Tourism Augmented Reality Challenge

Posted on: 28/10/2018

Organisations can apply for a share of £200,000 to develop tourism-focused innovations using Augmented Reality.

Tourism NI, working in conjunction with partners Digital Catapult NI and the Department for the Economy, are looking for innovative AR (Augmented Reality) solutions that meet one or more of the following objectives:

  • Animation of the visitor experience
  • Enhancement of interpretation and storytelling
  • Improved visitor management solutions: encouraging visitors to explore beyond traditional honey pots to alleviate existing capacity issues
  • Increased regional spread: by fostering connections with other places and stories within Northern Ireland
  • Way-finding: helping people of all abilities and language requirements to seamlessly find their way around and between tourist attractions.

Key Dates

  • 18 October 2018 – Contest opens
  • 19 November 2018(noon) – Submission deadline
  • 23 November 2018 – Shortlisted companies notified
  • 27 November 2018 – Live pitch and panel Q&A
  • 3 December 2018 – Winners notified

Click here to apply for funding.

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