google earth - [was: Re: Another simple GPS+GPRS idea]
alessandro.iurlano at gmail.com
Mon Nov 27 16:20:39 CET 2006
On 11/27/06, David Ormsbee <ormsbee at gmail.com> wrote:
> We can still have an application that simply reads GPS data from the
> phone and hits the Google Maps website with it, right? The site
> accepts long/lat. coordinates, and even has a satellite view mode
> (though the quality isn't as high as in Google Earth).
Unfortunately it seems we cannot.
Google maps API's terms of service allow you to use it in a website and not
standalone non-Web application (FAQ clearly says that)
And Google Earth requires the client to be installed on the machine that you
So both ways are not valid :(
The only doable thing I can think now is a client to compile information
for the openstreetsmap project :(
This license is against all the applications that I wanted to implement
Bye and thanks,
On 11/27/06, Marcus Bauer <marcus.bauer at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On Mon, 2006-11-27 at 12:44 +0100, Alessandro Iurlano wrote:
> > > I know that google provides API for the search engine. Are there APIs
> > > for google earth maps too?
> > Slashdot ran yesterday a story about this:
> > http://yro.slashdot.org/article.pl?sid=06/11/25/225256
> > http://gaia.serezhkin.com/
> > Basically the same goes for map data. You may have a look into
> > openstreetmap.org.
> > You may ask Sean about availability of maps for the Neo1973 (a quick
> > search in the ML-archives gives no hits).
> > Hope that helps.
> > Marcus
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