geovisualization

Apr 28, 2017

Getting in Touch with the Designer in All of Us

Payam Tabrizian is a landscape architect and Ph.D. student in Design, but he firmly believes that designing landscapes shouldn’t be limited to the professionals. His research bridges disciplinary gaps between design and the geospatial and cognitive sciences.

Mar 28, 2017

Revealing the Research Possibilities of Virtual Reality

Imagine you are standing in a downtown city plaza, surrounded by tall buildings, steel sculptures, and storefronts. Perhaps it’s your lunch break, and you’ve come to the plaza to take a seat on one of its stone benches and eat […]

Sep 8, 2016

GIS at Your Fingertips: Tangible Landscape Webinar Showcases Open-source Solutions

On August 31st, the GeoForAll Laboratory at the Center for Geospatial Analytics presented a live multi-media webinar to a broad audience of online viewers, showcasing Tangible Landscape and describing how researchers around the world can adopt and adapt its flexible technology. While […]

Jul 6, 2016

Tours of Geovisualization Lab Spark Discovery and New Partnerships

When you step into the Geovisualization Lab at the Center for Geospatial Analytics at NC State, maps leap off computer screens onto touchable, interactive displays. Virtual reality headsets let you enter landscapes and experience how it would feel to be there. […]

Jan 4, 2016

First-Of-Its-Kind Book on Tangible Modeling Puts the Power of Open Source GIS in Your Hands

Center researchers and co-authors Anna Petrasova, Brendan Harmon, Vaclav Petras, and Helena Mitasova have published “Tangible Modeling with Open Source GIS,” a groundbreaking new book on the Tangible Landscape, an innovative tangible geospatial modeling system powered by GRASS GIS. This first-of-its-kind book provides […]