Request for Photographs of the Past

Those who attend the regular Bridgend Heritage Steering Group will know that the planned Digital Bridgend smartphone application will be heavily utilising Augmented Reality (see our earlier post, what is augmented reality?). You will also be aware that one of the features of the app will be its ability to overlay actual scenes in the…

What is Geocaching?

I was at the last Bridgend Heritage Steering Group and the subject of geocaching was raised so thought I’d write a quick post explaining what it is. Geocaching in a nutshell is a treasure hunt. Its an outdoor activity where participants use a Global Positioning System (GPS) as found on smartphones and other devices, to…

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…