Real Time Data Resources http://www.k12science.org/materials/resources/realtimedata/ Many of our classroom projects use real time data sites that are difficult to find. This page contains links to some of the most compelling Internet web sites for educational use. These include a host of sites that have real time weather, air, water, and satellite information that will enhance traditional classroom lessons.
Worldometers - real time world statistics http://www.worldometers.info/ Worldometers - real time world statistics
Worldometers is run by an international team of developers, researchers, and volunteers with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world. We have no political, governmental, or corporate affiliation.
Worldometers was voted as one of the best free reference websites by the American Library Association (ALA).
A World of Tweets http://aworldoftweets.frogdesign.com/ A World of Tweets
A view of the world that provides a topographical image, but also enables insights into online media consumption in real time.
The online app visualizes geo-located tweets from around the globe, choosing from a variety of HTML5 based visual map views, labels and modes.
Dark Sky Meter http://www.darkskymeter.com/ The Award winning Dark Sky Meter by DDQ helps you measure the night sky brightness with the press of a button.
Get instant information about the night sky quality and contribute to create a global map of sky darkness.
Recording Light Pollution http://lossofthenight.blogspot.co.uk/ Recording Light Pollution
Loss of the Night citizen science project
The best part about the Atlas website is that it includes three citizen science projects to ensure that future photos are cataloged, and to find other older images "hidden in the dark of the database".
Dark Skies of ISS allows citizens to sort images between different types: Images of cities, images of stars, and other images. It requires no previous knowledge, and is only available online. It is the simplest of the three projects.
Night Cities aims to allow citizens to apply their lay knowledge of local and international geography. The project shows paired images of cities with maps. Project volunteers identify points in the night images and match them to positions on the maps. With this help we can generate light maps of cities. Lost at Night is the stiffest challenge for citizens with good geographical knowledge of a region. Their goal is to identify which city is in an image without any identification. The position of the cities in this case is only known to within about 500 km.
Singapore Government Data [Live] Apps http://data.gov.sg/AppShowcase/AppList.aspx Singapore Government Data [Live] Apps
Here you can find applications that were developed using government data. AMAZING SELECTION
| Business & Economy | Education | Energy | Environment | Finance | Health | Housing | Safety | Population | Science| Society | Tourism | Transport |
Hong Kong Air Pollution : iPad iPhone App http://www.theairyoubreathe.com/apps/ Hong Kong Air Pollution iPad App
The AirYouBreathe displays the current air quality in Hong Kong using a variety of different air pollution indexes from around the world.
The pollutant information from multiple reporting stations around Hong Kong is run through the air pollution indexes of other countries to produce a more accurate picture of the current air quality.
Users can view the pollution levels quickly on a map or in a table view, and drill down into more specific information about how certain countries would regard the current air quality in Hong Kong. Several nations provide specific warnings to their citizens in the event the air quality reaches a certain warning level. Information is update hourly so people can plan their outdoor activities at times when pollution levels are minimized. DOWNLOAD iPad iPhone App
MyRadar Weather Radar : iOS Windows Android App http://myradar.acmeaom.com/ MyRadar Weather Radar : iOS and Android App
MyRadar a fast, easy-to-use, weather application that displays animated weather radar around your current location, allowing you to quickly see what weather is coming your way. Just start the app, and your location pops up with animated weather, allowing you to easily see if rain is headed your way. Our high-res animated radar helps you see weather details even at the closest level! MyRadar currently only shows weather in the United States, and only in the 48 contiguous states - not Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico.
Marine Traffic https://www.marinetraffic.com/en/ Marine Traffic
This web site is part of an open, community-based project. It is dedicated in collecting and presenting data which are exploited in research areas, such as but not limited to the following:
-Study of marine telecommunications in respect of efficiency and propagation parameters
-Simulation of vessel movements in order to contribute to the safety of navigation and to cope with critical incidents
-Interactive information systems design
-Design of databases providing real-time information
-Statistical processing of ports traffic with applications in operational research
-Design of models for the spotting of the origin of a pollution
-Design of efficient algorithms for sea path evaluation and for determining the estimated time of ship arrivals
-Correlation of the collected information with weather data
-Cooperation with Institutes dedicated in the protection of the environment
-It provides free real-time information to the public, about ship movements and ports, mainly across the coast-lines of many countries around the world.
The initial data collection is based on the Automatic Identification System (AIS). We are constantly looking for partners to take part in the community. They will have to install an AIS receiver and share the data of their area with us, in order to cover more areas and ports around the world. As well as viewing in a web-browser there are Apps for most mobile devices.
YouTube Channel at www.youtube.com/user/MarineTrafficMedia
Real Time Data [Wikipedia] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Real-time_data Real Time Data [Wikipedia]
Real-time data denotes information that is delivered immediately after collection. There is no delay in the timeliness of the information provided.
Real-time data is often used for navigation or tracking.
FlightBoard https://www.mobiata.com/apps/flightboard Flightnoard
Turn your iPhone or iPad into the Arrivals and Departures board for any airport in the world!
Just select your favorite airport and FlightBoard gives you arrivals and departures in real-time. It's like being at the airport without the jostling.
We based the design on the amazing flight board at Charles de Gaulle Airport to give the app a beautiful, old-school look.
Flightradar24 - Live flight tracker! http://www.flightradar24.com/ Flightradar24.com - Live flight tracker!
Flightradar24 combines data from several data sources including ADS-B, MLAT and FAA. The ADS-B, MLAT and FAA data is aggregated together with schedule and flight status data from airlines and airports to create a unique flight tracking experience.
The primary technology that we use to receive flight information is called automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B). There is also an App for most mobile devices
Google Trends http://www.google.com/trends/ Google Trends
Google Trends is a public web facility of Google Inc., based on Google Search, that shows how often a particular search-term is entered relative to the total search-volume across various regions of the world, and in various languages.
The horizontal axis of the main graph represents time (starting from 2004), and the vertical is how often a term is searched for relative to the total number of searches, globally.
Google Trends also allows the user to compare the volume of searches between two or more terms. An additional feature of Google Trends is in its ability to show news related to the search-term overlaid on the chart, showing how new events affect search popularity.
As well as viewing in a browser there is also an iPad App
Retail in Real-Time http://www.retale.com/info/retail-in-real-time/ Retail in Real-Time
Retail is at the heart of our operations, and inspired by the infographic The Internet in Real-Time, we were interested in what a visualization of popular US consumer spending would look like.
The result? Retail in Real-Time - a glimpse of how and where the US spends its cash and just how quickly these numbers grow.
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