New content on EK3 Plasma
Thompson Engineering Building opened in February 2004, EK3 - a
company co-founded by two Western Engineering alumni - generously
donated the plasma screens located in the building’s lobby. Since
the grand opening, the information displayed on the plasma screens
have not been updated; until now. The information on the screens
have been redistributed as follows:
The information displayed on this screen includes images and
announcements regarding Western Engineering’s past, present and
future. Here you will find pictures of the first graduating class,
the construction of the Thompson Engineering Building and
information on current research projects, and much more.
This screen displays current announcements regarding upcoming
events, recent achievements and messages from the Dean.
Photos are the theme of this screen. The screen is set-up to
run like a moving photo album, displaying images of recent past
events, outstanding people and teaching excellence, just to name a
software technology for digital signs by building intelligent media
distribution products. The company was co-founded 5 years ago by
Western Engineering alums Ken Stuart (MESc’99) and Ed Elliot
(BESc’97, BSc’97). The two met while they were graduate students in
Electrical and Computer Engineering at Western.
had nothing to do at all to do with our research,” admits Stuart.
“But we knew display technology was changing and that meant
changing the way we communicate.” Western’s Office of Industry
Liaison helped incorporate and incubate the company in 1998 and
provided prototype development funding.
EK3Technologies Inc. has placed its multi-media ad boards in
Toronto, Atlanta and Boston retail locations. Tim Hortons currently
has their product in 14 London locations.
here to find out more about EK3…