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  • Don’t succumb to the dark side, bring your data to the surface

    • 30 January 2017
    • Frans Knibbe
    • Amsterdam

    Spatial data describing the location and shape of things are highly valuable. They are put to meaningful use everywhere in society. Innovation brings growing opportunities […]

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    Space, the final frontier?

    • 1 November 2016
    • Frans Knibbe

    Making space for space on the web In our enlightened future there will be universal sharing of spatial data on the world wide web. Just […]

  • Spatial data on the Web: how should it work?

    • 8 February 2016
    • Frans Knibbe

    What needs to happen before spatial data can be upstanding web citizens? Which agreements will have to be made to fully develop the potential of […]

  • Spatial data on the Web: goals of the OGC/W3C working group

    • 8 February 2016
    • Frans Knibbe

    In 2014 the OGC and the W3C joined forces to make it easier to publish and use spatial data on the worldwide web. The Spatial […]

  • Spatial data on the Web: why?

    • 19 January 2016
    • Frans Knibbe

    Opportunities abound when spatial data are let loose on the World Wide Web. They are a crucial ingredient for concepts like Big Data, the Internet of […]

  • Cooperation between OGC and W3C – will it really happen?

    • 24 June 2014
    • Frans Knibbe
    • Amsterdam

    Workshop ‘Linking Geospatial Data’ could be the beginning of a beautiful friendship In March of this year I had the pleasure of participating in a […]

  • Concurrent Online WebGIS

    Concurrent Online WebGIS

    • 29 November 2013
    • Steven Ottens
    • Amsterdam

    Last year we were playing around with websockets and we: “…figured that an interesting use-case would to have a multi-user GIS where you can actually […]

  • Timesliding canvas maplayer

    • 23 January 2013
    • Steven Ottens
    • Amsterdam

    After someone saw my BAG building data movie he asked if it would be possible to create an interactive map of the entire Netherlands. This […]

  • Phoenix

    Websocket based 3D viewer

    • 18 January 2013
    • Steven Ottens
    • Amsterdam

    Our French intern Nils created a nifty extension on Phoenix; the Google Earth connector. This allows an user to control a seemingly unlimited number of […]

  • AR eyewear shows underground infrastructure

    • 28 November 2012
    • Frans Knibbe
    • Rotterdam

    It has been a while since our last blog on the subject of Augmented Reality (AR), but now we can give a first look at […]