Walk Melbourne AR

Project Info

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Project Description

An audio guided, multilingual, augmented reality mobile app designed for both locals and tourists to see the past history of Melbourne.

Data Story

Combining audio and visual, past and present data to tell a story about Melbourne's history.

Evidence of Work



Team DataSets

City of Melbourne Simple 3D Model

Description of Use 3D models can be overlaid via augmented reality onto something being captured via a smart phone camera to show what a place used to look like in the past.

Data Set

Historical images of Victoria

Data Set

VicFreeWiFi access point locations

Data Set

Challenge Entries

Play Melbourne - A Creative City

This challenge aims to showcase Melbourne’s unique history and how the city’s landscape and iconic locations have changed over time.

Go to Challenge | 10 teams have entered this challenge.

Telling Stories with Data(.Vic)

Accessing any of the datasets on data.vic, this challenge asks participants to extract and tell stories from data. Alternatively how might we facilitate citizens’ own inquiries and investigations via the Victorian Government Open Data Portal?

Go to Challenge | 21 teams have entered this challenge.

Victorian Multicultural Atlas

How can we leverage mobile technology and free Wi-Fi to present point of interest data alongside immersive information to help citizens from non-English speaking backgrounds navigate their local environments and learn about the rich history of Victorian public spaces?

Go to Challenge | 11 teams have entered this challenge.