Introducing the winners of the WRLD Challenge

WRLD recently hosted a global challenge for developers to create the most useful application or immersive experience using any of the WRLD SDKs. The contest started on October 1st, 2017 and ran till January 5th, 2018. WRLD received a great... Read more

Smart Buildings

How to use WRLD Map Design Tools

Our Map Design tools allow anyone to visualize their world better through creating custom 3D maps of their locations, without extensive coding. Your indoor or outdoor maps are full of location-rich and real-time content that you can manage and share... Read more


Cinematic storytelling in AR using WRLD 3D maps and Unity

When you think of Augmented Reality (AR), you may not think of the movies, yet, but AR is becoming an emerging format for building and sharing new or reimagined worlds. With cinematic storytelling in AR, individual separation from screen to... Read more


A 3D Airport Map Making Tutorial Using the wrld.js SDK

wrld.js is the WRLD JavaScript SDK built on the Leaflet API for creating interactive 3D map experiences on the web for both indoor and outdoor environments. Our friends at ProgrammableWeb featured a tutorial we wrote on how to build a... Read more



WRLD 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... Read more

Open Source

State of the Map US 2017

We 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... Read more

Smart Workplace

How can businesses benefit from Digital Twin technology?

Although 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... Read more

Map Data

Creating a 3D Map of the World

Creating 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... Read more


Student Hackers Create a Voice Controlled Map App with WRLD

This past weekend, WRLD was a proud sponsor for the 4th annual Cal Hacks, which took place on the campus of UC Berkeley. With over 1700 participants from around the world, it’s one of the biggest hackathons in the world,... Read more

Augmented Reality

3D Maps and Augmented Reality Discussion with Sky News

We 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... Read more

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