Category Archives: Student Experience

A Reflection on Wearable Technology Show 2016

The Wearable Technology Show 2016 (WTS2016) this year in London’s ExCel features connected technology alongside the Augmented Reality Show and IOT connect show under one roof. Being able to be there for only one day, I was very keen to … Continue reading

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CES 2016 and Virtual Reality

I recently followed CES 2016 online – the world’s biggest technology show taking place in Las Vegas, to see what technologies and predictions from big tech brands will unravel in the next year. Wearable technology and smart homes were the … Continue reading

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5 take aways from SIGGRAPH 2015

The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques including an exhibition, technical papers, industry talks and hands-on courses that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world and many thousand … Continue reading

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Can 3D Printing Really Revolutionise Your Traditional Lecture?

Over the last few years, there has been a drastic movement within the market towards making things with technologies, and as a result more and more industries started adopting these to compete by producing unique quality and end-to-end solutions.  One of the technologies that is evolving … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Apple acquiring Metaio

  Since the announcement of Apples acquisition of Metaio (http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/28/apple-metaio/) last Friday I have been onset with a number of thoughts – anger, dejection, pessimism and disbelief to name a few. But the overarching emotion, without wanting to sound dramatic, … Continue reading

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Leeds College of Music AR Project

Over the past couple of months Jisc Mimas have been involved in leading the technical development of a new Augmented Reality resource around the music production studios in Leeds College of Music working with Craig Golding and Ruth Clark. It hopes to … Continue reading

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Handing over the display cases features in CILIP Update

We are delighted that one of our AR projects has featured in the latest edition of CILIP Update. The article – Handing over the display cases (CILIP Update, January 2014, p 35) brings to the fore how the team working … Continue reading

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