[OSM-dev] Anyone with an idea to import OSM maps into a TomTom (Rider)? Isle of Man especially!

Robert (Jamie) Munro rjmunro at arjam.net
Thu Apr 5 14:23:56 BST 2007


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Ulf Lamping wrote:
> Hi List!
> 
> As I'm travelling to the Isle of Man in May this year (tourist trophy 
> :-), I'm looking for map material for my TomTom Rider (special GPS for 
> motorcycles - e.g. waterproof).
> 
> While to OSM maps seem to cover the IoM pretty good, the TomTom "Western 
> Europe" map I own doesn't even include the IoM :-(
> 
> If I understand the OSM Wiki correct, only Garmin devices seems to be 
> able to "import" osm maps for the "internal routing".
> 
> So is this only a question of a missing converter (I'll might spend some 
> effort on it) or is the TomTom map format still unexplored?

The TomTom map format is unexplored, and pretty unexploreable.

TomToms, however, are just linux boxes. There is a group called opentom
who are working on porting various things to them. They haven't got very
far, though.

See:
http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/TomTom
http://www.opentom.org/

Robert (Jamie) Munro
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