Archive for the ‘mapping’ Category

Chromaroma: multiplayer pervasive game built on the Oyster Card

Chromaroma Visualisations from Mudlark on Vimeo. Chromaroma is a game that shows you your movements and location as you swipe your Oyster Card in and out of the Tube. It connects communities of people who cross paths and routes on a regular basis, and encourages people to make new journeys and use public transport in [...]

3D buildings for New York City in Google Earth

See New York City, NY in Google Earth with new, high-quality 3D imagery (street level detail). Download Google Earth at http://earth.google.com All it needs now is an avatar system…

Emma Willard’s “Temple of Time” #timeline #infographics #3D

Emma Willard’s “Temple of Time” #timeline #infographics #3D

Immersive Globes Series: The Mapparium

  The Mapparium is a three-story tall glass globe of stained glass that is viewed from a 30 foot long bridge through its interior. It is a unique and famous exhibit at the Christian Science Plaza in Boston, Massachusetts. Located with a few other exhibits in The Mary Baker Eddy Library for the Betterment of Humanity, a non-religious public museum and library, the globe is illuminated from the exterior so that [...]

Google Earth goes immersive, literally

Google Ocean expands Google Earth’s map to include large swathes of the ocean floor and abyssal plain. Users can dive beneath a dynamic water surface to explore the 3D sea floor terrain. The map also includes 20 content layers, containing information from the world’s leading scientists, researchers, and ocean explorers. Via BBC News