OpenStreetMap is an initiative to create and provide free geographic data, such as street maps, to anyone. The OpenStreetMap Foundation is an international not-for-profit organization supporting, but not controlling, the OpenStreetMap Project. It is dedicated to encouraging the growth, development and distribution of free geospatial data and to providing geospatial data for anyone to use and share. (OMSFoundation, March 2017)
OpenStreetMap is available through the official[openstreemap.org web application], but can be found in many applications, including may phone applications.
Since OpenStreetMap uses a well documented data structure, it is used for creating all sorts of map-based application on all sorts of devices.
Purpose of this article (for now): Extracting information for laser cutting and 3D printing. At some point, if something of interest emerges, sections will be made into stand-alone articles, e.g. the Maperitive section - Daniel K. Schneider (talk) 20:39, 15 March 2017 (CET)
2 OpenStreetMap Data for laser cutting and 3D printing
- Since OpenStreeMap data includes structured information it can be extracted to various formats suitable for laser cutting and 3D printing.
For the moment, read:
- The online map
- OpenStreeMap. The online map as web application (not the same thing as the OpenStreeMaps
- Introductions (official)
- OpenStreeMap Wiki (manuals and such). For example:
- List of Android applications
- Using (official)
- OpenStreeMap Blog (for news)