Tag Archives: Glass Box

Climate Emergency events off to a flying start

Hundreds of people have taken part in the first Climate Emergency event to help shape a strategy for the county – and there are plenty more opportunities to have your say. The drop-in event in the Glass Box at Taunton Library is the first of four in districts across Somerset, with the events taking place […]

Virtual reality stars for students at the Glass Box

Local students have been taking part in ground-breaking workshop at the Glass Box in County Council’s Taunton Library. More than 20 Students from Bishop Fox’s and The Castle School in Taunton participated in an inspirational session that showcased the latest in both Virtual and Augmented Reality Technology as part of the Somerset Digital Skills Talent […]

Pupils get civilised in the Glass Box

Pupils from two Taunton schools have been getting to grips with ancient artefacts and state of the art technology in Taunton Library’s Glass Box. Somerset County Council’s Library Service teamed up with South West Heritage to run sessions for children from Bishop Fox’s school and St George’s RC Primary School as part of the BBC […]

Cutting edge tech sprouting in the Glass Box

Taunton Library’s Glass Box has taken delivery of another piece of cutting-edge technology for the public to get its hands on. The Sprout Pro is an immersive all-in-one PC, which includes high-precision 3D scanning. In the coming months, schools, colleges, businesses and other groups will be invited to come and try out this revolutionary piece […]

Fox’s in the (Glass) Box

Pupils from Bishop Fox’s School in Taunton have had their imaginations fired at digital taster session in Taunton Library’s Glass Box. The enthusiastic year nine students kicked-off the Glass Box’s 2018 schools programme when they attended the first of three sessions led by local businesses and staff from Somerset County Council’s Library Service. The Glass […]

Young innovators win digital making challenge

A group of young people have won a prize in Pioneers, a national competition, for their innovative digital creation using equipment and support from the Glass Box at Taunton Library. The digital making prize has been awarded by the Raspberry Pi Foundation, a UK-based charity that supports learning about computer programming and digital making. They […]

Taunton’s Glass Box welcomes the robots

Taunton Library’s Glass Box will be going robotic next week when it hosts its first of five ‘Maker in Residence’ sessions on Wednesday 7 September. The Glass Box, a community space for business start-ups, innovators and digital minds, is welcoming Maker in Residence Paul Warren. He is Technical Director at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff, who has […]