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...

We have a number of podcasts which dive into industry further, discussing the 9 pillars as well as meeting those behind LCR 4.0, including the partners and SMEs!   We find out from LCR 4.0 programme manager how VR is used, not only to design new machinery,...

Background Valuechain digitalises manufacturing businesses to improve productivity, collaboration and competitiveness. Valuechain’s smart software solutions streamline business processes and capture data from people, plant and processes to generate real-time business and supply chain intelligence.   Approaching LCR 4.0 Valuechain approached LCR 4.0 in order to collaborate on a platform...

Background Acorn2Oak Innovation Solutions Ltd is a provider of innovative manufacturing solutions with a focus on manufacturing and product developments using advanced carbon fibre composite solutions. In order to conceptualise a virtual factory to prove the concept of an innovative carbon fibre production line, Acorn2Oak required expert...

Real Space are developing a ‘Single Reality’ optical headset that uses an innovative optical design to change the perceptual information the brain receives. Their VR immersive headset will give users a VR experience via a normal device, which has potential benefits to many aspects of...

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...

Earlier this year, engineering, IT and gaming students at the City of Liverpool College embarked on a special project to help put them at the forefront of Industry 4.0 (4IR) technologies. The project, which is backed by Siemens and LCR 4.0 partner, the Liverpool City Region...

This event marks the launch of the University-wide theme on the topic of Digital. The day will bring together academics and industrial partners working on a variety of topics relevant for this theme. Please register to attend - the event is free of charge. Why attend? From...