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Home Office Sci Development Branch

  • Country: United Kingdom
13 projects, page 1 of 3
  • project . 2007 - 2010
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/E028047/1
    Funder Contribution: 391,814 GBP
    Partners: UEA, Home Office Sci Development Branch

    It is known that humans can, and do, lip-read but not much is known about exactly what visual information is needed for effective lip-reading, particularly in non-laboratory environments. This project will collect data for lip-reading and use it to build automatic lip-r...

  • project . 2007 - 2010
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/E027946/1
    Funder Contribution: 350,596 GBP
    Partners: Home Office Sci Development Branch, University of Surrey

    It is known that humans can, and do, lip-read but not much is known about exactly what visual information is needed for effective lip-reading, particularly in non-laboratory environments. This project will collect data for lip-reading and use it to build automatic lip-r...

  • project . 2008 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/F048394/1
    Funder Contribution: 552,656 GBP
    Partners: University of Exeter, Home Office Sci Development Branch, Monofil Trading Company

    In the 21st century terrorism has become a constant threat to the way-of-life of people all around the world. One of the most common manifestations of the terrorist's threat is an explosive device, often detonated in the midst of a densely-populated civilian area. The U...

  • project . 2006 - 2007
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/D036690/1
    Funder Contribution: 49,036 GBP
    Partners: Home Office Sci Development Branch, University of Exeter, Auxetix Ltd, John Heathcoat & Co. Ltd

    This proposal concerns a study to examine the feasibility of constructing a blast-protection textile based on the highly unusual properties exhibited by helical auxetic yarns recently developed at the University of Exeter. An auxetic material is one which has a negative...

  • project . 2007 - 2011
    Funder: UKRI Project Code: EP/E027520/1
    Funder Contribution: 323,900 GBP
    Partners: Qioptiq Ltd, Teraview Ltd, Home Office Sci Development Branch, University of London

    The detection of explosives carried about the person is an important current security concern. Explosives absorb high frequency waves in a characteristic manner, depending on the frequency of those waves. The frequencies of interest are in the teraHertz (THz) range, abo...

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