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Dr Simon Campion

VR Consultant, Project Manager & 3D Generalist

0161 295 2931


I have been working in VR/3D graphics for over 15 years taking projects from initial concept through to completion. Specialising in real-time graphics for both commercial and research projects.

PROJECTS: Virtual Environments, Architectural Visualisation (Video and Real-time), Interactive 3D Content, Serious Games/Educational Virtual Environments, Product Visualisation, Simulation and training

SOFTWARE: 3ds Max, Photoshop, Premiere, After Effects, Illustrator, ZBrush, Lumion, Quest3D, Unity3D and UE4

HARDWARE (Experience working with and developing for): CAVE, HMD (Oculus, Vive, GEAR VR), Workbenches, Panoramic screens, Pinch gloves, Motion capture and tracking systems (VICON and Qualysis), laser scanners and 3d printers.

Research Interests:

Virtual Environments, Virtual characters, Serious Games, Collaborative Virtual Environments

Research Projects:



Innovate UK – Development of a Satellite-Structural Health Monitoring System Product and Service

Innovate UK – Virtual Incident Training Simulation Platform

Qualifications and Memberships:

BSc Hons in Video, Imaging and Communications Technology

MSc Virtual Environments

PhD Virtual Environments


Navinchandra K. Patel, Simon P. Campion, Terrence Fernando: Evaluating the Use of Virtual Reality as a Tool for Briefing Clients in Architecture. IV 2002: 657-663

withyou—An Experimental End-to-End Telepresence System Using Video-Based Reconstruction. IEEE JOURNAL OF SELECTED TOPICS IN SIGNAL PROCESSING. March 15, 2015

Design 3D on-line gaming environment for learning how to design green buildings. Bassanino, M., Fernando, T., Campion, S., Alkandari, A., Ghazimirsaeid, S. and Masior, J., 2015. The Business & Management Review6(5), p.137

A Comparison of Film and Computer Generated Imagery Medium for the Learning of Chimpanzee Behaviours. Simon Campion · Paul Rees · David Roberts. Chapter · Jan 2016

A mixed reality telepresence system for collaborative space operation. Fairchild, A.J., Campion, S.P., GarcĂ­a, A.S., Wolff, R., Fernando, T. and Roberts, D.J., 2016. IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology

Bringing the client and therapist together in Virtual Reality Telepresence Exposure Therapy. Roberts DJ, Fairchild AJ, Campion S, Garcia AS, Wolff R. In: International Conference on Disability, Virtual Reality & Associated Technologies. Los Angeles, California, USA. 2016

Poster: Non-verbal communication in space planning and operation meetings using immersive collaborative virtual environments. Garcia AS, Fairchild AJ, Campion S, Wolff R, Fernando T and Roberts DJ. In: The Second Virtual Social Interaction Workshop. MediaCity, Manchester, UK, 2016