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MONTROSE BASIN AUDIO GUIDE

This week we were back up at Montrose Basin testing a demo version of our new audio tour guide for 4 different walks around the bird hides on the nature reserve. The 4 walks will soon be available under the IZI travel platform. Luckily the weather was kind to us and we managed to capture a

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Carriage Shed iPad Trolley

RPSI Multimedia Installations

Based in Whitehead, Co. Antrim the RPSI is largely a volunteer based organisation founded to restore and preserve steam locomotives and historical rolling stock. In 2015 the RPSI secured substantial funding to create a new visitor centre and CMC was contracted to supply the digital installations. The society were keen to realise their incredible archive

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Scottish Parliament Exhibition

Scottish Parliament

CMC has just completed the installation of the audio visual elements of the newly refurbished exhibition at the Scottish Parliament. Together with design partner Abound Design, we worked closely with the exhibitions team at the parliament building to provide the digital uplift and interactivity for several displays. Key to their requirements was the ability to

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Montrose Basin Visitor Centre

CMC was commissioned by Scottish Wildlife Trust to undertake the refurbishment of their flagship visitor centre at Montrose Basin on the east coast of Scotland. The centre has a fantastic viewing gallery which looks out over the basin and is the perfect spot for watching the great variety of wildlife that visits the site throughout

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Railway Preservation Society

This month CMC have been onsite installing digital hardware for the Railway Preservation Society of Ireland, at their new visitor centre in Whitehead near Belfast. This includes iPad interactives, 55″ screens displaying movies and a large interactive touchscreen table. The new hardware is spread throughout the interpretation areas, and also in the carriage and locomotive sheds. All the

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Mary Queen of Scots House

Visitors can now explore the chequered life of this famous Scottish Queen and find out about her time in the Scottish Borders. CMC recently installed an interactive touch screen on the ground floor at Mary Queen of Scots House, Jedburgh, featuring a panoramic guided tour of each of the upstairs’ rooms, an exploration of Border tower houses and

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Planning a new open collections store on North Uist

CMC has been working with Comann Eachdraich Uibhist a Tuath (CEUT) to review their storage requirements. Their intention is to develop a new store that will facilitate open storage and increase public access to and use of their collection. Existing shared  storage facilities are simply not ideal for public access. Above all they do not allow visitors

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Railway Preservation Society of Ireland

CMC are delighted to announce that we have been awarded the contract to deliver the multimedia experience for the new railways museum planned at the RPSI (Railway Preservation Society of Ireland) in Whitehead, Northern Ireland. We have had the pleasure of working with the team at Whitehead on two previous occasions and look forward to

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