Archive for the ‘Mashups’ Category

Vienna 360

01Aug07

Stumbled across this only recently: 360 cities mashes up Google Maps with 360 degrees panoramic images from various cities (including Vienna), using Quicktime VR. Hmmm… I’m ALMOST tempted to say ‘I could’ve done that myself!’, but ok – I do have to admit their version looks slightly better than the hack I did some weeks […]


DIY Street View

23Jun07

When I recently scouted for suitable test locations for our compass/tilt-enabled mobile app prototype, I thought it would be nice to have some sort of Google Street View-like panoramas of our potential test areas – so I could better discuss them with colleagues and roughly estimate some basic geometry paramters for each location (like e.g. […]


If you’re a developer who gets to play around with mobile gadgets and high-end smartphones a lot (or, well, frequently enough at least – like myself) it’s easy to get excited over the stuff you can do with those things nowadays: realtime 3D graphics, integrated GPS, animated SVG user interfaces, Flash, you name it. Despite […]


I thought I’d open up this post to collect issues, bugs and feature requests for the FONFinder. I’ll update it over time. Drop me a comment if there’s something on your mind about FONFinder. There are currently issues with special characters. Especially the Umlauts are a problem as they are quite common in German/Austrian street […]


Without much further ado – I’m releasing my newest geek-project into the wild: a first version of the FONFinder can now be seen and tried at fonfinder.mobi. UPDATE: I’ve started to collect and track issues, bugs and feature requests here. Drop me a comment if there’s something you want to let me know! For those […]