Arrivals by Toby Barnes, Richard Birkin and Dan Williams Arrivals by Toby Barnes, Richard Birkin and Dan Williams
Arrivals by Toby Barnes, Richard Birkin and Dan Williams Arrivals by Toby Barnes, Richard Birkin and Dan Williams

On board: App is a departure from Foursquare layout

23 : 01 : 2012 Content : Cross Platform : Departures Board

Derby – Founder of cross-platform production company Mudlark Toby Barnes, has created a Foursquare app that works as a departures board, showing at a glance where people are.

The Arrivals app is designed to be in the corner of a screen, enabling people to focus on other tasks while receiving real-time updates on where friends are. The text is shown as a split flap display, like a railway station departures or arrivals board.

This kind of app is well placed in the Future Media Landscape where people multi-screen and skitter between apps and content.

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