Augmented Reality continues to cut inroads into marketing with the launch of a social mobile app which claims to be the first of its type to enable visual and audio recognition. New Media Knowledge took a closer look as investment floods into the sector. By Chris Lee.
39% of companies in the UK are yet to develop their website to work on mobile devices, according to a new report released this month. With an increasing focus on the web and e-commerce for sales, this is an alarming figure. By Ian Simpson.
It is no news that the mobile sector in marketing and advertising has become perhaps the most promising one, regarding its potential profitability for businesses this year. However, the segment has also turned out quite challenging to succeed in, especially for companies that failed to develop efficient mobile –specific marketing strategies and further realize them. By Anton Ruin.
Bored of the same old regurgitated comments on microblogging site Twitter, one social media specialist decided to experiment in extreme tweeting. New Media Knowledge’s Chris Lee got under the skin of the notorious ‘dinner_guest’ murderer. more
In this article, Luke Bradford talks about one his last projects: FrogspawnCreatives.com. The website is a completely free to use interface which enables charities to find professionals working in the media willing to help those charities produce creative projects. more
The education system is changing rapidly, with forward-thinking teachers making the most of new media to engage their pupils in learning. New Media Knowledge caught up with one head teacher to learn how he had used video to great effect in the classroom. more
Dentists across the UK can now benefit from an interactive web resource and engage in social media with other dental professionals thanks to a new website. New Media Knowledge opened wide and delved deep. more
Measuring the impact of social media on an organisation’s brand has become a key consideration for marketers in recent years. New Media Knowledge spoke to one measurement specialist to get a steer on best practice. more
Dr Sue Black of the University of Westminster has been using social networking, specifically Twitter, to raise awareness of the plight of Bletchley Park, including a big boost from the author and actor Stephen Fry. She spoke to NMK about how she’s hoping to help preserve this important piece of British – and computing – history.
Bletchley Park near Milton Keynes in southern England holds a special place in the history of computing. It’s here that code breakers cracked the infamous Enigma code during World War II, a feat US President Eisenhower credited with shortening the war by two years, potentially saving 22 million lives in the process. Also, the first programmable computer – Colossus – was developed here. The grounds at Bletchley Park now include a museum and conferencing facilities, but the site has struggled to raise sufficient funds to keep going.
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