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Slightly meta presentation giving a brief overview of the talks at the 2008 State of the Map conference. Doesn't cover all talks and for most only gives the speaker name, title of their talk and ...

Slightly meta presentation giving a brief overview of the talks at the 2008 State of the Map conference. Doesn't cover all talks and for most only gives the speaker name, title of their talk and relevant URL, but might be useful for some people.

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  • State of the Map Review
  • Robert Barr The Megagalactic Super Visible Streetsign Company
  • Steve Chilton So I have all this data http://www.slideshare.net/steve8/so-i-have-all-this-data-515251 View slide
  • John McKerrell Using Crowdsourced Data in a Commercial Mapping API View slide
  • Simone Cortesi The State of Italy http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ZOQSn5tyqQ
  • Dair Grant Open Street Map vs the World http://www.slideshare.net/dair/openstreetmap-vs-the-world
  • Peter Miller (ITO) All Present and Correct http://www.itoworld.com/
  • Shaun McDonald London Mapping Marathon http://www.slideshare.net/smsm1986/london-mapping-marathon-lightening-talk-at-sotm2008
  • BojanSobocan (AND)
    • Only remaining independent mapping data supplier, apart from OSM
    • Donated data to OSM in 2007 to get an idea of how a mapping community works.
    • Launched Map 2.0 to try to build their own community
  • JaniPatokallio - Wikitravel
    • Launched in 2003, travel guides as wiki
    • Printed on-demand from current data
    • In 2003 OSM didn’t exist – first map was Montreal, just a bunch of gray lines
    • Now using OSM maps. Custom rendering, wikitravelPOIs are entered into OSM and matched by names.
  • JaniPatokallio - Wikitravel
    • Montreal
  • JaniPatokallio - Wikitravel
    • Helsinki
  • Alexander Zipf OpenRouteService.org
  • Mike Collinson – OSM Foundation
    • Open Street Map does not exist
      • Not a formal entity
      • No-one to give money or call (except Steve Coast)
    • Open Street Map Foundation exists
      • Manages data license
      • Organises SOTM
      • Funding operations, admin stuff
      • Does not control OSM
  • Steve Coast - Keynote
    • SOTM Comments – Organisation& Sponsors
    • OSM is growing [image]
    • US coverage “100%” but buggy due to Tiger
    • Edit wars – Northern Cyprus
    • API 0.6 – More versioning support
    • New license almost ready
    • Cloudmade – APIs, Custom tiles, Isle of Man
  • Ed Parsons (Google) - MapMaker
    • Google (like Multimap) gets data from many providers.
    • MapMaker was created to allow them to collect data where data was not available.
    • All aerial imagery is licensed, not owned, derivation rights can’t be shared with OSM.
    • Restrictive License – Future proofing
  • TorstenRahn Marble A Free Software Virtual Globe [demo]
  • MikelMaron Freemap India 2008 http://www.slideshare.net/mikel_maron/freemapindia-2008-part-1 http://www.slideshare.net/mikel_maron/freemapindia-2008-part-2