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.
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
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.
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.
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.
Ubilabs has partnered with Danish IT company MapsPeople to bring indoor wayfinding to customers across Germany. MapsPeople have created a market leading indoor mapping platform based on Google Maps called MapsIndoors. The strategic partnership between the two Google Maps for Work Premium Partners enables us to offer clients an extra key component as part of their expansive geo services portfolio. Read the interview with Christian Frederiksen from MapsPeople.