Digital Bleed Points in the City

Screens in the city. Experiencing the Digital City by Frida Lindblad, Edinburgh Napier University
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This was taken in the National Museum of Scotland In their newly renovated area; a lot of interactive screens have been used. This creates a more fun experience for the visitors. To the older generation it seems as a step forward but for the newer it seems like a requirement to be able to learn more and touch more.

This was taken in the National Museum of Scotland In their newly renovated area; a lot of interactive screens have been used. This creates a more fun experience for the visitors. To the older generation it seems as a step forward but for the newer it seems like a requirement to be able to learn more and touch more.

Another touch screen located in Merchiston campus, allowing both students and visitors to access information regarding the university.  A lot of screens are featured in the lobby but few are as interactive as this one.

Another touch screen located in Merchiston campus, allowing both students and visitors to access information regarding the university. A lot of screens are featured in the lobby but few are as interactive as this one.

Also in the Scottish National Museum, there was a game you could play. Almost becoming virtual reality as you get to experience the game whilst sitting a car. Soon the real thing might not be necessary and we will all just be playing in front of a screen. Screens are so part of us now that it seems unnatural not to have them around us.

Also in the Scottish National Museum, there was a game you could play. Almost becoming virtual reality as you get to experience the game whilst sitting a car. Soon the real thing might not be necessary and we will all just be playing in front of a screen. Screens are so part of us now that it seems unnatural not to have them around us.

ATM might seem like an ordinary thing, but when thinking more closely, it is a computer, with a screen and an interactive digital media point that we take for granted. What if there was a person sitting behind the wall instead, what that be normal or unusual?

ATM might seem like an ordinary thing, but when thinking more closely, it is a computer, with a screen and an interactive digital media point that we take for granted. What if there was a person sitting behind the wall instead, what that be normal or unusual?

This picture represents how phones have become a massive part of our lives and how we could not live without them. Taking this picture to also represent the Snapchat application that does specific filters based on your location which is kind of hidden digital bleed point, the society.

This picture represents how phones have become a massive part of our lives and how we could not live without them. Taking this picture to also represent the Snapchat application that does specific filters based on your location which is kind of hidden digital bleed point, the society.

Instead of using normal road signs, pixelated screens have been but in at the end of Princes Street. Though they might be useful as you can change the information on them, would they not be a distraction to drivers.

Instead of using normal road signs, pixelated screens have been but in at the end of Princes Street. Though they might be useful as you can change the information on them, would they not be a distraction to drivers.

Almost all the bus stops in Edinburgh have a digital screen telling you when the next bus arrives. It has become a necessity now to look at, as it tells you in real time. If a bus stop does not have it, you feel confused and like there is something missing.

Almost all the bus stops in Edinburgh have a digital screen telling you when the next bus arrives. It has become a necessity now to look at, as it tells you in real time. If a bus stop does not have it, you feel confused and like there is something missing.

On the bus stops on Princes Street, touch screens have been put in to help guide people around. Finding the route to a new place via both bus and walk. It also has information about Edinburgh. Whether this is beneficial to the public is unknown as it might be to digital and taking away the experience of the real city.

On the bus stops on Princes Street, touch screens have been put in to help guide people around. Finding the route to a new place via both bus and walk. It also has information about Edinburgh. Whether this is beneficial to the public is unknown as it might be to digital and taking away the experience of the real city.

Touch screens are becoming more and more popular through out the city. This one is for finding houses around the U.K. It lets you search, whilst still standing outside, being able to take your own time. It is very interactive and feels futuristic as the screen is behind the window.

Touch screens are becoming more and more popular through out the city. This one is for finding houses around the U.K. It lets you search, whilst still standing outside, being able to take your own time. It is very interactive and feels futuristic as the screen is behind the window.


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