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Our Labs

CareLab

CareLab

CareLab offers a simulated environment where new nursing devices can be developed and studied in a realistic hospital-room setting. The lab consists of a typical patient care room ...


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ClimateLab

ClimateLab

You never know what season it will be in this lab. The temperature and humidity can be changed to replicate a range of environmental conditions from frozen winter (-20°C) to stifling summer...


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DriverLab

DriverLab

Every year across the globe 1.24 million people die in motor vehicle collisions and up to 50 million others suffer from disabling injuries. Vehicle collisions are also the number one cause of ...


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FallsLab

FallsLab

FallsLab is a 2-degree-of-freedom motion platform used to study stability and balance control during gait and stance...


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HomeLab

HomeLab

HomeLab is a ‘home within a lab’ where researchers can invent and test new products to help older people and those with disabilities stay at home longer and more safely...


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SleepdB

SleepdB

The most common types of chronic cardio-respiratory disorders are chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), heart failure, high blood pressure, and sleep apnea...


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StairLab

StairLab

StairLab can be outfitted with several different environmental features, including a fully instrumented staircase...


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StreetLab

StreetLab

StreetLab allows scientists to study participants as they safely navigate through simulated, 3D streetscapes as a novel way to test mobility devices...


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WinterLab

WinterLab

The WinterLab can recreate typical Canadian winter conditions - sub-zero temperatures, snow and ice covered surfaces, and winds up to 30 km/hour...


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Movement Evaluation Lab

Movement Evaluation Lab

The Movement Evaluation Lab allows researchers to develop and evaluate new diagnostic techniques and therapies aimed at improving the control of ...


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