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The Innovations Lab is designed to provide a space for university faculty, students, and local educators to learn, use, and innovate emerging technology for use in the classroom and the community.

Innovations Information Contact Information, Hours, and Student Resources

Contact Us

For general information, reservations, and concerns please contact: innolab@westga.edu
Lab Hours: Monday - Friday 9AM to 2PM

Lab Phone:  (678) 839-6574 Education CenterRoom 128

Brian Lane, Director of Technology Innovations Email: blane@westga.eduPhone:  (678) 839-3112 Education CenterRoom 128

Using a truck and trailer, we are able to bring many of our STREAM* devices and technology to local schools and science-centered events. Please contact us for more information!

Visit our Mobile Innovations Lab Page

*STREAM - Science, Technology, Reading, Engineering, Art, and Math

COE Student Resources

What can be Checked Out:
  • Swivls
  • Ipads
  • Laptops
  • Camcorders
  • Tripods
  • And many others!
    (If you are looking for a specific device or item please ask!)
Due Dates:
  • Only one renewal per item
  • Items are checked out for one week from the day of check out.
    (Ex: Checked out on a Friday, it's due the following Friday.)
  • Fines are $1 per item each day past the due date

Innovation HighlightsTechnologies and Class Visits

Innovations Lab Visits

If you are a UWG professor who is interested in having your class visit the Innovations Lab, please fill out the following form. Available slots fill quickly during certain times of the year, but we'll do our best to add you to our schedule!

Innovations Reservation Form

Featured Technology

  • Sphero (Programmable Sphere Robot)
  • Lego WeDo (Lego Robotics)
  • Ozobot (Line/color reading robot)
  • Kebo (Early childhood block coding robot)
  • Edison (Small programmable robot)
  • Vex IQ (Buildable and programmable robot)
  • Oculus Rift (Virtual Reality System)
  • HTC Vive (Virtual Reality System)
  • Merge Cube (Augmented Reality Cube)
  • Google Expeditions (Class set of connected VR Goggles)
  • Ricoh Theta (360 Camera)
  • Merge Goggles (VR goggles)
  • Osmo (Interactive Educational Game System)
  • Raspberry Pi (Mini Programmable Computer)
  • Touchscreen Table (Touchscreen digital workspace)
  • Smart Kapp (Digitally shareable whiteboard)
  • Makey Makey (programmable input tool)
  • Little Bits (Electronic Building Blocks)
  • Specdrums (Color sensing music maker)
  • Arduino (electronics kit)
  • Jellybox 3d Printer (Buildable 3D Printer)
  • Lego Wall (Wall mounted lego board)
  • Bloxels (Video Game Creator)
  • Maker Cart (Variety of maker tools)
  • Structure 3D Scanner (3D scanner system)