The Library’s i-Space is an innovation and collaborative space to turn your inspiration into ideas and something tangible. Consisting of the Digital Makerspace, Digital Visualisation Room, One Button Studio, Digital Studio and Digital Creativity Workstations, you can make use of the digital facilities in i-Space to create a myriad of things - from a video of yourself presenting your idea, to a VR game or even a prototype to showcase your ideas.
Entry-level Digital Equipment and Facilities
Uniquely positioned to lower the barrier to entry for students from all disciplines and family background.
Easily Accessible Experiential Learning Space
Students can freely use and explore different emerging technologies such as Internet of Things (IoT), Virtual Reality (VR), 3D scanning & printing, laser cutting/engraving, vinyl cutting, poster printing, video recording and editing.
The project “i-Space: A Makerspace and Community for Students of All Backgrounds at the University Library” has won the Regional Silver Award in Asia-Pacific and Cultivating Curiosity Bronze Award of the QS Reimagine Education Awards 2020.
Makerspace, sometimes called hackerspace, is a workspace where people can get together to inspire, make and create. The Library’s Digital Makerspace provides hands-on workshops and technical support to encourage students from all disciplines to learn and operate the easy-to-use digital and fabrication tools.
Pop by the Library's Digital Makerspace and try turning your ideas into reality!
Facilities and Equipment available at the Digital Makerspace (i-Space, 4/F North Wing)
Digital devices and equipment are available for lending at self-service kiosks located at i-Space and Multimedia Commons (3/F, North Wing), and Technical Support Desk (4/F North Wing, i-Space).
The Programme sponsored by Shun Hing Education and Charity Fund aims to organize creative and insightful events and workshops for students from all disciplines and family background to enhance their awareness in emerging technologies and nurture a curious and “Can-do” mindset.
Tips for Preparing Presentation Files for the Video Wall
Should you require industrial grade facilities and equipment to further develop your prototype, you can approach the PolyU Industrial Centre (IC). IC is equipped with a complete collection of engineering facilities, equipment and technologies for staff and students to realize their research and project activities.
Please contact the Industrial Centre for more information.