Tag Archives: apple
Posted on 08. Oct, 2012 by 3DVW.
What if Apple Maps Pulled a TomTom? The Guardian posts about the newly released Apple Maps for iOS 6. The article points to the differences between raster and vector data models as the reason for differences in download speeds. Since everything presented on a digital screen is raster (although the data may originate from a [...]
Posted on 21. Sep, 2012 by 3DVW.
As the good news about the new Apple iPhone spreads, the bad news about the mapping capabilities is similarly spreading. Solving this problem is more about imaging and less about crowd-sourced street data gathering. All of these products can exchange cloud-based mapping data – provided accurate, high quality data were used. Google has solved this [...]
Posted on 10. Jun, 2012 by 3DVW.
Where some stories originate causes me to scratch my head. Check out ‘The spy gear which could slay Street View: Apple calls in private air force with military-grade cameras which can see INSIDE homes to create new 3D map” at the Daily Mail. The article goes on to say, “will be able to look inside [...]
Posted on 04. Jun, 2012 by 3DVW.
Watch the announcements from both Google and Apple over the next week regarding 3D content and new services. There has been a lot of debate and speculation on what can be expected, and it all looks promising from a business and consumer perspective. A short article from SPY Ghana laid out the basic arguments and [...]
Posted on 14. May, 2012 by 3DVW.
As many readers will probably have heard by now, the Internet is alive with speculation about the future of 3D mapping and what role Apple will play. Much of the talk is within the realm of possibility for a number of reasons including, Apple’s recent acquisition of mapping company’s Poly9, C3 Technologies and Placebase. From [...]