- The tree of life used in our displays includes 1.8 million species covering all known life on earth, except some bacteria and extinct species.
- 100,000 different images of species are integrated into the tree.
- Dates of common ancestry are included in many popular areas of the tree.
- Rich metadata are mapped onto our tree including extinction risk (from IUCN), species popularity for every species (our own metric) and common names in 160 different languages.
- Our data are updated automatically and regularly curated by biologists using reliable sources.
- Displays can be customised to fit with the theme and learning aims of an exhibit.
- A choice between several visually beautiful and distinctive tree designs with the option to work with us to create a new one using the OneZoom framework.
- Easy to use navigation, like a map with zooming and panning by full multi-touch, or by tapping on simple signposts.
- Integrated search feature, including common ancestor search.
- Cusomisable popular areas.
- Location feature shows where you are in the deeply hierarchical tree strucuture.
- Embedded sounds and sound player on leaves and nodes.*
- Screensaver zooms around the tree to help attract people when not in use.*
- Lots more is planned and we'll prioritise development of the most wanted features.
* indicates features currently only available in our older sofware which is open source. We are working towards incorporating those features and many news ones into the latest version of OneZoom for use in public display installations.