Editor & Publisher and Infragistics Bring Real-Time COVID-19 Visualization to Publishers

Media Virus Watch Initiative Now Lets Media Outlets and Their Audiences Track Daily Infection and Death Rates Across 223 Countries


Infragistics, the leader in UI/UX and business intelligence solutions powering the world’s largest enterprise software applications, has partnered with Editor & Publisher magazine, the authoritative voice of news publishing, to bring a real-time view of daily COVID-19 death and infection rates across 223 countries to news publishers. Infragistics’ animated COVID-19 data visualization dashboard is now available to publishers through Editor and Publisher’s Media Virus Watch, an online resource developed to bring news publishers the latest news, best practices and data on the coronavirus pandemic.

Infragistics’ interactive visualization tracks all global COVID-19 infections and deaths, daily and by country, since January 30, 2020. Powered by global data sources, including Johns Hopkins University, the U.S. CDC and the World Health Organization (WHO), viewers can click on any of the 223 countries on the dashboard to see the total deaths or infections on a specific day. It also allows users to track trends in a single country or across countries over time.

Currently, the majority of U.S. news outlets are laser-focused on COVID-19 rates in the U.S. By expanding the data set to encompass worldwide COVID-19 statistics, Americans can get an informed perspective about the country’s progress relative to the rest of the world. Infragistics designed the dynamic dashboard with Indigo.Design and Ignite UI for React, leveraging timely data from CSSEGISandData/COVID-19 to showcase the power of using data to drive decisions.

“This new, engaging COVID-19 dashboard created with Infragistics solutions is an especially informative data asset for newspapers and other news organizations that are covering the coronavirus public health crisis,” says Mike Blinder, publisher, Editor & Publisher. “We are grateful to Infragistics for providing us with an essential tool in our mission to strengthen the support we provide to news organizations.”

“We recognize that we have a responsibility to contribute our technology resources, such as this visualization tool and other expertise, wherever we can to influence the greater good,” said Dean Guida, founder and chief executive officer of Infragistics. “We are pleased to support Editor & Publisher’s Media Virus Watch with our COVID-19 dashboard visualization tool and our door is always open to news organizations seeking business intelligence resources.”

In addition to the partnership with Editor and Publisher, Infragistics’ COVID-19 dashboard is available to any news organization seeking accurate information on the global health crisis. For more information, contact Steve Johnston at sjohnston@infragistics.com.

Infragistics also continues to offer its Ignite for Good program, which furnishes open source applications and resources to support those working on COVID-19-related technology projects and provides assistance to small businesses and global customers to accelerate development of new applications that solve problems during the pandemic.

You can find other Infragistics dashboards and visualizations, including those listed below, here:

  • S. Presidential Election Dashboard: Built in advance of the 2020 election, this visualization takes viewers on an interactive journey of electoral votes dating back to the 1940 race between Franklin D. Roosevelt (449 votes) and Wendell Willkie (82 votes).
  • Earthquake: This application plots the locations of recent seismic activity and can filter the information about earthquakes based on their region, location, and magnitude.
  • Emergency Room: Designed for mobile tablet devices, this dashboard displays patients’ vital signs, medical tests and medical orders.
  • Marketing: Get ready to see your business statistics in a whole new way with this dashboard analyzing spend vs. budget, spend by territory, conversions by campaign and more.
  • Predictive Analytics with Reveal: Perform a variety of advanced analytics and statistical functions with Infragistics’ new business intelligence tool.

About Infragistics
Infragistics provides the world’s largest enterprises with tools and solutions to accelerate application design and development, and foster team collaboration. More than two million developers worldwide use Infragistics’ enterprise-ready UX and UI toolkits to rapidly prototype and build high-performing applications for the cloud, web, mobile and desktop. Infragistics’ Reveal reimagines what business users can achieve with self-service business intelligence visualization, while its newest application, Indigo.Design, introduces design-to-code efficiencies during the designer-to-developer handoff.  Infragistics clients represent 100% of the S&P 500, including global software providers who rely on Infragistics when reliability and performance are non-negotiable.

About Editor & Publisher
Editor & Publisher is the authoritative voice of news publishing covering all aspects of the industry from the newsroom to advertising and from audience and digital technology to production operations. E&P traces its roots to 1884, and now provides news and analysis in its monthly print edition, its robust website, editorandpublisher.com, mobile app and frequent podcasts with industry leaders. Since September 2019, it has been owned by the Curated Experiences Group with Mike Blinder as its publisher.

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