Smartphone apps: What is Sighter?

Sighter is a relatively new application that’s is quite innovative as it capitalises on the trend towards ‘gamification’ in mobile applications. Essentially, gamification aims to make applications more fun and engaging by building into their functionality an element of game entertainment in order to encourage or ‘provoke’ the user into a certain behaviour or action.…

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…