visualization

  • Trifacta Raises $12M For Platform That Uses Human And Machine Interactions To Prepare Data For Analysis

    Trifacta Raises $12M For Platform That Uses Human And Machine Interactions To Prepare Data For Analysis

    Trifacta, a platform to prepare data for analysis, has closed a $12 million Series B round led by Greylock Partners and Accel Partners. The company has now raised a total of $16.3 million. In an email interview, CEO and Co-Founder Joe Hellerstein said the company’s platform is designed for business analysts and data scientists to explore, manipulate and cleanse data for purposes of… Read More

  • Lineal Timeline Lets You Visualize History (Or The Future) On Your iPad

    Lineal Timeline Lets You Visualize History (Or The Future) On Your iPad

    A new app for iPad called Lineal Timeline launched recently, offering a way to scroll back through historical events from centuries prior, as well as create your own personal timelines using notes and photos from your device’s library. Though appearing deceptively simple, the app’s goal is fairly ambitious: it wants to be able to present all of history in minute-by-minute detail in… Read More

  • Big Data Visualization Startup Lucky Sort Partners With StockTwits, Lets Investors Chart Stock Trends In Real-Time

    Big Data Visualization Startup Lucky Sort Partners With StockTwits, Lets Investors Chart Stock Trends In Real-Time

    Lucky Sort, the Portland-based visualization engine for making sense out of live data streams, is announcing its first partner: StockTwits, a social network for traders that lets users share stock-related information in real-time. Additionally, Howard Lindzon, StockTwits CEO and co-founder, has now also invested in Lucky Sort alongside a couple of other angels, who, combined, have added an… Read More

  • With Fitbit And RunKeeper Data, Notch Offers A Creative Way To Visualize Your Health

    With Fitbit And RunKeeper Data, Notch Offers A Creative Way To Visualize Your Health

    It’s a good time to be a healthy geek — and to start becoming one. Of late, we’ve seen an exponential increase in digital health data thanks to growing popularity of a new generation of smart, wearable devices that help us track and stay on top of our health. These Quantified Self devices scratch our geeky itch for data and allow us to take doctors and fitness instructors… Read More

  • Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

    Infographics For Everyone: Visual.ly Launches First Automated Tool Out Of Beta

    If you are among those who feel that we see too many infographics these days, be prepared for a little more eye candy: Visual.ly, which offers an online tool to create instant visualizations of data, is launching its first public product out of beta. The service will let users take publicly-available data such as information from a Twitter hashtag or a Facebook feed, and then select a… Read More

  • Lucky Sort Grabs Half A Million For Big Data Visualization On Web & iPad

    Lucky Sort Grabs Half A Million For Big Data Visualization On Web & iPad

    How would you like to crunch your way through big data on your iPad? That’s one of the many promises of Lucky Sort, the stealthy new Portland, Oregon-based startup building a visualization and navigation engine called TopicWatch meant for discovering patterns in live data streams. The company just raised a half-million seed round from Neu Venture Capital, Invite Investments (founders… Read More

  • Graphical Resume Site Vizualize.Me Launches, We Talk To The Founder.

    Graphical Resume Site Vizualize.Me Launches, We Talk To The Founder.

    With over 200,000 pre-launch signups and 40,000 users in their beta program, it’s very likely that you saw a vizualize.me resume link show up in a friend’s Facebook status update last week when the site soft launched. I know I did. The Toronto based company (and winner of Startup Weekend Toronto 2011, and International Startup Festival’s Top Elevator Pitch) has been… Read More

  • KAUST: Visualization beyond the CAVE

    Yesterday I introduced CORNEA, the CAVE system at KAUST. CAVEs are great, but they require a huge investment: you need to build a facility around it, or renovate a space to accommodate it. Then you need to spend enormous amounts of money to buy and install the gear. Wouldn’t it be great if you could have an immersive 3D environment without all that effort? Researchers at KAUST, in… Read More

  • MusicBox: a truly powerful visualization of your music library


    I’ve been looking for something like this my whole life — and of course now that I’ve found it, I can’t have it. MusicBox is the Masters thesis project of MIT Media Lab student Anita. I’ve never been impressed with things like Coverflow and Genius because they seem so shallow; there’s so much metadata in and around our music libraries that something more… Read More