Schema at SXSW
Recently Christian Marc Schmidt of Schema and Roxanne Kunz of Amgen traveled to South By Southwest (SXSW) to unveil Insight, our collaboration with Amgen, for the first time to the public.
We collaborated with Rhodium Group, a research firm in New York specializing on analyzing disruptive global trends, on a data visualization of US-China Foreign Direct Investments. The piece shows the investment flows between the two countries at the state and province level. Users can filter by industry or time range, as well as selecting specific states or provinces to see the detailed flows between them. The US-China Project utilizes Arrays, Schema’s data visualization platform.
Christian traveled across the Atlantic a few weeks ago to participate in the first Dublin Tech Summit, an international technology conference bringing together leaders shaping the tech industry today, to foster relationships and inspire attendees with some of the fastest developing technologies.
Over the past year, Schema has been busy working on a new platform for visualizing collections, called Arrays. Use Arrays to publish your collection as a beautiful, interactive online experience. In November, we took Arrays to the Web Summit conference in Lisbon, and got a ton of interest and feedback.
As part of the Airbus Experience Center in Washington D.C., Schema designed and created the software for the immersive, data-driven Briefing Room media installation, consisting of a large touch table that visitors can interact with to display dynamic content on a 30-foot, curved projection wall.
Schema collaborated with Steven Drucker, Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research, on the interface design for SandDance, a data visualization platform that lets you find insights and tell stories about your data. The application visualizes individual particles that represent every data record as the basis for a dynamic, fluid interface that encourages collaboration and natural user interactions.
Schema partnered with New York firm Small Stuff on the design of the website for Ennead Architects. The new site foregrounds Ennead's buildings, focusing on the use of space and the performance of buildings. A core element of the new site are a series of videos by Spirit of Space showing spaces in use.
Our collaboration with ChinaFile, “Catching Tigers and Flies,” launched today. ChinaFile is an online journal by the Center on U.S.-China Relations at the Asia Society. This interactive data visualization documents corruption under China’s leader, Xi Jinping, depicting the individuals under investigation along with their networks and inner circles throughout the government. The project pulls back the curtain on an important issue changing the face of Chinese politics.
Today we launched our new website, featuring more detailed project descriptions, images and videos. Schema has been fortunate to have partnered with many great clients and collaborators over the years. We’re excited to start 2016 working with people and organizations we admire on challenging information problems and exploring some of the big issues of our time.