A mobile app that translates Blackfoot signage in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC) into English
DeciphAR is an app created by the Mount Royal University Library in partnership with Red Crow Community College.
It incorporates augmented reality (AR) to provide audio and visual information about the Blackfoot signage in the Riddell Library and Learning Centre (RLLC). The audio information includes pronunciations of the Blackfoot phrases on the signs, and Info-cards list an explanation of the translation. Users will have an opportunity to test their new knowledge through a quiz and easily share results on social media.
This app does not collect any personal data or require any additional permissions besides the camera for augmented object locating. The DeciphAR app does not collect any personal data. It does locally store your progress with regards to signage within the app. We collect anonymous statistics based on your progress in the app through the third party Unity Analytics.
The app only requires the camera’s permissions to enable augmented reality object locating, no other permissions are needed.