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Ubisoft has launched Watch Dogs WeareData, a new website that collates publicly available information to create a real-time data map of three major European cities.

The website tracks data linked to London, Berlin and Paris, including public transport schedules, telecommunications networks, energy consumption, CCTV cameras, traffic lights, and regionalised socioeconomic data (such as average net income, unemployment rate and crime rate) to create an in-depth real-time information hub.

The site also highlights publicly-available information from the cities' residents, including their public Facebook posts and activity on Foursquare, Instagram and Twitter.

"With WeareData, visitors will discover that much of the hyper-connected world imagined in Watch Dogs already is a reality, and that everything and everyone is truly connected," said Ubisoft.

"The amount of and potential uses for public and personal information that is readily available online has never been more relevant, as evidenced by today’s headlines. WeareData is designed to provide a glimpse into this reality and to give visitors a new perspective on the cities in which they live."

Watch Dogs launches on November 22 on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U and PC, and around the launch of Xbox One and PS4.

Source: Ubisoft press release

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Grammartron

Wow, that is awesome.
Posted 09:36 on 28 June 2013
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MJTH

I found my house in the London one. Pretty nice idea, it's interesting to see a proper compilation of all this data, even if it's all publicly available anyway.
Posted 07:21 on 28 June 2013
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munkee

Whhhooooaaaahhhh... This is cool! I'm pretty sure a lot of it is conceptual data based on some kind of charts, as opposed to realtime data though.
Posted 17:18 on 27 June 2013
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Innuendo

How long before the Mail/Metro picks this up as some sort of negative video game piece? I'm guessing "Game encourages people to spy on Londoners", or "Are you safe? Game exposes your data online!"
Posted 14:38 on 27 June 2013