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Aerial Video Mapping

Category: Google Maps | Jun 28, 2017

Leaflet version 1.1.0 has been released. The latest version of Leaflet’s mapping library includes a new L.VideoOverlay class which allows you to add videos as an overlay to your maps.

To see what you can do with L.VideoOverlay you can view the Leaflet documentation demo map. To get started adding videos to your Leaflet maps then you should have a look at the L.VideoOverlay Tutorial.

Adding a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/YGtEi1dvL68/aerial-video-mapping.html

Melbourne’s Future City Skyline

Category: Google Maps | Jun 27, 2017

Last year Miami’s Downtown Development Authority began using the Cesium mapping platform to visualize in 3D how Miami’s skyline could look in the future. The map includes 3D models of building projects in the city which are either proposed, under construction or recently completed.

The Miami DDA 3D Map used the Cesium mapping platform to present a 3D map of downtown Miami which allows you to

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/vtK02UY8wDc/melbournes-future-city-skyline.html

Mapbox Cartogram

Category: Google Maps | Jun 27, 2017

Mapbox has a fun new tool which allows you to create your own map style instantly using the color scheme from any picture or photograph. This means that you can instantly create a map style inspired by your favorite painting, your favorite photograph or even your favorite cartoon.

Cartogram couldn’t be easier to use. Just drag & drop your image into Cartogram and it instantly creates a map

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/tlJ-3P9cDaw/mapbox-cartogram.html

Free Eclipse Glasses

Category: Google Maps | Jun 27, 2017

The STAR Library Education Network (STAR_Net) has developed this map as an addition to its Eclipse Resource Center. Credit: NASA@ My Library initiative and the Moore Foundation.

It is now less than 8 weeks to the solar eclipse. You can experience the total eclipse anywhere along a narrow band stretching from Oregon to South Carolina.

If you are planning to view the eclipse then you will need

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/t9B1R18rJt8/free-eclipse-glasses.html

Mapping the Jewish Occupation of Hebron

Category: Google Maps | Jun 27, 2017

Mapping the Apartheid argue that the Jewish settlements in the Palestinian city of Hebron and the creeping Jewish occupation of the Old City restrict “freedom of movement and suffocate the social and economic life for Palestinians”.

To help illustrate this situation Mapping the Apartheid has created an interactive map showing the current situation in the historical center of Hebron. The

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/mI-KoSzjmBw/mapping-jewish-occupation-of-hebron.html

Great Journeys in Time

Category: Google Maps | Jun 26, 2017

In 1768 it took Captain Cook 1 year and 8 months to sail from Plymouth to Botany Bay, Australia. Today he could complete the journey by car and plane in 26 hours and 7 minutes.

Travelbag has created a series of interactive maps of some of the world’s most famous explorations and journeys. The maps plot these historical journeys over time and then allow you to see how these same journeys could

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/F5Y_AC7RTTY/great-journeys-in-time.html

How to Make an RPG Game with Google Maps

Category: Google Maps | Jun 26, 2017

Badass Quest is a new RPG game engine built on top of the Google Maps API. The engine makes it relatively easy to create your own map based game featuring real world places, Street View images, sound effects and music.

You can see the type of map based game you can create with Badass Quest by playing the demo game, Badass for President. In this game you play the part of a very dodgy

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/UhUhw-s_uJM/how-to-make-rpg-game-with-google-maps.html

Insects in the City

Category: Google Maps | Jun 26, 2017

There are over 560 species of insect living in Melbourne. The most common species is the Minute Brown Scavenger Beetle Cortinicara. All these insects play a very important role in maintaining the bio-diversity of Melbourne. They pollinate flowers, transform biomass, regulate pest populations, recycle nutrients, disperse seeds and provide food for other animals and birds.

Between January 6th

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/E6piA2-SDHc/insects-in-city.html

City Cycling Stress Scores

Category: Google Maps | Jun 24, 2017

Moovel Lab’s What the Street? provides an interesting analysis of how much space is dedicated to cars, to cycling and to trains in cities around the world. According to What the Street cyclists in most cities around the world can typically expect much less than ten percent of the physical space that is dedicated to cars.

The quality of a city’s cycling network however is far more than just a

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/DJ-juqf8Nhc/city-cycling-stress-scores.html

Sonnets on the Streets of Seattle

Category: Google Maps | Jun 23, 2017

Seattle is a city ‘full of cannabis craving lovers … and power hungry sharks’. It is also a city full of poets and bards. Some of whom can be found on this Seattle poetry map.

For two years Claudia Castro Luna has been Seattle’s Civic Poet. To mark the end of her residency as Civic Poet Claudia has launched an interactive map of Seattle poetry. The Seattle Poetic Grid is a collection of

From: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/GoogleMapsMania/~3/iIghpocoQZA/sonnets-on-streets-of-seattle.html

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