Data Visualization Solution Awarded $25,000

The BC Innovation Council, a Crown agency of BC, focused on fueling BC’s economy through the advancement of BC tech and market-driven innovation, announced today the chosen solution for a province-wide data visualization challenge held in conjunction with BC Stats. Ruby Industries will be awarded $25,000 for product development.

Ruby Industries combined a variety of data visualization approaches in a way that makes significant improvements to the accessibility and readability of BC Stats’ housing data.

Ruby Industries will work with the B.C. government to develop the solution to help policy makers understand the complex housing market. This initiative provides a significant customer to Ruby Industries as well as the means for BC Stats to innovate with home-grown technology.

“The quality and complexity of made-in-B.C. solutions to the data visualization challenge are impressive,” said Amrik Virk, Minister of Technology, Innovation and Citizens’ Services. “It showcases the technical brilliance and innovative approach typical of B.C. tech companies.”

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