BBC News visualisation tool revealed

leave a comment »

Interactive visualisations have huge potential for online storytelling but are a challenge to create under the time pressure of the newsroom. Which is why a new trial project for the BBC is exploring a tool to help illustrate its news and history pages.

Design agency Berg today revealed Dimensions at howbigreally.comwhich uses the same principle as Lintner’s ifitwasmyhome to explain and relate the scale of events with our own location. Chose a ‘dimension’ –spacedepthsancient worldsthe industrial ageenvironmental disastersthe Battle of Britainfestivalscities in history or the war on terror – and it will overlay representations on your postcode in a Google Map.


Written by blackpropaganda

August 17, 2010 at 17:03

Posted in Uncategorized

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: