EcoHack, a global hackathon to help protect the environment- A global event that will unite scientists, hackers, designers, and citizens concerned about the environment - To take place on May 9th and 10th at simultaneous times, in New York City, San Francisco, São Paulo, and Madrid - Anyone can participate—the only requirement is a desire to help, understand, and protect the planet - CartoDB is giving event participants free resources, and is organizing a workshop in Madrid on May 6th so that you understand what EcoHack is all about
How can an online mapping tool help us better understand climate change?In June 2013, the President of the United States announced the Climate Data Initiative, an effort to leverage data to help the American people understand and prepare for climate change. The initiative is aimed at advancing environmental science, preparedness, and education through the use of open data. In response to the President's call to action, CartoDB, one of the internet's leading mapping tools, has created a Climate Grants program to enable nonprofits working on climate change related ...
The two most promising startups in Spain unite to provide the ultimate solution for visualizing big data for companies at #MWC14.On Wednesday 26th, at Mobile World Congress 2014, CartoDB and Ducksboard are announcing a common solution to create complete situation rooms combining maps and charts. It will take place at the Spanish Pavilion / Congress Square / CS60, Wednesday 26th of February at 12:30PM
Geo-temporal animated maps at your fingertips with the power of the new CartoDB, the WordPress of mapsThe latest CartoDB release allows anyone to create geo-temporal maps directly from their browser. To make this possible, the CartoDB team has been quietly perfecting a new technology over the past few months. CartoDB is already being used by the UN, US National Park Service, Twitter, The Guardian and the World Resources Institute.
CartoDB Announces Formation of a Strategic Advisory BoardCartoDB, a leading provider of cloud-based mapping and data visualization tools on the web, announced the formation of its Advisory Board, and the appointment of Chris Holmes to the board. The Advisory Board will work with CartoDB Senior Management to provide guidance and support on strategic initiatives as the company accelerates business growth, increases market share and continues its rapid pace of innovation. As a member of the board, Holmes will work closely with the CartoDB leadersh...
HERE and CartoDB partner to visualize 24hrs of life in citiesHERE and CartoDB work together to visualize how cities come to life. Using data continuously collected by HERE through connected devices such as smartphones and cars, users can see how movement changes over 24 hours in five major cities: London, Chicago, Rome, Helsinki and Mumbai. This visualization makes use of a new geo-temporal technology for visualizing dynamic data, developed by CartoDB.
CartoDB releases new features in lieu of the Mobile World Congress, Javier de la Torre and Sergio Alvarez slated to talk.With Mobile World Congress 2013 starting in just a few days, the world will be looking towards the release of new technologies, devices, and applications by conference exhibitors, and while undeniably some will present their products at keynotes, Vizzuality has taken this opportunity to release a few key updates to CartoDB, fueling further disruption in the space through hands on examples and demos.
Vizzuality Secures 300k Euro Grant from EU BON for CartoDB DevelopmentVizzuality has received a €300 thousand grant from the EU BON (Building the European Biodiversity Observation Network), a project to further advance the development of CartoDB on the context of Biodiversity Informatics. Vizzuality was one of 30 companies selected. The project seeks to advance technological platforms that improve the assessment, analysis, visualization and publishing of biodiversity information and the link between biodiversity and environmental data.
High impact data visualization at your fingertips, CartoDB deploys version 2.0 bringing new tools and featuresCartoDB is a cloud powered spatial database, mapping, visualization and analysis platform that allows technologists to build rich data driven applications. <br><br> The 2.0 release brings with it a set of new features, including social maps, better sharing options, more visualization styles, a new more intuitive code editor for SQL and Carto for improved usability, and integration with Amazon Cloudfront to name a few.
CARTO leads the world of location intelligence, empowering any organization and individual to discover and predict key insights through location data. With CARTO’s intuitive location intelligence platform, analysts and developers build self-service location based apps that help optimize operational performance, strategic investments, and everyday decisions.
Founded in 2012 by a team of experts in geospatial development, big data analytics, and visualization techniques, CARTO is based in New York and Madrid, with additional locations in Washington D.C., London, and Estonia. CARTO has a team of 100 employees, a portfolio of 1,200 customers including BBVA, BCG, NYC, Twitter, and Vodafone and more than 200,000 users over the globe. The company is backed by investors such as Accel and Salesforce Ventures.