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Modern Maps : The Power of Location

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    Modern Maps : The Power of Location Modern Maps : The Power of Location Presentation Transcript

    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Why are maps of an importance ?
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location “Love is like a barren place, and reaching out for human faith is like a journey I just don't have a map for.” - Savage Garden If you are an average user : • Never get lost. • Save your precious time! • Save your money. • There is a good deal of procrastination waiting! • Maps are fun!
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location If you are a business owner : • Shine on! • Give your customers a choice. • It's free and better than regular advertising.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location If you are a decision maker : • Get to know your people. • Address their needs more effectively. • Better mapping = better planning.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location What is the trouble with old maps ?
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location The trouble with old maps : • Old maps are old! • Limited by their physical nature. • Limiting to what you can do. • Hard to get. • Not so accurate. • Multiple vendors eliminates standardisation.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Introducing digital maps
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location In remapping the world : • Maps are treated as computer images. • Information is treated as a computer database. • A host of cool technologies to blend it all together. • This must follow a list of open standards.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location What do we finally get ? : • Slick maps for everyone. • Easier to navigate. • Incredible amount of information. • It fits in the rest of your hand! • Easy to embed in a web page or an e-mail. • Almost free! And it gets cheaper.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Hands-on Tutorial!
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location It doesn't just end there!
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Further on maps and mapping : • Wikimapia Project. http://wikimapia.org/ • OpenStreetMap Project. http://www.openstreetmap.org/.
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location There's a map for that!
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Questions ?
    • Modern Maps : The Power of Location Thank you :)