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Robot Road Run: how LIREC inspired a game

Robot Road Run is a fun, free to download iPhone game app, in which you control a robot called FLASH as he rushes along the road collecting bolts and batteries, avoiding pesky pets and meeting and greeting folk on the way. The game contains lots of ideas that have been developed and explored in the LIREC European research project, you can just enjoy the game but if you’re interested in knowing more, here is the science and engineering .


Posted by designswarm on Friday, 13 July, 2012 /

Call to Tender: Lirec game app

We're looking for an iphone app developer / game designer to submit their interest to this Call to Tender. Please share with others!

Posted by designswarm on Friday, 9 March, 2012 /

Lirec at CeBit Lab

We'll be doing daily robot demos:

11h00 EMYS
12h00 MyPleo (starting Tuesday)

14h00 MyFriend(starting Tuesday) & The Emotion tracker

15h00 Little Mozart

Find us on Twitter at @lirec or come and say hi at Hall 26 / Stand A09

Posted by designswarm on Tuesday, 6 March, 2012 /

"Why Faces are Special?" makes the CERN film festival

Lirec makes the official selection of the International Film Festival at CERN, Cineglobe 2012.

Posted by designswarm on Friday, 2 March, 2012 /

Robot Futures video

If you didn't have the opportunity to join us last December for our Robot Futures evening at the Royal Geographical Society, here is the panel discussion we had with guests Peter McOwen (Queen Mary University), Matt Jones (BERG), Dr Dan O'Hara (Weavrs), Ghislaine Boddington (body/data/space). The discussion was chaired by Olivia Solon (Wired UK).

Posted by designswarm on Thursday, 19 January, 2012 /
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