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Science and Engineering Day 2015

Erica made her second annual appearance at the University of Southampton’s Science and Engineering Day.  She was based in the Nightingale building along with loads of other demonstrations from Electronics and Computer Science (ECS) such as “How healthy is your

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Erica Wins Vice Chancellor’s Award

Erica was last week the proud recipient of a University of Southampton’s Vice Chancellor’s (VC) award.  At he awards ceremony on morning of Friday 25th July, Erica and her team of received the award from the Vice Chancellor for: “the phenomenal

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Erica’s WAIS Seminar

On the 2nd July 2014, at the last Web and Internet Science (WAIS) research group seminar on the season, a group of Erica’s creators presented a seminar entitled “ERICA: The Making of the ECS Cyber Rhino”.  It chronicled the history

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Erica’s New Interactive Touch Screens

One of the major upgrades to Erica before she went off to the Big Bang Fair was replacing her old side screens with interactive touch screens. Making the side screens interactive meant having to completely rewrite the web pages they

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Erica finally in her new home

After Erica’s recent trip to Birmingham for the Big Bang Fair, Erica has been back in Southampton but has only just had chance to set up in her new home in the Mountbatten building foyer. Over the weekend Erica’s attended

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Erica at the Big Bang Fair

After the successful completion of Erica’s upgrade, she has been at the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham representing the University of Southampton for the last two days and will be there again today and tomorrow.  She has already meet thousands

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Erica is being upgraded for the Big Bang Fair

One of Erica’s first excursions after her return to ECS, will be to the Big Bang Fair in Birmingham from the 13th to 16th of March.  Before then, there are some significant upgrades planned to make Erica a more robust

How Erica is connected

Erica is made up of many parts, allowing her to interact with her environment and the people who visit her, as well as being continually connected to the Internet.  If you click on the diagram below you can take an