[talk-ph] Fwd: [OSM-talk] OSM on German TV

maning sambale emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com
Sat Sep 19 13:38:53 BST 2009


The video is in German but you get the idea.  Mapping things like this
is why OSM shines over any other webmap.


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From: Maarten Deen <mdeen at xs4all.nl>
Date: Sat, Sep 19, 2009 at 7:13 PM
Subject: [OSM-talk] OSM on German TV
To: Talk Openstreetmap <talk at openstreetmap.org>


I just saw an item on OSM in (a rerun) of Quarks & Co on the German TV station
WDR. It was about mapping the inner city of Bonn for wheelchairs. Nice example
of micromapping, where mappers were even measuring the height of the curbs and
inclination of streets (both very important for wheelchair users).

The video [1] is available on Quarks & Co's website [2]. All in German, but
google's translate does a decent job of the website.

[1] http://www.wdr.de/tv/quarks/videos/flashplayer.jsp?mid=84793
[2] http://www.wdr.de/tv/quarks/sendungsbeitraege/2009/0915/008_karten.jsp

Regards,
Maarten


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