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PPE Hive: Agile response to a crisis

Jo Reid,

While Britain has been working from home during the lockdown, it’s been hard not to miss news of the extensive lack of medical supplies, such as personal protective equipment (PPE), which is much needed by healthcare workers across the UK. Like so many others with a desire to help in…

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Supporting healthcare workers from home

Mary-Anne McCarron,

At the time of writing, the UK has extended its lockdown for another three weeks and people are still adapting to a life with social distancing measures.  Despite the drastic change to our daily lives, people have united in response to the pandemic. We read about fantastic efforts from communities…

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New additions to the team

Kieron Gurner,

This summer we’ve welcomed some vibrant new team members to Calvium HQ: working in project management, visual design and technical research. Emilio Crespi Emilio joins us as a Junior Project Manager – ensuring clear communication, delivery and direction of projects. Emilio recently relocated from Bournemouth to Bristol, bringing with him…

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Calvium partners with Transport for London (TfL), Open Inclusion and Transport Systems Catapult following Innovate UK funding win

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

Calvium is pleased to have won Innovate UK funding to develop a mobile wayfinding application to enable people with less visible impairments to navigate railway stations independently and with confidence. In partnership with Transport for London (TfL), Open Inclusion and Transport Systems Catapult we shall deliver a digital wayfinding solution…

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Calvium gains ISO Certification and Rolls-Royce Accreditation

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

We’re pleased to announce that Calvium has recently been awarded three certifications in recognition of our information security and quality management; ISO 27001 (System Security Management System), ISO 9001 (Quality Management) and Rolls-Royce Approved Supplier.  ISO 27001 is the only auditable international standard that defines the requirements of an information…

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RAMM GameJam 2018

Jo Morrison,

Last weekend was all about playful exploration at Exeter’s beautiful Royal Albert Memorial Museum. Calvium’s Jo Morrison joined the museum’s Rick Lawrence and Sophia as a GameJam mentor to students from the Games Development and Design course at nearby Exeter College. The students have been challenged to make video games…

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Ideascape: In Pictures

Alumni: Louise Hobson,

On Tuesday (19th Sept) we hosted the very first Ideascape in Porth Teigr, Cardiff Bay – a showcase of how digital placemaking can influence and enhance major urban regeneration projects. In collaboration with sustainable developers Igloo, we presented a range of ideas that inspired people to think about new ways…

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Google I/O and Apple’s WWDC: Key takeaways

Jo Morrison,

For those not in the know, Google I/O and Apple’s WWDC are the year’s definitive app tech events. The two biggest players in the industry set out their roadmaps, and – with virtually all app engineers designing for their operating systems – the rest of the industry follows. Last year,…

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Team interview: 2017 app trends

Alumni: Charlie Harman,

From Nostradamus to Biff’s copy of the Grays Sports Almanac in Back to the Future (II), humans have long been fascinated by predictions of the future. And while our crystal balls are no more effectual than Mystic Meg’s, when you work in an industry, you can certainly see trends on…

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