admin · Mar 11, 2010 at 11:56 am

OpenMobileMaps v1.2 – finger-friendly maps application

As an alternative to Google Maps, xda-member Cipher is developing a new, finger-friendly app called OpenMobileMaps.

OpenMobileMaps uses data provided by OpenStreetMap.org, an opensource initiative which is made by people like you and me and allows you to use a free, editable world map.

Originally posted by Cipher

Features:

  • showing map in fullscreen
  • finger friendly user interface
  • map tiles are automatically downloaded if internet connection is available
  • map tiles are stored locally for offline use
  • GPS support and GSM triangulation
  • show actual position on map
  • follow-mode to automatically scroll the map
  • search addresses (testing)
  • calculate routes (not yet implemented)
  • gps and gsm tracking (not yet implemented)
  • choose between different OSM servers (not yet implemented)

Continue on to the application thread.


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