Today Network Rail services carry 50 per cent more passengers than ten years ago, equating to about four million people a day. Passenger numbers have increased at a fast pace and are expected to continue to rise. With demand increasing it is essential to carry out improvements and modernisations with smarter ways of working to
Manchester City Council has been working with with THINKlab & Mirrorworld Technologies Ltd exploring how advanced data visualisation technologies could be used to improve the services to Troubled Families (TF) in the City. The City Council wished to understand the wider research expertise within the University of Salford that may also provide additional insight and
All of the team here at THINKlab would like to wish all our friends, colleagues and customers a Merry Christmas and a successful New Year! We hope you enjoy the festivities and we look forward to working with you all again in 2016!
THINKlab have developed a virtual reality experience that allows users to ‘visit’ Chernobyl to see and learn about the animals who live in the radioactive ‘exclusion zone’ in Ukraine and Belarus. ‘Virtual Chernobyl’ helps communicate findings from an ongoing programme of research on the wildlife of Chernobyl, which is being led by Dr Mike Wood
New paper produced by THINKlab’s Design4energy (D4E) project team and Fraunhofer IAO presents the approach used in the D4E project to design learning modules for both students and professionals within the 3D on-line gaming environment to learn ‘how to design Green Buildings’. Paper gaming environment for learning how to design green buildings
Take a look at THINKlab’s new video demonstrating how our expertise in developing bespoke visualisation and software solutions in areas such as 3D visualisation, city modelling, virtual prototyping, business data analytics and interactive training environments can add value to your business and improve audience engagement.
As part of the European research project CROSS DRIVE, our researchers at THINKlab are working with Thales Alenia Space Italia and the German Aerospace Centre to develop a collaborative telepresence workspace for space scientists. The vision is to combine advanced 3D visualisation techniques and interactive tools in conjunction with immersive virtual telepresence. The main
THINKlab’s commercial team, working primarily with Professor Garry Crawford in Sociology at University of Salford, have produced an innovative virtual environment of Pendleton, which allows users to explore this historic and important area’s past, present and future. An interactive visualisation was produced allowing users to explore Pendleton Park and its surroundings in real time. The
On Thursday 24th June THINKlab hosted a talk from Dr Diego Martinez Plasencia, Research Associate in Human-Computer Interaction, 3D Graphics at University of Bristol. His presentation entitled ‘Non-Solid diffusers: Bringing CVE’s to reality’ explored formats for non intrusive virtual reality. Back in 1965, Ivan Sutherland proposed his vision of the Ultimate Display . Such display would create virtual