120-year old London murders brought to life!

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http://www.buzzlondon.com uses a mixture of live web cams, aerial images, street maps, interactive content and 360-degree views to provide a new information gateway for London residents and visitors. The portal uses its technology to provide new insight into the infamous Ripper murders of the 19th Century.

Buzzlondon puts suppliers of tourist services in touch with their customers, and promotes businesses in all areas of London.

Visitors can visit every single address, street or place. Integrated visual technologies are used to combine aerial views, maps, tours, photographs, web cams and links to further information. Buzzlondon links to hundreds of web sites on every aspect of the capital. Information is available on sports, restaurants, travel, communities, hotel, theatre and restaurant booking, pubs, leisure and entertainment not just in Central London, but also in every area within the M25 motorway.

For media organisations, the technology enables geographic and time specific advertising plus location content news and services delivery.

local5media founders are world leaders in geographic application technology. The company integrates visual technologies including aerial photography and web cams, sound streaming, geographic information technology incorporating high quality mapping, geographically targeted advertising and broadband local channel content. The architecture fulfils digital television broadcast requirements and are WAP-enabled to provide navigational instructions if required.

Sheila Coate, Sales Manager of local5media comments, “buzzlondon is the first of a new generation of leisure portals. It explores every square centimetre of Greater London, and is the ideal way for businesses to tell Londons visitors ‘come and see us’.”

More details are at http://www.local5media.com.

Information for Editors:

local5media provides integrated visual technologies and on-line content for virtual visits to any location on the web, interactive digital television, WAP, Internet or via digital print technology.

Formed as a joint venture between Intergraph(UK), iwantinfo and MVA in July 2000, the company has already created a major portal access site for London media content delivery and can rapidly scale its technology for UK coverage.

For further information, please contact:

Sheila Coate

local5media Ltd

Shere House

Middle Street


Surrey GU5 9HF

Tel:        +44 1483 203777

Fax:        +44 1483 202944

E-mail:        mrankin@local5media.com

Web:        http://www.local5media.com
Date:        January 2001

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