Monthly Archives: November 2010

Heritage Apps

After naively thinking I’d coined the phrase, I found an iPhone application called Heritage App: It’s a database of interesting UK heritage sites (including English Heritage and National Trust), triggered by your GPS location so you can find places of interest on … Continue reading

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Interior localization

Had a really interesting meeting with Tom Melamed from Calvium about what happens when the heritage app moves indoors and the issues around interior localization.  This will be the second phase of my research project, and will be starting in … Continue reading

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We’ll meet again

Cathy Poole, the Curzon’s education officer, and I are working together to collect oral histories of people from all generations who remember the cinema.  The interviews will be added to the Curzon Memories archive, and used in the content of the … Continue reading

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Testing GPS signal in Clevedon

I’m preparing to test the GPS signal in Clevedon on Friday, to see whether there is a strong enough signal around the Curzon to do what I want to do.  Jo is going to mock up some regions on the … Continue reading

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Design spec notes

I am developing what I’m calling a ‘Heritage App’ for the Curzon Community Cinema in Clevedon.  (See About for general information about the project). I’m working on a design specification for Jo Reid at Calvium who is going to encode … Continue reading

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