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Immersive Fiction are potent buzzwords within the Creative Industries fraternity, from Writers, Film Directors, Software Developers and Virtual Reality Engineers, the term has different meaning. Yet at it’s root, there is a mutual understanding that new technology is enabling new types of audience experiences, new artistic practise and new business models – raising the question…(Read More)

Have you ever wondered what stops you from starting a conversation with a stranger? And if we don’t talk to strangers, how would we ever meet anybody new? City life is rich with culture and excitement. Cosmopolitan and diverse, the population in our cities is increasing and the environments we live in are becoming…(Read More)

“Stand for people. Not a product or service or metric or number. If we stand for real, living, breathing people, we will change the world.” This inspirational quote was sent to me by Simon Sinek in his daily email. Our Chairman Bill Liao also raised the point in his first email when he asked “What…(Read More)

Imagining how #hexology could enrich museums and theme parks opens up a mind-fest of possibilities and ideas, so many stories to tell and so many different ways to tell them. What if they had the power to write those stories into space and places for visitors to discover? The discovery experience may start with…(Read More)

Explore the potential of mixed reality and immersive media in a one day workshop with Kate Geneveive of Chroma Space, and for all those people that attended the event on September 17th, the option to create their own immersive story telling experience using #hexology was given. “Looking at performance games and improvisation as well as…(Read More)

The first ever Community Radio Awards took place in the UK last night at Birmingham’s City University, and #hexology is delighted to announce that the Jaibli Salaam Radio Series produced by Gilly Smith and sponsored by #hexology for Radio Reverb, won a Silver Award in the Speech and Journalism Category. Created for Syrian refugees…(Read More)

Experience Ashley Bowen’s tour of Brighton and see how the Everynet will provide a community-based Internet of Things network to improve city life. Imagine how city life could be improved if a community-led Internet of Things network became a reality. Ashley Bowen of the Everynet shares his vision on how the Education…(Read More)

The shortlist for the Community Radio Awards has been announced, and to our delight, we discovered that the Jaibli Salaam series produced by Gilly Smith and sponsored by #hexology for Radio Reverb was nominated in the Speech and Journalism Category. Conceived when the burgeoning Syrian refugee crisis started to unfold, the Jaibli Salaam project was…(Read More)

How to create incentives that drive audiences to events using hexapp – this is one way to do it! Singer Sarah-Jane Morris and Virtuoso Guitarist Antonio Forcione gave the audience at Brighton’s Komedia exclusive access to a very special recording via hexapp last night. Earlier in the day the two critically-acclaimed artists filmed…(Read More)

Silo Brighton

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Zero waste restaurant Silo located in the North Laine are sharing stories from the kitchen. Whilst waiting for the meal to be served, visitors are now able to scan a QR code and pick up a recipe, an interview with the chef or some culinary tips. Scan this QR code with our free #hexology app…(Read More)

Great photographs tell a story, and at hexology we are all about enhancing objects, spaces and places with digital information for others to discover. So what if we could enhance a photograph to tell the story, behind the story? You might wonder.. What’s really going on here? What happened next? And what if the…(Read More)

Back in the summer, as thousands of refugees were fleeing war-torn Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan, we wondered what hexology could do to help. With the stories of displaced people dominating our thoughts, we decided to take to the airwaves, to record the stories of Brighton’s Syrian community for Radioreverb. It would be called…(Read More)

When Jenny Barrett, entrepreneur and owner of Supernatural Collections met Darrel J Butlin, founder of Hexology last week, it was the technology that pushed some serious super-thinking. Jenny, set on finding ever more sustainable fabrics for her super-organic kids’ clothing range, wants her customers to know all about the seaweed, beech trees and…(Read More)

Sussex is full of writers, artists, poets and musicians, and the woods and Downs bear the footprints of the walkers who have plotted their novels and shared their yarns over hundreds – maybe thousands of years; Virginia Woolf, head down, marching across Mount Caburn; Shelley, strolling out of Chichester; Peter James pondering on his latest crime…(Read More)

Hextival

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Another summer fades as an apricot sun sets on the last festival of the year.  From June to September, Britain dances to a different beat as multi-generations head to country parks and stately homes for the summer fun. The forever forests and faraway lands are dotted with entertainers, poets and storytellers while the stages…(Read More)

Participation in Brighton Digital Festival has been fun. The launch page recieved over 500 hits on the day that the Festival guide was published. Over a 100 people signed up in the week leading up to the launch and that number increased steadiliy, to more than 2o0 throughout the four week duration of the event…(Read More)

#unlockhiddenweb

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Intrigue & adventure awaits those who enter the hidden web, sign up online and the story begins with an email from a mysterious friend. Showcasing the latest cutting-edge technology of Brighton-based startup company Hexology, ‘The Hidden Web’ gives a glimpse into a near future that is being enabled and made accessible via the…(Read More)