Conversations were different from those in our usual engagement events, and it was nice to answer questions about the end purpose of the system, the type of reseach done in our department at Heriot-Watt, etc.
The ICE team, in collaboration with Animmersion Ltd is going to develop an immersive VR app to engage young people about energy efficiency in housing and corresponding careers in the AEC sector. The project is co-funded by CITB and SDS.
The ICE was invited to demo the iHR system at a seminar organised by the Scottish Construction Group that aimed to "offer pupils a glimpse of the future of the sector using the latest technology". The event was attended by 85 pupils from Glasgow secondary schools.
Fred represented the CyberBuild Lab at the Hack_Construct challenge this weekend organised by InnovateUK, Construction Scotland Innovation Centre (CISC), BIM2050 and the Knowledge Transfer Network (KTN). The GeniLoci team he was part of even won the first prize!