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Gromit VR Experience

By | 2018-10-11T08:48:23+00:00 October 11th, 2018|Uncategorised|

The BIG Lab's Gareth Barnaby has helped develop a Virtual Wallace and Gromit experience for children at the Bristol Children's Hospital! This summer, thousands of people enjoyed the Grand Appeal's Gromit Unleashed 2 trail, which saw 67 sculptures of Aardman characters Wallace, Gromit and Feathers McGraw enlivening the streets, buildings and parks of Bristol. Gareth

Eight papers accepted at CHI 2018

By | 2018-10-11T08:58:13+00:00 April 20th, 2018|Uncategorised|

Our latest work will be presented at CHI next week. We have eight papers accepted including two honorables mentions. Isabel Qamar, Rainer Groh, David Holman and Anne Roudaut. HCI meets Material Science: A Literature Review of Morphing Materials for the Design of Shape-Changing Interfaces. In the proceeding of the Conference on Human Factors in Computing

GHOST project launched

By | 2013-02-18T03:28:33+00:00 February 18th, 2013|Uncategorised|

Display technology developments mean the next generation of visual output devices will extend beyond the rigid, flat surfaces with which we are familiar and allow users to physically push, pull, bend, fold or flex the display. This will better represent on-screen content or support new modes of interaction. The GHOST project “Generic and Highly Organic,

Three papers accepted to CHI 2013

By | 2013-02-08T07:56:07+00:00 February 8th, 2013|Uncategorised|

The BIG lab team are very pleased to announce that we have had three papers accepted to CHI 2013 the premier international conference on human-computer interaction. Close The Doors "Using Crowdsourcing to support Pro-Environmental Community Activism" studies the use of a mobile app to support Close The Doors, a community activist group encouraging shops to

BIG Graduation

By | 2013-01-30T22:20:14+00:00 January 30th, 2013|Uncategorised|

We are pleased to celebrate the graduation of Peter Hanson, Diana Krusteva, Paul Worgan and Dr. Ben Long. Peter, Diana and Paul did their MSc projects in the Interaction and Graphics lab. Peter also won the "Tom Gower Fewtrell" Prize for the best MSc Computer Science student in 2011/2012. Last but not least, Dr. Ben

BIG hosts “This happened…” event

By | 2012-12-05T11:54:17+00:00 December 5th, 2012|Uncategorised|

BIG were delighted to host a Christmas special for This happened Bristol yesterday evening. Our visitors were treated to demonstrations of our projects, devices and research in an informal and relaxed setting. It is the first time that the two groups have come together and it enabled us to exchange information, share and develop new

PiVOT tabletop display featured in Gizmag

By | 2012-10-15T14:28:27+00:00 October 15th, 2012|Uncategorised|

PiVOT a novel multiview system developed by Abhijit Karnik, Diego Martinez, Walterio M. Cuevas and Sri Subramanian was featured in Gizmag. The whole article is available (here). The paper describing the system was presented earlier this week at UIST 2012 in Cambridge, MA.

UltraHaptics Workshop: 23 – 25 July 2012, Pervasive Media Studio

By | 2012-05-09T13:42:50+00:00 May 9th, 2012|Uncategorised|

We would like to invite you to join us for this exploratory, practical workshop, investigating how the emerging field of UltraHaptics might be used in creative context. UltraHaptics is a multi-point haptic feedback system that allows users to experience haptic feedback simultaneously in multiple locations. This feedback is created in mid-air – so users don’t