Daily Archives: July 12, 2009

Becoming a GeoVator

GeoVation is a new innovation network sponsored by Ordnance Survey that will help individuals and startups to turn ideas for using geography into reality. Come along to one of the GeoVation launch briefings, at each location we will be running a breakfast briefing with coffee and croissants and an early evening briefing with pizza and beer. The registration pages for the briefings are now open, please select the location and time that you would prefer […]

Maps for the blind 1

OpenStreetMappers are passionate about maps and are coming up with some great ideas for using maps in new ways. During State of the Map we saw several great new ideas including augmented reality from Layar and transport maps from Ito but the one that most impressed me was a tactile map for the blind. Why didn’t someone think of this ages ago? Could it be that open data really does encourage innovation?