FreeMap West Bank
           Mikel Maron
                Hebron
     November 22, 2008
About ME
                 brainoff.com

              Mapufacture       (now FortiusOne)
              Helping Build the G...
what is openstreetmap?
the openstreetmap “one-liner”




           =             +
animation...
WHY?
mapping data is not free
full of mistakes, car-centered
mistakes can't be corrected
can't re-use, or print
economics rules coverage
Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
Change happens too fast...
Disasters
Olympics
Times Atlas
West Bank: Access and Closures
SERIOUSLY!
UK – complete with the next 1-2 years
Europe in GPS points
Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
OpenStreetMap in flickr
Sponsors
Corporate Uses



 cloudmade
 ito
 nestoria
 CadCorp
OSM Foundation
State of the Map Conference
Companies tapping the crowd
Google Map Maker
AND maps2.0
Pretty Maps
Contours in Slovakia
OpenPisteMap
OSM Cycle Map
OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
Donated Data and Free Data
AND Netherlands Donation
City of Merano
TIGER/Line
And more ...

 Sudan from the UN,
 Canada,
 New Zealand,
 Falkland Islands...
Or just get on with it!
upcoming parties
JumpStart International and
Free Map West Bank
* Public Domain Data
* Separate server
* Import into OSM at conclusion
  fo...
BETHLEHEM PILOT, August 2008
TECH
RESTful API
+ simple data format
+ tagging for metadata
+ standard map tiles
= thriving ecosystem
  of tools, renderers, editors,
  routers, applications
Active Community!

50K+ registered
10K monthly editors

Mailing lists
wiki
Parties
Rendering Architecture

 Editors       Database          Renderer               Viewer

    Potlatch       API         til...
RESTful API

http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/35

<way id='7972254' timestamp='2007-09-24T12:36:29+01:00' user='ch...
Trackpoints




Nodes
amenity = hospital
                                                         Tags!
            name = Saint James
  POIs   ...
landuse=vineyard vs
landuse=farm
crop=grapes
BRIGHTON, case study
Mapping Party, September 2006
OSM Brighton, December 2006
Winter 2007
Summer 2007
  Today
Today
1.0
My Process
Download existing data to GPS
Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
Network Diagram
Upload Tracks
Draw Over Them
OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
The Developing World   (ala OSM)
Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
“we feel that communities can harness the
power of new geo-spatial imaging and
mapping technologies

to strengthen their d...
LOLCows! Moooove!
Our first edit war, Cyprus
Military and Security
Disputes
Disputes
OpenStreetMap database is fully
localizable!

We can represent multiple views
of the world.
Myanmar
      Sudan
     Bolivia
     Baghdad
   North Korea
  Phillipines
Southern Africa

    GPSTogo
The Possibilities & Applications
navigation (Bangalore Startups)

 urban planning, redevelopment, empowerment
(CRIT/PUKAR)

political participation

agricu...
tracking taxis/safety

 data collection for rural development, and models for transitioning to
open GIS data collection (p...
WE WILL MAP HEBRON!
WE WILL MAP THE WEST BANK!
WE WILL MAP THE WORLD!

      THANK YOU!



                     mikel@osmfoundation.org
          http://slideshare.net/m...
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FreeMap Palestine November 2008

  1. 1. FreeMap West Bank Mikel Maron Hebron November 22, 2008
  2. 2. About ME brainoff.com Mapufacture (now FortiusOne) Helping Build the GeoWeb geocommons.com WaterWiki / Workspaces first public UN wiki waterwiki.net OpenStreetMap Foundation Board Member Brighton, UK Developing World “building digital technology for our planet”
  3. 3. what is openstreetmap? the openstreetmap “one-liner” = +
  4. 4. animation...
  5. 5. WHY?
  6. 6. mapping data is not free
  7. 7. full of mistakes, car-centered
  8. 8. mistakes can't be corrected
  9. 9. can't re-use, or print
  10. 10. economics rules coverage
  11. 11. Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
  12. 12. Change happens too fast...
  13. 13. Disasters
  14. 14. Olympics
  15. 15. Times Atlas
  16. 16. West Bank: Access and Closures
  17. 17. SERIOUSLY!
  18. 18. UK – complete with the next 1-2 years
  19. 19. Europe in GPS points
  20. 20. Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
  21. 21. OpenStreetMap in flickr
  22. 22. Sponsors
  23. 23. Corporate Uses cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp
  24. 24. OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
  25. 25. Companies tapping the crowd
  26. 26. Google Map Maker
  27. 27. AND maps2.0
  28. 28. Pretty Maps
  29. 29. Contours in Slovakia
  30. 30. OpenPisteMap
  31. 31. OSM Cycle Map
  32. 32. OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
  33. 33. Donated Data and Free Data
  34. 34. AND Netherlands Donation
  35. 35. City of Merano
  36. 36. TIGER/Line
  37. 37. And more ... Sudan from the UN, Canada, New Zealand, Falkland Islands...
  38. 38. Or just get on with it!
  39. 39. upcoming parties
  40. 40. JumpStart International and Free Map West Bank * Public Domain Data * Separate server * Import into OSM at conclusion for ongoing maintenance and improvement http://westbank.maps.jsintl.org/
  41. 41. BETHLEHEM PILOT, August 2008
  42. 42. TECH
  43. 43. RESTful API + simple data format + tagging for metadata + standard map tiles
  44. 44. = thriving ecosystem of tools, renderers, editors, routers, applications
  45. 45. Active Community! 50K+ registered 10K monthly editors Mailing lists wiki Parties
  46. 46. Rendering Architecture Editors Database Renderer Viewer Potlatch API tiles@ “Google” (Flash) (Rails) home tiles Slippy osmarender, Map JOSM pdfatlas, (Open (Java) MySQL ... Layers) ... Mapnik “Google” planet tiles dump
  47. 47. RESTful API http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/35 <way id='7972254' timestamp='2007-09-24T12:36:29+01:00' user='chippy' visible='true'> <nd ref='59608510' /> <nd ref='59608509' /> <nd ref='59608516' /> <nd ref='59608515' /> <nd ref='59608514' /> <nd ref='59608513' /> <nd ref='59608512' /> <nd ref='59608511' /> <nd ref='59608510' /> <tag k='created_by' v='JOSM' /> <tag k='building' v='retail' /> <tag k='name' v='White Rose Shopping Centre' /> <tag k='amenity' v='shopping_centre' /> <tag k='note' v='huge building' /> </way>
  48. 48. Trackpoints Nodes
  49. 49. amenity = hospital Tags! name = Saint James POIs emergency = yes Ways highway = primary name = Otley Road ref = A660 Areas highway = residential name = Chestnut Lane oneway = true surface = flags leisure=nature_reserve http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Map_features
  50. 50. landuse=vineyard vs landuse=farm crop=grapes
  51. 51. BRIGHTON, case study
  52. 52. Mapping Party, September 2006
  53. 53. OSM Brighton, December 2006
  54. 54. Winter 2007
  55. 55. Summer 2007 Today
  56. 56. Today
  57. 57. 1.0
  58. 58. My Process
  59. 59. Download existing data to GPS
  60. 60. Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
  61. 61. Network Diagram
  62. 62. Upload Tracks
  63. 63. Draw Over Them
  64. 64. OSM IN THE DEVELOPING WORLD
  65. 65. The Developing World (ala OSM)
  66. 66. Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
  67. 67. “we feel that communities can harness the power of new geo-spatial imaging and mapping technologies to strengthen their demands for secure tenure and housing rights open and vibrant public spaces and ecological conservation and sustainable development in the mega-city.”
  68. 68. LOLCows! Moooove!
  69. 69. Our first edit war, Cyprus
  70. 70. Military and Security
  71. 71. Disputes
  72. 72. Disputes
  73. 73. OpenStreetMap database is fully localizable! We can represent multiple views of the world.
  74. 74. Myanmar Sudan Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines Southern Africa GPSTogo
  75. 75. The Possibilities & Applications
  76. 76. navigation (Bangalore Startups) urban planning, redevelopment, empowerment (CRIT/PUKAR) political participation agriculture (Trivandrum Agriculture Department) ecology (Biodiversity Survey, Madhav Gadgil) riverbank erosion in West Bengal (WBUT) humanitarian response
  77. 77. tracking taxis/safety data collection for rural development, and models for transitioning to open GIS data collection (professor shah's project) monitoring rainfall, collecting and disseminating data to forms, calculating land use unchecked mining operations in the north of West Bengal humanitarian response
  78. 78. WE WILL MAP HEBRON!
  79. 79. WE WILL MAP THE WEST BANK!
  80. 80. WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! mikel@osmfoundation.org http://slideshare.net/mikel_maron/

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