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news February 25, 2020

How will 5G technology drive innovation in immersive live performances?

Great artists have always pushed the boundaries of possibility in pursuit of new forms of creative expression. Recently we have seen live performers using the latest technology to create immersive virtual experiences for remote audiences. Yet at times it seems that current technology, with its slow internet connections and clunky equipment, can’t keep pace with the human imagination.

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Funded by Research England’s Connecting Capability Fund (CCF), EIRA is a consortium of seven universities and colleges supporting innovation in the East of England. This ground-breaking project provides businesses with funded knowledge exchange across three key areas: artificial intelligence, biotechnology and digital creative.