A free map of the world

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Published on October 9, 2009

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Open Street Map presentation

A free map of the world Christian O. Petersen Member and contributor, OpenStreetMap Vice President Community, CloudMade

OpenStreetMap OpenStreetMap’s Story Crowdsourced Mapping Worldwide Mapping Traction Who Contributes to OpenStreetMap What Can You Contribute? How You Can Benefit New Mapping Tools in November

OpenStreetMap’s Story

Crowdsourced Mapping

Worldwide Mapping Traction

Who Contributes to OpenStreetMap

What Can You Contribute?

How You Can Benefit

New Mapping Tools in November

OpenStreepMap’s Story First there was Steve Coast 1 10s 100s 1,000s 10,000s 100,000s 1,000,000s Then there were some of Steve’s friends Then Steve’s friends recruited more friends Then Steve spoke at conferences Then people started signing up on their own OpenStreetMap now has critical mass Expanding community through new tools and apps Number of mappers: Late 04 Early 05 Late 05 Early 07 Early 08 Mid 09 … every 3 days … 1000 new people … sign up to map with GPS devices, phones & computers … creating the richest global map

Crowdsourced Mapping Activity Editing tools Mobile Mapping Mobile device data capture Web Mapping Armchair map editing Result Complete and rich maps of the world

Worldwide Mapping Traction Aug ’ 10: 100x the mappers of Navteq or TeleAtlas Aug ‘04 1,000 1 10,000 100,000 1,000,000 Jan ‘06 Aug ‘07 Dec ‘10 Mar ‘09 Wikipedia-like Growth Navteq Mappers Tele Atlas Mappers OSM Mappers Our Active Mappers Mapping Resources Rapid Completion Aug ‘06 Aug ‘07 Aug ‘08 Germany Germany Germany March: 12,000 active mappers Increasing Richness Tele Atlas OSM Stanford University Stanford University

OpenStreetMap Usage Increases

OpenStreetMap Usage Increases

OpenStreetMap Usage Increases

Crowdsourching + Public Data

Who Contributes to OpenStreetMap Open source communities GIS professionals Geography students Hiking & Running enthusiasts Cycling enthusiasts Local communities

What Can You Contribute? Arial Imagery Road Data - routing Road Data Centerlines or Polygons Rural Data Building information POIs Commonly found, not-so-useful data Resolution: 1:1,000 (~1m) Less than 3 years old Tourist or sports areas such as State/National Parks, ski resorts etc. Turn restrictions, speed limits, one-way-streets Less than 15 years old Resolution: 1:1,000 (~1m) Less than 3 years old Accuracy: 1:1,000 (~1m) Less than 3 years old Resolution: 1:12,000 (~10m) Less than 3 years old Digital Elevation or Terrain Models, Data derived from extracts of GNIS, TIGER, NED, USGS sets

How You Can Benefit OpenStreetMap A free map for your area Available to the public Crowdsourcing + government data Community verifies data More up to date maps Data points w/metadata Vertical maps for society as a whole www.openstreetmap.org CloudMade Platform Low cost Commercial grade Style Editor Tile serving Vector maps Geocoding Routing Navigation www.cloudmade.com

OpenStreetMap

A free map for your area

Available to the public

Crowdsourcing + government data

Community verifies data

More up to date maps

Data points w/metadata

Vertical maps for society as a whole

www.openstreetmap.org

CloudMade Platform

Low cost

Commercial grade

Style Editor

Tile serving

Vector maps

Geocoding

Routing

Navigation

www.cloudmade.com

New Mapping Tools in November Mapzen benefits More intuitive – reduces editing time Exporting maps from Mapzen is a one step process Use maps made with Mapzen in existing GIS app Create your first crowd source projects with ease Connects mapping community with Facebook and Twitter Mapzen POI Collector (iPhone app) Add POIs in 3 simple steps Type in POI meta data on location 150+ pre-defined categories

Mapzen benefits

More intuitive – reduces editing time

Exporting maps from Mapzen is a one step process

Use maps made with Mapzen in existing GIS app

Create your first crowd source projects with ease

Connects mapping community with Facebook and Twitter

Mapzen POI Collector (iPhone app)

Add POIs in 3 simple steps

Type in POI meta data on location

150+ pre-defined categories

www.openstreetmap.org Speak to us about contributing – everyone will benefit! Christian O. Petersen [email_address] Thea Clay [email_address]

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