Innovation Excellence Awards 2019

Posted on June 24, 2019

It is always exciting to be up for an award. Last year at The Stationer’s Company’s Innovation Excellence Awards 2018 lunch, Aimer and Class Professional were Highly Commended in the Innovative Application of Digital Technologies Category for the JRCALC apps. These apps are for paramedics and are bu …

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Aimer getting ready for Talent Fest… 10 years of making apps work

Posted on June 11, 2019

We are getting ready for our first student careers fair, Talent Fest 2019. It is being held on the Tuesday 18th June at The Clarendon Centre here in Brighton as part of the largest skills festival for the digital sector in the South East. We thought that it would be good time to revisit what we say …

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Noah Compendium app goes (more) live…

Posted on May 8, 2019

We have been working on the NOAH Compendium for the last year or so. It is an essential reference guide for vets (and other users) of animal medicines. The annual book version is found in all practices in a familiar and convenient form, while the website version is easier to search through and can b …

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New design for the BRF apps

Posted on February 13, 2018

  Aimer has been working with BRF on a new unified design for the 3 Daily Bible Reading Notes apps that we have produced with them since 2010. The three apps we publish with BRF  are: New Daylight –  a fresh devotional approach to Bible reading, accessible yet simulating Gui …

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You might if you are paying attention…

Posted on July 21, 2017

… notice that the website has been updated. It should make it easier to use on mobile devices (clearly a good thing), easier to find other apps that might be of interest when you stumble upon the site, and some other things that we hope you like.

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BETT special offer – Andrew Brodies app bundles 40% off

Posted on January 23, 2017

  Special offer from Bloomsbury Education on app bundles for BETT in general and to celebrate the Spelling apps being a finalist for the BETT Awards in particular!   Spelling: Andrew Brodie Basics – 6 apps – normally £11.99 now £6.99 Shortlisted for BETT Award 2017 Best Educational App Men …

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Andrew Brodie app news: BETT awards & new app bundles

Posted on January 20, 2017

We are delighted that the Andrew Brodie apps are once again finalists for the BETT Awards. This time it is the 6 Spelling apps and we are all hoping they go one step better than the Telling the Time apps which were finalists last year but didn’t quite get over the line! Andrew Brodie will be talking …

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FutureBook Awards 2016

Posted on November 30, 2016

  We are getting very excited now that the FutureBook awards are only a couple of days away. We will be there with our fingers crossed for both Bloomsbury and Royal Collection – luckily we have two hands! We are very luck to have been shortlisted for these three of our apps in the category CHIL …

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App News: Kings & Queens is up for an award

Posted on February 17, 2016

It is always nice when a project you’ve worked long and hard on gets the recognition you hope it will achieve, and so, we were delighted to be informed last week that our app, Kings & Queens: 1000 years of British Royal History, developed in partnership Royal Collection Trust, is up for an ERA a …

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Tate apps for Kids

Posted on November 27, 2015

We are delighted that we have been nominated again in this year’s Futurebook awards. We have been shortlisted for the Best Children’s Digital Book for the Tate Kids Draw and Play we created with Tate Publishing. Tate Kids Draw and Play is a free app promoting the Tate Kids programme and Tate’s Read …

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We’re hiring – mobile app developer wanted

Posted on October 23, 2015

There’s growth ahead for Aimer Media, we’re hiring a mobile app developer in 2016. You can see the details here. Based in Brighton, Aimer Media develop and publish mobile and multi-platform apps. We work with many major publishers and influential cultural institutions but we are particularly proud t …

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How Time Flies… Andrew Brodie on the Andrew Brodie Basics apps

Posted on March 31, 2015

Guest post from Andrew Brodie about creating the award winning Mental Maths apps and the very new Telling the Time apps, launched only last week. Work over the past couple of years means that Bloomsbury now have an established app series, Andrew Brodie Basics, with 9 apps and (so far) two major awar …

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4th time lucky for Aimer at FutureBook 2014

Posted on November 17, 2014

On Friday we attended The Bookseller’s FutureBook Conference, held at Queen Elizabeth Conference Centre in London, where at the end of day the announcement of the FutureBook Innovation Awards took place in a room where many of the attendees had come to get a well-earned drink and others had come to …

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How to play the London Plaques game

Posted on October 23, 2014

Here is a game you can play with the London Plaques app. 1. Wander around London (say between meetings) 2. Open London Plaques app and select “Show my location” from the Pin menu 3. See on the map (online or offline) what plaques are nearby that don’t have a photo in the app 4. Go and find the plaqu …

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Royal(ish) apps …

Posted on February 11, 2014

It took a while to realise that when we released Capturing Windsor Castle: Watercolours by Paul and Thomas Sandby from the Royal Collection that this was in fact the third Aimer app with with a Royal connection. This app about Windsor Castle connects a famous set of 18th century watercolours to the …

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Starbucks go for World Heritage Sites

Posted on January 31, 2014

Good company? UNESCO World Heritage and other Starbuck picks of the week Our app for UNESCO and Collins, the official UNESCO World Heritage app for iOS was a Starbuck’s Pick of the Week* last week. This is another first for Aimer and though we gain little in financial terms, it feels good to see the …

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Bible Study Notes apps are out on Android

Posted on January 24, 2014

Just in time for Advent at the end of last year, Aimer managed to get 5 apps into Google Play. We had a little trouble with the merchant services side of things with subscriptions but it all seems to be working out. That aside there are other ways in which this rollout has been a very different from …

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Last week and this week – the downs and ups of app publishing

Posted on November 25, 2013

Last week: Our second shortlisting for a FutureBook award ended like the first both in that we didn’t win and in that the winner was once again developed by Touch Press (this time it was the amazing Disney Animated that won).  And though we were slightly sad at the time, we immediately cheered up wh …

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Second time lucky for Aimer at FutureBook awards?

Posted on November 14, 2013

With the FutureBook awards only one week away now the question arises: will we be lucky this time?  Why? Well we have an app on the shortlist. So Aimer is all signed up for this year’s conference and awards ceremony where we will get to attend our first FutureBook awards dinner. However, it isn’t ou …

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New version of Grayson Perry app for Galleries can be seen in Manchester City Gallery

Posted on October 25, 2013

Yesterday the next leg of the tour of Grayson Perry’s tapestries opened in Manchester City Art Gallery. We have created a new kiosk version of the app to play on the two iPads that are available in the gallery for visitors to explore alongside the tapestries. In the first version of the Grayson for …

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Android reading apps are coming

Posted on October 22, 2013

We’re currently beta testing our Bible reading apps for Android. This include apps from: Church of England • Reflections for Daily Prayer: Daily Bible Notes from the Church of England Scripture Union • Daily Bread – Daily Bible reading guide from Scripture Union And BRF • Day by day with God: Rootin …

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The new Aimer website

Posted on October 22, 2012

Welcome to the beta of the new Aimer website. We have tried hard to include as many improvements as we can over our old site and we’re still working through a further set of improvements and fixes. We think it is good enough now to share but we’d love to hear from anyone who has an opnion we might b …

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