Educating in Virtual and Augmented Reality: An interview with Curiscope

Last week Digital Catapult Centre Brighton held it’s fourth Virtual Reality (VR) / Augmented Reality (AR) Meetup, hosting a diverse and rapidly growing community, passionate about exploring the bleeding edge applications of immersive technology. That meetup focused on how VR/AR is being used to teach, educate and train. We were lucky enough to have Curiscope, a company who are pioneering educational adventures in VR and AR, to give a presentation on this topic. Curiscope have very recently relocated to Brighton from London and we caught-up with Curiscope’s CEO, Ed Barton to hear his thoughts on the future of VR/AR as …

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Big Data in Brighton

This week Digital Catapult Centre Brighton hosted a big data meet up, bringing together local academics, businesses and enthusiasts to discuss the opportunities and application of big data. Morgan McCarthy of CDO Partners (a data and analytics consultancy) and a resident at The Digital Catapult Centre Brighton, organised the meetup. He shared his thoughts about why he is so passionate about unlocking the value of data and why he thinks big data is not just the province of large organisations. Why did you decide to organise a Big Data meet up? “There is an incredibly strong interest in Brighton around …

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Bognor Regis Creative Digital Hub – How You Can Get Involved

Earlier this year Jenni Lloyd posted a guest blog introducing a new project which we were developing which looked at the opportunities and potential impact of developing a creative digital hub in the old waiting rooms at Bognor Regis train station. Since then we have been working with West Sussex County Council, Hemingway Design and the local community in Bognor Regis to develop plans for this exciting new hub. We believe that the community and our members in Bognor Regis are key to this projects success and there are two ways we would like you to be involved: Tell us …

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