Andrew Turner

Andrew Turner

Website | @ajturner

Author of “Introduction to Neogeography”


Location: Salon E Level: Intermediate
Steve Coast (OpenStreetMap), Mikel Maron (OpenStreetMap), Andrew Turner (GeoIQ)
Learn to use Mapstraction—the abstraction API for mapping services—from the core developers. Worried that Google might put adverts on their maps? Noticed that Microsoft Virtual Earth has better aerial imagery? Don't get locked in! Use Mapstraction to float above proprietary APIs and switch on the fly to nine different providers including OpenStreetMap. Read more.
User-generated geospatial content has become plentiful as the tools of the GeoStack have become nearly ubiquitous. We're becoming awash in masses of geospatial data and the next question will be how to manage it. This presentation will discuss solutions that have been developed to enable users to find personalized interesting localized content from the GeoWeb.
  • Autodesk
  • Google
  • ESRI
  • Nokia
  • DigitalGlobe
  • Earthscape
  • LightPole
  • MapJack
  • MapQuest
  • MetaCarta
  • Microsoft
  • Poly9
  • Skyhook Wireless
  • TeleAtlas
  • Yahoo! Inc.
  • Zvents
  • BNet

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