Successful Conference Presentations

Recent conference events have provided many dissemination opportunities.  We have presented at several events, including the International Blended Learning Conference, SOLSTICE, as well as various national JISC events. We have been both encouraged and heartened with the warmth and enthusiasm shown by delegates towards the possibilities offered by this infant and emerging technology.  Our presentations have  featured a great […]

Successful Toolkit Day

On Monday, we invited ~25 participants to our workshop: ‘Unlocking the Hidden Curriculum: An Augmented Reality Toolkit for Discovery-based Learning‘. The workshop was a hands-on practical day – both touring the campus to showcasing our work demonstrating biodiversity data, as well as demonstrating the ease of AR creation when using a content management system. Participants […]

Times Higher Education Awards: Shortlisted Nominee

We are delighted to announce that our project has been short-listed amongst the nominations for the Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards within the ICT Initiative of the Year category.   This is a joint bid with the University’s Web Innovation Project, following their work with campus geo-location and an augmented reality navigational application. […]

Announcing our Augmented Reality Toolkit Event…

[Bookings have now closed for this event] Participants should have received programme and joining instructions by email. Contact Steve Rose for more information.

Dissemination Showreel Film in Editing

We’ve just finished shooting for our short show-reel film.  We anticipate this will be of value as a dissemination tool at our many forthcoming conferences and public events. This 2-3 minute film will give an overall feel of how we have used Augmented Reality so far – we’ll be featuring a demonstration of the functions of our […]

Tweet Me Happy!

Over the past few days we’ve been impressed and overwhelmed by the level of interest, enthuasium and imagination that the project has generated, particularly through the social media site Twitter. Since the beginning of the week, the project has been the subject of many tweets and retweets, with contributions from some key thinkers within our technology sector.  This has included many […]

CETIS 2010

CETIS 2010 (The Centre for Educational Technology and Interoperability Standards) provided the project with its first dissemination opportunity. In the spirit of sustainability (not to mention an extraordinarily long and difficult train journey from deepest Somerset) a presentation was sent to conference using the University’s Echo360 Lecture Capture System. The presentation contributed to an afternoon […]

Review of Available Augmented Reality Packages

We have completed our report ‘A Review of available Augmented Reality packages and evaluation of their potential use in an educational context‘.  This forms work package 2 as part of the formal project bid. This 31-page report looks at a variety of issues including: Current use of AR in an educational context Marker-based and markerless technologies […]