OpenStreetMap




The free wiki world map
      Peter Batty
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December 3, 2007




Google                      OpenStreetMap




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Denver, CO                                             Denver, CO
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January 31, 2009

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Haiti - January 12, 2010

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Haiti - January 14, 2010

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Haiti - January 26, 2010

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Damage Assessment

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I am currently in Port Au Prince with
the Fairfax County Urban Search &
Rescue Team (USA-1) out of Fairfax,
VA, USA. I wis...
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Currently ~260,000 registered users

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What about quality?

             Dr Muki Haklay of UCL




“OSM quality is beyond good enough, it is a product
  that can...
Database
                                                                2007 data
  69 countries
  11m miles (18m km) of ...
Crowdsourcing is a paradigm shift for data creation
              flickr.com/photos/jamescridland/613445810/
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Why bother?
  As a mapper / user     As a developer
            It’s fun!!   It’s free!!
Map what you want        Access t...
Video at http://vimeo.com/2598878
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Intro to OpenStreetMap (OSM) that I gave at a meetup in Denver.

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OpenStreetMap intro 2010 07

  1. 1. OpenStreetMap The free wiki world map Peter Batty 1
  2. 2. December 3, 2007 Google OpenStreetMap July 7, 2009 2
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  6. 6. Denver, CO Denver, CO USA USA “Mousetrap” junction of I-25 and I-70 Cape Royal Grand Canyon, AZ Cropston USA England 6
  7. 7. January 31, 2009 7
  8. 8. Haiti - January 12, 2010 8
  9. 9. Haiti - January 14, 2010 9
  10. 10. Haiti - January 26, 2010 10
  11. 11. Damage Assessment 11
  12. 12. I am currently in Port Au Prince with the Fairfax County Urban Search & Rescue Team (USA-1) out of Fairfax, VA, USA. I wish there was a way that I can express to you properly how important your OSM files were to us. 12
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  14. 14. Currently ~260,000 registered users 14
  15. 15. What about quality? Dr Muki Haklay of UCL “OSM quality is beyond good enough, it is a product that can be used for a wide range of activities” Based on a detailed analysis http://tinyurl.com/mukiosm 15
  16. 16. Database 2007 data 69 countries 11m miles (18m km) of roads 18m points of interest People “Creating, maintaining and delivering a comprehensive, high quality map database is a Field force 700 multi-step, labor-intensive process. We Central production 270 currently employ over 270 employees in our centralized production facility and a global Technology 500 workforce of over 700 geographic analysts in 32 countries” Total 3349 Financial Revenue $853m (~€604m) Data creation & distribution costs $396m (~€280m) 16
  17. 17. Crowdsourcing is a paradigm shift for data creation flickr.com/photos/jamescridland/613445810/ 17
  18. 18. Why bother? As a mapper / user As a developer It’s fun!! It’s free!! Map what you want Access to vector data It’s useful Download to mobile Faster corrections devices 18
  19. 19. Video at http://vimeo.com/2598878 19
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