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Immersive Technologies Producer joins CAMERA and The Edge - Camera

Immersive Technologies Producer joins CAMERA and The Edge

The University of Bath’s Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA) and The Edge & Andrew Brownsword Gallery have teamed up to create an exciting new Immersive Technologies Producer post to work between the two groups. Will Hunter, who joins us from We The Curious, will use content arising from CAMERA’s...

Explore new human performance enhancement research from CAMERA - Camera

Explore new human performance enhancement research from CAMERA

Human performance can be enhanced through considered deployment of modern technologies in a wide range of domains and environments. CAMERA researchers have recently had four papers published in the field; two accepted at conferences for the International Society of Biomechanics in Sports 2020 and CVPR Sports 2020, and two full published papers.

Buffed-up avatars deter us from exercising hard - Camera

Buffed-up avatars deter us from exercising hard

An award-winning paper from CAMERA Co-I, Dr Christof Lutteroth at the University of Bath shows people perform better in VR exercise games when they compete against a realistic avatar of themselves. If you’ve ever played an immersive game using virtual reality (VR) technology, you’ll be familiar with the concept of customising an avatar to represent...

Analysis and prevention of spinal injuries in horse racing - Camera

Analysis and prevention of spinal injuries in horse racing

CAMERA Co-Investigators, Dr Dario Cazzola and Dr Polly McGuigan have received funding from The Racing Foundation to carry out research into the analysis and prevention of spinal injuries in horse racing. The research aims to analyse the mechanisms of equestrian injury, and to identify viable routes for the design of interventions to minimise injury occurrence...

Motion capture technology used to prevent falls in older people - Camera

Motion capture technology used to prevent falls in older people

Volunteers in their seventies have donned motion capture suits for a study using Hollywood technology to assess the benefits of an exercise programme designed to reduce the risk of falls in older people. Dance and movement artist Ben Dunks worked with Dr Polly McGuigan at CAMERA, the University of Bath’s motion analysis research centre to...

New Job Opportunities at CAMERA - Camera

New Job Opportunities at CAMERA

We have three exciting new job opportunities at CAMERA! CAMERA has been awarded funding from the European Structural Investment Fund (ESIF) for a new motion capture facility and we are looking to hire a skilled Studio Manager and Studio Engineers.