Saturday, 1 May 2010

Philips moving into smell research

Girton Labs has been working with Dr Jenny Tillotson  Sensory Design and Technology for several months on computer control of smell emission   and we now will be working with Dr Jenny Tillotson  and Philips on new smell research as here, scroll down to Philips. This is an   Arts and Humanities Research Council   Knowledge Transfer Fellowship .
Summary of project : Smell The Colour Of The Rainbow: Sensory Systems For Wearable Product Technologies To Reduce Stress And Sleep Disorders here.


Bright sparks

Jenny Tillotson, Senior Research Fellow at CSM has been awarded an AHRC Knowledge Transfer Fellowship (£249,000) to work with Philips Research in Cambridge supported by Dr Raymond Oliver, Senior Research Fellow in Active & Interactive Materials from the RCA. Over the course of a year, they will engage in an active KT programme to explore opportunities resulting from her academic work in areas of interest to Philips Research. The project will also involve Lyndsay Williams' of Girton Labs (inventor of iPhone sensors and Microsoft's ‘Sensecam’ for Alzheimer’s) and smell expert Professor Tim Jacob from the School of Biosciences, Cardiff University.

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