Jenny Heaton Announced as Google SketchUp Competition Winner!

On Sunday 25th November local secondary school student Jenny Heaton was announced as the winner of Letchworth’s Google SketchUp competition, ‘3D_lgc’. Earthware had been a supporter and sponsor of this competition, and our Director Brian Norman a judge. Jenny’s superb model of Letchworth Train Station that won ...
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Earthware are officially 'Windows 8 Elite'!

On Friday we received the good news from Microsoft that thanks to the submission of our first Windows 8 app, Meet½Way, we at Earthware are now officially ’Windows 8 Elite’! So, what is this ‘Meet½Way’? Meet½Way began back in August as a result of our ‘Earthware Day ...
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Bing Maps Silverlight – smooth zoom skydive animation

In 2010 Austrian skydiver Felix Baumgartner teamed up with scientists and Red Bull to form the Red Bull Stratos; a project that aims to see Baumgartner free fall from a height of 120 000 feet; the edge of space; to the surface of planet Earth. Have you ever wondered what ...
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Earthware ready to release their first Windows 8 Bing Map app!

On Wednesday the Bing Maps SDKs for Windows Store apps were released. You can take a look at the announcement here, http://binged.it/Vv6kxi, but essentially what this means for us at Earthware is that we can now upgrade our first Windows 8 Bing Map app from the Beta ...
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Raspberry Pi arrives at Earthware!

Last week was a very exciting time at Earthware… our Raspberry Pi arrived! I have recently started at Earthware as a ‘summer intern’, and so was thrilled to be given possession of the Pi for a day, and struggled to hide my excitement in front of the other, envious developers ...
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Is a Map Always the Right Answer?

Here at Earthware, we have recently been working on a number of projects showing quite complex and multi-faceted data sets using consumer APIs such as Google Maps and Bing Maps.  This has led us to explore lots of different ways of displaying more than one thing at a time on ...
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