Monthly Archives: October 2013

Shidoheddo wins social robotics competition

By | 2013-10-30T17:29:35+00:00 October 30th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Shidoheddo, "the sociable robot with a plant for a brain" has won first place in the International Conference on Social Robotics design competition. The conceptual design for the robot, a mix between a bonsai and a Tamagotchi, was presented as a magazine advert (shown above) and created by illustrator Louise Cunningham and BIG researcher Peter Bennett. More info on

Ultrahaptics at UIST Symposium this week

By | 2013-10-09T08:48:58+01:00 October 9th, 2013|Uncategorized|

BIG's Ultrahaptics project  creates the feeling of 3D objects in mid air using ultrasound. Tom Carter and the project team will be showcasing this exciting work at the User Interface Systems and Technology conference (UIST) in the University of St Andrews this week. There will be a demonstration from 7pm today, Wednesday 9 October at the

CSCW – BIG in Baltimore

By | 2013-10-08T08:14:36+01:00 October 8th, 2013|Uncategorized|

The BIG lab team are delighted to confirm that we have had two full papers accepted to the Conference on Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW 2014). CSCW is the premier venue for presenting research in the design and use of technologies that affect groups, organizations, communities, and networks. Quick and Dirty: Streamlined 3D

Demo accepted to SIGGRAPH Asia 2013, Hong Kong.

By | 2013-10-07T14:31:36+01:00 October 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Our collaborating work between Tohoku University, University of Bristol, OLM Digital Inc., and Osaka University entitled: "D-FLIP: Dynamic & Flexible Interactive PhotoShow" has been accepted to SIGGRAPH Asia 2013 Emerging Technologies. We will demo this work at the conference venue (Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, Hong Kong, China) this November.

Full paper accepted to ACE 2013, Netherlands.

By | 2013-10-07T14:27:05+01:00 October 7th, 2013|Uncategorized|

Our paper entitled "D-FLIP: Dynamic & Flexible Interactive PhotoShow" has been accepted to the 10th International Conference on Advances in Computer Entertainment Technology (ACE 2013). This work is collaborated between University of Bristol, Tohoku University, OLM Digital Inc., and Osaka University. We look forward to present this work in Netherlands this November.