Liquid Galaxy delivers panoramic views across multiple displays and computers

Liquid Galaxy is a remarkable panoramic system that is tremendously compelling. It started off as a Google 20% project to run Google Earth across a small cluster of PC's and it has grown from there. Liquid Galaxy hardware consists of one or more computers driving multiple displays. Liquid Galaxy applications have been developed using a master/slave architecture. The view orientation of each slave display is configured in reference to the view of the master display. Navigation on the system is done from the master instance and the location on the master is broadcast to the slaves over UDP. The slave instances, knowing their own locations in reference to the master, then change their views accordingly. The Liquid Galaxy Project, while making use of Google Earth software, does not develop the Google Earth code-base itself. Google Earth is not open source software, although it is free (as in beer). Instead, the Liquid Galaxy Project works on extending the Liquid Galaxy system with open source software both improving its administration and enabling open source applications, so that content of various types can be displayed in the immersive panoramic environment.

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Technologies

  • python
  • nodejs
  • android
  • maps api

Topics

  • Other
  • geo
  • visualization
  • cluster
  • data
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Liquid Galaxy project 2019 Projects

  • Albert Morea
    AirMashup for Liquid Galaxy
    AirMashup for Liquid Galaxy is a project that helps to comprehend how airspace is structured. Displaying in Liquid Galaxy airways, airports, flights...
  • Marcel Porta Vallés
    Forest analysis and visualization
    The reforestation is a problem that affects a lot of countries nowadays, due to this project tries to be a system able to automatically reforestation...
  • Renato Aurelio Totti
    JavaScript library for data simulation and acquisition
    Liquid Galaxy is a interactive environment with many processing nodes and screens. This proposal aims to create a new JavaScript library to acquire...
  • Sreyas
    Liquid Galaxy Controller Application Redesign
    A redefined application developed on flutter containing various tools for controlling the LG screen. Touch gesture based navigation to control the LG...
  • Ivan Colomer Vallejo
    Liquid Galaxy For Education
    Liquid Galaxy for Education is a project which consists of bringing Liquid Galaxy to children by using Chromebooks as screens and a tablet as a...
  • Eric Monné Mesalles
    New tools for the liquid galaxy
    When we are working with a dataset with geolocation, we need a tool to display it. The idea is build this tool. We will be able to upload the kml or...
  • Mihaela Claudia Diosan
    Python library for real time data visualization
    I will develop a library to acquire data from external sources mainly through forms on an Android application, store them on a local database and...
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