Tag Archives: openstreetmap

android osm apps

just discovered two new android apps that use openstreetmap (OSM)

  • RainAlarm OSM
  • OSM Mobile Signal

android osm rainalarm app

android osm opensignal app

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OpenStreetMap CloudMade Services are now FREE !

OpenStreetMap CloudMade Services are now free-of-charge (funded by LBA) !

If you are a mobile or web developer – we have good news! As of today, when you sign up for a CloudMade developer account all of our services will be free of charge and will let you make money with location based advertising (LBA).

CloudMade’s services include:

  • Style Editor – customize your maps
  • Forward and Reverse Geocoding & Local Search
  • iPhone SDK and Mobile SDKs
  • Static Maps
  • Routing – vehicle, pedestrian and cycle navigation
  • Web Maps Studio
  • Data Market Place (some sets are now free)
  • Navi Studio – add fully featured turn-by-turn navigation apps

Right after you sign up for a CloudMade developer account, you’ll also get LBA with revenue share and instant access to our 10,500-strong developer community to help you get started.

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CloudMade OpenStreetMap puzzle

I've just started helping to develop a CloudMade OpenStreetMap puzzle called map-saw and a spin off jigamap.

If you have a spare moment and are interested in maps, games and puzzles please take a look and let  us know what you think.

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OpenCycleMap for Cyclists (from the creators of OpenStreetMap)

Did you know there is a OpenCycleMap of the world for Cyclists (from the creators of OpenStreetMap) which contains contour information thanks to open source NASA contour data !

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dopplr, flickr, geotagging & openstreetmap

What's the connection between dopplr, flickr, geotagging & openstreetmap ?

Watch the video:

Listen to the podcast:

Read these media articles:

See how yahoo flickr seamlessly merges its maps with OpenStreetMap maps :

Finally why not join the Change !

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the most successfull flickr photowalk ever

… and it wasn't even a flickr photowalk ! … it was The 18th CloudMade OpenStreetMap Summer 2008 Mapping Party ! CloudMade were giving out some great OpenStreetMap MOO Stickers and I legitimately added photos from the 1 hr photo / geotagging / mapping walk to ALL the flickr groups below.

Interestingly only 6 people had signed up on the upcoming event  but 16 turned up on the night !

If you want to help change the (map of the) world (or just get a sticker) turn up at the next OpenStreetMap event apparently thet meet every week in London !

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Series 60 Software for Bluetooth GPS’s

If you have a Series 60 mobile phone with GPS or bluetooth GPS such as a NOKIA 6220 you can help OpenStreetMap by uploading GPX tracks. First you need to upload some Series 60 GPS tracking software to your mobile then you can start posting your tracks to OpenStreetMap.

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One Planet Sutton & Open Street Map

One Planet Living in Sutton is an ever-evolving programme of projects that will cover all of the One Planet Living principles and deliver the Sustainability Action Plan. We work with many partners and share knowledge to ensure that together we come up with the right solutions for a sustainable Sutton.

One Planet Living in Sutton is a hugely ambitious programme of work – getting the whole borough from a 3 planet level to a 1 planet level will take imagination, hard work and innovation from every resident, business and organisation in Sutton as well as input from organisations with expertise in each of the principles.

But its not all hard work – we hope that it will be fun, inspirational and great for building community spirit.

One Planet Living in Sutton are using OpenStreetMap and a number of Web 2.0 sites to spread their message !

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