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09.08.2017

UX Camp HH: Ubilabs sponsors User Experience Barcamp

User experience is key when it comes to (map) applications and is of utmost importance for designers, developers, and product managers alike. Ubilabs’ UX/UI team members Erik Scheibner and Mirko Hamann took part in the UX Camp HH, which revolved around all things user experience, and share their thoughts in the interview.

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01.08.2017

Making it rain: Franz Neubert at FOSS4GE 2017

FOSS4G Europe 2017 is the third installment of the open-source geospatial event series, which took place in Paris from July 18-22. Ubilabs’ front-end developer Franz Neubert mingled with the GIS community to find out about the latest geo trends and to share his insights on visualizing weather data.

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04.07.2017

Ubilabs Summer Party: Celebrating the anniversary, again

A stiff breeze and a drizzle can’t keep Ubilabs from having fun. After the “official” anniversary party in March, we decided it was time for another celebration. Ubilabs will only turn 10 once, after all! So the team got back together with their friends and families for a summer party that was quite typical for this part of the country.

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30.06.2017

GeoNight #2: Storytelling and data analysis with maps

After its successful kick-off in March, GeoNight Hamburg came back with its second edition on June 28th. This time’s top speakers were SPIEGEL ONLINE’s Christina Elmer and Carto’s Tim Marston. The meetup again took place in Mindspace Hamburg and was organized by Ubilabs, onbyrd and Familonet.

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20.06.2017

Women Techmakers meet Ubilabs

Providing visibility, community, and resources for women in technology – that’s the goal of the NGO Women Techmakers Hamburg. Ubilabs is a proud sponsor and invited the community of dev ladies and gents to the headquarters in Hamburg.

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13.06.2017

HVV.live – Visualizing Hamburg's Public Transport

Is the subway on time? Which stop is the nearest? How far away is my bus? Questions that Hamburg residents don’t need to worry about anymore. HVV.live is the live map for all vehicles of Hamburg’s public transport association, HVV. Franz Neubert,  front-end developer at Ubilabs, developed the map as part of a research project.

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