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Tuesday 28 October
Please come along and play with our exciting digital technology at this month’s interactive Kids CAKE (adults welcome).
Interactive puzzle and audio apps
October Kids CAKE is for kids (and their guardians); with interactive demonstrations from the below speakers:
Dinah Lammiman – PastPorte
PastPorte operate out of Gloucestershire - but with strong links and crossovers with companies and individuals in the West Midlands - creating audio and visual stories for cultural and tourist attractions. They've created content for the National Trust, The Royal Collection, Conwy Council, Gloucestershire Archives, and the New Room (in Bristol) amongst others.
Alistair - Tap Happy Sabotage
Game developer behind the Greedy Bankers games for iOS devices. A Eurogamer Indie Arcade finalist and one of Develop Magazine's 30 Under 30. Tap Happy Sabotage is a touchscreen party game for up to 52 players on a single device.
Leon Trimble - Chromatouch | Multimedia Visuals
As an artist Leon is using evolving technology not only as a medium in itself but also as subject. Layering and reinterpreting multiple live art forms simultaneously. Finding where science meets spirituality, he dedicates the use of technology and it’s tweekability to improvise live imagery that directly relates to, and influences the current situation, e.g. music, dance, theatre.
The Prototyping Hall will be a digital playground with a chance for kids and their guardians to play with digital technology;
Oculus Rift – Zombie Holodeck
3D printing – see how 3D printing works and what you can produce
Leap motion – controlled digital content with sensors
Interactive big screen puzzles, games and audio apps
CHILDERN AGED 8 – 18YRS OLD ARE WELCOME AND MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY A CONSENTING ADULT. PHOTO RELEASE FORMS NEED TO BE SIGNED ON ARRIVAL.
Given the wide and diverse range of academics, businesses, students and Heritage organisations working collaboratively on the DHD project, we will be hosting free monthly “cake” (Collaboration and Knowledge Exchange) mornings to showcase current developments, discuss funding opportunities and tackle current challenges. Plus - there will be cake!
You can access printable directions and a map by going to our University web page HERE .
If you have any special requirements, please do not hesitate to get in touch at email@example.com or by phone on 0121 414 9154.
If you would like to present or show a demonstration please contact Vanessa Rouse, Project Administator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 0121 414 9154.
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The Digital Heritage Demonstrator Project is supported by:
This month’s guest speakers will be announced soon
When & Where
Digital Humanities Hub
Chowen and Garfield Weston Foundation Prototyping Hall, Ground Floor, ERI Building
University of Birmingham, Pritchatts Road, Edgbaston
Tuesday, October 28, 2014 from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (GMT)
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The University of Birmingham offers expertise in the field of Digital Humanities. Further information can be found at http://www.birmingham.ac.uk/research/activity/digitalhumanitiesforum/index.aspx