Digital Geography

News Telescope: Augmented Geography

The ‘News Telescope’ is an augmented reality device which allows the user to navigate through a 3D visualisation of the world navigable through geolocated place names. When selecting a location the telescope searches numerous web feeds and data api’s to find ‘news’ relevant to that location, whether it be text,…

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GIS and Augmented Reality in 2015

The last 12 months has seen a turning point in terms of bringing geographically aware augmented reality to mobile devices. Significant developments in locational technology such as the inclusion of a built-in digital compass, GPS (Global Positioning System) and accelerometers into mobile phones have allowed not only location but also…

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Come in Neogeography Your Time is Up

We are currently writing a technical report on all things geographic and coming to write the term ‘Neogeography’ has to be honest become painful. Sure, we have written many papers and book chapters on the topic but perhaps its one to lay to rest as we try to explain below……

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Google Earth API Premiere: New Classroom Geography

Roundarch has developed new geography software for NYSTROM Herff Jones Education Division, the makers of maps, atlas and globes for schools. Called StrataLogica, the web-based software utilizes the Google Earth API Premier platform from the cloud to create an interactive 3-D experience for classrooms. The movie below provides an intriguing…

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Trends and Technologies in Where 2.0: Webcast

This coming Tuesday (23rd September). O’Reilly is hosting a live webcast with Andy Turner on the evolution of Web 2.0, if you can make it, it should be well worth it. Full details below: Description: In this live webcast, geospatial web expert Andrew Turner will discuss the current evolution of…

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Geography in Second Life

Geography in Second Life: Neogeography from digitalurban on Vimeo. The movie above is a 3 minute clip of our work to date in Second Life. We have been working on Second Nature Island on land kindly donated by the Nature Publishing Group to explore how ‘classic geography and cities’ can…

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