1.6.2 / November 13, 2017
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Description

Explore the historic cairn in 3D, discover Norse graffiti from the1100s and see how the entrance passage to Maeshowe is perfectlyaligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.Discover Maeshowewith this interactive app, featuring:• an animated virtual tour• aphotographic slideshow of the site• an interactive 3D model of thetomb’s interior and exterior• more about Maeshowe and how to visitthe Heart of Neolithic Orkney.ABOUT MAESHOWEMaeshowe is one ofEurope’s finest chambered tombs, built over 5,000 years ago. It ispart of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site and iscared for by Historic Environment Scotland.This app was developedby the Centre for Digital Documentation and Visualisation (CDDV)LLP. Historic Environment Scotland and the Glasgow School of ArtSchool of Simulation and Visualisation formed CDDV in 2010.FEEDBACKWELCOMEWe are always looking for feedback so please send any ideason how we can improve the app to web@hes.scot. Want to show howmuch you love Maeshowe in 3D? Rate us in Google Play.

App Information Explore Maeshowe

  • App Name
    Explore Maeshowe
  • Package Name
    com.dds.maeshowe
  • Updated
    November 13, 2017
  • File Size
    24M
  • Requires Android
    Android 4.4 and up
  • Version
    1.6.2
  • Developer
    Historic Environment Scotland
  • Installs
    100+
  • Price
    Free
  • Category
    Education
  • Developer
    Historic Environment Scotland Longmore House Salisbury Place Edinburgh EH9 1SH
  • Google Play Link
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Explore Maeshowe 1.6.2 APK
Explore the historic cairn in 3D, discover Norse graffiti from the1100s and see how the entrance passage to Maeshowe is perfectlyaligned with the setting of the midwinter sun.Discover Maeshowewith this interactive app, featuring:• an animated virtual tour• aphotographic slideshow of the site• an interactive 3D model of thetomb’s interior and exterior• more about Maeshowe and how to visitthe Heart of Neolithic Orkney.ABOUT MAESHOWEMaeshowe is one ofEurope’s finest chambered tombs, built over 5,000 years ago. It ispart of the Heart of Neolithic Orkney World Heritage Site and iscared for by Historic Environment Scotland.This app was developedby the Centre for Digital Documentation and Visualisation (CDDV)LLP. Historic Environment Scotland and the Glasgow School of ArtSchool of Simulation and Visualisation formed CDDV in 2010.FEEDBACKWELCOMEWe are always looking for feedback so please send any ideason how we can improve the app to web@hes.scot. Want to show howmuch you love Maeshowe in 3D? Rate us in Google Play.
Go Roman: Life on the Antonine Wall 1.0.4 APK
Step into the shoes of Roman soldier Julius or slave girl Verecundaand experience what life was like on the Antonine Wall nearly 2,000years ago.The Fort is part of the Antonine Wall World Heritage Sitein Scotland. This educational game features:• challenges and questsfor Julius and Verecunda• chance to explore their home, Bar HillFort, in 3D • 3D models of real archaeological finds from theAntonine WallABOUT THE ANTONINE WALLThe Antonine Wall was the mostnortherly frontier of the Roman Empire nearly 2,000 years ago. Itran for 40 Roman miles (60km) from modern Bo’ness on the Firth ofForth to Old Kilpatrick on the River Clyde. It was never a stonewall. The Antonine Wall was a turf rampart fronted by a wide anddeep ditch. Forts and fortlets along the wall housed the troopsstationed at the frontier. This app was developed by the Centre forDigital Documentation and Visualisation (CDDV) LLP. HistoricEnvironment Scotland and the Glasgow School of Art School ofSimulation and Visualisation formed CDDV in 2010.FEEDBACK WELCOMEWeare always looking for feedback so please send any ideas on how wecan improve the app to web@hes.scot. Want to show how much you loveGo Roman? Rate us in the app store.
Nagasaki Crane 1.1 APK
Use this app at our events in the Engine Shed, Scotland’s dedicatedbuilding conservation centre based in Stirling, and visualise a 3Dmodel of the Mitsubishi Giant Cantilever Crane, built in 1909.ABOUTTHE CRANEThe Giant Cantilever Crane at the Mitsubishi HeavyIndustries shipyard in the Port of Nagasaki is a major landmark ina city with strong historical links to Scotland. It was designed bythe Glasgow Electric Crane and Hoist Company and constructed by theMotherwell Bridge Company.Along with Glasgow School of Art,Historic Environment Scotland 3D laser scanned the Nagasaki craneas part Scottish Ten, a project to digitally document Scotland’sthen five World Heritage Sites and a further five internationalheritage sites.FEEDBACK WELCOMEWe are always looking for feedbackso please send any ideas on how we can improve the app toweb@hes.scot. Want to show how much you love industrial heritage?Rate us in the app store.
Caerlaverock Castle Quest 5 APK
Meet the characters of the Caerlaverock Castle household anddiscover how they lived in 1312, as you bring them to life with ourCastle Quest augmented reality (AR) game. Follow the 3D GPS map tofind the virtual staff members of the castle household as theygather to celebrate the homecoming of Sir Eustace Maxwell and hiswife Lady Agnes. • hear stories from 11 members of the castlehousehold • collect a piece of flag from each character you meet •piece together your flag to complete your challenge Each characteryou meet, from our resident cook to a monk from neighbouringSweetheart Abbey, will share a pieces of the Maxwell flag which hadbeen torn up following the siege. Can you collect them all andpiece them together? But beware, one member of the household is atraitor. Can work out who they are as you collect your pieces offlag? All will be revealed at the end! HOW TO USE THE APP Use the3D GPS map to find the characters around the castle and grounds.When you reach a trigger post, tap the AR button, then point yourphone at the central image on the panel to see a character appear.Remember to ask for a piece of flag (codeword: handkerchief) as youmeet each character! SAFETY NOTICE • be aware of your surroundingsas you use the app • don’t look at the map or characters whilewalking up or down steps, or on uneven ground • children using theapp should be accompanied by an adult • charge your device beforeyour visit so you can enjoy this app fully ABOUT CAERLAVEROCKCASTLE A wide moat, twin-towered gatehouse and lofty battlementsmake Caerlaverock the epitome of the medieval stronghold. It wasonce the chief seat of the Maxwells, one of the noble families ofthe south of Scotland. The Maxwells repaired and updatedCaerlaverock over the years, but it was besieged and capturedmultiple times throughout the Wars of Independence with England.After the siege in 1640, the castle was stripped of valuablefixtures and fittings - Caerlaverock has never been used as a placeof defence since. This app was developed by Jam Creative Studiosfor Historic Environment Scotland and is available for free with noin-app purchases. FEEDBACK We're always looking for feedback soplease send any ideas on how we can improve the app toweb@hes.scot. Want to show how much you love Caerlaverock CastleQuest? Rate us in the app store.
Digital Documentation Companion 1.0.5 APK
Published alongside Historic Environment Scotland’s free ShortGuide13: Applied Digital Documentation in the HistoricEnvironment, thisapp allows you to explore 3D models of twohistoric sites - RosslynChapel and the Nagasaki Giant CantileverCrane - through AugmentedReality (AR).ABOUT THE PUBLICATION:ShortGuide 13: Applied DigitalDocumentation in the Historic Environmentlooks at different datacapture techniques that can be used in theanalysis, recording,conservation and visualisation of historicobjects, sites andlandscapes in their present condition.The ShortGuide provides thereader with case studies that outlines the usesand applications ofpotentially vast, multi-layered datasets. Eachsection within theguide will present best practices, as well asfundamental principlesthat will assist those looking to undertakedigitaldocumentation.The two 3D models in this app are casestudies in theShort Guide. For the AR triggers, please downloadthe short guidefrom our website.ABOUT ROSSLYN CHAPEL:RosslynChapel is a latemedieval, listed building and Scheduled AncientMonument located inthe village of Roslin, near Edinburgh. TheCentre for DigitalDocumentation and Visualisation LLP (CDDV) is apartnership betweenHistoric Environment Scotland and The GlasgowSchool of Art. Since2008, CDDV has digitally documented theinterior and exterior ofRosslyn Chapel using cutting-edge laserscanning technologies and360° panoramic photography; the 3D laserscan data was laterdeveloped into a photorealistic, virtual 3Dmodel of thechapel.ABOUT THE NAGASAKI CRANE: The Giant CantileverCrane at theMitsubish Heavy Industries shipyard in Nagasaki,Japan, is a majorlandmark in a city with strong historical linksto Scotland. Thecrane itself was designed by the Glasgow ElectricCrane and HoistCompany, and constructed by the Motherwell BridgeCompany.CDDV 3Dlaser scanned the crane as part of the Scottish Tenproject, whichdigitally documented Scotland’s then five WorldHeritage Sites and afurther five international heritagesites.FEEDBACK WELCOME:We arealways looking for feedback so pleasesend any ideas on how we canimprove the app to web@hes.scot.
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