A new Google application enables us to trace people via a Google account on their smartphone. By installing Google Latitude you can always see where your friends are and what they are up to. The movie above is a stunt using Google Latitude done by some guys in San Francisco.
TransLink, the public transportation authority for Greater Vancouver, recently released their Frequent Network Map. Jarrett Walker at Human Transit sees this as a big step for mobility in Canada’s West Coast city: “Meanwhile, this is a hugely important moment for Vancouver, especially because of the way the Frequent Network can organise future land use, and…Read more →
Printing from smartphones is on the rise. But what to do when you want to print something, but cannot find a printer nearby? There’s an app for that! Breaking open the mobile printing market, Breezy is a new iPhone app and a GPS printing tool that can seek out nearby partnered printers and send out a…Read more →
A city consists of a hard side and a soft side. The hard side tells us something about the physical structure of a city. Too less people realise that what really counts is our image-forming by the soft city, the ‘feeling’: what good things happen there? Does it feel like I have to be there? A nice piece of data visualisation software called Pastiche shows us the strength of associations and experiences people have with a city.Read more →
Last Thursday, Samsung introduced a large-scale commercial 3D Outdoor projection at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, to promote their new 3D screen technology. The audience was able to view the addition of a new visual dimension on the facade of the historic building. On the adjacent square, visitors were able to try out the…Read more →