Cartonama Conference

Making the most of geospatial data, community mapping, and location-based services.

3 real-world map-related projects

Submitted by Sanjay Bhangar (@batpad) on Thursday, 30 August 2012

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Technical level

Intermediate

Section

Applications

Session type

Demo

Status

Confirmed

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Objective

Go through code and demos for 3 interesting map-related projects.

Description

I will speak about and demo 3 map-based projects:

1> ChaloBEST - over the past few months, a group of us in Mumbai worked with data from the BEST to generate a GTFS feed and setup an OpenTripPlanner instance, viewable at http://trip.chalobest.in/

2> Mapwarper.net - a tool to geo-locate raster maps, developed by Topomancy LLC and open-sourced, allows one to create overlays of historical maps and offers other exciting possibilities.

3> pad.ma/maps - The pad.ma video archive allows one to geo-locate segments of video and then view video clips associated with a location - http://pad.ma/maps

Requirements

an open mind

Speaker bio

Sanjay Bhangar is co-founder of CAMP ( http://camputer.org ), an artist / hacker-space in Mumbai and works part-time with Topomancy LLC on map-based projects. He has worked on http://pad.ma and a wide range of web-based initiatives.

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