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Data Mash-Ups and the Future of Mapping: JISC Report

Over the past few months we have been working with colleagues here at CASA, University College London and at the University of Nottingham, in association with the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) to write a report on Data mash-ups and the future of mapping. We are pleased to say the…

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MILF Mapping Service: Not What You May Think

In these days of global projects a good acronym is crucial, of course picking the right one can be tricky as terms and sayings cross global boundaries. We are not going to say anything here but welcome to MILF Mapping: Missing Items Location Finder a new mapping service for missing…

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SurveyMapper: The First Surveys

The end of last week we were pleased to announce that the beta release of SurveyMapper, a free real-time geographic survey and polling tool from the nice people at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, had just gone live… Now we have the first surveys set up…

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Introducing SurveyMapper: Beta is Now Live

Introducing SurveyMapper: Beta is Now Live

We are pleased to announce that the beta release of SurveyMapper, a free real-time geographic survey and polling tool from the nice people at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London, is now live… Do you want to know what peoples views are on the issue of the…

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Satellite Car Chase: Google Maps Animation

Made originally for a longer move entitled Omar Hot Pursuit S.E.A.R.C.H. the producers have now made the Google Maps satellite car chase section into its own clip and its great: Satellite Car Chase from Honest Directors on Vimeo.The movie was made and directed by http://stayhonest.com/

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Google Buzz Layer on Google Maps: The InfoCrowd

Google has just announced ‘Google Buzz’ a social networking tool similar in some ways to Twitter but with location brought to the forefront. You can quickly add your location to your ‘buzz’ and its viewable on a map. Of note is the ‘buzz layer’ in the new Google Maps app…

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Adverts in Street View – Could be Video?

We noted last week via Gizmodo that Google has Google’s filed a patent entitled “Claiming Real Estate in Panoramic or 3D Mapping Environments for Advertising,” which in short allows them to paste media (adverts) onto the images. Its interesting how the mouse in Street View follows the 3D space, we…

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