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Launch of the Belfast Soundwalks App, in association with Belfast Music Week

Jo Reid,

Launch of the Belfast Soundwalks App, in association with Belfast Music Week Staff and PhD students from the Sonic Arts Research Centre (SARC), Queen’s University Belfast, in collaboration with Belfast City Council, have been developing an app over the past 10 months for iPhone and Android smartphones.  Entitled ‘Belfast Soundwalks’,…

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Making scalable location-aware mobile apps

Calvium Team,

Apps that use a mobile phone’s ability to know its location in the world can deliver great experiences to users, such as that provided by The Guardian’s Streetstories app. AppFurnace is well suited to the creation of such apps and we have often developed custom content-rich, location-aware apps for customers who want a bit more help.

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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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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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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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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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Life changing awards for Bristol Young Students

Calvium Team,

The first Bristol Young Student competition drew to a glittering close at the Mall at Cribbs Causeway on Monday evening. It was a testament to action above words as all of the organisers and mentors volunteered their time and a wide number of Bristol based businesses also volunteered prizes and…

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