[Talk-GB] new ITO Map service in beta

Steve Doerr steve.doerr at blueyonder.co.uk
Fri Mar 18 15:01:05 GMT 2011

Thanks. Looks good. Any chance of a Pubs overlay? :-)

I've noticed that schools around here are shown in red even though they 
have a name tag, e.g. <http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/24005356>.


On 18/03/2011 14:12, Peter Miller wrote:
> ITO are pleased to announce a set of new 'overlay maps' for 
> OpenStreetMap which can highlights some of the data layers, such as 
> speed limits, highway lane widths, whether rivers are navigable and if 
> buildings have addresses etc.
> The service is still very much in beta and may suffer if many people 
> jump on it at the same time but lets see what happens.
> The service is available here:
> http://www.itoworld.com/product/data/ito_map/main
> And a wiki description is available here:
> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/ITO_Map
> We are starting with a service for a bounding box that included the UK 
> and northern France, Holland, a bit of Germany and up to southern 
> Norway and a separate bounding box including the bay area, SF. The 
> tiles will always be based current daily diff planet data (with a 24 
> hour processing lag). We should never serve old tiles from old data. 
> If the service is noticeably slow then please give it a break for a 
> hour and then try again.
> We will roll out the service to more areas as the system beds in and 
> then globally over the next few weeks assuming that the servers hold up.
> We will gather feedback over the next week or so and then many some 
> changes to the service to iron out any wrinkles.
> Regards,
> Peter Miller
> ITO World Ltd
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