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about FLUX MX



Flux is an interactive visualization that shows transaction flows between different cells (tiles) and zip codes while combining information from Foursquare areas in the given Mexican cities     

The display allows to determine which are the areas that exercise as a pole of attraction for trade and which are the areas which are a source ofcommercial flow


The visualization shows a map of cells (each 550x450m) in this three cities during the sample (November 2013 - April 2014)     

The API provided by BBVA shows all transactions with credit card in each of the cells, aggregated by postal code     

This information is combined with information Geographical provided by the google maps API (geolocation cells), and the venues information provided by the Foursquare API.

Both data sources have been categorized by types of activity

How it works

Once you select a city, click on a tile to select it, then the visualization will show transactions (incomes and outcomes) performed in each cell, numerically and with a representation Circular proportional to the total quantity, this information is combined with the Foursquare venues data in the tile

Data sources

The project uses three sources of information:

Frameworks and libraries used

About Pimpampum

Pimpampum is a company focused on the design and development of interactive applications

In our lab we are dedicated to experiment with interactive visualization and proposals


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