[OSM-talk] Mapchester - continuation of work

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Wed Jun 7 13:05:49 BST 2006

No figures, but I reckon there is a basic business model there.


Andy Robinson
Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk 

>-----Original Message-----
>From: dankarran at gmail.com [mailto:dankarran at gmail.com] On Behalf Of Dan
>Sent: 07 June 2006 12:59
>To: Andy Robinson
>Cc: talk at openstreetmap.org
>Subject: Re: [OSM-talk] Mapchester - continuation of work
>On 6/7/06, Andy Robinson <Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk> wrote:
>> They (Futursonic) have purchased a Garmin GPSMap 60 CSx to gather
>> data in the centre of Manchester so it will be interesting to hear from
>> how well it works in the areas that the older Garmin units had problem
>> during the Mapchester weekend.
>It would be interesting to see a rough comparison of the amount it
>costs for an organisation to go out and map an area with their own
>equipment, contributing it to OSM, compared to the cost of licensing
>OS data for the same area. Does anyone have any sort of figures like
>that available?
>Dan Karran
>dan at karran.net

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