Travel

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

Unity

BUILD A SCIENCE FICTION FANTASY WORLD USING THE WRLD UNITY SDK

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

SDK

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

Announcements

3D Maps on Mobile with WRLD App

By 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... Read more

Announcements

How to use ARKit with the WRLD Unity SDK: Part 2

In Part 1 of this tutorial we looked at how to integrate both WRLD Unity SDK and ARKit Unity Plugin ARKit Unity Plugin in a single scene. In this part you will learn how to attach map to a surface... Read more

Announcements

How to Use ARKit with the WRLD Unity SDK: Part 1

Since 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... Read more

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