Meet our exhibitors


Archer
EPCC
will be showcasing the Raspberry Pi based system Wee ARCHIE to demonstrating the underlying principles of supercomputers.



AsthmaPi, Smart Stick, Vivifiy
Meet Arnav and Mihika Sharma – they are working to solve real world challenges with innovative technology and engineering!

Arnav will be demonstrating his inventions - ‘AsthmaPi’ and ‘Vivify Me’ which are intended to support patients suffering from asthma and dementia respectively. Mihika’s Smart Stick is a device created to help both deaf and blind people.




Aston University
Every fancied playing a laser harp, or controlling the lighting on a wall by waving your hands in the air?

The Aston University stand will have these things and more showing examples of the STEM exhibits first and second year engineering students can design and make.


Archer

Come and immerse yourself in a virtual reality representation of the new Atkins building currently being built in Epsom



Consortiq




Curiscope Curiscope will be showcasing the Virtuali-Tee augmented reality T-Shirt: The Ultimate Way to Learn about the Body.




F1 in schools





FIRST® LEGO® League
FIRST® LEGO® League
UK & Ireland Champions B6 Berrellium will be demonstrating how to complete some of this year’s HYDRO DYNAMICS SM missions using their LEGO®MINDSTORMS® robot.



GreenPower Greenpower will be offering the opportunity to change all of the wheels on an IET Formula 24 Kit Car.




Hobbs Rehabilitation Hobbs Rehabilitation will be showcasing a host of healthcare technologies and demonstrating their clinical application.

Come and experience how a robotic exoskeleton, a new generation bionic leg and interactive upper limb gaming technologies can change a patient's life following a catastrophic injury.


Hobbs Rehabilitation Find out how fast your reactions are with our athletics starting blocks technology and pick up some useful careers information about getting into engineering.



Leonardo
Find out how radio waves are used to sense the world around you.



National grid Visit the National Grid exhibition and learn about the sustainability challenges that face the transmission of high voltage and high pressure gas – play the sustainability game! – also use our virtual reality headsets to immerse yourself into a high voltage substation!”


NPLNPL stand involves hands on perception tests all relating to metrology – The scientific study of measurement.




Rapid




Robotarium
Edinburgh Centre for Robotics is a joint venture between Heriot-Watt University and the University of Edinburgh.

It comprises an EPSRC Centre for Doctoral Training in Robotics and Autonomous Systems and a state of the art ROBOTARIUM equipment facility.

Key priorities for the Centre include:

  • Graduating skilled, innovation-ready researchers to enter, create and lead the UK’s innovation pipeline in the robotics sector

  • The provision of solutions to scientific challenges relating to interactions between robots, autonomous systems, their environments and people to realise productive and useful assistive or remote systems in homes, workplaces and industry

TfL





VEX Robotics VEX Robotics inspires students to become the problem solving heroes of tomorrow through the fun of building robots.

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