UpNext

  • Aiming For The Google Maps Behemoth, UpNext Releases Vector Mapping iPhone App

    Aiming For The Google Maps Behemoth, UpNext Releases Vector Mapping iPhone App

    UpNext, an angel funded New York start-up, makes beautiful maps. Using a number of clever views, the team has built a wildly unique way to navigate your city and, more important, see buildings, points of interest, and even public transit in real time. The company, Raj Advani, Vik Advani, Robin Har, and Danny Moon, have been working in mapping for four years and recently released an iPad… Read More

  • UpNext Releases Amazingly Fluid 3D Mapping App On iPad And Android

    UpNext Releases Amazingly Fluid 3D Mapping App On iPad And Android

    The future was supposed to be all about swooping through pixellated cities, the crepuscular computer ghost-light arcing through the Aurignacian canyons of Neo Tokyo as we trailed our enemies into the dark. Instead we get some of the coolest map visualizations I’ve ever seen with a few social media tricks thrown in to make a very cool mapping platform called UpNext. You win some, you… Read More

  • UpNext Scores $500,000 From Chris Sacca And Others For 3D Mobile Mapping

    UpNext Scores $500,000 From Chris Sacca And Others For 3D Mobile Mapping

    Mapping is a big boy’s game, with Google Maps, Bing Maps, and MapQuest dominating maps on both the Web and mobile. But sometimes it takes a startup to push things forward. 3D mobile mapping startup UpNext is hoping to get on the map, so to speak, with its detailed 3D maps of cities and venues like the Super Bowl stadium. The New York city startup, which has been around since 2007… Read More

  • UpNext On The iPad Introduces Fluid Labels For 3D Maps

    Navigating maps on computers and mobile devices can still be a clunky experience, especially when you try to search for places on a map. Typically, on Google Maps or Bing Maps, you get a bunch of virtual pushpins for each place which you can click on for more information. UpNext, a 3D mapping startup based in New York City, brings that information forward in amore fluid way in the latest… Read More

  • UpNext: Three New Cities, Glowing Foursquare Checkins, And CityGrid Listings

    UpNext: Three New Cities, Glowing Foursquare Checkins, And CityGrid Listings

    One of the most detailed 3-D mapping apps on the iPhone is UpNext, which lets you click on 3-D buildings and see a list of the businesses and offices inside. Up until now, however, it only covered New York City. A new update adds three new cities: Boston, Washington, D.C., and Austin (just in time for SXSW, of course). The Austin map won’t be available until later tonight, where it… Read More

  • UpNext: Wicked 3D Maps of NYC on Facebook

    UpNext: Wicked 3D Maps of NYC on Facebook

    When it comes to online maps, there is a gap between the 2-D maps and pictures you see on Google Maps, Live Maps, and Yahoo Maps, and the more fully-immersive, fly-through experiences of Google Earth and Virtual Earth. A small four-person startup in New York City called UpNext is trying to bridge that gap, by bringing extremely detailed, 3-D maps to the browser. UpNext only maps Manhattan… Read More