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East Belfast Day Of Ambition & Innovation with VR, MedTech Games

AppAttic were invited to Bloomfield Collegiate in Ballyhackamore to encourage around 300 pupils to “stretch themselves”. Teenagers came from all over East Belfast to be inspired by local companies and entrepreneurs in the areas of innovation and creativity. We got...

Hack Project: Leap Motion with VR and EMG in Real Time

Every Friday afternoon at AppAttic we have experimental hack time, which basically means we get to work on whatever we want, so long as it has some potential benefit to the company. During October and November we’ve been experimenting with VR technology, controllers...

AppAttic CEO Wins Innovate UK Women Infocus Innovation Award

We’re delighted to announce that AppAttic Founder and CEO has won an Innovate UK Women Infocus Innovation award. The nation-wide competition was launched following an analysis of 8,566 historic Innovate UK funding applications. The findings highlighted that just...

Dr Ruth McKernan (Innovate UK CEO) Drops Into AppAttic @ Blick

Chief Executive Officer of Innovate UK, Dr Ruth McKernan CBE, visited Belfast this week an we were delighted to host her and some innovative local startups at our space in Blick Studios, Hill Street. Eoin McFadden (Innovation and Specialisation Branch, Department for...

HTC Vive : Unpacking VR For Rehab, Health and Wellness

Having hit up PGC and tried the new HTC Vive virtual reality kit, Dr Gawley was suitably impressed. She went out and purchased one – and it’s arrived! A whole new world awaits as AppAttic prepare to investigate VR as a means of rehabilitation, health and...

Back Across The Pond: Rachel Gawley Speaks At PGC

Having been back and forward across the pond several times already this year, Rachel is now speaking at Pocket Gamer Connects in Vancouver. Her session “Using Wearable Devices To Game The Health and Wellness Market” will cover various methods AppAttic use...

Meeting the First Minister, Arlene Foster, in Silicon Valley

After demoing as one of 10 UK Digital Health and MedTech Ambassadors in SXSW, Austin Texas, Rachel popped on up to San Francisco for GDC, the Games Developer Conference where she met First Minister, Arlene Foster, in Silicon Valley for a St Patrick’s Day...