Exploring Data Visualisation in Mixed Reality using the Microsoft Hololens

Guest post by Lucas Valtl, M.Sc Student at UCL. About Me My name is Lucas and I recently completed my master thesis (which is the topic of this post) for my M.Sc in Computer Science at University College London. Before that I graduated with a BSc in International Business from Maastricht University and worked at…

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Novel HoloLens Application – Genetic Data Visualisation in Mixed Reality

Guest post by Rachel Slater, M.Sc Student at UCL,  where I am taking courses such as Algorithmic’s and Artificial Intelligence & Neural Computing. I am the Community Lead at London’s She++ chapter, an undergraduate teaching assistant at UCL, and a Faculty StAR (student academic representative). Prior to UCL, I completed a Medicinal Chemistry degree at…

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Introduction to Windows Mixed Reality

Guest blog by Simon Jackson MVP Windows Mixed Reality Learn to build mixed reality experiences for HoloLens and immersive headsets https://developer.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/mixed-reality The Hardware *All prices are subject to change and based on current published figures As you can see each device has a very similar look and feel based on Microsoft’s base specification, providing: 1,440…

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First Steps into Mixed Reality can result in amazing experiences

Guest Blog by UCL/Microsoft project team on Mixed Reality within HealthCare with UCLH  Hololens Mixed Reality team at UCL Computer Science Tim Kuzhagaliyev – https://github.com/TimboKZ Laura Foody – https://twitter.com/lbf_l Fraser Savage – https://github.com/savage-engineer/ Hello there. We are a group of 2nd year computer scientists from University College London (UCL) working on applications of Microsoft HoloLens…

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Genomics and Proteomics with Mixed Reality and Data Science

Guest blog by Navin Ramachandran from Peach UCL/UCLH Student Project Groups Platform for Enhanced Analytics and Computational Healthcare About the MSc Project Team Rachel is passionate about the application of technology to advance health and medicine. She studied Medicinal Chemistry at Trinity College Dublin, before pursuing UCL’s M.Sc Computer Science programme. She was determined to…

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Microsoft Dream Build Play Game Development Competition $200,000 in prizes

Calling all game developers Push the boundaries of creativity and challenge yourself to craft experiences that deeply engage your players. This competition is open to all developers, working solo or in teams of up to seven. Create a Universal Windows Platform (UWP) game for one of the categories below by December 31, 2017 and you’ll…

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An Introduction to Mixed Reality game development with HoloLens and Unity

Image source: https://www.windowscentral.com/microsoft-hololens Guest post by Sondre Agledahl, Microsoft Student Partner at University College London. I am a games programmer, excited to see how emerging technology can be used to make completely new and meaningful immersive experiences (and to be young enough to take full advantage of it!). Avid ROM hacker and karaoke enthusiast. Computer…

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Heading to Seattle – Team Pocket Sized Hands UK Imagine Cup National Finalist

  Guest post by Gary McCartan from Abertay University on his teams Imagine Cup experience. Bringing our game Honeypot Espionage to the Imagine Cup UK Finals was an exciting and intimidating experience. Last year the Imagine Cup had different Categories for the competition. Games, innovation and World Citizenship. This year, these groups had been scrapped…

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University of Cambridge and Hololens On-Site Virtual Mapping Can Aid Inspections

Guest blog by Dr Ioannis Brilakis and Marianna Kospida University of Cambridge & Catherine A. Cardno, Ph.D. from the American Society of Civil Engineers Researchers at the Laing O’Rourke Centre for Construction Engineering and Technology at Cambridge University have been working to merge four-dimensional virtual design models with site visits to enable inspectors to conduct…

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Welcome to Windows Mixed Reality

  This week, at the Game Developers Conference (GDC) in San Francisco, we shared the next step in our mixed reality journey. As we continue to build on the momentum of the past year, starting this month we will begin to ship developer edition headsets created in partnership with Acer to our developer partners. To…

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