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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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Global – Open Storytelling Platform

We attended the ‘kick-off’ meeting of GOSTEP at the Amsterdam headquarters of Izi-Travel (seen here). All went very well with lots of positive discussion from our Russian, Dutch and Italian partners, however, only the Dutch knew what was going to happen next. This massive party was not in celebration of our new project, instead it seems

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GOSTEP – Global Open Storytelling Platform

CMC along with lead partner IZI-TEQ have secured Eurostars funding to enable a two-year long project to develop their Global Open Storytelling Platform. The funds will assist with the creation of high quality story driven tours guides specifically targeted at local communities and the heritage sector. The project will focus on the creation of user-friendly,

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Elgin Cathedral medieval stones interactive

Historic Environment Scotland has opened a new exhibition at Elgin Cathedral displaying a selection of the carved medieval stones uncovered from the ruins in the 1800s by a local shoemaker. CMC Associates has produced an interactive touch screen display that allows users to discover stories and themes as well as a detailed exploration of the

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Wildlife interactive iPad

Hawick Museum

In preparation for their new season opening on Sunday CMC serviced the museums multimedia installations. On the first floor three iPads enable visitors to explore the history and wildlife of Wilton Park with a rich collection of images, archive film and nature sounds. In the foyer a large interactive touchscreen offers a virtual tour of

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