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My mission today:
* describe OSM
* some uses
* show mobile apps
It will get geeky.
But don't hesitate, ask questions!
And watch out, I might ask you some
the project that creates and distributes free geographic data
for the world.
Here are a couple ways we use OpenStreetMap (OSM)...
Not authoritative, but another source of info.
What OSM allows:
editing) means anyone can edit, easily
! Useful information / reference for users
: Emergency Responders, NGO
's, Search and
So, our little project:
"type":"way" AND building=*
For this project, our editor
has similar features..also, iD Editor
You can do OSM.
! <-- that was a pretty
Contribute + mobile
How can I get OSM data?
ArcGIS Editor for OpenStreetMap
OSM data as FileGDB or Shapefile
wget -O bldgs20130131.osm http://overpass.osm.rambler.ru/cgi/xapi?way[building=*][bbox=-121.34792,34.89752,-119.47262,35.79522][@meta]
Why Not Google Maps?
Why Wikipedia instead of Encyclopedia Britanica
Add what's important to us
Our data is Free
Anyone can contribute
OpenStreetMap Watch List (OWL)
Community tools and policies to revert
to previous version
The map is an extension of our community
Community translates to higher quality data
Community brings interests together on a common platform
So, how do I switch?
And you can always ask me!