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Civic Drone Centre workshop launches ‘UAVs for good’

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Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs), or ‘drones’, are often viewed in a negative light because of their military association but the Media Innovation Studio has hosted a one-day workshop to launch its Civic Drone Centre project by highlighting how drones can be a force for good.

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Interactive Print showcased at European Patent Office

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The Media Innovation Studio team pulled the best of British interactive print together for an exclusive audience with the European Patent Office in the Hague this week.

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Collaborative revenue capture for media under threat

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For media seeking to support the free flow of information in fragile environments, the issue of financial sustainability is complex. Both media in exile (out-of-country news …

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#ODISummit: Celebrating the growth of open data

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The Open Data Institute held their second open data summit in London on the 3rd and 4th of November.

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Jam Packed with Raspberry Pi

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Raspberry Jams are set to roll out across the North of England thanks to funding from the DfE and the Raspberry Pi Foundation.

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Web-connected ‘news objects’ to make news physical

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Take an everyday object. Connect it to the web. Stream news and information to it!

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Interactive Print and the Internet of Things

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The Media Innovation Studio presented work past and present at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam in October.

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Drones over Austin

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The Media Innovation Studio’s Civic Drone Centre team have beaten off over 3,000 applications to win a panel session at the prestigious 2015 international SXSW festival.  

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Studio joins WAN-IFRA for innovation showcase

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Media Innovation Studio’s Prof Paul Egglestone and John Mills presented a range of research projects as part of WAN-IFRA’s Media Innovation Hub programme at the World Publishing Expo in Amsterdam.

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Nesta New Radicals partner with Media Innovation Studio

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Media Innovation Studio partners Data Mill and Hebe Media made the 2014 list, which celebrates and supports exciting new projects making a real difference in communities.

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Innovative Ecosystems at Web2Day

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The Media Innovation Studio’s very own Clare Cook was recently talking innovation ecosystem’s at Nantes’ Web2Day conference.

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International research alliance launched at World Newspaper Congress

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Media Innovation Studio delighted to announce its role on international research alliance’s steering group.

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UK’s first Medialab Session Playground in Preston

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FIFTY coders, journalists, design thinkers, media production and entrepreneurs pooled talents this weekend for a 48 hour hack. The aim was to build a media startup …

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Perugia hosts #ijf14

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Hundreds of journalists have descended on Perugia for the International Journalism Festival 2014, including the Media Innovation Studio’s Clare Cook.

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Drones arrive at Manchester’s Future of Digital 2014

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aerosee and drone journalism features as part of the Business Growth Hub’s inaugural ‘Future of Digital Conference 2014′.

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Build a Media Startup in 48 Hours

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The first ever UK Media Lab Playground will take place at the Media Innovation Studio. It will be an amazing opportunity to meet people, develop ideas and learn about getting a media startup off the ground in a practical way. The action kicks off on Friday evening May 16 and runs to Sunday afternoon May 18, building a media product in 48 hours.

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Design Museum shortlists UCLan aeroSee UAV as top 2014 concept

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The crowdsourcing UAV search and rescue project – aeroSee: Drones for Good – has been named by the Design Museum as one of the top designs of 2014.

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AeroSee showcased at Digital Economy 2013

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This week saw Clare Cook and John Mills demo UCLan’s Media Innovation Studio and School of Computing, Engineering and Physical Sciences’ AeroSee project at the Digital Economy All Hands Conference 2013.

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Interactive Magazines Breathe New Life into Print

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Interactive Newsprint team have been busy translating their original ideas for interactive newspapers to magazines. They’ve been experimenting with a few new concepts that enable users …

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Social Media and Drones: Paris to Tampere

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Media Innovation Studio researcher Clare Cook has been travelling across Europe over the last few weeks to present work on Social Media and the AeroSee drone project.