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Over the last years, a high demand for scenario-specific visualizations of 3D urban models has evolved. At the same time, established service specifications do not yet provide the means to define 3D map products and to deliver them in suitable formats, since they are focused on traditional 2D map products. In this paper, we present an approach for the(More)
In this paper we present a web-based platform that makes use of HTML5 technology and WebGL to facilitate public participation in urban planning. It consists of components that enable city administrations to present urban plans to the public and to engage with stakeholders. One of these components uses the open source library X3DOM to visualise 3D(More)
In this paper a new user interface for the processing of big geospatial data in the Cloud is presented. The paper focuses on the processing of Smart City data since this kind of data is inherently large and becomes more and more important for the maintenance and planning of sustainable future Smart Cities. The user interface is facilitated by(More)
We evaluate three Open-Source WebGL frameworks (X3DOM, three.js and Cesium) and investigate their use for geospatial applications in the Web. Over the course of one year we carried out five case studies and developed different software prototypes using these frameworks. We focus on geospatial applications since they require unique features that bring the(More)
With the success of applications providing geospatial 3D data to end-users via virtual globes and web-based services, the need for accessing more accurate and up-to-date information has come up. Geodata typically comes from different and unrelated sources, whereas users expect a seamless view which respects their specific needs. A modern geo portrayal(More)
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