The Mixed Reality Accelerator brings together industry leaders and students to produce solutions using spatial computing and the Microsoft HoloLens. Over nine weeks, students are working in teams to complete briefs set by select businesses, with the goal of using Augmented Reality and 3D technologies to solve actual problems within industry with cutting-edge solutions.


Mixed Reality Accelerator – June 18th to August 17th 2018

Learn about the Mixed Reality Accelerator and how it’s bringing together industry leaders and students to produce solutions using spatial computing and the Microsoft HoloLens.

News and Articles

VISR’s Mixed Reality Accelerator on BBC Look North (July 2018)

Coverage of the Mixed Reality Accelerator on BBC Look North East Yorkshire and Lincolnshire.

EDQuarter Article: Track to the future, with Hull Uni and VISR

The University of Hull and VISR have teamed up to fast-track the adoption of cutting-edge tech via a Mixed Reality Accelerator programme.

Mixed Reality Accelerator Week 1 – June 18th to 22nd

We’ve had outdoor obstacle courses and team-building, a game jam and heavy sessions of tech teaching. Now, one week in, we’ve reached a momentous point, where the students taking part in our Mixed Reality Accelerator programme get their hands on our groundbreaking VERTX platform for the first time.

Business Partner Focus: Today we spoke to LearningMate about their hopes for the Mixed Reality Accelerator

Imagine a world where – rather than having to travel thousands of miles – employees of global companies can take part in a collaborative learning activity, holographically. LearningMate believes Mixed Reality is how we’ll get there. Click through to read more.

Article by Microsoft covering the launch of the Mixed Reality Accelerator

Tuesday the 19th of June marked the launch of the Mixed Reality Accelerator, a world-first summer camp focusing around development for Mixed Reality and HoloLens. Read more at microsoft.com

Lead HoloLens developer at VISR discusses the HoloLens and VERTX at BBC Radio Humberside

Jamie Schofield talks tech with BBC Radio Humberside. Find the full show, including talks with Louis Deane, JMD of VISR here, otherwise click the link above.

Mixed Reality Accelerator – June 18th to August 17th 2018

Learn about the Mixed Reality Accelerator and how it’s bringing together industry leaders and students to produce solutions using spatial computing and the Microsoft HoloLens.