The University of Birmingham, in partnership with Willmott Dixon, have celebrated the start of development of a new School of Engineering building.
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.
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.
The University of Birmingham has been awarded a slice of £5.5 million funding for a project to improve equality, diversity and inclusion in engineering and physical sciences.
Professor Bob Stone and members of the Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team staged a unique STEM event in Devon on Monday 30 July 2018.
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.
Birmingham Professor Bob Stone presented members of the Bengal Cubs of the 1st Shirley Scout Group with the world's first Cubs badge for achievement in Virtual Reality, at a special presentation ceremony held at the Cub's Headquarters in Solihull.
The School of Engineering's Human Interface Technologies (HIT) Team, under the direction of Professor Bob Stone, recently concluded a successful interim usability trial with its Mixed Reality Medical Emergency Response Team (MERT) training concept.
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.
University of Birmingham spinout, Smart Antenna Technologies Ltd (SAT), has appointed James Li as General Manager for the company's operations in China.