[HOT] Droid app for mapping

russdeffner at gmail.com russdeffner at gmail.com
Thu Oct 10 12:59:26 UTC 2013


More on topic Maning,  we just recorded an OSMAND training video for the UlaanBaatar project.  If it turns out decent (no promises) we'll upload it somewhere - will send to the list when details are set.

=Russ

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> On Oct 10, 2013, at 6:31 PM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Hi,
> 
> Coming off from a training with the staff of a local government, we
> realized that there are more smartphones than GPS units.
> As an initial test, we showed them how to use the default phototagging
> feature as a tool for collecting field data.  In some cases,
> this turned out to be unreliable which I already encountered in the past [0].
> 
> Our plan is to create a learning material about using smartphones
> (preferably free download, opensource and, android-based) we can
> distribute to the participants.
> What OSM mapping app do you use for your phones?
> 
> So far I've seen the following:
> 1. GPS Essentials - too many features IMO and can overwhelm new users
> 2. OSMAnd - good offline maps routable map based on OSM, haven't
> tested the mapping tools other than the OSMbug reporting
> 3. GPSlogger - simple lightweight datalogger
> 4. Keypadmapper - only for housenumber mapping, I've seen a mention of
> phototagging in newer versions but haven't tested.
> 5. OSMtracker - not yet tested
> 6. Vespucci - not yet tested
> 
> Any other app?
> 
> [0] http://www.openstreetmap.org/user/maning/diary/17935
> 
> -- 
> cheers,
> maning
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