GMM Presentation May10 Rev2

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Online map making using Google Map Maker as an example. Content ownership. Based on a Google canned GMM presentation.

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GMM Presentation May10 Rev2

  1. 1. Online Map Making <ul><li>Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Online Map Making </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Example: Google Map Maker </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Open Source Issues </li></ul>
  2. 2. Introduction to Google Map Maker www.google.com/mapmaker
  3. 3. Agenda What do I get out of this? How Google recognizes you 4 1 What is Google Map Maker? High quality maps everywhere in the world 2 What is the process? 3 What do I need to learn? Demo of Google Map Maker
  4. 4. Google Map Maker Motivation 1 Lack of high-quality,multi-lingual maps 2 Need for up to date maps 3 Lack of comprehensive local data about roads, places, and businesses
  5. 5. A collaboration between &quot;the crowd&quot;  and Google What is Google Map Maker? Crowd: Add Change Delete Moderate Google: makes edited maps accessible and searchable
  6. 6. Where can you map with Google Map Maker? 181 countries
  7. 7. Agenda What do I get out of this? How Google recognizes you 4 1 What is Google Map Maker? High quality maps everywhere in the world 2 What is the process? 3 What do I need to learn? Demo of Google Map Maker
  8. 8. Suggestions for Mapped Features 1 Map regions that you care about   2 Put local businesses on the map  3 Map physical features
  9. 9. Google Map Maker in action locally Dalat, Vietnam Lahore, Pakistan Before After See more at: http://www.youtube.com/mapmaker Before After
  10. 10. Examples of individual contributions Golfing in the Caribbean: An avid golfer mapped out this golf course in detail http://sites.google.com/site/mapmakeruserhelp/Great-Maps-by-map-makers Ivory Coast cloud cover: Even with no imagery visible through the clouds, this user used GPS
  11. 11. How can you help? 1 Better and more comprehensive maps, especially in rural and suburban areas 2 Up to date maps for evolving urban environments 3 More accurate local information to aid in development
  12. 12. Google Map Maker at the country level Vietnam Bolivia
  13. 13. Situation: Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar Disaster Relief Support Before 1 week After
  14. 14. Agenda What do I get out of this? How Google recognizes you 4 1 What is Google Map Maker? High quality maps everywhere in the world 2 What is the process? 3 What do I need to learn? Demo of Google Map Maker
  15. 15. Demo
  16. 16. Add points of interest, businesses, roads
  17. 17. Draw a box to label an area
  18. 18. Edit points of interest already placed
  19. 19. Use shape tools to add regions, rivers and islands
  20. 20. Draw roads and edit driving directions
  21. 21. Map Maker YouTube Channel
  22. 22. Agenda What do I get out of this? How Google recognizes you 4 1 What is Google Map Maker? High quality maps everywhere in the world 2 What is the process? 3 What do I need to learn? Demo of Google Map Maker
  23. 23. Your name on Google Map Maker
  24. 24. Ways to use Map Maker data Map Maker Data Download Google Maps & Google Earth Google Maps API Google Maps for Mobile
  25. 25. <ul><li>mapmaker.google.com/datadownload </li></ul><ul><li>Data file with all the roads, POIs and businesses in Africa added in Google Map Maker </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-commercial uses </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used in a site/app free of charge for users </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Intended for use by... </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-profit entities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Government agencies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Individuals with non commercial intent </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. <ul><li>Open Source </li></ul><ul><ul><li>OpenStreetMap </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Wikimapia </li></ul></ul>Who owns the data?
  27. 27. Questions?

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