Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

SOTM09 talk - GPSMid


Published on

Lightning talk about GPSMid, a java application for mobile phones which display OpenStreetMap maps, held at State of the Map 2009.

Published in: Technology, Business
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

SOTM09 talk - GPSMid

  1. 1. About GPSMid <ul><li>Midlet running on J2ME (Java micro edition) capable phones </li></ul><ul><li>Renders OpenStreetMap data on the fly (unlike most apps)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Started in 2007 by Harald Müller </li></ul><ul><li>Currently 4 developers (all from Germany), contributors from many countries, looking for more </li></ul><ul><li>Currently V 0.5 and alpha/beta state </li></ul><ul><li>You find it on SourceForge </li></ul>
  2. 2. Features <ul><li>Supports any Bluetooth and internal (JSR-179 API) GPS </li></ul><ul><li>Supports locating based on OpenCellID on some phones </li></ul><ul><li>Map style is defined in XML when bundling the Midlet </li></ul><ul><li>Some elements can be switched off at runtime (POI names, street names, areas and more)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Can search for streets or POIs </li></ul><ul><li>Can calculate routes </li></ul><ul><li>Records GPS tracks and waypoints </li></ul><ul><li>Editing of way and node data (under dev.)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Can make pictures and audio recordings </li></ul>