It’s been a bumper year for the video games and consoles market, with sales up by more than 50 per cent set to reach almost £2bn, according to new research. […]read more...
Developer Old Reliable Tech has built an online course on version control platform Git, aimed at earth observation and climate change scientists who write code.
Oxford Internet Institute estimates there could be 4.9 billion deceased Facebook users before 2100, forcing us to ask: what should happen to our data when we die?
Games developers who have worked on some of the highest rated titles in recent years are now applying their skills to create software for autonomous vehicles.
A few weeks ago Charisma.ai was preparing for SXSW in Texas where they were to launch the Charisma interactive graphic novel app to the US market. Fast-forward a few weeks, the world had turned upside down, and their trip and the festival, were cancelled. Undeterred, they stayed in Oxford and launched the app anyway.
Oscar-winning Simon Beaufoy wrote the screenplays for a string of successful films including The Full Monty, Slumdog Millionaire, Salmon Fishing in the Yemen and Battle of the Sexes. In conversation with writer, director and producer Carl Schoenfeld at a recent ScreenTalk Oxfordshire event in Oxford, he explained why listening carefully is the secret to success.
One year on since video games company Rebellion splashed £78m on a former print factory in Didcot, we reveal how the transformation to film studios is going.
Going on an adult education course in garden design planted the seed for Elspeth Briscoe’s edtech startup. Now she's raised £800,000 from Angel investors.
The Sniper Elite games have carved out a sizeable fanbase and now Rebellion is bringing the engaging tactical shooter to virtual reality with Sniper Elite VR.
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.
Oxford-based company Learning with Experts, which has students from 78 countries enrolled on its online courses, has seen traffic double during the past two weeks.
Oxford-based Serelay, a player in the emerging field of controlled image capture, is catching the attention of global news outlets and human rights organisations.
Oxford University spin-out Zegami has developed software that enables huge volumes of data to be easily accessed and analysed. TechTribe Oxford talks to co-founder and chief technology officer Roger Noble about the firm's growth, scale-up plans and Twitter activity during the UK general election.
21st century technologies for tackling 21st century pandemics Prof Christophe Fraser of Oxford’s Big Data Institute, who advises the UK’s NHS Covid-19 Tracing app, and Prof Oliver Pybus, Lead Researcher of the Oxford Martin School Programme on Pandemic Genomics, discuss the opportunities and challenges of applying new technologies to pandemics. 5pm. Details
The EV Summit This two-day event brings together key players in electric vehicles, energy, information technology and charging infrastructure, to shape the debate and the contours of the new eMobility industry. Six hundred of the most connected people in the EV space will be invited to attend. Partners include EDFE, BCLP Law, Scottish and Southern Electricity Networks. Speakers so far include Fiona Howarth, CEO of Octopus EV and Guenter Butschek, CEO of Tata Motors. December 15 and 16, Saïd Business School, Oxford OX 1 1HP. Click here for details