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Animate 3D buildings based on ambient sounds

Connects the runtime styling API with the Web Audio API, creating a map where the 3D buildings dance to the rhythm of your ambient environment.

<!DOCTYPE html>
<meta charset="utf-8" />
<title>Animate 3D buildings based on ambient sounds</title>
<meta name="viewport" content="initial-scale=1,maximum-scale=1,user-scalable=no" />
<script src="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.12.0/mapbox-gl.js"></script>
<link href="https://api.mapbox.com/mapbox-gl-js/v1.12.0/mapbox-gl.css" rel="stylesheet" />
body { margin: 0; padding: 0; }
#map { position: absolute; top: 0; bottom: 0; width: 100%; }
<div id="map"></div>
// https://account.mapbox.com
mapboxgl.accessToken = '<your access token here>';
/* global Promise */
// Use a minimal variant of the Mapbox Dark style, with certain features removed.
var map = new mapboxgl.Map({
style: 'mapbox://styles/examples/cj68bstx01a3r2rndlud0pwpv',
center: {
lng: -74.00649562332922,
lat: 40.70811328605049
zoom: 15,
pitch: 55,
container: 'map',
antialias: true
map.addControl(new mapboxgl.FullscreenControl());
map.on('load', function() {
var bins = 16;
var maxHeight = 200;
var binWidth = maxHeight / bins;
// Divide the buildings into 16 bins based on their true height, using a layer filter.
for (var i = 0; i < bins; i++) {
'id': '3d-buildings-' + i,
'source': 'composite',
'source-layer': 'building',
'filter': [
['==', 'extrude', 'true'],
['>', 'height', i * binWidth],
['<=', 'height', (i + 1) * binWidth]
'type': 'fill-extrusion',
'minzoom': 15,
'paint': {
'fill-extrusion-color': '#aaa',
'fill-extrusion-height-transition': {
duration: 0,
delay: 0
'fill-extrusion-opacity': 0.6
// Older browsers might not implement mediaDevices at all, so we set an empty object first
if (navigator.mediaDevices === undefined) {
navigator.mediaDevices = {};
// Some browsers partially implement mediaDevices. We can't just assign an object
// with getUserMedia as it would overwrite existing properties.
// Here, we will just add the getUserMedia property if it's missing.
if (navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia === undefined) {
navigator.mediaDevices.getUserMedia = function(constraints) {
// First get ahold of the legacy getUserMedia, if present
var getUserMedia =
navigator.webkitGetUserMedia || navigator.mozGetUserMedia;
// Some browsers just don't implement it - return a rejected promise with an error
// to keep a consistent interface
if (!getUserMedia) {
return Promise.reject(
new Error(
'getUserMedia is not implemented in this browser'
// Otherwise, wrap the call to the old navigator.getUserMedia with a Promise
return new Promise(function(resolve, reject) {
getUserMedia.call(navigator, constraints, resolve, reject);
.getUserMedia({ audio: true })
.then(function(stream) {
// Set up a Web Audio AudioContext and AnalyzerNode, configured to return the
// same number of bins of audio frequency data.
var audioCtx = new (window.AudioContext ||
var analyser = audioCtx.createAnalyser();
analyser.minDecibels = -90;
analyser.maxDecibels = -10;
analyser.smoothingTimeConstant = 0.85;
var source = audioCtx.createMediaStreamSource(stream);
analyser.fftSize = bins * 2;
var dataArray = new Uint8Array(bins);
function draw(now) {
// Use that data to drive updates to the fill-extrusion-height property.
var avg = 0;
for (var i = 0; i < bins; i++) {
avg += dataArray[i];
'3d-buildings-' + i,
10 + 4 * i + dataArray[i]
avg /= bins;
// Animate the map bearing and light color over time, and make the light more
// intense when the audio is louder.
map.setBearing(now / 500);
'hsl(' +
((now / 100) % 360) +
',' +
Math.min(50 + avg / 4, 100) +
intensity: Math.min(1, (avg / 256) * 10)
.catch(function(err) {
console.log('The following gUM error occured: ' + err);
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