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OpenMappingAfrica

  1. 1. OpenMappingAfrica Mikel Maron + Andrew Turner Nairobi September 24, 2008
  2. 2. About Us brainoff.com + highearthorbit.com Mapufacture + GeoCommons Helping Build the GeoWeb mapufacture.com + geocommons.com WaterWiki 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. 5. animation...
  5. 6. WHY?
  6. 7. mapping data is not free
  7. 8. full of mistakes, car-centered
  8. 9. mistakes can't be corrected
  9. 10. can't re-use, or print
  10. 11. economics rules coverage
  11. 12. Not Free (as in “Freedom”)
  12. 13. Change happens too fast...
  13. 14. Disasters
  14. 15. Olympics
  15. 16. Times Atlas
  16. 17. SERIOUSLY!
  17. 20. Completing 1-2 yrs UK done Netherlands ~done Germany done Paris done Mumbai done Tokyo
  18. 21. Nairobi
  19. 22. Europe in GPS points
  20. 23. Yahoo! -- Imagery in OSM
  21. 24. OpenStreetMap in flickr
  22. 25. Sponsors
  23. 26. Corporate Uses cloudmade ito nestoria CadCorp
  24. 27. OSM Foundation State of the Map Conference
  25. 28. Companies tapping the crowd
  26. 29. Google Map Maker
  27. 30. AND maps2.0
  28. 31. Pretty Maps
  29. 32. Contours in Slovakia
  30. 33. OpenPisteMap
  31. 34. OSM Cycle Map
  32. 35. OSM on Mobile, GPS Devices
  33. 36. Donated Data and Free Data
  34. 37. AND Netherlands Donation
  35. 38. Osnabrück – a freed city
  36. 39. City of Merano
  37. 40. TIGER/Line
  38. 41. Old *copyright clear* Georectified Maps wrp.geothings.net OpenAerialMap.org Landsat
  39. 42. And more ... Sudan from the UN, Canada, New Zealand, Falkland Islands...
  40. 43. Or just get on with it!
  41. 44. upcoming parties
  42. 45. Technology
  43. 46. RESTful API + simple data format + tagging for metadata + standard map tiles
  44. 47. = thriving ecosystem of tools, renderers, editors, routers, applications
  45. 48. Active Community! 50K+ registered 10K monthly editors Mailing lists wiki Parties
  46. 49. API (Rails)‏ Potlatch (Flash)‏ JOSM (Java)‏ Database ... Renderer Mapnik tiles@ home osmarender, pdfatlas, ... planet dump MySQL Viewer Slippy Map (Open Layers)‏ “ Google” tiles “ Google” tiles Editors Rendering Architecture
  47. 50. 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> RESTful API
  48. 51. Trackpoints Nodes
  49. 52. Ways highway = residential name = Chestnut Lane oneway = true surface = flags highway = primary name = Otley Road ref = A660 Tags ! http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/Map_features amenity = hospital name = Saint James emergency = yes POIs Areas leisure=nature_reserve
  50. 53. landuse=vineyard vs landuse=farm crop=grapes
  51. 54. Mapstraction ...one Javascript API to cover them all, including OSM
  52. 55. BRIGHTON, case study
  53. 56. Mapping Party, September 2006
  54. 57. OSM Brighton, December 2006
  55. 58. Winter 2007
  56. 59. Today Summer 2007
  57. 60. Today
  58. 61. 1.0
  59. 62. My Process
  60. 63. Download existing data to GPS
  61. 64. Print Out Map for Notes, Bicycle
  62. 65. Network Diagram
  63. 66. Upload Tracks
  64. 67. Draw Over Them
  65. 68. OpenMappingAfrica http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/OpenMappingAfrica2008 * Nairobi, Kenya, 20-27 September 2008 * Cape Town Mapping Party, 28 September 2008 * 29 September - 3 October FOSS4G 2008 * Johannesburg, South Africa, 3-5 October 2008 * Mbabane, Swaziland, 6-7 October 2008
  66. 69. The Developing World (ala OSM)‏
  67. 70. Betwala Chawl, Mumbai
  68. 71. Myanmar Sudan Palestine Bolivia Baghdad North Korea Phillipines GPSTogo
  69. 72. The Possibilities & Applications
  70. 73. 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
  71. 74. 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
  72. 75. WE WILL MAP THE WORLD! THANK YOU! [email_address] [email_address]

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