May archive

A real killer app!

May 22, 2012

Track the Ripper is now available for iPhone from iTunes

Developed in association with the Fink Agency, Jody Medland and Bullseye Lantern Ltd., Track The Ripper is an interactive mobile movie that allows you to visit the streets of London's Whitechapel in 1888. Glean as many clues as you can and match your findings against a police database of suspects to identify the Ripper. Can you repay the faith shown in you by Inspector Abberline and stop the most notorious serial killer of all time before he kills Mary Kelly?

Get a sneak preview

The app has won the Gold Medal as part of the Race For Apps competition which seeks to get Olympic tourists out and about in London

Another Wildlife Trust using WK

May 21, 2012

BBOWT (Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire Wildlife Trust) will be using WildKey this summer to help school children identify and record wildlife at their new Woolley Firs Environmental Education Centre. Great to see another Wildlife Trust using the technology to hook kids into wildlife identification.

WK in the news

May 16, 2012

Co-Founder, Neil Bailey, gives an interview on how WK has adapted to the changes in technology in the last 6 years. link here

POPS Improving Health Assessment

May 5, 2012

Early trails of the web-based Paediatric Observation Priority Score (POPS) form appear to be reducing the number of child admissions.  The use of the form (developed in conjunction with Dr Damian Roland from University Hospitals of Leicester) has coincided with a fall in admissions. Clinicians often struggle to identify and prioritise children due to a lack of clear discriminators identifying serious illness. POPS is a web based assessment  which quickly scores (between 0-16) acutely ill children on a combination of physiological, behavioural and risk identifiers using easy to collect data. This enables staff (even if inexperienced) to assess, prioritise and treat acutely ill children, and manage risk in busy clinical area.  WK will keep you posted as the trial continues...