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Albums du Patrimoine – the illustrator behind -the-scenes of the château de Fougères

While some may think that comics are for teenagers or geeks and that they are only a beautiful work of fiction, they will change their minds when they see the work carried out by the "Albums du Patrimoine" team, a publishing house managed by Chris Lécuyer, illustrator and comic artist with a passion for history. […]
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VISTA AR presented 4 years of work to the Breton public at the final event of the project last October

The partners of the Interreg France (Channel) England VISTA project celebrated the end of the project and the launch of the devices at the fabulous Château de Fougères under the bright sunshine of Brittany, on 20-22 October. On Wednesday 20th, final Quarterly Meeting with partners, in Rennes, summed up the project’s successes, highlighting that all […]
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A LOOK BACK AT THE SOUTH WEST INNOVATION EXPO

The South West of England shared its intellectual wealth and technological advances at Sandy Park on 14th October. Thinkers, engineers, students, designers from Devon and Cornwall were present. What a variety of innovative projects and ideas were on offer! Aquatic drones, a device to generate long-lasting energy from earth vibrations or a machine that can […]
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South West Innovation Expo – 14 October 2021

On Thursday 14 October, the University of Exeter Business School (UEBS) and members of the VISTA AR project will be participating in the South West Innovation Expo. This exhibition/fair, funded by the lead partners, the University of Exeter, Falmouth University and Plymouth University, addresses innovators, entrepreneurs, businesses, academics and investors. It aims to showcase breakthrough […]
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The VISTA team is back at the cathedral to ask visitors their opinion on their visit

The University of Exeter’s research team conducted tests with visitors to the Cathedral last month, to find out their impressions of immersive experiences on their own and as part of their overall journey. We returned on Thursday 23 September to ask visitors about their experience of the Cathedral, this time without the immersive technology on […]
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HERITAGE FOR ALL IN FOUGÈRES – 2021

The French Heritage Days took place last weekend, on the theme of heritage for all. On this occasion, the great Breton fortress introduced a preview of two of the VISTA AR devices developed: the AR of the stone model and the VR over the castle. It is undeniable that this preview of the complete experience […]
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‘The Climate Change Trail’ – the SWCP app in the stores

We’re here! The result of a great team effort between SWCP and VISTA, and the talents of designer Darryl Dempsey, the South West Coast Path’s eco-conscious app has finally arrived in the Apple and Google Play stores. (See article on the WebGl experience: Climate change – see the impact on South West Coast Path with immersive […]
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First tests on the VISTA devices with the public at the Cathedral

VISTA staff have been very busy this summer and with the tourist season upon us, Exeter Cathedral was able to test the final VISTA prototypes recently installed on 8, 9, 10 and 11 August. Cathedral staff (permanent and volunteers) and the University of Exeter team welcomed a number of visitors who chose to try the […]
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Climate change – see the impact on South West Coast Path with immersive technology

We are all able to enjoy some bright sunshine and getting out and about in the open air at the moment. The temperature is rising, that’s undeniable! One of the big issues of the day is climate change and it was top of the agenda for the UK and other countries when leaders came to […]
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