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Jackson, Helen and Hickey, Adrian (2013) History Space: Downhill Demesne. [Device or product]

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Abstract

History Space is an innovative phone app that unlocks the colourful stories behind some of the key attractions on Northern Ireland’s tourist trail.Using the latest mobile technologies including augmented reality and geo-location, the History Space app provides visitors to Mussenden and Downhill with new forms of interpretive content that will engage and immerse them in the history of the Earl Bishop’s estate in innovative and exciting ways.The app features a series of imaginative gesture-controlled games – which give further insight the Earl Bishop’s colourful character - the Midnight Philanderer, Racing the Bishops’ Clergymen, Fishing in the Black Glen Lough and Playing the Downhill Harp – with the Earl-Bishop as narrator. History Space: Downhill Demesne is available for download from the iTunes Store.

Item Type:Device or product
Keywords:augmented reality, mobile application, gamification, story-telling
Faculties and Schools:Faculty of Arts
Faculty of Arts > School of Media, Film & Journalism
Research Institutes and Groups:Centre for Media Research
ID Code:27306
Deposited By:Mrs Helen Jackson
Deposited On:26 Sep 2013 15:04
Last Modified:26 Sep 2013 15:04

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