • Can mill: wood, plastic, soft metals

Other Equipment

  • Full workbench of hand and electric tools
  • Vacuforming Machine
  • Structure 3D scanners with full Skanect license
  • Soldering tools:
    • Soldering Stations
    • Hot air rework station
    • Hotplate
  • Electronics testing/inspection equipment:
    • Bench DC Power supply
    • Oscilloscope
    • Multimeter
    • Digital microscope


Need to learn how to use these resources? Members can book some time with a Collaboratory Consultant