GPS

GPS Visualisation in Processing

Over the last few weeks we have been kicking about with some books on ‘Processing‘ the open source programming language and environment for people who want to program images, animation, and interactions. We have been reading them with a number of thoughts in mind, one of which is the visualisation…

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GPS Import into 3DMax

UrbanTick – a blog written just a few desks away from where we sit – is looking into the way a city lives and breathes. Part of the work is based on the visualisation of GPS tracks, so linking in with another project here at CASA, Richard Milton has written…

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GPS Visualisation: Urban Art and Urban Cycles

Urban cycle studies are the science of everyday life, they focus on the daily routine of the city with its habits and rhythms as they occur in most citizens’ lifes. It is the power of the normal that brings stability and the routine that ensures security with the cycles dynamic…

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SatNav Shoes: Navigate the City on Foot

Navigating the city on foot can be tricky, sure an iPhone may help but who wants to walk around with a shiny new phone in your hand just waiting to be stolen? How about a pair of shoes with GPS built in, complete with step by step guidance. The left…

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iPhone GPS First Movie

Engadget have posted a movie of the new iPhones GPS in use. Embedded below it perhaps confirms the conceans of the small antenna and reduced accuracy/update times: There have been rumors abound of why various companies were restricted from producing a turn by turn GPS application for the iPhone, the…

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Digital Geography – Mediascape

In our post a few days ago on location aware devices we speculated that next few years will see more and more devices launching with integrated GPS units and with these we expect to see a lot more location aware services. Location aware services are a very simple concept –…

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Location Aware Devices and Services – Augmenting Cities

With the recent integration of GPS units into everyday devices, such as the Nokia N95 and the before its time Gizmondo, it makes sense that GPS is used to load location dependent information. The technology behind location aware information is simple, the GPS is linked to a system that automatically…

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