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Storm in a Teacup (2015)

A sensor on Hastings Pier is monitoring waves and transmitting live data over the World Wide Web. Teacups in The Hub at Hastings Pier, connected to this data, are exhibiting some rather unusual behaviour in response. Hastings has experienced twelve major storms over the past twelve months, and another could soon be on its way...

Storm in a Teacup

In collaboration with Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute, Brendan Walker, and Middlesex University.

Commissioned by Hastings Pier Charity, supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.


Photo credit: Pat Brundell
Last updated: 13th April 2019

Mixed Reality Laboratory

University of Nottingham
School of Computer Science
Nottingham, NG8 1BB

telephone: +44 (0) 115 846 6780
email: mrl@cs.nott.ac.uk