In this special lunchtime talk we will be joined by three of the founding residents of Bristol VR Lab, a brand new shared workspace for companies exploring virtual, augmented and mixed reality.

We will be hearing from:

Rachel Godfrey - GoVirtually
GoVirtually produces 360 degree 3D virtual tours which allow you to virtually walk around a building. Recently, Rachel has been looking into how these tours can help autistic individuals visualize a space before visiting.

Nick Inoue - SubStrike®
Substrike enhance the experience of music and media through cutting edge haptic technology. Nick has created a haptic chair that sends infrasonic vibrations through your body as you experience sound and motion in VR.

Rollo Wood - Biome Productions
Biome's goal is to harness Virtual Reality and 360° film to transfer viewers from their living room and into the wild. They wholeheartedly believe that the most emotive and visually stunning stories are told by nature itself.

Beavers and Bagpipes 360°, a recent film from Biome Productions

Watershed is one of the founding partners of Bristol VR Lab, along with UWE Bristol, University of Bristol and Opposable Group, and we have been working closely with the team as they put together this exiting new space. We are really looking forward to introducing some of the Lab residents to our own resident community and lunctime talk audience.

This Lunchtime Talk is part of Open Studio Friday, which takes place at the Studio every week.

Do you want to find out what is going on at the Pervasive Media Studio? Are you interested in meeting our residents, talking about a specific project or curious about pervasive media? Why not pack a sandwich and join us for one of our Lunchtime Talks and Open Studio Friday. Lunchtime Talks are informal presentations by Studio residents and associates. They normally take place at 1pm on Friday, are free and open to everybody who’s interested in what we do. After the talk, we also invite you to stay with us for the afternoon to continue the conversation or work on your own projects. We provide chairs, tables, wireless and a great space. You bring what you need to work with (laptop/mobile). Our open afternoons close at 5pm. Let us know if you’d like a tour of the space and we'll be happy to show you around just before the talk. Send an email to: to book your place on a tour.

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