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WRLD selected as finalist for 2019 Spectator Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards

We are pleased to announce that WRLD has been selected as a finalist for the Scotland and Northern Ireland region of the Spectator Economic Disruptor of the Year Awards 2019. These awards are in association with Julius Baer, one of... Read more

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Smart Campus: Benefits, Trends, and Technology - Part 2

Smart Campus Use Cases One recent addition to the available arsenal of smart campus tools comes from WRLD. Institutions can create fully-navigable, graphically-dynamic, detailed 3D representations of their campuses, including building Indoor Maps. Abertay University in the UK used WRLD... Read more

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Smart Airports

Smart airport technology is changing the airport experience as we know it - from cumbersome and complicated to enjoyable and simple. Long lines, delayed status updates, and confusing directional signs will soon become a thing of the past. A smart... Read more

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Smart Campus: Benefits, Trends, and Technology - Part 1

When students decide where to attend university, the campus visit experience can go a long way toward winning prospects over. Schools face steep competition for students—in 2018 only 38% of higher education institutions met their enrollment goals—and the overall student... Read more

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WRLD expands 3D map coverage with 46 countries across Europe

At WRLD, we’re always looking to increase our map coverage and extend the reach of our data and services to as many users as possible - so we’re excited to announce that our world just got a whole lot bigger.... Read more

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Introducing Heat Map Visualization in WRLD

Helping you make sense of spatial data We’re happy to announce Heat Map Visualization as a first class feature in the WRLD Platform. Heat maps show spatial point data by representing data density with a color overlay. They’re ideal for... Read more

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3 Tips for Building 3D Maps with Leaflet

WRLD offers a 3D map API, wrld.js, that can use multiple data sources to create maps with rich visualizations. wrld.js uses Leaflet - an open source JavaScript library used in creating interactive mapping applications. While Leaflet provides all basic map... Read more

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Tutorial: Build a real-world flight simulator from scratch in 30 minutes

Overview In this post we’re going to show you how to create a real world Flight Simulator using the WRLD SDK. The WRLD SDK provides streamed 3D models of the real world so we’re going to spend most of this... Read more

Digital Twin

WRLD Partners with ATELIER de Hoteles To Enhance The Guest Experience

We are excited to announce our collaboration with ATELIER de Hoteles, a luxury hotel chain based in Mexico that has an extensive array of five, four and three-star brands in both beach and city destinations. With an already stellar reputation... Read more

Augmented Reality

8 Use Cases for AR Maps

Widespread adoption of augmented reality (AR) technology by consumers can be attributed to the increasing popularity of wearables and smartphones. The AR market is expected to grow from $11.14 billion in 2018 to $60.55 billion by 2023. Smartphones have further... Read more

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