Helen and Barney join Brendan at Alton Towers to see just how good Smiler is at putting a smile on their faces. Thrill Laboratory uses some cutting edge, realtime, facial muscle recognition software developed by its latest computer science conscript,...
Alton Towers invited Brendan Walker to stage a Thrill Laboratory event based at the park in 2008. Walker chose to focus the event on riders of Oblivion, the world's first vertical drop roller coaste. The resulting event was billed...
Brendan Walker curates Fairground: Thrill Laboratory at the Dana Centre, featuring a heady mix of three classic British fairground rides - the Miami Trip, the Ghost Train and the Booster; an international team of artists, scientists, performers, technologists, psychologists...

Oscillate

  An immersive interactive artwork based on two popular entertainment technologies: the multi millennia-old swing and the 21st century Oculus Rift - the former designed to excite the vestibular system, the latter designed to excite the visual cortex Commissioned by...
'According to Thrill Engineer Brendan Walker, the most  thrilling moment of any theme park experience is just before it begins. 'That brief interlude between being strapped in and the launch of the ride. '“Nothing matches that moment of giving yourself to...

jump-o-meter

Thrill Laboratory is renowned for creating some of the UK's leading precision bespoke scientific instrumentation. Our Jump-O-Meter is no exception - using 6 degree-of-motion detection coupled with machine learning algorithms to determine the emotional response of babies to audio...

Oscillate at the V&A

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yyTwrPR_5DY
Neurosis features a six-degree-of-freedom motion simulator and virtual reality headset to immerse the rider in a surreal environment, controlled not by a ride operator, but by the rider's own brain activity. This activity generates an audio-visual virtual world where...
Our 'exotic' experiment (we were on a Royal Caribbean cruise after all) to determine just how thrilling their tallest-at-sea mega slide - Ultimate Abyss - actually is, received attention across Europe. This article from The Express, UK says it all....
In May 2016, Royal Caribbean set out to equip its newest cruise ship, Harmony of the Seas, with the most thrilling onboard activities and first-at-sea experiences available... anywhere - as befits the world’s largest cruise liner that has adventure...