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Plymouth STEM Spectacular!

Plymouth STEM Spectacular!
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The world-leading Human Interface Technologies (HIT) team recently took part in a four-day action packed science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) event in Plymouth Sound.
Date:
02/12/2019

HIT Team donates Sir David Attenborough-narrated VR programme for NHS Digital Healthcare Trials

HIT Team donates Sir David Attenborough-narrated VR programme for NHS Digital Healthcare Trials
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Human Interface Technologies team donates Sir David Attenborough-narrated VR programme for NHS Digital Healthcare trials at Torbay Hospital May 2019.
Date:
18/07/2019

High Tech used for Unique Drake's Island Survey and VR Model

High Tech used for Unique Drake's Island Survey and VR Model
Description
HIT team from Birmingham granted unique access to Drake's Island in Plymouth Sound to undertake a whirlwind survey and collect data to develop a detailed Virtual Reality (VR) model of the entire Island in just a day!
Date:
17/07/2019

Virtual reality to inspire the next generation of female medics

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HIT Team delivered a VR workshop at a 'Tomorrow's World' conference, organised by Redmaids' High School to showcase how study and research in this field can lead to careers in healthcare and the defence industry.
Date:
05/06/2019

Mixed Reality reaches new heights in Chinook

Mixed Reality reaches new heights in Chinook
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The Human Interface Technologies team took to the skies in April 2019 courtesy of RAF Benson in Oxfordshire, to improve the realism of their Mixed Reality Medical Emergency Response team training system.
Date:
03/05/2019

A 'HIT' with the locals

A 'HIT' with the locals
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The 'HIT' Team delivered their most successful public engagement event to date recently of their huge portfolio of West Country maritime and rural virtual reality, augmented reality, drone and submersible projects.
Date:
29/03/2019

Birmingham Postgraduate student featured in The Telegraph, shares his research on shaping the future of defence technology

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Chris Bibb Postgraduate student in Electronic and Electrical Engineering talks about his research and how mixed-reality tools can transform defence aircraft.
Date:
29/03/2019

Reality or hype? Professor Bob Stone takes the long view of Virtual Reality's development

Reality or hype? Professor Bob Stone takes the long view of Virtual Reality's development
Description
Professor Bob Stone, Director of Human Interface Technologies Team from the University of Birmingham is featured in the 13 November edition of the New Electronics Digital Magazine.
Date:
22/11/2018

Professor Bob Stone discusses Mixed Reality in military aircraft of the future for BAE Systems podcast

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Professor Bob Stone, Director of the Human Interface Technologies Team, was recently interviewed for Our Conversation, the podcast for the BAE Community, about the role he expects Mixed Reality technologies to play in military aircraft of the future.
Date:
29/10/2018

Sir David Attenborough narrates a unique Virtual Reality relaxation project for a University of Birmingham student

Sir David Attenborough narrates a unique Virtual Reality relaxation project for a University of Birmingham student
Description
The iconic English broadcaster and naturalist Sir David Attenborough recently provided a voiceover for an innovative Virtual Reality (VR) based relaxation exercise to support palliative care residents, developed by a University of Birmingham postgraduate student.
Date:
26/10/2018
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