Namely, the project attempted to give the engineering crew the ability to perform their duties from a remote place, without having to be on site.

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IMAGINE is supported by the Solent University, as well as technologies group from the Rolls-Royce Derby office. The project team was led by Solent University senior lecturer, Gordon Meadow, as the principal investigator, and co-investigator, Professor Chris Barlow.

Project research assistants included Dr Tychonas Michailidis, Dr Sara Braganca, Louis Arrigoni and Emma Broadhurst. In addition, senior lecturers in marine engineering, John Gouch, Sam Samuels and Paul Jackson also joined the project.

Finally, the project was supported by many of in-house consultants, as well as two technical members of staff, Dave Kemp and Charlie Stoodley.