Southampton, UK – 9th August 2023 – Mo-Sys Engineering, a world leader in image robotics, virtual production and remote production solutions, today announced that its VP Pro XR LED Content Server Solution has been selected to power a state-of-the-art high-performance LED virtual production facility at Solent University in Southampton UK.
The new facility will be delivered by Mo-Sys partner CJP, who will be upgrading the existing studio space and integrating a new LED virtual studio. The news comes shortly after the University of Sunderland announced it has seen an increase in student numbers since it took delivery of its virtual studios which were also installed by CJP.
Solent University will utilise their new LED Volume to deliver film production courses. The new studio will comprise of a 10m x 3m LED wall and include a 4m x 2m Mimik lighting panel which will provide lighting and cinematic reflections. The solution will also utilise AOTO LED panels and Brompton video processors alongside Mo-Sys’ StarTracker Max camera tracking and Mo-Sys VP Pro XR.
Christopher Woolford, Technical Instructor at Solent University, commented: “Our aim is to give our students the best opportunities, and using the same techniques as in major film and television releases means we can prepare them for their chosen industry. The new virtual production facility supplied by CJP is going to open a whole raft of new opportunities for our students in highly sought after roles.”
Ken Pitts, Course Leader for CGI and VFX at Solent University, added: “The new virtual production facility is going to be a game-changer for our students. It will allow them to learn how to use the latest technology and techniques and give them the skills they need to succeed in the industry.”
Stephen Gallagher, Marketing Director at Mo-Sys, said: “Following on from their success at the University of Sunderland, and recently being appointed to the NWUPC, it is great to hear CJP have been chosen to deliver another complete LED virtual production studio for education. Not only are the CJP team a pleasure to deal with, but they are also incredibly knowledgeable having invested in developing their team with training from Mo-Sys Academy and others. Their knowledge, experience, and successful track record of delivering VP solutions in the UK education market is really impressive, so it is unsurprising so many universities are keen to speak with them.”
About Mo-Sys Engineering
Mo-Sys Engineering is a world leader in image robotics, virtual production and remote production solutions. The company’s products are used by leading broadcasters, filmmakers, and live event producers around the world. Mo-Sys is headquartered in the UK, with offices in the US, Europe, and Asia.
CJP is a leading provider of virtual production solutions for the education sector. The company has installed virtual production facilities at a number of universities in the UK, including the University of Sunderland, Manchester Metropolitan University & the UCA Farnham.