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Come see us speak at this weeks SyncHerts

If you didn't know already (shame on you) this summer we helped start a local technology user group in Hertfordshire called SyncHerts. We run meetups every first Thursday of the month on a range of subjects recently including UX, TheInternetOfThings and starting & leading your own technology company. This Thursday...
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MapBox Studio Review

Over the last two years one of favourite mapping tools has been the excellent TileMill from MapBox. TileMill has enabled us to create highly stylistic maps from custom geo-data on a number of client projects including our work with Skype on the winter X-Games Social Media Map. MapBox have been...
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Full UK Postcodes Polygons (mostly Open Data)

OS Code-Point Open The Ordnance Survey provides the GB postcode location data as free to use Code-Point® Open which you can read about here and the exact license terms are here. Which is great, however, you’ll notice that being the GB dataset, you don’t get any of the...
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Geocode your photo, video or any collection using metadata

We’ve just completed an interesting project combining mapping with photos and videos. So if you have a massive digital library of photos that you’ve scanned or taken on a camera without GPS Positioning you can now help your customers search and filter them geographically, using MetaLoc. So how...
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Transport for London's Journey Planner is now using Google Maps!

This year Earthware have been working alongside the TfL Online Team and BAE Systems Detica to create the new Transport for London Journey Planner. As of tomorrow you are able to try it out for yourself! We have been working on this very exciting project since January, creating the mapping...
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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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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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Bing Maps Street Side Imagery for London, UK

Today Bing Maps have released their first street side imagery outside of North America in our very own UK capital city London. This first release appears to cover the capitals major roads but lets hope there is lots more to come over the next few months. Below is an overview...
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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 - how we became famous...

Ok – so it It might be a slight over exaggeration to say that we are famous but we have been on TV. Or at least a piece of our work has! If you follow our Earthware blog you may be familiar with our Kinect hack that turned a Puffersphere spherical...
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