Smartphone applications: What is Scvngr?

Google backed SCVNGR is a social location-based gaming platform for mobile phones that allow visitors to explore destinations in a game-like fashion. It can often encourage users off the beaten track to help spread the benefits of tourism whilst providing the visitor with a richer experience. By visiting places and undertaking challenges, players can earn…

The 5 elements of Digital Bridgend

(originally uploaded to flickr by Dayna Bateman) Following the recent Bridgend Heritage Steering Group meeting, a number of people asked me to outline the Digital Bridgend project and its various elements. There are basically 5 elements to the project so here’s a quick fly through: 1)      The Application As part of the tender process, the brief…

Project Update March 2014

Now that the vital and massive task of gathering the initial heritage content for Digital Bridgend is coming to a close, thought it’s time to give a quick update by outlining what’s next. Thanks to everyone who has helped provide information and content to James who has been busy making sense of the incredible wealth of…

Digital Bridgend Consultation in January

If you’re interested in our project and local heritage, we would love to see you at one of the consultation events that we are holding in January, where we’ll be available to answer any questions about Digital Bridgend, and more importantly, we’ll be needing your input. So, if you’re a heritage group, a local community…