Photos of Forest Guard team visit to Sony Europe!

Photos: H. Buck
Forest Guard team at Sony Europe, Basingstoke, UK... for photos click here

June 23 & 24, 2009The Forest Guard team visits Sony Europe, Basingstoke
Sony Europe put us up at a charming B & B in Old Basing:

Millfield House B & B

The team relaxes in the charming countryside of Old Basing after a long plane ride!

Coach Heidi and our "Brilliant" chaperones: Matthew (aka Henry) and Andrea, taking a well deserved rest at the Millstone, Old Basing.
Morgan David and Sony Europe were incredible hosts and the Forest Guard team had 2 great days of workshops and demonstrations in Basingstoke.

The Forest Guard team arrives at Sony Europe, Basingstoke: greeted by Morgan David

Morgan David and the team, Sony Europe, Basingstoke.

The team settles into the conference room, ready to get to work on day one.

The team gets detailed information on Sony IPELA cameras from Yvonne Pritchard.
Morgan and Aydan discuss cameras...

Reviewing mechanical design for Forest Guard hardware with Nick Petty.

The team goes over the CAD ideas designed by Sony engineers...

Morgan shows the team some of the cool Sony equipment they make...

The team goes over Interactive/interface ideas for the Forest Guard with Sony Design team.

Alejandro and James Turner go over interface design ideas.

Day 2: Working with Morgan David on the next steps for making Forest Guard happen...

Isabelle Boulanger gives the team a floor tour of the OB (outside broadcast) trucks that are manufactured here.

The team works through the day, putting the printable whiteboard to good use!

The team give the Sony employees their presentation of Forest Guard, with updated information on information and ideas they gathered at Sony.

The team poses for a photo for the local media!
After saying goodbye to Morgan David and the Sony Europe team in Basingstoke, the Forest Guard team heads toward London for some sightseeing (thanks to Sony Europe !!!)

The team visits Windsor Castle!

We saw the Royal Guards!

Windsor Castle

Bobby with a Bobby!

Thames River, Windsor

Sony Europe arranged for drivers to take us to the BBC !

The team prepares to be interviewed for a BBC show...

Getting filmed at the BBC.

The team meets the TARDIS...

... and pops out near the Tower of London!

Getting ready to take a tour of the Tower of London.

Coach Heidi found lots of dragons in London!

The Tower Bridge and Thames River

Cruising on the river taxi on the Thames!

Trafalgar Square and Big Ben

The National Gallery & Trafalgar Square

The team poses in front of Buckingham Palace.

Big Ben and the Eye of London
In London, the team visited the National Gallery (where coach Heidi turned into art teacher: Ms Buck :), Imperial War Museum, Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus, Covent Garden and Buckingham Palace. The team had an amazing time in London and a big thanks to Sony Europe for giving us this opportunity!
A big "thank you" to our chaperones, Matthew & Andrea
And a big "Awesome" to Victoria and her team for making our trip such an enjoyable one!
Remember: Mind the Gap!

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