[OSM-dev] real-time traffic map

Gregory nomoregrapes at googlemail.com
Wed Aug 20 14:59:07 BST 2008


2008/8/20 Rogier Wolff <R.E.Wolff at bitwizard.nl>

>
>
> I would expect that the userbase of OSM is too small to make accurate
> travel-time estimates, based on (live) GPS tracks..... So I'm afraid
> that in practise it won't work.
>
> And even less is the number of users that have some GPS system capable of
communicating live with a server. We record the GPS track and later in the
day/week upload it onto our computers.
I suppose I could use my mobile phone to send my location, but
a) that would be a cost on my phone bill
b) maybe I don't want you knowing where I am and how fast I'm going

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Gregory
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