The Immersive Futures Lab @ BEYOND features a range of creative projects that demonstrate innovative ideas, new types of content and novel uses of technologies drawn from the cutting-edge R&D work developed by XR Stories, The Royal College of Art, Squid Soup and Adapt AI as well as three special guest projects from Ithra, Saudi Arabia
Adaptive Media: Emotion AI Immersive Format
Adaptive-Media® from Adapt uses a new form of Emotion AI to adapt video tutorials in real time based on attention, positivity and learning engagement.
Behind the screen: The ITV Emmerdale immersive VR experience
Get exclusive access on the Emmerdale set and discover what it takes to make one of the UK’s busiest TV shows in this experimental prototype from AY-PE and ITV.
A sound and light installation where a unique ‘song’ is created for you, leading you on a personal journey and discovering what the world needs you to do
Dead Good Venues
Exploring the cultural heritage of northern music venues with immersive technology.
Fowl Play: A prototype Roblox ITV Emmerdale experience
Head to the Emmerdale village, get to know the show’s characters and help solve a crime in this experimental Roblox prototype game from Dubit and ITV
Ground: Unearthing Hidden Stories
Using augmented reality to inspire people to think more deeply about food and the global chain
A witness of Time: a VR story experience along the famous railway, which transports you back in time
An augmented mycelium network that broadcasts signals on the same frequency as WIFI networks
Mammary Mountain (Early Version)
An intimate performative experience that explores dis-ease within the body through the experience of breast cancer
Millennium Mills: Feeding Edwardian London
Narrative-story-telling approaches and data visualizations allows users to see the long-distance trade that helped feed London’s growing population of 7 million people by 1910
Return to Impression
Artist Filip, who is losing sight, is visited by the muse Vera who takes the artist on an inspirational journey.
Spectral Transmissions: Time out of Joint
Moving image montage of audio visual installations developed by the Spectral Transmissions Research Unit, an immersive heritage interpretation project conducted in collaboration with the National Trust at Hatchlands Park, Surrey.
The implementation of the mixed reality Submergence technology as a complimentary therapeutic mental healthcare solution
A web3 AI art research initiative that operates as an engagement platform and uses cutting edge technology for innovative storytelling
The Abandoned Library
In a future Northern England devastated by climate change, an environmental worker uncovers an abandoned library where books and technology have fused into the architecture and landscape to create new stories.
The distance between the staircase and the sky and Polykatoikia-Peripatos
Two films in dialogue, presented by Katerina Athanasopoulou as part of her AHRC funded doctoral research around XR, SfM photogrammetry, and a poetic collaborative practice of expanded documentary
Through the Cracks
Evoking the feeling of live performance using ubiquitous devices
A Virtual tourism experience that takes you to amazing locations in full 3D to make you feel like you’re really there. Step into our experience and visit Al Ula one of the most breathtaking places in Saudi Arabia!
A VR storytelling experience of Odai in his tireless quest towards finding his lost brother. After his brother’s disappearance. Odai’s worlds changed. He made it his sole mission to journey on the shores and dunes of the kingdom to find his brother and bring home