Date: 15/01/2018 9 Pillars: Virtual Reality Sector: Virtual Reality for Commercial purposes Primary partner: Virtual Engineering Centre   Background VR-Here is a leading provider of virtual reality services. The company operates a dedicated VR centre and arcade in North Liverpool focused on the creative and leisure markets. VR-Here offers a range of...

Background CNC Robotics is the UK's leading robotics integration company specialising in advanced robotics systems for machining. CNC Robotics are developing “CNCR-Live” integrated real time remote diagnostics, which will enable businesses to increase connectivity between digital and automated systems. This will be used to remotely monitor the...

Background High levels of alertness and vigilance are required in safety critical tasks and FMI provide proven solutions that predict the risk of fatigue for drivers, through the use of sensors and fit for duty assessments. FMI have found a way to predict fatigue risk through...

Background DPC is an Information Technology Consultancy company providing Data Audits and Forensic Analysis; Digital Transformation Management; Rapid Application Development; Application Programming Interface (API) Incubation; Web Application Security and WASP.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Brian Bishop (CEO) commenced working on Social Value as the cornerstone of the Smart City...

Article: Dr Andy Levers, Technical Director for the Virtual Engineering Centre (University of Liverpool)  Virtual reality often appears in today’s news and media, taking the world by storm. Mainly associated with gaming, virtual reality (or VR) is starting to creep into a whole range of industries...

An innovative SME involved in Manchester’s CityVerve project is helping to enhance motorist safety in the North West. Technology start-up firm, Satsafe develops ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) telematics devices, more commonly known as in-vehicle black boxes, that are already being increasingly used by insurance firms and...