Introducing LowFAT

Introducing LowFAT

If you’re familiar with what we do here in the Entertainment Engineering group at the University of Derby, you’ll know that we like to create useful bits of software and make them free for anyone to try out. Just this week saw the release of the Low-Frequency Acoustics Toolbox (LowFAT), which is an updated and […]

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Open Sound Control Assignment Examples

Open Sound Control Assignment Examples

We’re keen to give our students a good depth and breadth of technical skills in order to prepare them for current and future technologies in Entertainment Engineering.  For example, our Sound, Light and Live Event Technology and Broadcast Engineering and Live Event Technology students tackle an assignment in year 2 where they are tasked with coding an […]

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First ever 360 degree audio/video open day broadcast!

First ever 360 degree audio/video open day broadcast!

Teaching and research collided in spectacular fashion Wednesday evening at the Entertainment Engineering Open Day session at the University of Derby. Staff and current BSc (Hons) Sound, Light and Live Event Technology and BSc (Hons) Broadcast Engineering and Live Event Technology students worked together to use YouTube’s new feature allowing live streaming of 360 degree […]

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Meet the lecturers: Dr Bruce Wiggins

Meet the lecturers: Dr Bruce Wiggins

Key facts Joined the University as a lecturer in 2002 Programme Leader for Post Graduate Research in Electronics and Maths dept. Current Modules: Advanced Surround Sound Systems (level 7), Audio Software Engineering (level 7), Digital Signal Processing and Sound Design (level 7), Audio Digital Signal Processing (level 6), Multichannel Sound System Design (level 6), Multichannel […]

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Playing with the HoloLens at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Playing with the HoloLens at Microsoft Research, Cambridge

Bruce Wiggins, Adam Hill and soon-to-be MSc Audio Engineering graduate, Haydon Cardew, were recently invited to visit Microsoft Research in Cambridge. As part of the visit, we were allowed to experiment with a Microsoft HoloLens (the only headsets currently in the UK are held by Microsoft Research at their Cambridge office). We had a blast […]

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