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Read about our new projects, get inspired, and learn more about maps & data visualization.  

03.11.2016

INDRIX: a European Resilience Index for Better Disaster Relief

INDRIX – The Inclusive Disaster Resilience Index – will combine the knowledge of NGOs, the expertise of social services and the dynamic reaction of European citizens on natural disasters. Ubilabs supports the project by visualizing these data on an interactive map

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20.10.2016

Google Maps: Integrate a location map into your website for free

Integrate a map into your website quickly and without the need for any great programming know-how: With our Google Maps Generator, you can do this in a matter of minutes. Important note: As of summer 2016, users are now obliged to request and specify a Google Maps API key. 

 
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17.10.2016

DevFest Hamburg: Inspiring Insights into Google-related Technologies

On 14-15th of October, 2016, the 3rd annual GDG DevFest Hamburg took place at the marvellous Mindspace Hamburg. Organized by the Google Developers Group Hamburg together with Women Techmakers, the event was a blast. Ubilabs sponsored the Friday Night party.

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28.09.2016

Mokli: an Interactive Guide for Young People in Need

Karuna is a Berlin-based aid organization that supports children and young people who live on the street by providing them with a broad spectrum of advice. To help them help themselves better, the charity has now set itself the goal of developing an interactive map in collaboration with Ubilabs which will show them where to find all the important places they need to go.

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23.09.2016

Styled Maps: Interactive Map Design – Without Coding

Colorize the background differently, highlight roads and the topography, or on the contrary, create a bare minimum design. It is fun to design maps according to one’s own ideas and requirements. The best thing about Styled Maps: with the right tools, you don’t even have to know how to program to design the map.

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07.09.2016

Rendering Improvements for Google Street View

In order to improve one of Google Maps’ most popular features, Google added a new Street View renderer to the Google Maps JavaScript API. Mobile users will see the biggest changes.

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