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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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  • Online Map Making
    • Overview
    • Online Map Making
      • Example: Google Map Maker
    • Open Source Issues
  • Introduction to Google Map Maker www.google.com/mapmaker
  • 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
  • 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
  • A collaboration between "the crowd"  and Google What is Google Map Maker? Crowd: Add Change Delete Moderate Google: makes edited maps accessible and searchable
  • Where can you map with Google Map Maker? 181 countries
  • 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
  • Suggestions for Mapped Features 1 Map regions that you care about   2 Put local businesses on the map  3 Map physical features
  • Google Map Maker in action locally Dalat, Vietnam Lahore, Pakistan Before After See more at: http://www.youtube.com/mapmaker Before After
  • 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
  • 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
  • Google Map Maker at the country level Vietnam Bolivia
  • Situation: Cyclone Nargis strikes Myanmar Disaster Relief Support Before 1 week After
  • 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
  • Demo
  • Add points of interest, businesses, roads
  • Draw a box to label an area
  • Edit points of interest already placed
  • Use shape tools to add regions, rivers and islands
  • Draw roads and edit driving directions
  • Map Maker YouTube Channel
  • 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
  • Your name on Google Map Maker
  • Ways to use Map Maker data Map Maker Data Download Google Maps & Google Earth Google Maps API Google Maps for Mobile
    • mapmaker.google.com/datadownload
    • Data file with all the roads, POIs and businesses in Africa added in Google Map Maker
      • Non-commercial uses
      • Used in a site/app free of charge for users
    • Intended for use by...
      • Non-profit entities
      • Government agencies
      • Individuals with non commercial intent
    • Open Source
      • OpenStreetMap
      • Wikimapia
    Who owns the data?
  • Questions?