Openstreetmap at GeekUp Leeds

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20:20 presentation about the Openstreetmap project by Tim Waters http://thinkwhere.wordpress.com . Covering topics such as what the project is about, how it differs from google maps, collecting data, the toolchain, the data model, nodes/segments/ways and how to tag things, about the growth of the project and the community and its place in the worlds and UK geodata market, and about the Leeds Mapping Party on 15th and 16th September 2007.

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Openstreetmap at GeekUp Leeds

  1. 1. <ul><ul><li>“ OpenStreetMap is a free editable map of the world made by people like you!” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Free as in speech (as well as beer!). </li></ul></ul>Leeds Mapping Party 15 th 16 th September OpenStreetMap.org
  2. 9. GPS Out of Copyright Data Areal Imagery, Yahoo, Landsat
  3. 10. Video ecourier
  4. 11. The OSM-”Tool Chain” Database Renderer Viewer Editors API (Rails) Potlatch (Flash) JOSM (Java) ... Mapnik tiles@ home osmarender, pdfatlas, ... planet dump MySQL Slippy Map (Open Layers) “Google” tiles “Google” tiles
  5. 12. Trackpoints Nodes Segments
  6. 13. 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
  7. 16. http://api.openstreetmap.org/api/0.4/way/35 <osm version=&quot;0.4&quot; generator=&quot;OpenStreetMap server&quot;> <way id=&quot;35&quot; visible=&quot;true&quot; timestamp=&quot;2006-03-22T21:55:13+00:00&quot; user=&quot;blackadder&quot;> <seg id=&quot;156804&quot;/> <seg id=&quot;156805&quot;/> <seg id=&quot;156806&quot;/> <tag k=&quot;place_name&quot; v=&quot;Sutton Coldfield&quot;/> <tag k=&quot;highway&quot; v=&quot;footway&quot;/> <tag k=&quot;surface&quot; v=&quot;paved&quot;/> <tag k=&quot;note&quot; v=&quot;fire access route&quot;/> <tag k=&quot;created_by&quot; v=&quot;JOSM&quot;/> </way> </osm> RESTful API Also, via Planet.osm a weekly world in osm format
  8. 17. Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0
  9. 20. 1000 editing per month and climbing
  10. 21. 7500 users
  11. 22. A community
  12. 23. Leeds Mapping Party 15 th to 16 th September 2007 You have 20 seconds to remember this! openstreetmap wiki Upcoming Facebook Sponsorship welcome! GPS units provided! Fun to be had! Put Leeds on the map!

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