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CASA Releases Open Weather Data Feed for London

CASA Releases Open Weather Data Feed for London

We are providing open access to our live weather data – here at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis, University College London.  The station is located on the roof of 1-19 Torrington Place, off Tottenham Court Road in Central London (map link). The data is provided via a Davis Vantage…

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SimCity GlassBox Game Engine: 4 Simulation Examples

SimCity GlassBox Game Engine: 4 Simulation Examples

Electronic Arts has released 4 short clips examining the simulation capability of the GlassBox Game Engine behind the forthcoming SimCity update. Image: Traffic Density in the original SimCity release. The mix of agent based modelling, economic fire, water etc make for a complex system running within the game engine. As ever with…

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3D GIS IPad App: 3D-GIS in the Cloud

The 3D-GIS in the Cloud App for iPad and Smartphones allows city data to be navigated in 3D. Mixing augmented reality and 3D visualisations the App extends the reach of GIS beyond the office and allows organisations to make collaborative and accurate business decisions in both field and office environments. The system supports existing GIS spatial…

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The Chapel HDR Timelapse and ‘Making Of’

Regular readers will know that we have a bit of a ‘thing’ for the interiors of churches/chapels, timelapse imagery and high dynamic range photography, as such the movie below is one of our favourites: The Chapel is a short film by lookycreative.com paying tribute to an exceptional protestant temple in Zeliszów, Poland, designed by Karl Langhans…

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CASA Smart Cities Conference Report

Last Friday (April 20th) over 350 members of the public attended our Smart Cities ‘Bridging Physical and Digital’ open day and conference at Senate House, London. The full day of talks, accompanied by the Smart Cities exhibition, was aimed at opening a discussion on the meaning behind the Smart City…

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