Category Archives: Team SCARLET

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

Tips on creating education based AR

Over the last few weeks I have been reading many blog posts heralding 2013 as the year that AR becomes the present instead of the future. Unfortunately, from an educational perspective, AR is still written about primarily as a marketing and advertising tool where user experiences can be shallow and fleeting. Location based AR such … Read more

Discovering augmented reality at UCA

This is the third in a trio of blog posts inspired by the workshop led by Team SCARLET on Friday 7th December at University for the Creative Arts (UCA). The other two blog posts deal with the CSC’s working prototype AR application and with a lecturer’s perspective on AR. Attendees from UCA to the workshop … Read more

SCARLET+ ‘Swings and Roundabouts’ – the ups and downs of creating an AR application.

Working on Scarlet+ has so far been a roller coaster of triumphs and tribulations, but I am delighted to be able to declare that I am now working on the app itself. I had a huge breakthrough last week when Matt Ramirez suggested I try creating my trigger image using Firefox instead of Chrome as he had … Read more

St John Fragment AR content

AR material relating to the St John Fragment has now been released as part of the SCARLET project in collaboration with Dr. Roberta Mazza. It provides the user an opportunity to surface contextual information about the most famous piece of papyri at The University of Manchester Library , view an expert academic commentary and see … Read more

Dante final AR outputs released

I am pleased to announce the release of the complete suite of AR outputs related to Dante’s Divine Comedy, which have been developed through the SCARLET project. These can be accessed by downloading the outputs PDF and scanning the QR code to enter the SCARLET Dante Junaio channel. Working with Guyda Armstrong (Department of Italian, School … Read more

SCARLET+ ‘Coding for the terrified’ or how I learned to stop worrying and love php.

One of the greatest worries I had when taking on my role as the project co-ordinator for University of Sussex’s augmented reality (AR) project was the actual building of it. The AR applications I first looked at had such an impressive wow factor that I wondered how I was ever going to learn to construct … Read more

SCARLET team are joint second in learning technology awards

Staff from the SCARLET team have been awarded the joint second prize for the Association for Learning Technologists “Learning Technology of the Year” team award. The award’s overall purpose is to celebrate and reward excellent practice and outstanding achievement in the learning technology field. The SCARLET team, led by Mimas and involving academics from the … 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

SCARLET dissemination – conferences and meetings

The SCARLET team have been busy presenting sessions on SCARLET at a number of conferences and events during the course of the project. A summary of these and links to presentations are below: October 2011 JISC Online Conference Activity Week 2011 In October 2011, SCARLET featured as part of the JISC Online Conference Activity Week. … Read more