The Creative Canal Collective has researched and designed HEAART (Heritage, Education & Art Augmented Reality Trail)
These are in unprecedented times As a result of the 21st century’s technological changes – along with the societal upheaval caused by the COVID-19 pandemic – businesses are in a state of flux as never before.
The world being reshaped around us, our daily life is changing and behaviour that we once had, have quickly needed to evolve to keep us with social distancing, self isolation and our new virtual way of life.
AR offers a great opportunity to use mobile technologies driven service for our Glasgow art community, charities and Art education institute. AR can allow these venues to still showcase there artist, student professional artist practitioners exhibitions, however adhering to social distancing, no having to enter the actual venue and enjoy added benefits and extra information about venue.
Through my recent study of emerging technologies Specifically on powerful real-world of Augmented Reality (AR). AR is referring to technology that overlays information and virtual objects on real-world scenes in real-time. It uses the existing environment and adds information to it to make a new artificial environment.
An augmented reality application that gives residents and visitors to the Canal Corridor an immersive and engaging experience to learn about the areas, Heritage Culture and Local artist through offer an Augmented Reality experience using a virtual artist trail that will help you access and explore the canal quarters and all its unseen history and beauty.
HEARRT has been designed to offer an immersive and innovative way to explore local heritage by empowering local people and visitors to feel ownership of the Canal Corridor. By using arts and heritage to connect with, and welcome, existing residents, new residents moving into the area and to attract visitors.
HEARRT will create a positive impact on the Canal Cortidor and exoecially the Art Quarter by enhancing and promoting the Canal and its legacy to local and visiting communities.