Data Observatory

Get a better look at your opportunities

To solve big problems, you need to think differently. The Data Observatory lets you see your data from virtually every angle, unlocking new perspectives and inspiring new strategies. With an immense data processing capacity, it is the largest facility of its kind in Europe - and possibly the world.

Centred around our 310 degree visualisation space, the Data Observatory includes data science studios and conference facilities that allows you to sit down with academics and business advisors to co-create strategies that help solve your greatest challenges. Located in the Data Science Institute at Imperial College London, the Data Observatory provides you with a connected, innovative and immersive data environment.

To view this video

On a computer
You can view it from all angles just using a simple web browser. Just drag the screen around to view the video from different angles.

On a mobile device
For a better experience, we recommend viewing it on a mobile device. This will make use of the gyroscopes embedded in your device so you can move your phone around freely to explore the different angles.

The Virtual Reality Experience
For those of you looking for a totally immersive experience, you can also view it using a pair of simple VR goggles like Google Cardboard.

Data Observatory case studies

bitcoin blockchain

Bitcoin transactions

A visualisation designed by the Data Science Institute of bitcoin activity across the globe including a real-time demonstration of bitcoin transactions.
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