Mappetizer Tourist- and City-Info and Mappetizer Travel Diary

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Mappetizer Tourist- and City-Info and Mappetizer Travel Diary
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Part Number
25
Number of Parts
31
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License
CC Attribution - NoDerivatives 2.0 UK: England & Wales:
You are free to use, copy, distribute and transmit the work or content in unchanged form for any legal purpose as long as the work is attributed to the author in the manner specified by the author or licensor.
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Release Date
2011
Language
English
Production Year
2010
Production Place
Paris, France

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Abstract
Mappetizer “Tourist Info”, “City Info” and “Travel Diary” are SVG based web mapping applications, which directly can read GPS data (GPX files). As Mappetizer “Tourist Info” and “City Info” are for public use on the internet (whether municipality, county or city), “Travel Diary” can be seen as an application for everybody’s use. But the philosophy and technique behind all the applications are the same. Main goals and ideas of the products are: - Quasi-direct import of GPS data (GPX files) - Displaying of any information based on geograpic data, like points (= waypoints, e.g. hotels, schools, places of interest, underground stations), lines (= tracks, e.g. bicycle and hiking tours, online guided city tours) and polygons. - Extended scope on descriptive information about the tracks and waypoints, including text, pictures, links, addresses, ranking and rating. - Support of multilingualism. - Analyses of the tracks (e.g. length, duration, elevation). - Not depending on any specific web server technologies or database. - Not depending on Google Maps and their terms of use. - Full control on layout and design. - Expandability and flexibility. All web mapping solutions simply bases on open standards like HTML, SVG and XML. So they can be used on a local machine, published on the web or be given away on CD-ROM or DVD and be viewed within a web browser.
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