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Calvium are flying the nest and heading to a new abode…

Charlie Harman,

August 2014 was our last month working from the Pervasive Media Studio in The Watershed, Bristol. After almost five glorious and happy years working from the Studio, we have outgrown the nest and have had to make the difficult decision to move into our own dedicated office. The Pervasive Media…

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Discover Hidden Florence with Giovanni!

Charlie Harman,

Here at Calvium, we are thrilled to have developed the Hidden Florence app, an AppTrail that transports you into the shoes of Giovanni – a 1490s wool worker. Become immersed within renaissance Florence as you delve into the spots most tourists ignore. With the Hidden Florence app you can navigate the streets…

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Hayle Churks is a winner!

Charlie Harman,

We were very happy to hear the good news from the creators of the Hayle Churks app, which was built using our DIY app making platform AppFurnace, that they have won The Collection Trust Award! The ‘Hayle Churks’ app is free and published on iTunes. Memories are triggered automatically as…

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Marking the centenary of WW1: Bristol 2014 app

Charlie Harman,

At Calvium we are very honoured to have developed the ‘Great War Stories‘ app with Bristol 2014, which celebrates for centenary of WW1. The summer of 2014 marks 100 years since the start of world war one. Events countrywide are taking place to commemorate all those involved in the war…

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We’re Hiring!

Charlie Harman,

We are looking for two talented developers to join our team.  We are a small but growing mobile app company of 7 people. We have achieved a lot over the last four years by working hard and helping each other out. We consistently produce great work through solving tricky problems…

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Go Inside The Superstorm Hurricane Sandy With The Boardwalk App

Charlie Harman,

  Calvium are delighted to announce the launch of Boardwalk Stories from Sandy, an innovative seaside boardwalk AppTrail that provides listeners with a one-of-a-kind audio experience while they stroll along the boardwalk in New Jersey, USA. It is our first US AppTrail and marks a successful trans-atlantic collaboration, made possible by our…

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Bristol Suspension Bridge 150th Anniversary App

Charlie Harman,

How much do you know about the Clifton Suspension Bridge? It’s one of Bristol’s most famous landmarks, over 4 million vehicles pass over it each year and it’s been at the epicentre of many important cultural events; including the last flight of concord and the passing of the olympic torch….

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Mobile Technology

Turning Estimote iBeacons Off and On

Calvium Team,

Sometimes with testing you have to go back to basics. Recently we have been having a bit of an experiment in simulating turning an iBeacon on and off. We had quite a bit of fun doing this so we thought we would share our discoveries with you.   Part of…

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Mobile Technology

Experimenting with iBeacons

Calvium Team,

Here at Calvium we have recently been working with iBeacons in iOS. (If you don’t know about iBeacon’s yet then have a read of our low down on iBeacons blog). We’ve found a lot of contradictory information on the Internet regarding how iOS 7.0 and iOS 7.1 is operated with…

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Soundscapes Landscapes: Onassis AppTrail

Charlie Harman,

By Charlie Harman   “Behind the reality of the city before you, another dimension lies concealed in rich sounds and images that will transform a simple city walk into an interactive artistic experience.” We have recently been working on an AppTrail for Onassis cultural center in Athens, Greece.  Soundscapes Landscapes offers…

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We’re nominated for a Bristol Post Business Award!

Charlie Harman,

We are extremely proud to announce that we have been nominated for a 2014 Bristol Post Business Award. 2014 sees the introduction of the new category, “Best Creative/Technological Business Award” which we are thrilled to nominated in. The awards will be handed out at a gala dinner on Wednesday, June 25…

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App Insights

Mayfest: Nightwalk – Built using AppFurnace

Charlie Harman,

Tom Bailey in collaboration with Jez riley French Commissioned by Trust New Art Bristol and MAYK as part of Mayfest 2014, Nightwalk is the latest offering from producer Tom Bailey, in collaboration with Jez Riley French. Nightwalk is an immersive wander through the beautiful and historically fascinating Leigh Woods, found…

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