Kategorie: Walkalytics

A new map in town: MapKit JS by Apple

Back in 2011, #TeamEBP has written about the usage of geo.admin.ch and compared it to other map services like Google. A year later, Apple joined the party of map providers and introduced Apple Maps to the world, with one caveat: It was only available on Apple devices. With Apple’s developer conference last week, this has changed: Apple introduced a new Javascript library called MapKit JS from Apple – this means that you can now embed...

Pedestrian Reachability Analysis for Hyperlocal Marketing

Since 2013, EBP has been developing and refining Walkalytics, an approach to data analytics for business-relevant questions regarding pedestrian mobility. At the heart of the approach lie isochrones, which are calculated for every square meter of an area-of-interest. In the early stages, we successfully applied Walkalytics mainly in urban and transportation planning. In this blog post, however, I want to demonstrate how Walkalytics can help you in geomarketing on very small scales. Example 1: Narrow the audience...

Pedestrian Isochrone Maps

On Monday, October 3rd, the 17th Annual Conference on Walking and Liveable Communities, Walk21 Hongkong has opened its doors to more than 500 participants. One of the speakers will be our Ivo Leiss. In his presentation, he will speak about Walkalytics – EBP’s approach to data analytics for business questions related to pedestrians. Walking has always been a topic on our agenda. Already in 2013, we have written about accurate analytics for pedestrian accessibility and...

Forget Apps – Bots Are the Future of Geo

Update 2016-12-01: We have a second version of our bot and a landing page at http://www.traindelaybot.ch. It now supports Facebook Messenger, Skype und Slack. The title of this blog post may seem hyperbolic, but during the last few months there has been an increasing buzz on personal assistants and bots like Amazon’s Echo, Apple’s Siri or Facebook’s „M“ – the latter being a shopping assistant in Facebook’s Messenger app. Some people proclaim that we experience...

Wie gut ist ein Standort mit Bahn und Bus erschlossen?

Update August 2014: Die im Folgenden beschriebene flächenhafte Berechnungsmethode können Sie jetzt auch in ihren Projekten einsetzen: Unter walkalytics.com finden Sie unser weiterreichendes Angebot für fussgängergerechte Distanzen und darauf aufbauende Analyse. Auch weiterhin beantworten Stephan Heuel und ich gerne Ihre Fragen. Vom Zirkel … Die Erschliessung mit dem öffentlichen Verkehr ist in der Raumplanung und insbesondere bei der Wahl eines Standorts von grosser Bedeutung. Das Bundesamt für Raumentwicklung (ARE) hat im Jahr 2010 einen Grundlagenbericht veröffentlicht, der das Thema Erschliessung und Erreichbarkeit in...