How a mapping company was born

I sometimes get asked ‘How did Earthware begin?’ I like telling the story as it shows that a successful business idea can grow out of a personal technology ‘brain fart’! Once upon a time I (Neil Osmond) was working in the pharmaceutical industry running a team of analysts in a...
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Google Maps visual refresh and UK road styling

We’re enjoying investigating the forthcoming update to Google Maps, here at Earthware. As part of understanding the consequences of the new look and feel for one of our clients, we noticed that the specific road styling for the UK seems to have been removed. Here is a picture of...
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Free Charity Mapping Tool

With Microsoft Bing Maps’ latest Terms of Use which enable not for profit organisations to use Bing Maps free of charge, Earthware have been working with the Bing Team to develop a free mapping tool which enables not for profit organisations to create, customise and embed project or events maps...
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Earthware feature in this month's Bing Maps newsletter

We were delighted that this month we featured in the Bing Maps newsletter for a blog article we wrote regarding relative performance of mapping APIs (see below). If you want to read our full blog article please click here. Cool If you can't see the contents of this email, click...
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Puffersphere "Roving Eye" videos seen over half a million times

The two videos that we posted showing the “Roving Eye” that we developed using a Kinect and a PufferSphere have now been seen over 500,000 times on YouTube in less than three weeks. If you haven’t seen them yet, then here are the two videos. Giant eyeball following...
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Quake sequence leading up to Japan tsunami

We always say that displaying data on a map is one of the best ways to bring information to life, especially when the information has a geographical element. One obvious place where this is true is when looking at the pattern of earthquakes. The US Geological Survey publishes a list...
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Earthware presents to Multimap migration clients interested in Bing Maps

Yesterday, we were delighted to be invited to present at a workshop event held at Microsoft’s Victoria offices in London to an audience of approximately 60 people who were interested in exploring how Bing Maps can help them drive their business results. The audience was a good mix of...
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OFFICIAL Microsoft Bing Maps community event in the UK 27th October

We have been working behind the scenes with Bing’s PR agency 3-Monkeys, on an official Microsoft Bing Maps community event for the UK and you can now sign up to attend next Wednesday 27th October. Here’s the intro: “Bing invites you to an informal panel discussion and Q&...
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GoLearnTo continues to show how to place technology at the heart of the online experience

Now in our fourth year of partnership with GoLearnTo.com we are delighted that the website we have been involved in developing continues to go from strength to strength. In the last month GoLearnTo has added no less than four awards and nominations to their impressive array of successes including…...
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Earthware's CountryBehindTheCup map is discussed on C21 Media.net

Earthware’s Avimap demos (TheWorldCupMap and CountryBehindTheCup) are being noticed left right and centre with the latest review coming from C21 Media.net, the digital publishers who broadcast all things television business news and information related. Read their full article about CountryBehindTheCup here....
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