See the World through Infographics: Information Visualization
Introduction to Information Visualization
To begin with, let's learn what information visualization is. Information visualization is the communication of knowledge, advice or order through imaging which is easily identified by the human brain. This method integrates information in the pictures, which is called infographic. This means can accurately and clearly depict complicated information while making the reading more interesting and convenient. Below are a wide range of examples demonstrating the benefits of infographics.
Infographics Example 1 World Map
A World map template is available for free download and print. You can apply it in various areas, such as geography, marketing and transportation. See more details about its application in article Customizable World Map Presentation Templates.
Infographics Example 2 World Data map
From this table, you can learn some common knowledge of the world. All shapes in this diagram are pre-drawn. Users don't need any drawing skill or experience. Just drag and drop suitable suitable symbols to visualize your ideas.
Infographics Example 3 Cultural Difference Diagram
With a few simple images, some differences between western and eastern culture are clearly and interestingly laid out.
Infographics Example 4 Top 10 Richest Countries
You can see the ranking numerically as well as visually. The figures of the 10 richest countries in terms of GDP are compared intuitively through such a column chart. Note: the data is collected in 2014.
6 Tips for Infographics Design
- Information communication is the priority.
- Make it knowledgeable.
- Make it attractive.
- Make it intuitive.
- Ensure the accuracy.
- Make it personalized.
Automatic Infographics Design Software
The above diagrams are all created by Edraw, an all-in-one diagramming tool with predefined symbols. Edraw offers you a variety of diagram makers, and provides diagram examples and libraries of ready-made templates and shapes for quick and simple creation of professional-quality diagrams. All templates and examples are editable, printable and for free download. It also supports export of vector graphic multipage documents into multiple file formats: vector graphics (SVG, EMF, EPS), bitmap graphics (PNG, JPEG, GIF, BMP, TIFF), web documents (HTML, PDF), PowerPoint presentations (PPT), and Adobe Flash (SWF).