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bowlees RFID interactive concept

New Project: Bowlees Visitor Centre

Chris Woodley-Stewart, Director of the North Pennines AONB Partnership which runs Bowlees Visitor Centre, had seen a project that we worked on using RFID tags to create an interactive experience around key themes. This sparked some ideas of his own.

To the rescue at Conkers

Conkers, based in the National Forest, had an exhibit, been installed fifteen years ago, but out of action for the past three years with the team unable to find anyone who could bring it back to life. They contacted a fit-out company that we have previously worked with who suggested a call to us.

New Project: Plas Heli

It’s great to be working again with artist Jessica Lloyd-Jones, the artist who we worked with stunning digital fireplace interactives. This time we’re in a very different setting, Plas Heli, the Welsh National Sailing Academy.

Filming our new tablet tour video

We’ve blogged before about the benefits of a tablet tour but we thought there has to be a better way to show the benefits. So we have engaged a group of film students to help bring our storyboard to life.
Newhaven Fort project

More news from Newhaven Fort

Newhaven Fort is working with artist Carol Havard and the local community to create a VE day model of the town. One of our time lapse systems is being used to record the model as it builds between now and October.

Project Update: The West Yorkshire Hoard

Work is underway on the project to give visitors to the Leeds City Museum a close-up view of the delicate items in this precious hoard of gold items. Working with experts in scanning technology we have identified the best to use for this task.
Marwell Zoo white rhino

Testing at Marwell Zoo

We’re testing a couple of products at Marwell Zoo for their Wild Explorers exhibit. This new area about exploration and the discovery of wild animals will focus on the natural history and conservation of three iconic species for which Marwell has special responsibility.

Installing at Newhaven Fort

We’ve just been down to Newhaven Fort to install cameras in the Grand Magazine to capture timelapse photography of a project that will be running until September 2015. A resident artist will be creating a street scene around the theme of VE Day.