UnityBuild a Science Fiction Fantasy World using the WRLD Unity SDK8th November 2017 by WRLD TeamWRLD 3D maps provide a base platform to build location-based applications, create games, or visualize spatial data. However, WRLD is much more than just a 3D map; the platform core provides a fully built 3D representation of the world, an environment in which the possibilities ...read more!
Open SourceState of the Map US 201731st October 2017 by WRLD TeamWe had the pleasure of attending State of the Map 2017 this year, the OpenStreetMap communities’ annual U.S. conference to talk open source mapping and data, and of course celebrate community achievements. The event offered a rare chance to connect with mappers, businesses, GIS specialists, ...read more!
Smart WorkplaceHow can businesses benefit from Digital Twin technology?24th October 2017 by WRLD TeamAlthough the term Digital Twin was first established in 2002, elements of the technology have in fact been around for quite some time. It’s the growth in IoT (Internet of Things) technology in recent years that has brought Digital Twin to the fore, and enabled ...read more!
Map DataCreating a 3D Map of the World20th October 2017 by liz pruttingCreating 3D maps at scale WRLD has been creating a 3D map of the world since 2010. Our mapping platform streams from the cloud in real-time to users globally on mobile, web, desktop, VR or AR apps. Our proprietary technology procedurally renders GIS and other ...read more!
Augmented Reality3D Maps and Augmented Reality Discussion with Sky News11th October 2017 by liz pruttingWe met with Sky News Swipe last month to talk about the future of augmented reality and digital maps. We discussed (alongside Facebook Live viewers as well) why using our mapping platform technology in augmented reality excites us and our partners. Note, our mapping platform ...read more!
Announcements3D Maps on Mobile with WRLD App1st August 2017 by WRLD TeamBy Calum Leask/Mike McKenna We’re excited to announce our new app – ‘WRLD’. Coinciding with our new brand launch, WRLD will be our first publicly available app since Recce. It’s packed with new features and expanded map coverage, making it easier to use and more ...read more!
AnnouncementsHow to Use ARKit with the WRLD Unity SDK: Part 221st July 2017 by WRLD TeamIn Part 1 of this tutorial we looked at how to integrate both WRLD Unity SDK and ARKit Unity Plugin in a single scene. In this part you will learn how to attach map to a surface and only show the sections within the bounds ...read more!
AnnouncementsHow to Use ARKit with the WRLD Unity SDK: Part 112th July 2017 by WRLD TeamSince the launch of Apple’s ARKit, there’s been a ton of buzz and amazing demos shared, we recently shared a video on Twitter that showed WRLD working in ARKit. Given the interest we’ve received we decided to lay down steps for anyone who wants to ...read more!