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Indoor Interactive Sound-Scapes

Jo Reid,

With the integration of the indoor location system, WiFiSLAM, into our AppFurnace development tool, we are now able to create immersive apps that respond to where you are inside a building. The development work was commissioned as part of the REACT Heritage “Memory of Theatre” project.

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Apps for the Cultural Sector

Calvium Team,

The recent announcement of the new Digital R&D Fund for the Arts has given arts institutions in the UK a further opportunity to develop their digital offerings. There are six themes in the call for applicants : User generated content and social media; Digital distribution and exhibition; Mobile, location and games; Data and archives; Resources; and Education and learning.

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App development workshops for Cultural Organisations

Calvium Team,

Calvium are delighted to offer arts organisations and museums the opportunity to attend one of three workshops in the South West, exploring how to develop compelling, content-rich mobile phone applications to enhance the digital capacity of each organisation.

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App Insights

Mobile Strategy is now Mandatory

Calvium Team,

Business thinking should be shifting even more towards mobile strategies in the near future, with forecasts that 80% of all media will be consumed via mobile by 2020, according to Eric Hazan (of McKinsey and Company Consulting Firm)…

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The Guardian Launches “Streetstories”

Calvium Team,

We’re happy to announce that The Guardian has launched it’s first AppFurnace app, “Streetstories”, which encourages you to explore the area around King’s Cross and uncover 70 original stories of the history, culture and people that have made the area what it is, from Charles Dickens to the 90’s clubbing…

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The Female Technology Touch

Calvium Team,

By Jo Reid Thanks to being nominated by the wonderful and magnanimous Clare Reddington, I am delighted to find myself a finalist for the Innovator of the Year Everywoman’s Technology Awards. The awards are intended to raise the profile of the UK technology industry and encourage diversity within it in…

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App Insights

The Case for “Popcorn” Apps

Calvium Team,

One of the trends that we are seeing as the app market matures is the move away from apps being blockbuster sellers in their own right to apps that enhance, augment or add value to a larger event or cause. Much as popcorn is a great treat to make your…

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Bristol Young Student of the Year Launch Event

Calvium Team,

It was great to see a packed room of Bristol business folk at the launch of the Bristol Young Student of the Year event at the Bristol hotel last night. The competition has been created by a team of professional business people on a voluntary basis because they are passionate…

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Our TSB Project as a Case Study for NESTA Digital R&D Fund

Calvium Team,

NESTA, The Arts Council and and the AHRC have launched a Digital Research & Development Fund for Arts and Culture A series of “Digital Days” were organised in London, Bristol and Birmingham to inspire arts and cultural organisations to engage with digital technologies – highlighting the bigger digital strategy, explaining…

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