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Beacons – New Opportunities

April 29, 2015

Beacons (Bluetooth Low Energy transmitters) have been mainstream for almost two years promising many possible opportunities for innovation – typically (up until now) in the retail and exhibition spaces. The two-pronged capability of highly accurate and reliable indoor and outdoor location provided by beacons and the connectivity and user interface provided by a smartphone app offers a new way of engaging with a user at their precise point of need and with the minimum of friction.

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Rantmedia App Nominated for Celtic Media Festival Award

March 17, 2015

Rantmedia produced app BBC Cymru Fyw has been nominated for an award at this year’s Celtic Media Festival.

The 2015 event will be the 36th Festival and is to be held in Inverness between the 22nd and 24th April. The 3 day conference is held annually to promote the languages and cultures of the Celtic Nations and Regions in Media.


Xamarin Splash screen not shown in iPad iOS 8.1 [fix]

January 28, 2015

  Xamarin is a framework for building cross-platform mobile apps using C# – we’ve been developing some prototypes here at Rant and the results have been very positive. Deploying to Android, iOS and Windows Mobile from a single codebase has the potential to deliver great efficiencies for the right projects. One snag we discovered was […]

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