London Underground

Tube Map on Vimeo – Updated

This is a quick post – just to mention that our animation of the London Underground is now on Vimeo. Next step, if we get time, is to animate it according to the year of construction: Second Movie of the ‘Growing’ London Underground Network from digitalurban on Vimeo. Music is…

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London 3D Tube Map in Google Maps

Sometimes when jumping from project to project and tutorial to tutorial projects get lost and posts overlooked. One such example is our 3D Tube Map which, despite being something we are quite proud off, sat on the shelf for a while due to lack of time. Embedded below is the…

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Iconic London – 3D Tube Map Update

A quick update on our Iconic London 3D Tube Map – we are going through the process of vectorising the base data which basically involves re-entering all the tube station names in 3D Max. Its turning into a slight labour of love which seemed like a good idea when we…

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Iconic Cities – London Thoughts

Since the arrival of Google Earth a lot of our work has been focused on the geographic and photorealistic representation of the city. With a Geographical Information System (GIS) you can easily overlay data and communicate issues to the public at large. An example of this is our air pollution…

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3D London Underground Image

Readers maybe aware of our on-going work to build a 3D map of the London Tube network. Depth information is hard to come by due to issues of security therefore the work has concentrated on creating a 3D geographic location map. Aimed at creating a ‘plasticine‘ look to the routes…

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3D London Tube Map

A while ago we built a map of the London Tube network.. its neat but to be honest not all that much use (?). Somewhere on our hardrive is a real location of the map in 3D as well, we will hopefully dig that back out in a few days….

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3D London Tube Map Update

A quick update on the real 3D tube map of London. Data on the depth of the tube stations is proving tricky to get hold of due to security issues. One simple way would be to count the number of steps down to each station – so if anyone on…

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3D London Tube – Streaming a Movie via Flash

The majority of our movies have been encoded in Divx which although useful for compression does mean that people need the correct codec installed. As a test we have put online a movie encoded into Flash so the majority of users will be able to view it. The filesize is…

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