Japan Media Arts Festival  
22nd

Entertainment Division

Jury Selections

UNKAI NAVIGATOR / TIME TRAVEL NAVIGATOR

Web

THE WEEKEND EXPLORER PROJECT (HASHIZUME Shinichiro / USAMI Masatoshi / IDE Yasutaka / SAKAE Ryota) [Japan]

© MITSUBISHI MOTORS CORPORATION.

Outline

A web service that predicts natural phenomena using topographical and meteorological data. Unkai Navigator predicts the probability of an unkai (sea of clouds) occurring at 30 sites throughout Japan. Time Travel Navigator predicts the probability of magnificent views mentioned in classical Japanese literature occurring at 18 scenic places. The site also gives guidance on getting to these destinations and welcomes user feedback.

http://www.mitsubishi-motors.co.jp/special/weekend-explorer/

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