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School of Computer Science collaborates with the BBC

BBC News

Prof Nigel John and final year Computer Science students Joel Howard and John Speakman are currently collaborating with the BBC on their final year projects.

John is creating a virtual environment for building and editing the layout of a TV studio using the Oculus Rift as the user interface. BBC Breakfast studio is being used for testing the software.

Joel is creating a hand gesture interface for Media Browsing software using the Leap Motion. You can select, and scroll through videos using hand gestures only.