[HOT] Sierra Leone Field trip with Missing Maps

Roxroy Bollers rkbollers at gmail.com
Thu Jul 7 15:43:21 UTC 2016


To confirm with Nick! A recent project we developed forms for French
speaking folks - so there is option in the development of the form to have
the information visible on the screen when data collection is being done to
show in whatever language you desire.

Hope this helps.
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On 7 July 2016 at 10:55, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi John,
>
> I'm not sure how many languages are available, but there are options.
> Certainly the forms can be produced with different language versions of the
> questions. One of the forms we regularly used was initially in French, and
> we used the option to change to English.
>
> Hope this helps.
>
> Nick
>
>
> On 07/07/16 15:46, john whelan wrote:
>
> Are these English only tools or is it possible to have different language
> interfaces?
>
> Thanks John
>
> On 7 July 2016 at 09:40, Nick Allen <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Hi Rox,
>>
>> The packages used were all android apps, but I believe that some are
>> available for other phones;
>>
>> ODK Collect
>> Various websites, but the principle one is <https://opendatakit.org/>
>> https://opendatakit.org/.
>>
>> OpenMapkit
>> http://www.openmapkit.org/
>>
>> KoboCollect
>> Similar to ODK Collect.  http://www.kobotoolbox.org/
>>
>> There are other apps which perform a similar function.
>>
>> We also trained in and installed OsmAnd <http://osmand.net/>
>> http://osmand.net/ (Make sure you have your map organised before you go
>> to an area of weak internet supply).
>>
>> I'm quite happy to supply more information if needed & there are many
>> others on this list with knowledge on the subject(s) as well.
>>
>> Regards
>>
>> Nick
>> (Tallguy)
>>
>>
>>
>> On 07/07/16 14:17, Roxroy Bollers wrote:
>>
>> Nice work Nick! I'm embarking on a similar project here in Guyana. I am
>> curious to know if any at all what was the application used on the mobile
>> phone for the data collection process?
>>
>> Rox
>>>>
>> On 6 July 2016 at 21:33, Matthew Gibb < <mjngibb at gmail.com>
>> mjngibb at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Really enjoyed reading about your experience, Nick, thanks for sharing!
>>>
>>> Matt
>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
>>>> On 7/6/16, 7:16 PM, "Nick Allen" <nick.allen.54 at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> >Hi,
>>>> >
>>>> >I recently went on a field trip, as part of a Missing Maps / American
>>>> >Red Cross / MSF project in Sierra Leone. I've written a short diary
>>>> >entry [1], and was recently filmed whilst giving a short talk in London
>>>> >about the trip [2].
>>>> >
>>>> >Keep up the good work, it is appreciated! I was only a small cog in a
>>>> >great big machine, which I'm proud to say that all on this mailing list
>>>> >are part of. We introduced many people and organisations to
>>>> >OpenStreetMap and HOT - many were surprised at the quality of the
>>>> >mapping that was available. I'm sure we will see more use of the
>>>> >information, and if our brief training sessions & talks 'hit the mark'
>>>> >then perhaps a few more people will be involved in the projects in the
>>>> >future.
>>>> >
>>>> >Off shopping shortly - my luggage was lost by the airline.
>>>> >
>>>> >In the meantime, lots of geotagged photographs and gps traces to
>>>> >process, together with lots of water supply information.
>>>> >
>>>> >Once again, on behalf of the many people I (We) spoke to, thank you,
>>>> and
>>>> >keep up the good work.
>>>> >
>>>> >Regards
>>>> >
>>>> >Nick
>>>> >(Tallguy)
>>>> >
>>>> >[1] - <https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tallguy/diary/38967>
>>>> https://www.openstreetmap.org/user/Tallguy/diary/38967
>>>> >[2] -
>>>> <https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyIJE1Fsb7A&feature=em-subs_digest>
>>>> https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pyIJE1Fsb7A&feature=em-subs_digest
>>>> >
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