Tag : digital

App-only Start-up Banks – A Threat To Traditional Banking?

6 months ago / 0 comments

Now that nearly everything can be done via an app on our phones, such as seeing a GP or getting a flight boarding pass, it’s not surprising that banking has also followed suit, with many app-only banks appearing in recent years as an alternative to traditional banking, such as Monzo … Read More

University suspends digital check-in for second semester

2 years ago / 0 comments

The University of Leeds has announced in an email to all students that digital check-in will no longer be available for the second semester of the 2016-17 year. Schools will be reverting back to a paper-based system instead. The email states: ‘A decision has been made to suspend digital attendance monitoring.  Although … Read More

University’s Field trip simulator wins award

2 years ago / 0 comments

University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art win Times Higher Education award for Outstanding Digital Innovation The Virtual Landscapes team at the University of Leeds and Leeds College of Art have won the award for Outstanding Digital Innovation in Teaching or Research after developing a first person video game … Read More

Leeds researchers ‘virtually immortalise’ character in world first

2 years ago / 0 comments

A team of researchers at the University of Leeds have virtually immortalised Joey from popular US sitcom, Friends, in the first step towards transforming popular television characters into digital avatars. The character from the hit show has been resurrected through a set of algorithms that can track body language and … Read More

Benevolent suspicion: The digital privacy debate

4 years ago / 0 comments

Imagine your normal morning routine: You wake up, turn on the TV or stream some music whilst you get something to eat; you text some friends, perhaps even make a phone call; you quickly browse the internet for the latest news whilst messaging friends via Facebook. It all seems fairly … Read More