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Crowdsource the Map! And Intro to OpenStreetMap - Sargent McDonald

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Sargent McDonald's Ignite presentation about OpenStreetMaps at CityCamp Colorado.

Sargent McDonald's Ignite presentation about OpenStreetMaps at CityCamp Colorado.

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  • Google, bing, others have Lic agreements that are limited depending on use Creative commons moving to Open Database License
  • Address ranges are tedious and time consuming
  • Why pay for what you can get for free
  • Maybe we can get our data into the big players maps
  • keep your eyes and ears open to OSM development look for partners to do the leg work
  • Maybe we can get our data into some of the big online map providers tiles
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    • 1.  
    • 2. Crowdsource the Map!! An Intro to OpenStreetMap
      • Sargent McDonald
      • @sargentmcdonald
    • 3. why ignite on OpenStreetMap
      • oh god, Sargent is going to talk about maps again
      • excuse to do research and learn more on OSM
      • my public speaking sucks
    • 4. OSM basics
      • Free wiki world map
      • Open License to Data
      • Crowdsourced map content
      • Map broken into regions and countries
      • Popular in under mapped regions
      • Europe is full of map geeks
    • 5. german example
    • 6. Slide used from :shift2010 - 17apr2010 - OpenStreetMap: a free map for our world
    • 7. OSM growth
    • 8. U.S. not ready for primetime
      • address ranges scarce – in US
      • routing issues– but tons of opensource tools out there using the service
      • however, errors in all online maps and routing
    • 9.  
    • 10. Misled by The Google
    • 11.  
    • 12. if I had a nickel
      • I would have made a quarter
      • Can you fix google maps for me??
      • aaaah…no not really.
    • 13. data into Google…not really
    • 14. the big kids on the block
      • Bidding war for data in 2007 – Nokia, Garmin, Navteq, Tom Tom
      • Oct 2009 Google dropped TeleAtlas
    • 15. latest news
      • Bing silverlight control adds OSM layer
      • Mapquest adds OSM tiles in select areas
      • OSM founder Steve Coast joins Microsoft Bing Nov 24 th , 2010.
      • Microsoft donates aerial imagery to OSM to use for on screen editing.
      • GIS bloggers and OSM’ers go nuts
    • 16. what this means…my 2 cents
      • Bing and others pay a boat load to Navteq -TomTom for data
      • Google already went rogue...owns their data
      • OSM gives access to free data to Bing-others.
      • Bing providing data to OSM to improve product and routing
    • 17. why should we care?
      • we are open data providers and local authority
      • partner with community to provide data for OSM
      • you may get value/data back
    • 18. why should we care?
      • we are open data providers and local authority
      • partner with community to provide data for OSM
      • you may get value/data back
    • 19.
      • thanks

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