The Sniper Elite games have carved out a sizeable fanbase due to their engaging shooter mechanics and x-ray kill cam. The last game in the series, Sniper Elite 4, was nominated for 6 industry awards, and won Best Visual design at the 2017 Independent Game Developers Association Awards.
Imagine your body with its exact organ systems, cells and DNA, existing in 1’s and 0’s, on a silicon chip. This is what you would call a virtual twin, and research in Oxford indicates how far away we are from creating such a digital entity.
An Oxford startup has developed measurement technology for the efficiency of drug loading in nanoparticles and for monitoring nitrates and phosphates in water.
As my professional life is closely linked to innovation, and as someone who works for a business with innovation in its name - Oxford Innovation, I felt it important to read and take some cues from Matt Ridley’s latest book How Innovation Works.
In a demonstration of the power of Rebellion's new production tools, art directors, directors of photography, grips and other film personnel saw how games-engine-generated, virtual reality backgrounds can be integrated with camera movements.
Cash is on the decline everywhere. More and more shops won't accept cash, following decades of digitalisation of our money. Between 2017 and 2018 alone, the South East saw a 7.7% decrease in cash withdrawals, reported by the BBC as the highest percentage of contactless transactions of any UK region.
Even pre-Covid, growing companies were faced with the question of whether to lease or licence offices, what type of accommodation they needed, and the support and network the space gave access to. Now, in this fluid environment, companies need more flexibility when it comes to choosing accommodation. The Oxford Trust runs two innovations centres in Oxford, and the range of space and support on offer is designed for start-ups and scale-up firms in tech and science sectors.
Oxbotica is the UK's first autonomous vehicle company to perform live trials on right-sided roads in Germany, enabling it develop its software for international markets.
For the many of us concerned to understand the nature of the environmental crisis humanity faces, and what we can do about it, Mike Berners-Lee’s book offers wide ranging descriptions […]
Eliminating the airline industry’s CO2 emissions is a tough technological challenge. Reaction Engines and STFC have used ammonia as a fuel for jet engines.
Fertility treatment technology firm VivoPlex has raised £3.9 million to develop its intra-uterine biosensor.
An Oxford firm that could hold the key to treating Alzheimer’s disease is one of four winning $1 million in the Microsoft-led Female Founders investment contest
OII’s Wednesday Webinar: ‘Data, Governance and Geopolitics’ Pari Esfandiari and Greg Treverton Co-Founders, and respectively President and Chairperson of the Global TechnoPolitics Forum. Hosted by Professor Philip Howard, Director of Oxford Internet Institute. 5pm. Details
Common measures for businesses to reduce their energy use –saving money, time, and carbon Michael Esvelt, Operations Director at Oxford Brookes’ Environmental Information Exchange, will explore how firms can reduce energy use and improve energy efficiency in buildings. 12 noon, online. Details
Oxford Drupal User Group meetup Regular meetup for Drupal chat and presentations. Bring questions, crowdsource answers, offer advice and talk about current projects. Oxford Centre for Innovation, Oxford, OX1 1BY. 7pm. Details