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£680K TSB Funding for AIYP

15 February 2011

The Technology Strategy Board and EPSRC have awarded £680K to a new BVI project.

The Technology Strategy Board and EPSRC have awarded £680K to a new BVI project: ARKive in Your Pocket - AIYP (pronounced APE!). This is part of a £1.4 million collaborative project and more than half the funding goes to the University of Bristol, Visual Information Laboratory (Dave Bull and Dimitris Agrafiotis), the Communications Systems and Networks group and The School of Biological Sciences (Innes Cuthill).

AIYP will provide an enhanced immerse audiovisual experience for visitors to wildlife locations and 'events' using wireless networks. It is a two year strategic research collaboration involving University of Bristol, 3CRL, Vid Communications, Wildscreen (ARKive), BBC, Toshiba, Motorola, Mubaloo and ProVision.

 

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