Category Archives: Laura Shaw

Innovation in Education – Augmented Reality, a Manchester Showcase

Mimas have been developing Augmented Reality (AR) experiences for use within education for over two years and in that time we have amassed a wealth of experience, knowledge and examples. We have barely touched the surface of its potential; but the enthusiasm and interest in the possibilities have been extremely encouraging. So, with experiences gained … Read more

Free Webinar: Augmented Reality in Education: the SCARLET+ experience

Interested in Innovation in Education? Join our free lunchtime Augmented Reality Webinar The SCARLET+ Experience Tuesday 16th April 12.00 – 1.00pm Hear members from the award winning SCARLET team (led by Mimas) share examples of how Augmented Reality (AR) is being used in education at the University of Sussex and the University for the Creative … Read more

SCARLET+ working with the Mass Observation Archive

The Mass Observation Archive (MOA) is based in Special Collection at the University of Sussex Library. It was established in 1937 as a social observation project in which people around the country were recruited to become what Mass Observation’s founders described as “the cameras with which we are trying to photograph contemporary life”. It provides … Read more

Storyboarding Augmented Reality content for Dante

Myself, Guyda and Laura met to commence the content creation process, creating a series of storyboards to illustrate a typical user journey. For the example resource material we used Guyda’s course – ‘Beyond the Text: The Book and its Body’ to construct a mock up of how users could interact with an Augmented ‘GLUE’ object … Read more

Team SCARLET, in the Library with Augmented Reality

Our first project meeting wasn’t all post-it notes and project planning; Team SCARLET (as we like to be known) got to see some original manuscripts and early printed editions that this project aims to merge (using Augmented Reality) with the abundance of digital assets that the University of Manchester are so fortunate to have access … Read more