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25 Tech-Filled Maps

From Tron-Like Cartography to Interactive Eco Awareness

— August 11, 2012 — Tech
These tech-filled maps are at the forefront of charting with the beloved Atlas method having become a dated resource.

Innovations in the field are aiding in providing valuable charting information. They incorporate the visual situational aspect of maps with valuable alternative data that charts location-based statistics. For those people who are partial to understanding with observance, these forward-thinking graphics aid in directional data perception. The technological advances in graphic design and coding are providing groundbreaking advances in this field.

A good representation of this phenomenon is seen in the piece 'Realtime Nightlife Hotspots' with an application for smartphones that incorporates GPS and WiFi technology to aid in identifying the most popular partying destinations. From '3D-Infused Maps' to 'Tron-Like Cartography' the mapping sector is yet another field that benefits from advances in technology.
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Marvelous Mobile Cartography
Marvelous Mobile Cartography
The 'Connected States of America' Map is Drawn by Cellphone Links
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Time-Lapse Mapping Tools
Time-Lapse Mapping Tools
Google Earth Engine Features Progressive Charts
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3D-Infused Maps
3D-Infused Maps
Google Earth 3D for Mobile Gives Users a Full Topography View
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Phone-Mapping Systems
Phone-Mapping Systems
The Beautiful Google Map of Android Phone Activations May Blow You Away
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Tron-Like Cartography
Tron-Like Cartography
The MPS Building Presentation by White Kanga Transcends the Digital
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Cellphone Choice Cartography
Cellphone Choice Cartography
The Smartphone Map Indicates the Device Each State Prefers
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World-Mapping Backpacks
World-Mapping Backpacks
The Google Street View Trekker Takes the Company's Maps to the Next Level
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New Age Cartography
New Age Cartography
The Black World Map Embraces the Aesthetics of the Contemporary Traveler
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Cell Phones to Map Environmental Pollutants
Cell Phones to Map Environmental Pollutants
PEIR by UCLA
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Realtime Nightlife Hotspots
Realtime Nightlife Hotspots
CitySense
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Interactive Eco Awareness
Interactive Eco Awareness
BreathingEarth
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Digital City Doubles
Digital City Doubles
'NearLondon' Replicates Oxford Street in Online Shopping Form
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Online Cartography
Online Cartography
Kevin Kelly Interprets the Web With the ‘Internet Mapping Project'
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Projection-Mapped Homes
Projection-Mapped Homes
The Mr. Beam Living Room Project Takes on Various Personalities
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10
Digital Historic Maps
Digital Historic Maps
The Google HistoryPin Collaboration Gives You Insight into Your City's Past
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Fantastical Floating Orbs
Fantastical Floating Orbs
The ZeroN Levitated Interaction Element Defies Gravity
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Illustrated Online Cartography
Illustrated Online Cartography
Alejo Malia's 3D 'Googles World' Drawings are Virtually Foreign
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Disney Google Earth Tour
Disney Google Earth Tour
3D Virtual Disney World (UPDATE)
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Hi Def Satellite Imaging
Hi Def Satellite Imaging
Google Buys Image Data from GeoEye
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5
Very Detailed Street View City Tours
Very Detailed Street View City Tours
MapJack Leaves Google Lost
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4
Human Activity Maps
Human Activity Maps
Felix Pharand-Deschenes Illustrates Global Interactions
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Emotional City Maps
Emotional City Maps
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Colorful Brain Scans
Colorful Brain Scans
Scientists Create First Ever 3D Map of the Brain
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Volcanic Crater Tours
Volcanic Crater Tours
Real-Life Journeys to the Center of the Earth
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