Using Crowd Sourced Data in a Commercial Mapping API

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Using Crowd Sourced Data in a Commercial Mapping API

  1. 1. John McKerrell Using Crowd Sourced Data in a Commercial Mapping API Multimap.com
  2. 2. Sources Geonames
  3. 3. Wikipedia
  4. 4. Wikipedia - Implementation Taking complete dataset and parsing it Hosted by Multimap Updated on a regular basis Also available on maps.live.com
  5. 5. Wikipedia - Issues Hard to parse Special syntax required, people often get it wrong Some people try to do new non-standard things
  6. 6. Wikipedia - Positives People were really nice Email got a quick response and initiated a phone conversation Aided us in meeting the terms of our license Weren’t pushy about donating to the foundation
  7. 7. Flickr

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