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3D map visualizations on Android and iOS

3D polygons on maps are for much more than just buildings. When the map is...

June 26 2017

Local government transparency in 3D

In September 2016, we launched Mapbox Cities to tackle cities’ biggest challenges through data-driven decision...

developer tools

WGS84 precision in Unity World Space

When working in Unity, placing features on a map in the correct geographic coordinates requires...

May 05 2017
data & OpenStreetMap

3D building data for San Francisco

You’ll find now height data for 140,484 San Francisco buildings in our maps. We have...

April 14 2017
developer tools

Launching the Mapbox Unity SDK

We are pleased to launch the Mapbox Unity SDK at the Game Developers Conference this...

February 27 2017
developer tools + Mapbox Unity SDK, a platform for building location-based games, just launched with the latest version of the...

February 24 2017
developer tools

3D terrain in Unity

The Mapbox Unity SDK has full support for global digital elevation data in Unity. Our...

February 08 2017
developer tools

Bringing 3D terrain to the browser with Three.js

Mapbox builds the full mapping stack: collecting geographic data, cutting it into vector tiles, and...

February 07 2017
developer tools

Bringing real-world places into your game

Here’s an example of how we used Unity and the Mapbox Unity SDK to integrate...

February 01 2017
developer tools

Build the next Pokémon Go with Mapbox + Unity

The Niantic team, creator of Pokémon Go, did amazing work in creating an iconic map...

January 26 2017
developer tools

How to design a Minecraft-inspired world with Mapbox and Unity

A few weeks ago I used the Mapbox Unity SDK to create a Minecraft-inspired world....

January 11 2017

Mapbox access now available in Mantle 1.1!

Our friends at Mantle, the plugin for effortlessly designing 3D environments in Unity, just released...

January 04 2017
developer tools

Creating Minecraft-inspired Worlds with the Mapbox Unity SDK

Our Mapbox Unity SDK is all about bringing real world map data to the world...

December 21 2016
developer tools

Styling 3D buildings in Unity

The upcoming Mapbox Unity SDK is designed to bring full map capabilities to Unity. In...

December 13 2016
map design

Run the Catalina Eco Marathon in 3D

This past Saturday, ambitious runners took on the Catalina Eco Marathon, a race that loops...

developer tools

Announcing the Mapbox Unity SDK

Today we are announcing the Mapbox Unity SDK. The new SDK gives developers direct access...

October 31 2016
developer tools

Global elevation data

Our new global elevation layer, Terrain-RGB, is live! Encoded in the Red, Green, and Blue...

October 27 2016

Viewing satellite imagery in VR

Mapbox with Unity 3D opens up new ways to showcase geospatial data. We have been...

October 17 2016
data & OpenStreetMap

Mapping 3D building features in OpenStreetMap

We’ve been talking a lot about 3D buildings on maps lately. Mapbox Streets buildings now...

October 13 2016
developer tools

Drive around your map

With Mapbox maps, Unity, and Mantle you can recreate and explore any place in the...

October 06 2016

Satellite imagery for low bandwidth environments

Flightradar24 just launched with low bandwidth satellite imagery. If you’re tracking your journey with in-flight...


Tracking the world's airliners with Flightradar24

Flightradar24 uses real-time transponder data to track more than 160,000 commercial flights per day. Their...

developer tools

Add a third dimension to Mapbox.js with CSS

Our recent Capital Bikeshare post received a lot of Twitter love, particularly for the 3D...


Weekend Hack: Printing 3D Tiles

A friend recently got a Makerbot (3D printer) at his work, and he invited me...

August 05 2013

Launching MapBox Earth

We just launched MapBox Earth, a free and open source iOS app that combines the...

May 08 2013
map design

Expanding TileMill's Building Symbolizer to Visualize Complex 3d Structures

TileMill’s ability to map 3D complex structures continues to improve. This is a quick post...

February 18 2013
map design

Experiments in the 3rd Dimension

The good folks at Sanborn were kind enough to send us a sample extract of...

March 22 2012