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From Science Fiction to Reality: How Open Bionics Creates Bionic Limbs from Video Games and Movies for Amputees

Posted on Thu 31 May 2018

Open Bionics is a start-up company based in the Bristol Robotics Lab that create open source designs for functional prosthetic limbs, starting with the bionic arm.

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Video Nation Revisited

Posted on Tue 29 May 2018

Mandy Rose first joined BBC in 1991. She started working as sound recordist, before going onto produce documentary film and co-found ground-breaking media project Video Nation.

Open Bionics launch party

Posted on Wed 25 Apr 2018

This evening Studio residents Open Bionics celebrate the launch of the world's first medically approved 3D-printed bionic arm, and the most affordable bionic arm ever.

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Meet the Bristol VR Lab Residents

Posted on Tue 24 Apr 2018

In this special lunchtime talk we were joined by three founding residents of Bristol VR Lab, a brand new shared workspace for companies exploring virtual, augmented and mixed reality.Introducing:Go VirtuallyRachael…

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Are we in the weather or is the weather in us?

Posted on Mon 16 Apr 2018

Last year, Aidan Moesby undertook a residency with us here at the Pevasive Studio to spend some time investigating digital technology and how it might apply to, or enhance his work. In this lunchtime talk, Aidan and his…

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Neon Dance presents Puzzle Creature

Posted on Fri 6 Apr 2018

Five Things I Learned:1. Adrienne Hart is the artistic director for Neon Dance, a dance company that acts as a vehicle for collaboration with artists working in different disciplines. Adrienne is classically trained as a…

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BBC Micro:bit - for writing the future

Posted on Fri 6 Apr 2018

After 17 years at the BBC, guest speaker Howard Baker now works with the Micro:bit Foundation. The Micro:bit is a small programmable device, a bit like a portable computer. The project started life in 2013, and was officially…

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Why interactive children's books are different

Posted on Thu 5 Apr 2018

Five Things I Learned:1. Books with bits engage pre-school children much more then books with just words or pictures, whether that is including AR, or embedding within electronics or something simpler like including a sticker…

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How to Grow a Story

Posted on Wed 4 Apr 2018

Animation and pupperty director Joseph Wallace and illustrator and co-founding director of The Paper Cinema Nicolas Rawlings have collaborated to create a brand-new piece of ‘live animation’.

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Introducing our New Talent Residents: Somestic Media

Posted on Tue 3 Apr 2018

Five Things I Learned:1. Vytautas Jankauskas and Jon Flint have worked together on various collaborative projects over last two years, but Somestic Media will be the first project that they will be working on together…