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Research projects

Birmingham In Real Time

Birmingham in Real Time  (BiRT) has a simple, clear but highly beneficial mission – to make available, and improve access to, open data for the businesses, organisations and citizens of Birmingham.  It collects and analyses highly useful data from a range of sources.

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Vehicle configurator augmented reality system

Working in partnership to create immersive, real-time visualisation systems for motor vehicles.

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KTP Partnership with GSK

This knowledge transfer partnership sees BCU experts partner with GlaxoSmithKline to create innovative augmented reali...

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European PhD Hub

The European PhD hub is an online electronic platform that will provide PhD students, Researchers and Universities wit...

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Big Data Corridor

The Big Data Corridor (BDC) started as a way to link businesses with emerging technologies and help them utilise their ...

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Inclusive coding for disabled developers

This funded project seeks to make coding more accessible for developers with physical impairments.

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Red-Alert

To detect and monitor terrorist activity, Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) increasingly rely on social media intelligenc...

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WMCA Serrano: A Vision-based System for Road Traffic Monitoring

This research project, in collaboration with West Midlands Combined Authority (WMCA), aims to develop smarter traffic ...

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Improving uniform design processes

This knowledge transfer partnership aims to help long-standing company Murray Uniforms to expand their design capabili...

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Flexilink: Low Latency Packet-Based Media Networking

This research aims at a cleaner approach to packet based real-time media, reducing media bufering and imporving qualit...

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Managing the Media Value Chain

Idenitifying standards to cover content description and commercial media transactions for advanced media services, typ...

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Automated Drum Transcription

Researchers within the Digital Media Technology centre have produced a state-of-the art music transcription system that...

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Intelligent Music Production and Automated Music Transformations

Simplifying complex music production processes and making them more accessible, bridging the gap between musicians and...

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Virtual Reality Ophthalmology Training

BCU researcher Andrew Wilson has worked with NHS trusts to develop a virtual reality app which allows medical students ...

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