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Congratulations to the winners of Google’s Immersive Geospatial Problem

Congratulations to the winners of Google’s Immersive Geospatial Problem


Posted by Bradford Lee – Product Advertising and marketing Supervisor, Augmented Actuality, and Ahsan Ashraf – Product Advertising and marketing Supervisor, Google Maps Platform

In September, we launched Google’s Immersive Geospatial Problem on Devpost the place we invited builders and creators from all around the world to create an AR expertise with Geospatial Creator or a digital 3D immersive expertise with Photorealistic 3D Tiles.

“We have been impressed by the innovation and creativity of the tasks submitted. Over 2,700 members throughout 100+ nations joined to construct one thing they have been really keen about and to push the boundaries of what’s potential. Congratulations to all of the winners!” 

 Shahram Izadi, VP of AR at Google

We judged all submissions on 5 key standards:

  • Performance – How are the APIs used within the utility?
  • Function – What downside is the appliance fixing?
  • Content material – How inventive is the appliance?
  • Person Expertise – How straightforward is the appliance to make use of?
  • Technical Execution – How properly are you showcasing Geospatial Creator and/or Photorealistic 3D Tiles?

Most of the entries are working prototypes, with which our judges totally loved experiencing and interacting. Thanks to everybody who participated on this hackathon.

From our excellent checklist of submissions, listed below are the winners of Google’s Immersive Geospatial Problem:

Class: Better of Leisure and Occasions

Winner, AR Expertise: World Ensemble

Description: World Ensemble is an audio-visual app that positions sound objects in 3D, creating an immersive audio-visual expertise.

Winner, Digital 3D Expertise: Sensible Occasion Showcaser

Description: Sensible Occasion Showcaser is a completely configurable and immersive platform to customise your occasion expertise and showcase its distinctive location tales and allure.

Winner, Digital 3D Expertise: navigAtoR

Description: navigAtoR is an augmented actuality app that’s altering the way in which you navigate via cities by offering a 3 dimensional map of your environment.

Class: Better of Commerce

Winner, AR Expertise: love ya

Description: love ya showcases three consumer eventualities for a particular time of 12 months that join native companies with customers.

Class: Better of Journey and Native Discovery

Winner, AR Expertise: Sutro Baths AR Tour

Description: This guided tour via the Sutro Baths historic landmark utilizing an illuminated strolling path, data panels with textual content and pictures, and a 3D rendering of how the Sutro Baths swimming pool complicated would seem to these attending.

Winner, Digital 3D Expertise: Hyper Immersive Panorama

Description: Hyper Immersive Panorama makes use of actual time facial detection to permit the consumer to look left, proper, up or down, within the digital 3D atmosphere.

Winner, Digital 3D Expertise: The World is Flooding!

Description: The World is Flooding! lets you visualize a 3D, reasonable flooding view of your neighborhood.

Class: Better of Productiveness and Enterprise

Winner, AR Expertise: GeoViz

Description: GeoViz revolutionizes architectural design, permitting customers to create, modify, and visualize architectural designs of their supposed context. The platform facilitates real-time collaboration, letting a number of customers contribute to designs and consider them in AR on location.

Class: Better of Sustainability

Winner, AR Expertise: Geospatial Photo voltaic

Description: Geospatial Photo voltaic combines the Google Geospatial API with the Google Photo voltaic API for fast evaluation of a constructing’s photo voltaic potential by merely tapping it.

Winner, Digital 3D Expertise: EarthLink – Geospatial Social Media

Description: EarthLink is the primary geospatial social media platform that makes use of 3D photorealistic tiles to allow customers to create and share immersive experiences with their associates.

Honorable Mentions

As well as, now we have 5 tasks that earned honorable mentions:

  1. Simmy
  2. FrameView
  3. Metropolis Hopper
  4. GEOMAZE – The City Quest
  5. Geospatial Route Verify

Congratulations to the winners and thanks to all of the members! Take a look at all of the superb tasks submitted. We will not wait to see you on the subsequent hackathon.



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