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Want to Make a NASA MMORPG?

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The BBC is reporting that NASA has put out a Request For Information for any groups or agencies who might want o create a NASA MMORPG. The idea is to create a virtual world that simulates science experiments that students can explore. Hopefully whoever gets to make the final products will include a significant geospatial […]

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Sunday CES round-up

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So I have been following the bits and pieces on Engadget, Gizmodo and CrunchGear and have cobbled together my highlights from today. GPS: – toys toys everywhere Delorme released a new EarthMate Engadget looked at Garmin’s new line-up Pioneer’s new voice controlled GPS with iPod and bluetooth support MSI’s new line (I assume it is […]

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3D Nature Holiday Sale

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We had a great interview with Chris Hanson of 3D Nature this week, but we aren’t going to post it until after all of the holiday travel and our year in review episode. In the interview Chris pointed out the great sale they are running on the GIS friendly Visual Nature Studio 2. I have […]

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Google Adds Terrain Features to Google Maps

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Google has added a few new features to its Google Maps application (funny how Google Local never really caught on, isn’t it?). One, they’ve added the ability to edit markers, which we mentioned in the past. Two, they’ve added a new “street view” function for some urban areas that’s worth a look see. I checked […]

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XNA and geospatial data

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So, now that our conference presentation is over, I thought I would tell a little bit about what I have been working on for the last few months that has eaten into my blogging time, among other things. After we finished our prototype virtual world last spring, recreating historical Morgantown, WV in ArcScene using SketchUp […]

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V1 on geospatial and gaming

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For those of you not subscribed to the V1 Magazine Newsletter, Jeff and Matt give their take on a topic we have often talked about, gaming technologies in the realm of geospatial. Check it out and let us know what you think about the subject. V1 Magazine – What is the Influence of Gaming on […]

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Nokia To Expand Pedestrian Maps

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Nokia is taking an interesting twist with their acquisition of Navteq – they want to focus on pedestrians. At a time when people are working hand over fist to get money into in-car navigation systems, Nokia apparently sees a hole in the market. Clearly Nokia has a delivery mechanism at hand for this as well. […]