Author Archives: Louise Egan

AR in the City – it’s almost built!

You may recall back in November we introduced an exciting collaborative project called – AR in the City. Well, things are moving along nicely, and our city is becoming populated with relevant facts, data and more. A collaborative team, consisting of AR expertise at Mimas and a number of key people across the sector has … Read more

A new medical school collaboration

Augmented Reality has the potential to enhance the clinical skills development for a range of healthcare professional students medical, pharmacy, nursing and dentistry students who need to be able to demonstrate competency as part of their clinical and practical assessments. Building on our experiences with the Prescribing Skills ibooks and drawing upon new expertise within … Read more

An AR Experiment – Engaging students at Bromley College

The following blog post has been kindly sent to us from Barry Spencer, Bromley College, who has been working on an AR trial with students. An AR Experiment During the summer term 2013, as an opportunity for staff to explore new and emerging technologies and practice emerged, the College launched a series of innovation projects. … Read more

Exemplary AR Achievement for Team SCARLET

The SCARLET team from Mimas attended a dazzling award ceremony, held on 28th November in London, hosted by comedian, writer, TV presenter, Sandi Toksvig. The Mimas-led Team SCARLET project was shortlisted for the Outstanding ICT Initiative of the Year in the Times Higher Education Awards, for their Augmented Reality (AR) initiative – providing innovation to … Read more

New Workshop – A Practical Introduction to Augmented Reality

We are pleased to announce that we have partnered with Jisc Netskills to run a new Developing Augmented Reality for teaching and learning practical workshop. The workshop is to be held on the 4 December, and will be hosted at the Netskills Training Suite at Newcastle University. Steve Boneham, Netskills Consultant Trainer who has co-developed the workshop, described … Read more