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The Joy of Digiscoping

On Monday we spent the day with colleagues from the Scottish Wildlife Trust at Montrose Basin (many thanks for the hot coffee!). We were experimenting with video ‘digiscoping’ as a means of adding value to the current displays. Good results were achieved using low cost HD webcams on quite basic telescopes, so it is already

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Irish Heritage Week

Last month during Ireland’s Heritage Week CMC’s digitisation partner, Dublin based Discovery Program was invited to speak at a Royal Society of Antiquaries Ireland RSAI event to discuss Irelands rich industrial past. On the agenda was our recent joint project for the Railways Preservation Society of Ireland, in particular how the latest laser scanning technologies

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Groam House Museum, Accommodation Strategy

We have been working over the last few months with Groam House Museum to review their accommodation requirements for the next decade. Space has always been tight at Groam House and in addition to looking at options to extend the main building we have considered how their current displays could make better use of the

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Next Generation Interactive Technologies

Last week CMC Associates was invited to a preview of the latest interactive technologies available from Steljes, leaders in the development immersive technologies for business and education. As part of our ongoing commitment to sourcing and delivering the best experience for exhibition visitors we discussed the implications of the next generation of touch technologies and

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Kirkgate, Cockermouth HLF Proposal

CMC in partnership with Abound Design have been commissioned by the Kirkgate to undertake an assessment of their audience needs and prepare a detailed design and interpretation plan for an HLF Stage 2 application. Having met with staff and volunteers in Cockermouth earlier this week we are delighted to have this opportunity to work with

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Railway Preservation Society of Ireland

Our mobile App developed for the Society was presented in Belfast yesterday – to great enjoyment and fun. It is now ready for members of the Society to use on their steam train journeys from Belfast and will shortly be available for download by the public travelling on NI Railways.

Hawick Museum

Last weekend the new displays in Hawick Museum at Wilton Lodge in the Scottish Borders were officially opened. The displays include our information iPads, touchscreens and a special 360° tour to help everyone have a look round the site.