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Take an Interactive Journey to the Top of Snowdon

Posted by in Augmented Reality, Location Services, News & Tech, Stories

We’re excited to tell you about an app project we’ve been working on with Snowdon Mountain Railway.  The main aim of the app has been to enhance visitor experience  through an interactive app on the device in their pocket. You can find out more about the app in SMR’s official press release, but there are a few additional features we’d love to highlight – perhaps you could include these in your next app project? Where Am I? Map You can follow your journey up the mountain using a real-time map.  As you travel, a cute little train moves along…read more

Discover the Hidden Treasures of North East Wales

Posted by in Location Services, News & Tech, Stories

Have you ever wandered through a place – maybe somewhere new, or even a place you’ve visited many times before – and thought…..”I wish I knew more about this town or landmark!” Well, visitor’s to North East Wales can now use a mobile app to learn more about the history, culture and landscape of this beautiful part of Wales. Cadwyn Clwyd, along with local authorities, have pooled together to develop the North East Wales app that is packed full of information about designated areas within our corner of North Wales. This app is designed…read more

App Reveals Hidden & Forgotten Stories of Bangor City Centre

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Walking Jewish History is a bilingual app created as part of a new project to share the history of Jews in the city of Bangor, from medieval times to the present day. Although very little extant traces of their presence survive, Jewish immigrants to Bangor had a significant impact on the civic, cultural, political and economic life of the city, and it is this hidden history the app aims to uncover. For example, you can follow the story of the Wartski family, who set up their first jewelers shop on Bangor High Street in 1895. To this day, Wartski’s…read more