28 March 2012 - 8:27am | posted by | 2 comments

Smartphones bring the dead to life in cemeteries

Smartphones bring the dead to life in cemeteriesSmartphones bring the dead to life in cemeteries

Six innovative ideas for future heritage ideas in the south west have been given financial backing after grant funding was released to academics, technologists and cultural economy professionals.

This will facilitate increased collaboration on new ways to enhance local heritage experiences, the centrepiece of which will be a public showcase in Bristol this September.

Funded by REACT, a division of the Arts and Research Humanities Council, the scheme will marry technology with research to produce a range of projects; including an interactive smartphone app for cemeteries and augmented reality mirrors and surround sound to allow SS Great Britain visitors to gatecrash a party.

REACT Executive Producer Clare Reddington said, “REACT is about supporting unusual partnerships and brilliant ideas. The six Heritage Sandbox projects are great examples of the new ways of thinking that can be achieved by bringing together arts and humanities research with creative companies. We are very excited about working with these collaborations over the next three months and bringing their projects to life.”

Comments

28 Mar 2012 - 11:17
jayjeffjones's picture

Several days early I think

0
0
28 Mar 2012 - 11:40
CDaCostaGreaves

This is the most ridiculous title for a post that I've come across for a while

0
0

Please sign in or register to comment on this article.

Latest Projects from the Profile Hub

Booths opens newest store, live-streaming on Periscope, and sees over 1million impressions

17/04/2015
​To celebrate the opening of #BoothsHaleBarns (Booths's...

How To Build Relationships that Build Your Sales

17/04/2015
The fantastic Andy Edwards, founder of Nine 5 Three, will...

Partnering with Kentico for the TCMM Shutter Group

16/04/2015
The TCMM Shutter Group is a leading shutter manufacturer,...

BloominGirls : Be All That You Can Be

16/04/2015
Spork England is focused on helping people and communities...

Reaching a Russian Audience through Social Media

14/04/2015
Having launched a Russian website and social media presence...