Disaster Big Data -- Saving Lives Through Information

Synopsis
On March 11, 2011, Japan was hit by the magnitude 9 Great East Japan Earthquake. Eighteen thousand five hundred people were killed or went missing. How did people react on that day? Why did so many people lose their lives?
A huge amount of data from that day is stored on the cloud and is now being analyzed. Disaster Big Data -- Saving Lives Through Information uses cutting-edge visual technology to illustrate the overall picture of the gigantic disaster as revealed by data such as location information from 60 million cellular phones and 1 million vehicles.