The Experience Lounge

This is a unique chance to get hands on with some of the coolest gear and meet some of the makers in an environment designed to foster exploration, play and discussion. These industry partners are leading the way with technologies and approaches that, in the hands of remarkable practitioners and learners, are positively disrupting traditional approaches to the way we work, play and learn.

So come and play, ask questions, get hands on. This is a mini theme park of new technology for a new kind of learning.

Part of the LWF Festival of Learning & Technology and the Sunday Service (get free ticket)


Nintendo UK is once again proud to support the Learning Without Frontiers conference for a third year. The worldwide pioneer in the creation of interactive entertainment, Nintendo Co., Ltd., of Kyoto, Japan, manufactures and markets hardware and software for its Wii™, Nintendo DS™ and Nintendo DSi™ systems.

Since 1983, when it launched the Nintendo Entertainment System™, Nintendo has sold more than than 3.3 billion video games and more than 558 million hardware units globally., including the current-generation Wii, Nintendo DS and Nintendo DSi, as well as the Game Boy™, Game Boy Advance, Super NES™, Nintendo 64™ and Nintendo GameCube™. It has also created industry icons that have become well-known, household names such as Mario™, Donkey Kong™, Metroid™, Zelda™ and Pokémon™. A wholly owned subsidiary, Nintendo of Europe, based in Grossostheim, Germany, was established in 1990 and serves as headquarters for Nintendo's operations in Europe.


Start believing in better.

Take yourself on a journey today with games, movies, Internet access, online chat, new events, services and experiences. Find out how PlayStation®3 can deliver something for everyone, right here.


Media Molecule. We are a small but really awesome games development studio based in Guildford, UK. We made LittleBigPlanet on PlayStation3, you should play it! Come and play the soon to be launched LittleBigPlanet 2!



At Microsoft, we focus on helping educators and students get the most out of Microsoft technologies, as well as conducting research into new ways of teaching and learning. From new and emerging technologies and devices, to building relationships with innovators, students and academics – our mission is to inspire the next generation…

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Made in Me. We want to inspire young children to explore their creativity and imagination by making software and books that are enchanting, wonderful and altogether different.

Our first effort is The Land of Me, a collection of creative software applications that allow children and grown ups to play together. Like a good picture book we wanted to make a world full of intrigue and mystery, a place where endearing characters lure you into a gentle world of endless possibilities. Where the story goes from here is up to you, it is called Me after all.

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Meru Networks is the global leader in wireless mobility infrastructure solutions that enable the All-Wireless Enterprise. Meru offers the only solution on the market that delivers the reliability, scalability, and security necessary for converged voice and data services over a single WLAN infrastructure in high density environments.  For more details contact

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Toucan Computing is one of the UK’s leading Apple Education suppliers with an unrivalled technical team. 

Over the past fifteen years the company has installed numerous Apple solutions in a range of schools and education departments. Come and have a chat with us about the latest Apple technologies.

Flyer - Exclusive Three Mi-Fi (PDF 860Kb)
Flyer - The New iPod touch (PDF 310Kb)
Flyer - The iPad Diary (PDF 190Kb)


Discover Promethean's new range of learning tools, including; Activboard 500 pro - a multi-user, interactive collaborative surface, ActivProgress - a major new online tools for students, teacher and parents that utilises the very latest in web technologies to support social learning and assessment and ActivEngage - a new collaboration software system for student own devices and laptops...

Promethean are also hosting exclusive lunchtime inspirations for LWF Festival delegates on Monday 10th and Tuesday 11th January.



Texas Instruments provides innovative STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) resources to inspire today’s learners and provide opportunities for tomorrow’s careers.

Visit the TI STEM Zone to experience Maths in Motion and discover how TI is ‘nspiring’ learning and teaching in classrooms across the UK.

Interested in STEM - come to one of the Texas Instrument Lunchtime Inspirations

For more information, visit


Mobl21 is an award-winning m-learning application, that allows educators and learners to create material which can be pushed to mobile environments.
Mobl21 provides additional tools to analyze learning levels, through its unique  CREATE, SHARE, CONNECT & MEASURE® system. Users can interface with Mobl21 through multiple touch points including Apple iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch & Google Android, and desktop widgets.

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GCSEPod is the largest resource for curriculum relevant podcasts. Proven to raise attainment, these downloads engage students on the very devices they have in their pockets. The content also works exceptionally well within any VLE environment, not only filling it with content, but giving students the ability to view online through the VLE or to download to their own iPod.

Download flyer (PDF 420Kb)

Get free samples!

Video Versions (iPad, iPhone, iPod touch etc)

Audiobook Versions (iPhone, iPod Touch, Up to 5th Gen nano)

For access use password qwfjiowq

Bare Conductive Ltd was founded in 2009 around a groundbreaking new material technology; skin-safe, electrically conductive ink. This patent-pending material can be used to create electronic circuitry on and off the body, enabling a huge spectrum of new scenarios for the transfer of information across the body or other surfaces.

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YrWall, Digital Graffiti Wall from start-up Lumacoustics consists of a video wall that users "paint" on using a modified spray paint can – it “sprays” infrared light, and is tracked by a computer. Users select different colours and effects from a palette, they can save their projects, share them online, or even get them printed on T-shirts.

YrWall is the brainchild of Lumacoustics founders Tom Hogan and Tim Williams, who designed the system for things such as promotional and corporate events, community projects

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txttools provides robust, secure 2 way online messaging to over 50% of UK Higher and Further Education.

Plug-ins include Moodle, Blackboard, Outlook and Talis + NEW Android App and Twitter.  Innovative  tools through simple to use interfaces making them popular with all users.

Come and meet us for FREE trial accounts.

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EduGeek is an online community of 30,000 IT professionals who primarily work in the field of education. Since its launch over 5 years ago EduGeek has grown to become one of the worlds largest high-end technical support communities and is highly regarded throughout the academic IT world.

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Nominet Trust is a UK-based charity that funds initiatives that contribute to a safe, accessible Internet used to improve lives and communities. Our areas of focus are web access, web safety and imaginative applications of the Internet to address social problems.

Nominet Trust are supporting the Digital Safety micro-conference at the Festival and hosting an exclusive lunchtime briefing for delegates on Tuesday 11th January.