Information Technology Partner for Leicester Castle Project

Information Technology Partner for Leicester Castle Project

The project will utilise handheld devices and locative technology to create an engaging and user specific interpretation of Leicester’s Great Hall (Leicester Castle).

REFERENCE PAN9051

Information Technology Partner for Leicester Castle Project
Awarding body Leicester City Council

EST. START DATE: 23/02/2015
EST. END DATE: 30/09/2015

Description

Leicester City Council is looking for a suitable information technology partner for an externally funded R&D project entitled “Leicester Castle Tells its Story”.

Scope and requirements of the project

The project will utilise handheld devices and locative technology to create an engaging and user specific interpretation of Leicester’s Great Hall (Leicester Castle). These mobile tours will take place indoors and should be able to be undertaken without the need for staff intervention.

The technology partner must be able to deliver location based audio and visual content, cross platform, on android and iOS operating systems to ensure good accessibility across the smartphone community. The main development area includes use of Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) Beacons to determine and react to the user’s movement within the space

The project must be delivered to the public by 31/8/15 with a project end date of 30/9/15. This is non-negotiable.

The two top scoring bidders must also note that before any contract is to be awarded, they will be required to the attend a site visit meeting with the Heritage Manager to go through their proposals in more detail. Only after this stage will Leicester City Council award a contract.

All submissions must be submitted to Rebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk by 1400hrs on Friday 13th February 2015

Organisations are asked to regularly check this opportunity on Source Leicestershire for any updates. Any advertised opportunity might be updated or removed at short notice due to unforeseen circumstances.

Applicants should note that due to the technicality of the software package being used to create this advert, this Opportunity will become “invisible” at midnight on 12th February 2015; Applicants are therefore requested to save all documentation relating to this Opportunity locally.

Associated Documents

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Additional information

Contract Type One off
Procurement Process Quotation
Option to extend Must be supported for a period of 10 years
Estimated ValueTEXT DESCRIPTION
Category Audio Visual, Museums & Art, Information Communication Technology, Hardware,Software, Commercial, Consultancy,Maintenance & Support, Technical & Feasibility,Telecommunications,
CPV codes
Suitable for SME YES

DOCUMENT AVAILABLE UNTIL

12 February 2015

12 days

SUBMISSION RETURN BY

13 February 2015

13 days

EXTEND CONTRACT OPTIONS:

Must be supported for a period of 10 years

CONTACT DETAILS

Leicester City Council
Rebecca Cowan
Leicester City Council,
Bosworth House,
9 Princess Road West,
Leicester. LE1 6TH

This contract is being managed byLeicester City Council . To request documentation contactRebecca.Cowan@leicester.gov.uk

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