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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

Smart Building

How Smart Buildings Will Grow in the Next 5 Years

Emerging technologies, such as the Internet of Things (IoT) and big data, are fundamentally changing how modern buildings are designed, built, and operated. This doesn’t appear to be a trend, either. Smart buildings aren’t just here to stay—they’re helping to... Read more

Digital Twin

Digital Twin Cities Deployment, and Worldwide Adoption

Digital twin technology has emerged gradually over the last 15 years. One of the earliest instances of a digital twin was when NASA employed pairing technology and mirroring systems to remotely manage and troubleshoot its satellites. Over the years, the... Read more

Digital Twin

Digital Twin Technology Use Cases, and How To Build Them

Before we dive into use cases, let’s first get down to basics and shed light over what is a digital twin. What is Digital Twin Technology Digital twins are dynamic, virtual models of the physical world, enhancing our ability to... Read more

Indoor Maps

Creating Indoor Maps: 6 Key Steps for Beginners

Indoor maps are used to visualize space for improved productivity, security, safety, resource planning, and overall experience. 3D indoor maps provide unique views for unique access levels, such as a first-time visitor or a property manager, giving everyone the right... Read more

Indoor Maps

Is Your App Ready for Indoor Mapping?

Is Your App Ready for Indoor Mapping? Indoor mapping and location data is in high demand. If your app uses geolocation, you may be wondering whether you should incorporate indoor mapping features. Here we’ll explore what indoor mapping is, how... Read more

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