<ul><li>Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Data Holdings Group L...
Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality –  The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Introduction: </li></ul><ul><li>Who? <...
Our Bodleian map project: <ul><li>In 2001 we started capturing the Bodleian OS map Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated ...
Methodology <ul><li>Warp the map image using 8 points </li></ul><ul><li>Georectify the warped map against modern OS </li><...
Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality –  The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Our market - </li></ul><ul><li>Risk as...
Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality –  The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>What we provide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>...
Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality –  The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Client Requirement </li></ul><ul><li>A...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Availability of mapping and scales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily 1:2500 but all other scales ...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Availability of mapping and scales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Georectified & Geo-referenced </li></u...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Deliverability of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Normally 2...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search facility </li></ul></ul>
Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping   </li></ul><ul><li>The map is divided into three parts: </li></ul><ul...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping   cont. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It has been decided to identify as many ...
Client Requirement <ul><li>Searchable Index Sheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Digitised Index Sheets - Overlayed stitched Ind...
Delivery Solution <ul><li>Fully searchable map viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless mosaiced maps in all scales and epochs </...
The Solution Site Login
The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul>...
The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul>...
The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul>...
The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul>...
The Solution <ul><li>Compare Page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation Sliders </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom ...
The Solution <ul><li>Overlay page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency Slider </li></ul><ul><li>...
The Solution <ul><li>Print / View Page </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Polygons </li></ul><ul><li>Insert Metadata </li></ul><ul><...
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BCS Map Curators Group Workshop September 2009
Rod Adkins, Consultant, Data Holdings Group Ltd.

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Rod Adkins - Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective

  1. 1. <ul><li>Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Data Holdings Group Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Rod Adkins </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul>
  2. 2. Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Introduction: </li></ul><ul><li>Who? </li></ul><ul><li>Originally a University spin-out set up to georectify historic OS mapping for Local Authorities </li></ul><ul><li>What? </li></ul><ul><li>Developers of IP, whether scanned images or software development, exclusively for the historic map and environmental market </li></ul><ul><li>Where? </li></ul><ul><li>In the non-geographical sense we are currently capturing the Bodleian’s out-of-copyright OS collection </li></ul><ul><li>When? </li></ul><ul><li>In the next 12 months the captured OS mapping will be made available online </li></ul>
  3. 3. Our Bodleian map project: <ul><li>In 2001 we started capturing the Bodleian OS map Collection </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated 250,000 to 300,000 maps </li></ul><ul><li>Scanned full colour TIFF at 300 dpi to 500 dpi </li></ul><ul><li>Captured maps georectified & Mosaiced to produce seamless coverage of the UK in each scale, edition and revision </li></ul><ul><li>100 point rectification </li></ul><ul><li>Online downloadable map search facility and viewer </li></ul>
  4. 4. Methodology <ul><li>Warp the map image using 8 points </li></ul><ul><li>Georectify the warped map against modern OS </li></ul><ul><li>Sheets joined together </li></ul><ul><li>Parishes cut out and rectified to each other then mosaiced </li></ul><ul><li>Resulting map layer cut up & tiled then loaded onto map viewer </li></ul>
  5. 5. Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Our market - </li></ul><ul><li>Risk assessment consultancies who provide commercial environmental desktop reports, interpreting our mapping and the historic land use data contained within them. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>What we provide </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Map packs of all scales site centred to clients area of inquiry </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective <ul><li>Client Requirement </li></ul><ul><li>Availability of mapping and scales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily 1:2500 but all other scales included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Geo-referenced </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Deliverability of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Accessibility of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search facility </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Instantly downloadable </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Functionality </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Overlay different scales </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload polygons </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Measure distance & identify co-ordinates </li></ul></ul>
  8. 8. Client Requirement <ul><li>Availability of mapping and scales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Primarily 1:2500 but all other scales included </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:500 (10.56 feet / mile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:528 (10 feet / mile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:1056 (5 feet / mile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:1250 (50 inches / mile; photographically enlarged from 1:2500 2 nd edn) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:10560 (6 inches / mile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:2500 (25.344 inches / mile) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:5280  (1 foot mile – London, 1848-51; Plymouth area 1850s)        </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:2640 Derby area (1852) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>1:5000 Jersey (1934) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The maps of England, Scotland & Wales then eventually Ireland </li></ul></ul>
  9. 9. Client Requirement <ul><li>Availability of mapping and scales </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Georectified & Geo-referenced </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>8 –50 point rectification 100 + point rectification </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>After 100 point rectification map errors are largely cartographic. </li></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Client Requirement <ul><li>Deliverability of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Speed </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Normally 24hr delivery required </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Cost implications of internal review and delivery </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Normal hardcopy mail </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Online delivery system </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Impact on usefulness of map </li></ul></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Search facility </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping </li></ul><ul><li>The map is divided into three parts: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The top portion of the map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>The map </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Bottom portion </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Then the top and bottom portions are joined together and stored as the metadata reference for the map and copied onto the database </li></ul></ul>
  13. 13. Client Requirement <ul><li>Accessibility of mapping cont. </li></ul><ul><ul><li>It has been decided to identify as many aspects of the map as possible within the database beyond the standard: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sheet Number </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Title </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Edition </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>But to include: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provisional Edition Levels Partially Revised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Valuation Re-levelled Revised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Provisional Revision Revised Primary Levelling </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>War Department Boundaries Revised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Advance Revision Low Water Mark of Medium Tides </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Not to be Published Low Water Channel Revised </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publishing Date TMOS </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Survey Date Corresponding sheet Nos. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-Survey Date Parish maps </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levelling Date Misc. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Re-levelling Date </li></ul></ul>
  14. 14. Client Requirement <ul><li>Searchable Index Sheets </li></ul><ul><ul><li>- Digitised Index Sheets - Overlayed stitched Index sheets </li></ul></ul>
  15. 15. Delivery Solution <ul><li>Fully searchable map viewer </li></ul><ul><li>Seamless mosaiced maps in all scales and epochs </li></ul><ul><li>Site centre required map area </li></ul><ul><li>Compare selected maps </li></ul><ul><li>Overlay maps of different scales & epochs </li></ul><ul><li>Insert metadata & Polygons </li></ul><ul><li>Print selected map/s or save as a PDF </li></ul>
  16. 16. The Solution Site Login
  17. 17. The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul><ul><li>Area Search </li></ul><ul><li>Page Size </li></ul><ul><li>Page Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Map Option </li></ul>
  18. 18. The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul><ul><li>Area Search </li></ul><ul><li>Page Size </li></ul><ul><li>Page Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Map Option </li></ul>
  19. 19. The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul><ul><li>Area Search </li></ul><ul><li>Page Size </li></ul><ul><li>Page Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Map Option </li></ul>
  20. 20. The Solution <ul><li>Front page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul><ul><li>Area Search </li></ul><ul><li>Page Size </li></ul><ul><li>Page Orientation </li></ul><ul><li>Buy Map Option </li></ul>
  21. 21. The Solution <ul><li>Compare Page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Scale </li></ul><ul><li>Navigation Sliders </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul><ul><li>Site Centre </li></ul><ul><li>Ruler </li></ul><ul><li>Polygon area maker </li></ul><ul><li>Compare Windows </li></ul>
  22. 22. The Solution <ul><li>Overlay page </li></ul><ul><li>Map Selection </li></ul><ul><li>Transparency Slider </li></ul><ul><li>Zoom </li></ul>
  23. 23. The Solution <ul><li>Print / View Page </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Polygons </li></ul><ul><li>Insert Metadata </li></ul><ul><li>Insert Data </li></ul><ul><li>Insert Logo </li></ul><ul><li>Print </li></ul><ul><li>Save </li></ul>
  24. 24. <ul><li>Practical Online Map Delivery & Functionality – The Commercial Perspective </li></ul><ul><li>Data Holdings Group Limited </li></ul><ul><li>Rod Adkins </li></ul><ul><li>Consultant </li></ul>

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