March 12th, 2012 – March 26th, 2012
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- There are new aerial images for Australia available online now.
- A new wiki page has been created to give more details about the expected changes in API behavior due to the license change. Read more here.
- Some OSM coastlines are affected by the license change. A new tool helps you to get ODbL-clean coastlines.
- See the „Current OSM Activity“ on the following website: http://openstreetmap.us/live/
- The Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) has entered an idea for the “Knight News Challenge”. Read more about their plan. And a Report about the first HOT Activation Working Group meeting can be found here.
- There have been a variety of articles and blog posts on the collaboration between the World Bank and Google. Some more can be found here.
- The http://shortestpathtree.org website shows routing based on OSM vector tiles.
- The Open Source Routing Machine (OSRM) project, which offers very fast routing based on OSM data, has a new server and a new website. Read the full announcement here.
- WIWOSM (Wikipedia where in OSM) is a new project which shows geometric objects in OSM for corresponding articles on Wikipedia.
- OSM has been accepted for the Google of Summer Code 2012.
- There is a new web application for the visualization and use of OSM Points of Interests.
- A blog post by Martijn van Excel shows you how to create a self-updating OSM database.
- A new article about the growth of OSM street data over the past two years.
- A blog post about Steve Coast and his idea of creating OpenStreetMap.
- New OSM map styles by Stamen Design.
- The OpenSeaMap project provides vector maps for the built-in Garmin Chartplotter of the GPSMAP series.
- OSMapTuner is a mobile editor for OSM running on Android-based smartphones and Tablet PCs. Read more on their website.
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