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HIT Team help raise awareness for NHS personnel and their Families

Selection of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team's Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality technology demonstrators at Torbay Hospital in Devon

The Human Interface Technologies Team staged its busiest Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality (VR, AR and MR) event to date when it took a range of technology demonstrators to Torbay Hospital in Devon as part of an awareness-raising day for NHS executives, healthcare personnel and their families.

Using Mixed Reality to improve UK Armed Forces training

Member of Tactical Medical Wing of RAF Brize Norton testing out the Mixed Reality Medical Emergency Response Team training concept developed by the HIT Team at Birmingham

A new virtual simulator of a Chinook helicopter, developed by a team of technology experts at Birmingham, will soon be helping to improve training for UK Armed Forces' Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) personnel.

A new home for the School of Engineering

SOE 003_Exterior Main Entrance

The University of Birmingham is embarking on a new ambitious building project in partnership with Willmott Dixon, which will deliver a new home for the University of Birmingham's School of Engineering.

Calling time on the myth of Burrator's 'underwater village'

Virtual Reality model of the 'hidden village' underneath Burrator Reservoir

The legend of the 'hidden village', claimed to be finally emerging from the depths of Burrator Reservoir on Dartmoor due to this year's hot summer temperatures, has been shown to be a myth, courtesy of a Virtual Reality model of the lake bed, developed by University of Birmingham specialists.

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