Lights, camera, action with launch of UK-first motion capture app

 A start-up backed by £550,000 of private investment has launched the first tech platform of its kind in the UK and is based at Fareham Innovation Centre in Hampshire. Performit Live is a new-to-market app which connects animators with skilled performers wearing an advanced motion capture system.

A tool in the test and trace arsenal is here

An entrepreneur who wanted a better way for businesses to collect details of customers for the NHS Test and Trace requirements has developed an app – ‘COVID Collect’. Carl Blanchard who runs C3 Software in Bournemouth, Dorset, realised a new system was needed when he had to write down his details in a pub on a sheet of paper.

Booking sunbeds to ‘become the norm’

A Hampshire digital agency that first developed an app to reserve sunbeds in popular holiday resorts is predicting that the system will soon become the norm. Daniel Jain, pictured, of innovative MediaBase Direct (MBD), developed a process for pre-booking  preferred sun loungers some years ago. BookMySunbed was launched in Marbella, Spain and has been trialled in other Mediterranean and Middle … Read More

DiaryZapp makes appy kids

An enterprising 10-year-old whose sister was struggling with literacy has developed a social media app for children. Noah Dance came up with the idea of DiaryZapp after little sis Ella, seven, was asked by her school to keep a diary last summer. He thought the task would be more fun if it could be done digitally – and now his … Read More

Every journey should have an appy ending

Yellow Buses is so ahead of schedule that it is revolutionising bus travel with a major update to its mobile app. Called ‘Move’, the app now allows passengers to instantly buy tickets for 30 days, alongside the popular seven day, three day and single day options. And shortly the app will be updated so each day will cover a 24 … Read More