Spark Compass Powers Manchester’s Digital Experiences as the First UK City to be Crowned the European City of Science

MANCHESTER, England–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Visitors to Manchester’s Science in the City festival, July 22-29, need only download the Science Manchester app to “stumble upon” digital experiences that are “automagically” presented as visitors explore the city. The app features virtual tours, videos, augmented reality, never-before-seen views of Manchester, facts and figures, and much more. The Spark Compass™ mobile proximity platform by Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. (TCS) is the brains that will power these experiences through the new Science Manchester app, available from Google Play, the Apple App Store and

“Spark Compass provides the ‘digital magic’ for people to appreciate Manchester’s past as a center of science and technology, while highlighting the city’s position today as a world-class leader through these technology-driven experiences,” said Erik Bjontegard, CEO and founder of Total Communicator Solutions, Inc. “Having worked closely with University of Salford and our UK licensee, Spark Compass UK Ltd., we’re leveraging beacons and geo-located augmented reality to give visitors a meaningful sense of Manchester as an important city of science, past and present.”

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