There’s support (in terms of platform and standards compliance) these days… and then there’s ‘first-class support’, is this the way the industry is going?
The eeGeo platform delivers a 3D representation of the world in which information, content, services and data visualisation can be presented in a visually attractive way that encourages discovery, interaction.
Specifically, it has released eegeo.js (based on the traditional open source 2D Leaflet.js, making it possible to use and deploy cool looking 3D maps just like any other leaflet.js base-layered map with an extra 2 lines of code) and a TfL (Transport for London) API to incorporate any public transport route/line/times into a map.
The firm explains that its maps are driven by libeegeo, a high-performance cross-platform C++11 library using OpenGLES and OpenGL.
According to the team, “This cross-platform library powers all of our platforms from a single codebase. This means reduced inventory, allowing us to stay quick and lean – we only have a very small core engineering team of 10.”
The company explains its evolution and says that it went from gaming first, to mobile second, then browser third.