June 4st, 2012 – June 18th, 2012
A summary of all the things happening in the OpenStreetMap (OSM) world.
- Bing released new aerial imagery for some parts of the world. Read more here.
- “Wheelmap goes London and you can help us with your ideas”
- OSM Germany has its own OSM-podcast now. Well done guys!
- A nice animation about „A day in the life of Nice Ride bikes“ based on OSM data.
- You can compare up to 35 maps on the webpage “Map Compare“.
- Create your own OSM shoes. Pretty cool!
- Keepright.at (an OSM Quality Assurance tool) has a new layer („doubled places“) to find duplicate POIs.
- The Humanitarian OSM Team (HOT) is searching for an “Acting Project Director“.
- The imposom project repository has been moved to github. With impososm you can import OSM data into geo-databases.
- New base layer (experimental) to show OSM admin boundaries.
- Peter Batty wrote an interesting article about “Apple Maps: Predictions and Questions“
- An interesting article about “Open licensing and databases”. You can find the full text here.
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