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Heritage Mobile Technology

How to build a heritage app

Jo Reid,

Any discussion about developing a heritage app or placemaking experience has to start with the question, ‘why do we need one?’. It might sound like a simple question at first, but it can be difficult to answer. If the answer is ‘because every other heritage site has one,’ you might…

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App Insights Heritage Mobile Technology

Does my heritage app need AI?

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Artificial Intelligence – AI to its friends – is big news in the app development world. Microsoft’s Windows 10 comes with Cortana, Apple devices have Siri, and Google’s new smartphone, the Pixel, is built around its new Assistant. The term ‘AI’ describes a whole spectrum of technologies – everything from…

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Digital Placemaking

Digital placemaking: eleven key principles

Jo Reid,

Heritage is all about recreating the past of a place. To create a rich experience, organisations have to draw out the story of their site, tying it to the way their visitors explore and the things they see and do. It’s a matter of placemaking: the act of giving life…

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