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The value in co-creation

Charlie Harman,

‘Co-creation’ is a word we throw around a lot at Calvium. You’ll find it peppered across our website and scattered amongst much of our print material. Ask us about how we like to go about our work and ‘we co-create’ will likely be your answer. But what does co-creation actually…

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Native Vs. Hybrid – Which should you choose?

Charlie Harman,

One of the most important things to consider after deciding on an app you would like to make, is whether you want it to be native or hybrid. It’s a topic that will forever divide developers as there are good and bad points to each. This blog will take a…

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Scary things for app developers!

Charlie Harman,

Every job has its scary parts and as it’s Halloween this week we have been thinking about some of the scariest requests we have encountered. After much office deliberation we came up with our top scary things for app developers to hear! According to the most recent report from Open…

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7 Simple Tips for Marketing Your App

Charlie Harman,

So you’ve got your app designed and underway and you can’t wait to see it on the App Stores. But hold up, don’t leave the marketing of your app until the last minute! The biggest triumph in app developing is convincing people to go to the App Store, somehow find…

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But what does it all mean? – Jargon Buster Blog

Charlie Harman,

Like most specialist areas, there’s a whole world of words, phrases and acronyms associated with app development. While in other jargon filled sectors you may feel like your having to learn a new language, when developing in concerned… you actually are! To help out, here’s our list of lingo we…

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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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iBeacon Live Documentary – a world first

Charlie Harman,

“Replacing the visual with the sensual and integrating interactive technology within vivid documentary storytelling… this is a blindfolded journey into the psychology of navigation.” This blurb from experimental documentary makers and  fellow Pervasive Media Studio residents, Anagram, describes their latest project, Door Into The Dark. Claiming the title of the…

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Celebrating the Tour de France in Cambridge with Cycle of Songs

Charlie Harman,

Calvium is extremely excited to be the chosen app developers working once again with Pilot Theatre and starting a new relationship with Historyworks to produce Cycle of Songs: an audio map of Cambridge devised by Helen Weinstein from her idea for a walking sound poem, funded by Arts Council England, a commission managed by…

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The Low Down on iBeacons and BLE Technology

Charlie Harman,

iBeacons & BLE technology seem to be everywhere at the moment. So what’s all the fuss about? Our blog will tell you what iBeacon & BLE technology involves and what Calvium has been using it for… The concept of a beacon has been present for years. Most simplistically, a beacon…

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