Little Gems uses Augmented Reality by displaying markers/pins representing creative organisations over the landscape as you hold your device vertically ...
Little Gems uses Augmented Reality by displaying markers/pins representing creative organisations over the landscape as you hold your device vertically straight in front of you, or standard horizontally on a map. Each marker shows you a creative organisation such as a Museum, Gallery, Theatre, Book shop representing the creative economy of a city or location. Sharing knowledge of creative facilities in the world, or more specifically your local area to help you in your creative and innovative endeavors. Markers Purple = Museums and Galleries Blue = Performance Venues and Theatres Light Blue = Independant Arts Book Shops and Magazines Pink = Project and Exhibition Spaces Red = Design Co-operatives and Collectives Green = Crafts Yellow = Studios Hold your device straight vertically in front of you for markers to display over the screen/camera feed (augmented) located in the direction your pointing your device. Pan (slowly) 360 degrees holding vertically and see different places in that direction. Works portrait or landscape. Hold your device flat horizontally shows markers on a map where you can pinch to zoom in or out. Tap with your finger on the markers once for name, tap again to see a description, journey times via walk, bike or car, website address, rss feed. (For horizontal or vertical viewing) Add places with the + button on the right hand side when holding device vertically, or tap the three lines button to see a list of organisations that you can scroll through. The places/organisations, Little Gems are from the Creative Maps project http://creativemaps.shift-space.co.uk/ and this app takes them mobile. NOTE, this is a first release of this experimental app and therefore may have elements that require fixing. We'd ask you to take this into account and feedback constructively as you discover instances of display problems. It's free! Currently fixing add a place button due to recent changes, update release due soon. Some instances of display problems are resolved with rotating between portrait and landscape when in vertical orientation.
Size: 6.75 MB
Price: $ 0.00
Day of release: 0000-00-0