Work Experience at DETC

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The DETC School’s Outreach programme aims to educate school aged students in Science Technology Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) careers and encourage them to pursue their interest in these subjects. The programme activities range from school talks, visits to our offices and specific school/industry events led by DETC. This summer, in collaboration with our host organisation, High Speed Sustainable Manufacturing Institute …

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DETC presents ground-breaking research in Digital Manufacturing at MESIC 2017

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DETC’s Kevin Rampersad presented three “groundbreaking” white papers on behalf of DETC at the recent MESIC 2017 International Conference, in Vigo, Spain — on Digital Readiness Levels (DRL), the concept of the Distributed Factory and Industry 4.0, and an analysis of the used of agent-based simulations in Industry 4.0. The 7th International Conference of the Manufacturing Engineering Society on 28, …

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Come to the first VR Drive Summer Drinks meet up in Stratford, 28 July

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In line with our efforts to encourage mingling of expertise in the VR and games sectors with innovators in the Automotive sector, we’d like to draw your attention to the inaugural VR Drive Summer Drinks meet up, on the evening of Friday 28 July. Digital Jam, in partnership with and Loading Bar, will be hosting the event in the ideal …

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DETC Inspiring Young People to choose subjects leading to a future in digital engineering

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At the home of one of the leading innovators in sports broadcasting, on 7 June, in collaboration with BT Sport and Loughborough University London, DETC presented some of its VR capabilities at the ‘Inspiring Young People’ event. The school outing to BT’s Here East hub studios was designed to inspire pupils to tackle science and engineering subjects at local schools. …

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Steering the digital sector to look over the horizon at VR World

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DETC had the pleasure of showcasing some of its affiliates’ new digital tools at this week’s VR World 2017 — a two day conference and exhibition on the impact of immersive technologies in business and industry beyond gaming.

Held at Olympia, London, on 16 and 17 May 2017, the show brought together developers and creators of Virtual, Augmented and Mixed Reality experiences to network and demonstrate tools and technologies across business and industry sectors, including in Engineering, Automotive & Manufacturing.

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Industry 4.0

State of Play in Digital Readiness Levels – bringing clarity to digital manufacturing

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DETC is helping development of the concept of Digital Readiness Level (DRL) with our delivery partner HSSMI, that has consulted with industry and academia and recently proposed headline challenges for a strategy for delivering effective deployment of digital technologies in manufacturing for businesses. As it further develops and test these concepts, Simon Barnes, HSSMI’s Commercial Director, offers his ‘state of affairs report’ of DRL, and invites further …

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DETC to exhibit at VR World 2017 to show how immersive technologies could revolutionise the automotive industry

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At next week’s VR World 2017, The Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC) will demonstrate some advanced VR capabilities and showcase collaborations with affiliate partners to highlight the potential of applying immersive technologies to the automotive industry. Its experts will also be available to discuss the benefits of affiliation and raise DETC’s profile at Europe’s leading event addressing the impact …

A word from our Chairman

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As the DETC Chairman, David Pearson attended the Virtual Reality Show with the team. Read his full article below, taken from his blog.

DETC challenges the gaming industry to disrupt the automotive software market at VR Show 2017

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The Digital Engineering & Test Centre provided the most eye catching presence at last month’s VR Show, where, together with McLaren Automotive and other affiliates, we exhibited applications for gaming developers to find new markets in high-end automotive engineering and manufacturing.

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New DETC Engagement Opportunities

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Two new opportunities for engagement with The Digital Engineering and Test Centre (DETC) are on the horizon, open to both the centre’s current affiliates and new organisations. Current opportunities include: Optimisation Project The DETC has a number of funded collaborative project opportunities, including the potential development of an open source multi-objective optimisation environment. The objective is to create a consortium …