The New York Times experiment with Google has put remarkable augmented and virtual reality technologies centre stage for publishers. The tech never fails to startle, even though the NYT approach is quite clunky using expensive bespoke videos and … [Read more...] about Easy augmented reality for your publication – a simpler version of the New York Times VR #DNRoadshow
The vital role that visualising data onto maps can have for people delivering services was the starting point for a wider discussion on delivery based on real users’ need at yesterday’s event for local government workers. Ed Parsons, Google’s … [Read more...] about Map, apps and the challenge of building perfect council websites discussed
Most people who read this blog, or know me, will know that I have been working on a Nesta & Nominet Trust funded project on Augmented Reality for the past few months. We have been taking content from various places and delivering it to people … [Read more...] about Geolocated content – what do we want?
It's most unlike me to contribute to the rumour frenzy around an Apple launch, but i wanted to put a marker down about Augmented Reality. At Talk About Local we have been doing a lot of work with phone based AR in the field, mainly using iOS … [Read more...] about iPhone 5 and augmented reality – a potential game changer?
Talk About Local got the opportunity to spread the word about the hypARlocal prototype we've been working on at a Nesta organised event for people working with innovative tech projects in London last night. The hypARlocal work takes a different look … [Read more...] about hypARlocal demo at Nesta event for makers of tech for community good
“Residents can then view this information on a mobile device, seeing – for example – graphical circles attached to a building containing information (such as opening times for a museum) when selected.” Here at Talk About Local, we’ve been talking to … [Read more...] about Using augmented reality (AR) with e-government