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Simulated Anaesthetic Machine

As part of our ongoing work with Imperial College school of Medicine, we were asked to create a simulated anaesthetic machine for use in our simulated operating theatre. During am operation where the patient is under a general anaesthetic, the anaesthetic machine plays a crucial role in keeping the patient alive, but also telling the […]

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Musical Performance Simulator

The Royal College of Music, one of the world’s leading conservatoires, approached us to create a Musical Performance Simulation. Professor Aaron Williamon heads up the RCM’s Centre for Performance Science, and he had identified a large gap in the training of our leading musicians. When musicians learn and practice they usually do so in a […]

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Simulated Angiogram Suite

When you have a heart attack and are taken to hospital you are likely to end up in an Angiogram Suite. While you lie on the the table, a large ‘C’ shaped X-ray whizzes around your head taking images of your heart and arteries allowing the cardiologist to find the blockage and insert a stent. […]

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Creative Citizens Website

We were asked to create a custom WordPress theme for a website to accompany a big research project between six universities. The project “Media, Community and the Creative Citizen” explores through various sub projects how internet technologies can impact on local communities and their creative potential. Within the AHRC & EPSRC funded project there are […]

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Laparotomy Mannequin

We have worked for a few years with surgical special effects company Healthcuts to create realistic clinical simulations for training surgeons. Healthcuts produce extremely realist silicon organs complete with blood. Silicon organs can be used directly to practice surgery on, but our client also often uses them animal organs such as porcine (pig) livers. These […]

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Grouple

Grouple is a private online hub for families caring for someone with dementia. It is a secure and private online space to share responsibilities, observations and positive experiences, and an easy way to include more members of the family in the care effort. Grouple was created as a winning entry to the Design Council’s ‘Living […]

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Simulated Operating Theatre

The first project we undertook for Imperial College school of medicine was to create a low-cost, portable operating theatre. The intention was to make high fidelity simulation more widely available in medical education so that trainee surgeons and nurses had an safe arena in which to practice high-pressure scenarios. The resulting design included an inflatable […]

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Unwired events website and communications

For several years we have worked for Unwired Ventures designing, building and managing their website which is a key portal for their international WORKTECH conference programme. Unwired is the events arm of Ungroup, and run leading conferences around the world exploring the future of work and workplace. The events draw the world’s biggest firms, world […]

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Simulated Audition Panel

Following on from the success of our Simulated Audience project, we were commissioned to create a Simulated Audition Panel for the Royal College of Music’s Centre for Performance Science. Auditions for professional musicians can be an incredibly daunting process, even more so than a public performance due to the intimate and high pressure nature of […]

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Redesign of NHS Trust Prescription Chart

Imperial College asked us to work on a project funded via the Behavioural Insight Team at the Cabinet Office looking at redesigning the Imperial College NHS Prescription Chart. Each patient that gets admitted to hospital in the NHS is allocated a prescription chart. The chart accompanies the patient as they go through their care in […]

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Gynaecology training model

Imperial College in London are developing virtual models with haptic feedback of various clinical procedures to train medical students and professionals. In this context ‘Haptics’ – meaning touch – is the use of a computer peripheral such as a joystick that applies forces against your hand movement in relation to what you see on screen. […]

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