European Commission Press Release 06.03.2014

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CHESS showcase IC creditOn March 6, 2014, a few days before the Innovation Convention, the European Commission has issued a press release about the CHESS project titled "Bringing mummies to life? New tools to make museums more interactive".

CHESS will be one of the Innovation Showcases at IC 2014, see

CHESS at the Innovation Convention 2014

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InnovatonConvention14 posterThe CHESS project has been selected for demonstration at the European Commission's prestigious Innovation Convention, which will will take place on 10 and 11 March 2014 in Brussels. Over 2000 participants are expected to attend this second edition of the Innovation Convention. A CHESS storytelling experience will be specially designed for participants of the Convention.

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CHESS presentation at NODEM 2013

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Dr. Stefan Rennick-Egglestone of the University of Nottingham presented the paper "Indoors and outdoors: designing mobile experiences for Cité de l’Espace" at the NODEM (Network of Design and Digital Heritage) 2013 Conference: Beyond Control – The Collaborative Museum and its Challenges, which took place in Sweden on December 2nd, 2013. The paper is available at

CHESS video

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CHESS video screenshotCheck out the short video illustrating the CHESS experience.

Keynote speech at Mobile Learning 2014

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Prof. Steve Benford of the University of Nottingham will be the keynote speaker at the 10th International Conference on Mobile Learning 2014, which will take place in Madrid, Spain from 28 February to 2 March 2014.

Mobile learning is concerned with a society on the move. In particular, with the study of “…how the mobility of learners augmented by personal and public technology can contribute to the process of gaining new knowledge, skills and experience” (Sharples et al. 2007).

CHESS at ICT 2013 exhibition

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131106 CHESS ICT2013 071 smThe CHESS Project is being demonstrated at the ICT 2013 event in Vilnius, Lithuania, on 6-8 November 2013. More than 5000 researchers, innovators, entrepreneurs, industry representatives, young people and politicians will get together to experience EU Research projects.

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