New video technologies to support health and wellbeing

Date: 14/09/2016 | Time: 14:30 - 21:00
Location: The Edge, University of Bath
Organised by: Assisted Living Action Network (ALAN)
Tel: 01225 388 711
Email: L.Simpson@bath.ac.uk

Event summary

As part of the University of Bath 50th Anniversary celebration, ALAN is pleased to announce that their September networking seminar will be on Virtual Reality and will focus on application of vision and imaging systems to support health and wellbeing.

The Assisted Living Action Network holds regular networking seminars to bring together business, healthcare professionals, service user groups and academic researchers to discuss the key issues and areas of unmet need.  Their aim is to build up and facilitate new collaborations, to promote knowledge transfer and the uptake of research and create commercial opportunities for products or services

The programme

The programme for the event:

2.30pm: An opportunity to go on a tour of the newly opened Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA) research facility in the Department of Computer Science.

CAMERA has three principle research themes on which their activities are focussed: Entertainment Research, Human Performance Enhancement and Rehabilitation.

3.00pm: Registration

Session 1

Chair: Professor Eamonn O’Neill, Head of Department of Computer Science

3.30pmSanja Dogramadzi – Imaging systems for medical robotics. University of West of England
4.10pm: Majid Mirmehdi  – The Sphere Project – A Computer Vision Perspective. University of Bristol
4.50pm: Michael Proulx – Auditory scene analysis and sonified visual images. University of Bath
5.45pm: Refreshments and networking

Session 2 

Chair: Professor Nigel Harris, Director of Designability

6.15pm: Welcome
6.30pm: Dr Darren Cosker, Centre for the Analysis of Motion, Entertainment Research and Applications (CAMERA). University of Bath
7.15pm: Dr Alex Mihialidis, Seeing and Understanding:  The application of computer vision in health and rehab technologies”. University of Toronto
8.00pm: Round-up and next steps
8.15pm – 9pm: Refreshments and networking

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