BuddySpace

http://buddyspace.sourceforge.net/

BuddySpace is a cross-platform, open source Jabber client (and specialized Jabber server) that does some cool stuff.

http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/userguide/img/map-screen-3a-75pc.jpg

One cool thing it does is visually locate people on maps!

Check out the movie demo.

More about the maps

Are the maps live?

They're working on it. In fact, maybe they are; the web site says they're working on it, but maybe they've got it by now.

Styles of maps

There are lots of styles of maps available:

http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen1-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen2-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen3-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen4-thumb.jpg

http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen5-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen6-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen7-thumb.jpg http://kmi.open.ac.uk/projects/buddyspace/images/screen-thumb/screen8-thumb.jpg

Further reading


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