The Scottish Crannog Centre, located on Loch Tay in Perthshire, includes a museum, the reconstructed crannog (typically a partially or entirely artificial island, usually built-in lakes and estuarine waters of Scotland) and living history area with interactive demonstrations of ancient crafts and technologies from the Early Iron Age. Dr Marco Gilardi, Lecturer, School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences, undertook a feasibility study and design of a new form of interactive, mixed reality, immersive experience to virtually link past dwellers and present visitors.Read More
Hunting Energy Services (UK), part of international provider Hunting PLC, was keen to access academic expertise in order to carry out key technical research and development. Knowing Interface as the key knowledge connection for business, this would be the ideal partnership. Interface were delighted to help and connected them to both the University of Glasgow and the University of Dundee who addressed three projects in total.Read More
The Mentholatum Company Ltd specialises in the manufacture of and supply of high quality healthcare products to the UK, Europe, Africa and the Middle East. In the process of developing a new range of skincare cosmetic products for the treatment of acne, they needed to collaborate with an academic specialist who would be able to validate their range.
Canon Medical Research Europe Ltd (previously Toshiba Medical Visualization Systems Europe Ltd), part of Canon Medical Systems, is responsible for the design and development of cutting edge products and technology for use in medical imaging equipment. The company was keen to tap into the expertise available within clinical and academic groups developing new technologies in the brain imaging field to further support its intensive research and development activities.Read More