Phygital Objects


Phygital objects are things that have parts that are both physical and digital, but that have not simply had some digital functionality embedded within them but are
connected device that exist in both virtual and physical space. Good examples of this are Skylanders game characters, that exist in both real and virtual worlds by the process of transporting through a portal. Or what is really happening, the player places their character on a special pad that reads which character has been placed upon it and then shows them in the game. This connection between the physical and the digital world, is one which we believe will help bring the stories collected here to life.

Rainbow - Liam saunters. That’s the way he walks, making him seem confident and happy. So does his infectious high-pitched laugh that often erupts suddenly when no-one is expecting it. But Liam’s laughter masks a multitude of emotions. And as Liam begins a new chapter in his life at hairdressing college, he hopes it will be the Read More ...
Theodor’s Garden - Theodor loves working at the horticultural garden. As he nurtures his plants and flowers he is reminded of his mum leaving him as a young child and wishes that she had been around to look after him. Theodor wonders about the different types of support that flowers and people need in order to thrive and Read More ...
Proud moments from across the globe - Thomas, a Stories2Connect young researcher, recounts his epic adventure in Vancouver… In May, I have been with Cath, Candice and Rosie to Vancouver, Canada for the C2U Expo. When I heard from my Mum that I was chosen to go to Canada with Stories to Connect, I was absolutely amazed because I didn’t think it Read More ...
S2C Connects with Canada! - Preparations are well underway for our visit to Vancouver where members of the project team will be showcasing the S2C project and sharing insights with an international audience of community members and academics at the c2uexpo . The conference aims to bring together a diverse range of people interested in working together to create social change, Read More ...
S2CW Virtual Reality! - Building onto what we created with the Arcade Machine, we came up with the idea that showing the videos in a more private setting might have a more meaningful impact. With that in mind we built two different Virtual Reality games using the Samsung Gear VR system. These games built in Unreal Engine will show Read More ...