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SOTM09 talk - GPSMid

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

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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>

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