[OSM-dev] real-time traffic map

Stefan de Konink skinkie at xs4all.nl
Wed Aug 20 11:30:53 BST 2008

Marcus Wolschon schreef:
> On Wed, 20 Aug 2008 13:00:05 +0300, "Bogdan Bivolaru" <bogdan.bivolaru at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear all,
>> Do you know any way to maintain an instantaneous map of a road? By that I
>> mean: can all the drivers using OpenStreetMap + GPS upload their current
>> location and direction they are going to, instant & average speed to some
>> server and then can the server process the uploads to show the average
>> speed
>> and traffic?
>> And maybe people can upload other location related info like a picture of
>> an
>> interesting view, or info about a car accident? Any free software plugin
>> for
>> OpenStreetMap that does that?
> OpenStreetMap is no software but a database, so it does not have "plugins".
> Only applications that use our database.
> I don't think such a software exists but it sure sounds interesting.
> Are you capable of writing such a thing or specify it in more detail?
> This sounds like something that could be done using Google Apps Engine.

GPSdrive has a friends server, I think one could develop something based 
on it.


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