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Augmented Reality Book Cover for Locly Partners Monkie

Posted by in Augmented Reality, News & Tech, Stories

Take a look at this awesome project by Locly Partners Monkie.  The creative agency used the Locly Native platform to create an amazing Augmented Reality cover for their latest book, ‘Little Outlaws: Robin Hood, Who’s He?’.  The book is a time travelling adventure story from Robin Hood’s Little Outlaws, including Robin the Squirrel, Marian the Rabbit and Tuck the Owl. Readers simply install the book-app on their Android or iOs device, and then hold it over the cover of the book to see it burst into life!! The app also includes additional fun content for little readers…read more

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

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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

#ChooseAdventure in North Wales Using the AdMap App

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10 of the best adventure companies in North Wales are working together to promote North Wales as the best place for outdoor adventure tourism in the UK. As part of their promotion they have developed a location-based mobile app for visitors to use on their Android and iOS devices. Explorers in North Wales are encouraged to download the AdMap App to: Find adventures near to their location Learn more about each adventure Discover what other adventures there are nearby The 10 adventure companies involved in the AdMap app are Always Aim High Events, Beacon…read more

Discount Card, What’s On and Town Trail for AberApp

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The busy university tourist town of Aberystwyth now has its own mobile app.  The AberApp has been put together by Advancing Aberystwyth Ar Y Blaen, a business led organisation set up to manage the Business Improvement District for Aberystwyth. The app appeals to everyone –  tourists, locals and students alike as it offers a variety of engaging content including cultural, business, tourist and recreational information. Visitors for example, are encouraged to download the app before their visit to the town, to help plan their itinerary. They can then use it again during their stay to find things…read more