[OSM-talk] OSM on Garmin - raster tiles?

Thomas Wood grand.edgemaster at gmail.com
Tue Jan 6 17:43:59 GMT 2009


A quick google came up with this:
http://freegeographytools.com/2008/converting-raster-maps-to-garmin-vector-format-with-bmap2mp

I had previously heard of Moagu, as noted in that article, but strayed
away from it due to being somewhat unfree.

2009/1/6 Gervase Markham <gerv-gmane at gerv.net>:
> When I heard about the possibility of "OSM on Garmin", I imagined
> something like the Mapnik Slippy Map on my GPS screen. Now I have a
> Legend HCx, it turns out that I get the Garmin vector rendering with OSM
> data behind it. This is clearly much better than nothing, but does the
> gmapsupp.img format support stuffing in a load of raster tiles, or is it
> vector data only? (Obviously, you'd lose the ability to route with raster.)
>
> Gerv
>
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Thomas Wood
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