[Routing] tracks, ways, avg. speed -> new attribs for our ways

Gary G: gary at gary68.de
Wed Feb 11 13:52:02 GMT 2009


just downloaded a track, no timestamp in it. but the info is on the server? right? how do i get it without a db copy? any way?

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Betreff: Re: [Routing] tracks, ways, avg. speed -> new attribs for our ways
Gesendet: Mi, 11. Feb 2009
Von: Marcus Wolschon<Marcus at Wolschon.biz>

> On Wed, 11 Feb 2009 13:39:19 +0000 (GMT), GS <gerhardschwanz at yahoo.de>
> wrote:
> > hi,
> > 
> > i just stumbled upon this article here
> >
> http://www.gpsbusinessnews.com/TomTom-s-crowdsourcing-5-millionth-map-correc
> tion_a1234.html
> > 
> > it says (beside other things) tomtom collects track data of their users
> and
> > calculates avg. speeds per street/way.
> > 
> > - did anyone think about that using our tracks and map data?
> 
> Yes, we have some lengthy discussion on this topic in the archive.
> The end of it was that our track-data is not usable for this purpose
> but that a customized service to collect average speeds of different
> general car-types with drivers that are not currently mapping side-roads
> would be a good thing.
> Also many ways of anonymizing and corrupting gpx-tracks have been
> discussed.
> 
> > - is it feasible?
> > - will/can derived data be used?
> 
> It can be used, the license is clear. However the quality of the data is
> not good enough.
> 
> We SHOULD get something like the map_features -page but for tags on
> gpx-tracks. This way we can query our tracks by vehicle-type and similar
> categories.
> 
> Marcus
> 
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