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.
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.
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.
Malte has been an integral part of our team for two years. As a front-end developer, he ensures functioning and user-friendly websites. His counterbalance to programming? Billiard, 300 kilometer bike races and music.
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.