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2019-03-06 01:19:01

A 3D computer model of a whole city has been created by researchers in Tampere, Finland. The virtual Tampere can be searched and viewed using mobile devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs). Buildings are displayed on the screen as they appear from ground level, so that people walking around a city can compare the display on their PDA with what’s in front of them. “Users recognise landmarks and find the route in cities more easily with the 3D model than with a symbolic 2D map,