FuseBox Residents News – March
The FuseBox residencies support digital entrepreneurs, tech visionaries and creative technologists who want to turn their ideas into successful innovations.
We work with our residents supporting their projects and connecting them to each other and further opportunities. Here is a run through of some of their developments and events they took part in this month…
VRCraftworks are making strides as part of their involvement in 5G Brighton which is a project designed to offer startup and small businesses access to the next step up in mobile connectivity to explore ideas. Founder Peter and Jack Maddalena have now completed major tests utilising 5G to enhance virtual reality hardware processing powers, including devices such as the Occulus Go.
Sarah Ticho, Founder of Virtual Reality Agency; Hatsumi continues to do pioneering work in her field, presenting at Women in Immersive Tech Networking Event at Digital Catapult in London. The event focused on the diversity of applications of immersive technology in healthcare and wellbeing. Sarah was also listed listed in Virtual Umbrella’s list: VR Top 50
To help push his research and offer insights of the value of applying Gamification to the innovation process, Doctoral Researcher Vasilis Gkogkidis hosted a successful Lego Serious Play workshop. The session was well attended and sparked thoughtful discussion and new connections for fellow residents and Wired Sussex members.
Cognitive Scientist and Co-Founder of Gorilla in The Room Dr Ali Goode lead a groundbreaking panel at Impact 2019. An annual conference of the Market Research Society – the world’s leading research and insights association. The panel discussed how augmented reality is a boon for researchers, giving them a new way of measuring things.
Michael Hammond, Founder of Built Environment Media also hosted another radical discussion in the city of Oslo for MIPIM to explore the development opportunities of city car parks with the transition to autonomous vehicles. Guests as part of the round table included leading architecture firms from around the world.
And watch online…
Watch dance short from Circus XR Project residents George Butler, Mutiny Media and Andy Baker, Ixxy were involved in. The video capturing elements of the performance and immersive research project developed with Brighton University and Arts Humanity Research Council https://vimeo.com/291889058
Watch The Telegraph’s short video featuring Curiscope and how they use technology to give kids X-ray vision – and makes science come alive. https://twitter.com/Telegraph/status/1092376186100031488
Are you interested in any of these projects or want to come and work in the FuseBox? We would love to hear from you! Drop an email to Hub Manager; Rosalie@wiredsussex.com
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