I have mentioned before that our first prototype is a 3D browser visualisation of high resolution weather forecast data … but I haven’t said much about how we are doing it so, here it is:

OK, this is still a pretty high level view but, bear with us, we will be talking more about the details of each one of these steps in the near future.

Also, I have left out of this list the most important step the design process to make the prototype useful to human beings … which is the main criteria behind the decisions for each link of the chain not just a bit of colour or placing icons in the interface! Talking about that, we had a fantastic meeting in London’s MozSpace to look at design and UX.

3d vis diagram