Introducing Biosuite, an experimental marriage of technology, content and scientific research that delivers a new kind of film viewing experience, in which the film content varies according to the emotional responses of the audience, detected by a discrete hand sensor.Biosuite is a collaboration between Belfast-based production…
Well it's been a while since I've been on this talking about what we're doing but here I go again - with an update on last year and information on what's ahead for us this year. So sit back and relax. Are you comfortable? Then I shall begin.
To recap (for those not in the know), Muvizu is a free to download 3D animation software and collaborative… Continue
Think Digital Scotland, 9 November, Science Centre, Glasgow, is designed to encourage Scottish businesses to embrace new digital technologies which inspire their brand strategy, allow interaction with their clients and ultimately deliver business growth.
Google is to give the keynote address at the inaugural Think Digital Scotland conference and exhibition, 9 November, at the Science Centre, Glasgow. Andrew Barke, Agency Industry Head, will speak on Embracing Digital Britain - the opportunities for Scotland Plc. He will consider the growing impact of the internet and the significant future developments across a number of key… Continue
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ENABLING INNOVATION INDIA is a three year programme to help increase business for UK-India technology partnerships. Announced by Business Secretary Dr. Vince Cable in India in July 2010, it is jointly lead by the UKTI and the UK India Business Council (UKIBC) Technology Forum.
Fancy making cinematic history (of sorts) by joining 400 people to attend Scotland's first ever FilmCamp (as far as we know), at 2pm, 28 Sept, at the GFT? Well, we're looking for willing presenters and attendees so here's how you can get involved. There are a few networks you can join for more info, including the Facebook group and… Continue
The Glasgow Harald a few days back did a strange thing - they congratulated Call-Me-Dave (aka The PM) for grovelling to the Indians, apparently acknowledging that we are now a 2nd rate world power relative to India. The world is changing and, according The Harald, we are being eclipsed as a world nation.
Another world report on The Torygraph told us that the US economy is in danger because of a growing trade deficit. Elsewhere we read that… Continue
Girl Geek Scotland are hosting a series of three workshops this autumn aimed at helping women in Scotland turn an idea into a fully functional business proposal. These would be ideal for people who have a plan, but don't know much about business. Themes are:
1/ Creativity in Business
2/ Developing a Funding Strategy
Check out the website for the full call for participation- and best of all, if you meet the criteria, places are fully funded. So, if… Continue
The Scottish Technology Showcase - an exhibition at the SECC that highlights, well, Scottish techonology - took place on 26 of May and we were there. Muvizu dusted off our exhibitor stall items and headed down to the SECC to show off our 3D character animation application.
It was a great day - we had a lot of interest and the guys manning the stall did a fanstastic job demoing Muvizu to the attendees. And best of all, we even got a mention on the BBC News site - so wins all around!… Continue
I just thought I should take a few moments to give you a short Shift Happens:ALT Shift Update.
We’ve all been busy in the Pilot Theatre office working away to make sure our third annual Shift Happens Conference (on the 5th and 6th July 2010) is the best yet. We are particularly proud of our speaker list, which now boasts a range of fabulous names from the world of Arts, Learning and Digital Technology… Continue
Ok, so our next big exciting programme - Age Unlimited Scotland isn't strictly just for digital bunnies and I can't take the credit for The Herald's coverage title, but we’d love to see some tech gurus come through with great ideas to improve the lives of older people – the only criteria to apply, apart from a… Continue
I've just got back from the Lovelace Colloquium held at Leeds University organised by Hannah Dee. The colloquium is an event for all computing students within the UK and included a series of talks from Gillain Arnold (IBM), Cornelia Boldyreff (Lincoln University), Julie Greensmith a.k.a. Dr Thrill (Nottingham), Eileen Brown (Microsoft) and Karen Groenink (Google).… Continue
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A formal complaint about Google's Street View has been sent to the Information Commissioner (ICO).
Drawn up by privacy campaigners, it cites more than 200 reports from members of the public identifiable via the service.
Privacy International wants the ICO to look again at how Street View works.
"The ICO has repeatedly made clear that it believes that in Street View the necessary safeguards are in place to protect people's privacy," said… Continue
"Digital innovators - Crossover labs are actively looking for you!
xolabs.co.uk have Creative Labs coming up- time and space away, playing across disciplines, thinking up your next projects, and having creative challenges set by industry…"
This group is for those working on the bleeding edge of digital innovation. Here we want you to make new connections across discipline. Here too you can share info about the cool new tools your are using or the ones you are building.