Category Archives: Content Development

5 take aways from SIGGRAPH 2015

The annual SIGGRAPH conference is a five-day interdisciplinary educational experience in the latest computer graphics and interactive techniques including an exhibition, technical papers, industry talks and hands-on courses that attracts hundreds of exhibitors from around the world and many thousand … Continue reading

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Thoughts on Apple acquiring Metaio

  Since the announcement of Apples acquisition of Metaio (http://techcrunch.com/2015/05/28/apple-metaio/) last Friday I have been onset with a number of thoughts – anger, dejection, pessimism and disbelief to name a few. But the overarching emotion, without wanting to sound dramatic, … Continue reading

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AR Digest

The latest AR news related to the latest developments Jisc have been been involved in Continue reading

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AR in the City – Its finished!

We are delighted to announce that the learning resource developed in the AR in the City project is now available for use. The content (best viewed on iPads), developed in collaboration with the HEA, BSA, BSC and Jisc encourages the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Fabulous Frogs App: Splendid and Native

What can children learn? The development of the Fabulous Frogs App: Splendid and Native completes the second phase of the Mapping the Museum Project. Developed using Junaio this app is an interactive AR tool which is targeted at 7 – … Continue reading

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Geospatial AR

New Team Member I am Gail Millin-Chalabi, Geodata Research & Development Officer (Museum AR & Visualisation). I have joined the Learning and Teaching Team with the aim to develop a showcase of AR examples for the Museum sector. I will … Continue reading

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Discover Geology AR Field Trip

Yesterday, a coachload of enthusiastic people embarked from the Manchester museum to Castleton in Peak District to test the new University of Manchester Discover Geology app, co-developed by Mimas, the Engineering and Physical Sciences Faculty, and the Manchester Museum. Early feedback … Continue reading

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