Tag Archives: Internet of Things

Oxfam Press release

Oxfam launches innovative app revealing human stories behind donated items Ever wished an object could tell its story? That’s the idea behind Oxfam’s unique pilot scheme, Oxfam Shelflife, launching on 27 February in 10 Oxfam shops across Manchester. The Oxfam … Continue reading

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RememberUs at Future Everything

We were part of Future Everything in Manchester again this year for RememberMe part 2- RememberUs. This time we took over 2 Oxfam shops; the Oxfam
 Emporium and Oxfam Originals in the Northern Quarter of Manchester. The Oxfam Emporium featured … Continue reading

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Oxfam Curiosity Shop

We are very pleased to announce our latest partnership with Oxfam for their Curiosity Shop in Selfridges, London. The Curiosity Shop opens tomorrow (1st April to the 10th of April) and here you will find a host of fantastic fashion … Continue reading

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Object Storytelling Workshop

    Tales of a Changing Nation at the National Museum of Scotland “We used to have a car like that…I remember the first TV we ever had…” If you have ever wandered round the galleries and spotted something from … Continue reading

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Tales of Things at the Museum

We are delighted to announce a collaboration with the National Museum of Scotland in Edinburgh. The project will launch on the 9th of April 2011 as part of the Edinburgh International Science Festival. As part of the Science Festival celebrations, … Continue reading

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tales of things wins Be2Awards

Thanks to all those who voted in the Be2Awards, we scooped the award for best Internet of Things application. The winners were selected by public votes on-line, so it is great that so many people voted for us. For more … Continue reading

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Tales from a bus stop

Today sees the launch of our latest collaboration, this time with a Norwegian transport company, Kolumbus. tales of things has been utilising  Kolumbus’ already existing QR codes to allow passengers to leave stories for one another. When a passenger visits … Continue reading

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Omniuniversity

Not one of our projects, but an interesting one- MadLab, Manchester’s pioneering creative and digital community space,  have announced the “Omniversity of Manchester”,  a new programme beginning in February 2011 . The Omniversity is a unique series of professional training courses … Continue reading

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Be2Awards 2011

We have been lucky enough to have been nominated for the best Internet of Things application on the Be2Awards alongside Pachube, Bubblino and Sen.se. All great projects, though of course we hope you will vote for us! The winner will … Continue reading

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Urban Internet of Things 2010

In November 2010 one of our researchers Dr. Ralph Barthel took TOTeM to the Urban-IoT workshop in Tokyo which was held as part of the international Internet of Things 2010 (http://www.iot2010.org/) conference, a bi-annual meeting point for over 350 researchers, … Continue reading

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