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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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09.06.2017

Google I/O 2017: The Developer Festival

Workshops, keynotes, announcements: From May 17-19, Google’s developer conference I/O  returned to Mountain View for the second year. Ubilabs’ frontend developer, Malte Modrow, attended the event and lets you in on the experience, the latest news, and the atmosphere at the Shoreline Amphitheatre premises.

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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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04.05.2017

Google Maps Partners Solutions Directory: Data Visualization Apps by Ubilabs

Google Maps launched its latest information platform for business customers: the Google Maps Partners Solutions Directory. It features industry-tailored solutions developed by Google Maps Premier Partners. Ubilabs presents its geo marketing applications Density and ATLAS.

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18.04.2017

New Google Earth: The world at your fingertips

After two years in the making, it’s finally here: the new Google Earth. Maintaining the magic of the classic app, Google has revamped Earth visually and functionally. Ubilabs assisted bringing Voyager into existence, Earth's exciting new storytelling platform. With its refresh, Google Earth is built to inspire curious minds to explore, learn, and care about our vast, fragile planet.​

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