Category Archives: Locative Media

Hear Planet for iPhone

This is kinda fun for the iPhone – its plays wikipedia citations according to the geo-location information. Obviously many of these are historical. http://www.tuaw.com/tag/geolocation/ I’ll install on my iphone and feedback after wandering the streets of edinburgh!

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IceCondor and GeoCubes

While wandering through the RSS feeds this morning I came across two interesting projects via Programmable Web. IceCondor is interesting for a few reasons – it works with social media, location, mashups and it is for the Googles Android platform. … Continue reading

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Data Visualisations and Time

As time will be one of the navigation elements in the project I was having a look through some implementations in other projects. I came across this rather interesting timeline of timelines. Smashing magazine have done a couple of round … Continue reading

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Escape from the Tower of London

This is relevant in the context of locative media, and encouraging user groups to ‘be in’ a place in time. HP’s Mediascape technology has brought the Jacobite Nithsdale and other ghosts from the Tower of London back to life in … Continue reading

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The Silence Project

This was a fascinating GPS / Audio project I worked on with Dr. Elisa Giaccardi at Boulder. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=70z6SJjL8zs http://www.thesilence.org/ Silence of the Lands enables participants to map and annotate the soundscape of urban and natural environments. Participants can record and … Continue reading

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Great War Digital

This is quite interesting but limited to a specific historical frame: The Great War 1914-1918. It uses Windows Mobile and more specifically Memory Map to download specifc maps. http://www.greatwardigital.com/pda.shtml

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