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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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Leeds College of Music AR Project

Over the past couple of months Jisc Mimas have been involved in leading the technical development of a new Augmented Reality resource around the music production studios in Leeds College of Music working with Craig Golding and Ruth Clark. It hopes to … Continue reading

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Initial thoughts of wearables in Education

I have been fortunate enough over the last few weeks to get hold of a pair of Google Glass and do some initial research of potential use cases in education. As stated in previous posts, at present there are some … Continue reading

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insideAR 2013

insideAR is one of the biggest AR conferences in Europe showcasing the latest developments in industry, advertising, marketing and education. It was the first time I had been to the conference and I was pleasantly surprised to see how far … Continue reading

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Bringing display cases to life

Have you ever wondered how the objects in display cases get chosen, or the journey they go on to arrive there? Five  Year 6 pupils from Oswald Primary School  have been chosen to guest curate one of the themes in … Continue reading

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Team Scarlet wins an award for innovation!

Mimas are committed to helping to bring together technology and education but it’s always lovely to get rewarded! At the 2013 Education Innovation Conference & Exhibition, Jackie Carter (Senior Manager, Learning and Teaching and Social Science Data Services at Mimas) … Continue reading

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AR(t) magazine – new article by Matt Ramirez, the Mimas lead AR developer

We are really pleased to announce that an article written by Mimas’ Matt Ramirez is featured in the latest issue of AR(t) magazine.  The article talks about lessons learnt and knowledge gained through both the SCARLET and SCARLET+ projects, and … Continue reading

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