Oldknows App

Last Update 8 Jul 2016 · Posted 8 Jul 2016 · Pamela Pearson

Bringing history into the 21st century.

The development of a new app in order to bring 'history to life' has been discussed. The idea of using technology to assist in the distribution of historical information is a contemporary idea and a way to engage a wider audience. The app would aim to use audio trails and CGI in order to create a virtual learning environment with all the information about the surroundings held on your mobile device making it easy to access all the information from one point.

If you're interested in this type of interpretation here are two other places that have done something similar:





Take a look! Just a small list of all the things achieved other the 4 years.

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Take the Tour

Plug in your earphones, put your phone away and listen as Samuel Oldknow takes you on a tour of his finest work. All triggered via the magic of bluetooth and beacons.

Available in App Store and Google Play!

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