Made With Motive

In-depth explorations of some of our most innovative projects and partnerships

Recollection–An experiment with location-based storytelling

Recollection is an experimental project. Classified as a “context-aware adventure audio book”, it is a purely audio location-based storytelling experience that crafts a personalized story for listeners as they walk. Familiar places become the setting of a dystopian, sci-fi adventure as you unravel the story of a confused time traveller from a collapsed future.

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Escape to Mars: An Augmented reality Scavenger Hunt at AWE

The Augmented World Expo is the world’s largest conference and expo dedicated to AR (augmented reality) and VR (virtual reality) with events in the USA, Asia and Europe. was given the opportunity to build an augmented reality scavenger hunt app for conference attendees.

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ConQuest – an Experiment in Conference Gamification

ConQuest brings location-based technology to events like festivals and conventions, to create interactive stories, gameplay, and richer event experiences. ConQuest approached in need of a technology partner that could build a beacon-driven app for the Vancouver Comic Arts festival.

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UBC Walking Tour–A GPS Tour App for Geography

Using this educational GPS tour app, students learn about the history of the Canadian Pacific Railway in relation to the growth of the city of Vancouver. Geo-located audio, quizzes and an interactive map guide students through the city in this blended learning experience powered by

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Mindwar–A Location-based game built with Motive

Mindwar is the long-awaited follow-up to RocketChicken’s critically-acclaimed location-based spy game, CodeRunner. Mindwar served as the testing ground for many of the concepts that later evolved into the platform.

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Jungle-ized: A Binaural Soundscape in Times Square, New York

Soundwalk Collective and GPS Museum approached in search of a technology solution for a sonic art installation in Times Square to celebrate Earth Day 2016.

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