Bristol’s Media Sandbox 2010 projects are revealed

Now in its third year, Bristol’s Media Sandbox scheme supports digital innovation in the South West of England by awarding generous grants to creative and technology companies. On Friday the fruits of last year’s seven £10,000 grants were revealed…

Now in its third year, Bristol’s Media Sandbox scheme supports digital innovation in the South West of England by awarding generous grants to creative and technology companies to support research and development of innovative content, applications and experiences…

The fruits of last year’s seven £10,000 grants were revealed last Friday so we thought we’d flag some of them up here.

Hills Are Evil is a project by Bristol-based mobile media copany Overlay Media that helps people with restricted mobility to navigate Bristol without encountering hills, cobblestones and cattle grids:

I Heart My City, a localised data visualisation tool developed by Delib, is an interactive online map that shows how Bristol City Council spending improves the quality of Bristolians’ lives:

And AlphaSphere (pictured at the top of this post) is a highly unusual electronic music instrument / midi device with a tactile, sensor-based interace which aims to shift music production away from the computer and back to a playable instrument…

For further information and to find out more about these and the other Media Sandbox projects unveiled on Friday, visit dshed.net

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