MapTiler lightning talk - ELAG 2009

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MapTiler lightning talk - ELAG 2009

  1. 1. Mgr. Petr Přidal - Klokan CZECH TECHNICAL UNIVERSITY IN PRAGUE MASARYK UNIVERSITY Geodesy & Cartography Applied Informatics klokan@klokan.cz MAPTILER: MAP PUBLISHING A LA GOOGLE MAPS Moravian Library Brno: OldMapsOnline.org R&D grant of the Czech Ministry of Culture (DC08P02OUK006) European Library Automation Group: ELAG 2009 Bratislava, Slovakia - 22 – 24 April 2009
  2. 2. MAPTILER - WHAT IS IT? • MapTiler is an easy to use graphical application for online map publishing • You need to georeference your scanned maps! Usually in GIS software (ESRI ArcGIS, MapInfo, ... Grass, QGis, ...) • MapTiler can transform coordinate systems and correctly warp existing map projections • A simple web viewer (OpenLayers, Google Maps API) and KML files (Google Earth, indexing) are directly generated • Standards: OSGEO TMS + OGC WMTS, WMS by proxy
  3. 3. STANDALONE MAP DEMO
  4. 4. GOOGLE MAPS OVERLAY DEMO
  5. 5. OPENLAYERS DEMO
  6. 6. GOOGLE EARTH DEMO
  7. 7. Who are users of MapTiler / GDAL2Tiles? National Library of Scotland, NOAA, BRGM, US Forest Survey, ... Companies from: USA (including Google Inc.), New Zealand, Italy, France, UK, Chile... MapTiler development was supported by: Google Inc. : Summer of code 2007, 2008 NIC.CZ: VIP competition BRGM (Bureau des Recherches Geologiques et Minières) Thanks to Czech Technical University in Prague - prof. Veverka MAPTILER - MAP TILE MASHUPS Available for download for free NOW! Standard Windows installer (setup.exe). User support in the user group with archive and fulltext search. Possible commercial support, automation and customization for your project. www.maptiler.org www.oldmapsonline.org

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