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Virtual world weather map

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Virtual world weather map
Second Life object developed by Daden Ltd, showing UK weather reports from data brought in externally via a Yahoo RSS feed.
Visual types
Level of expertise
Source:
Daden Prime, Second Life (Non-Commercial Research)
Interactive features
User can click an area to get details.
Benefits & pitfalls to avoid
  • Use of 3D for presenting data can obscure values, for example where low-value data points lie behind high-value points. Allowing the user to interact with the visualisation, eg rotating or moving the view, can get round this issue.
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