[Freegis-list] Losing GIS solution...
sxpert at esitcom.org
Tue Jan 18 20:33:37 CET 2005
Adam Gautier wrote:
> My company and I have received word that we will be losing our webservices
> based GIS provider. We have an application that requires mapping and
> routing. I am looking for advice on cobling together open-source
> solutions to meet these needs, Any help would be appreciated.
> High-Level Requirements (I can elaborate more if needed):
> Requirement 1: Mapping - Being able to draw a map(a road map) while
> starting from a address, city, state, zip. Dumping out via jpeg or better
> yet png would be best.
> Requirement 2: Routing - Getting directions(turn-by-turn driving
> direction) between two points.
> * Obviously speed would be a factor, but more so, quality of data is
are you in the US ?
if answer is yes, cobble something from the tiger database
if answer is no... hmmm, time to go check out navteq and / or teleatlas
(unfortunately, navsys and the free maps project is not there yet. you
can however contribute, see www.navsys.org )
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