22.10.2018

Drawing Robot AxiDraw: The perfect conference gadget

How can you draw the attention of conference attendees to your booth and break the ice when talking to them? Our approach was a JavaScript-powered robot that’s able to draw customized map designs, which proved to be a complete success.

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09.05.2017

Land Lines: Webby Awards Winner 2017

A creative experiment with Google Earth’s satellite images won this year’s Webby Awards in the Netart category. Land Lines is a project by artist Zach Lieberman and the Google Data Arts Team with support by Ubilabs. We analyzed more than 50,000 satellite images and identified the strongest ones visually for a fascinating user experience.

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16.12.2016

Land Lines: Play Around With the Earth

Satellite images provide a wealth of visual data from which we can visualize in interesting ways. Land Lines is an experiment that lets you explore real satellite imagery through commonly used mobile gestures–drawing and dragging. Give it a try! 

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23.11.2016

Google Earth Live Cases for Google's Pixel Phone

Fans of Google Earth View can look forward to hold the world's most beautiful landscapes in their hands. Google has launched Google Earth Live Cases with the most beautiful images from Google Earth View – from the ice formations of Antarctica to the beaches of the South Pacific. 

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30.06.2016

Storms in Real-Time and Nice Euro Souvenirs

A coloring book as a city quiz, locations out of reach, and the European Championship grounds: The top 5 links this month.

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06.06.2016

Maps with Green Cities, Elevations and Music of One Century

What’s the greenest city in Germany? How can interchanges be visualized artfully? And how does elevation data look like on a map? Read our top 5 and get the answers.

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