TomTom on Openmoko?

Marcin Juszkiewicz openembedded at
Thu Mar 27 14:38:19 CET 2008

Dnia Thursday 27 of March 2008, ramsesoriginal napisał:

> I am of the idea that a navigation system would be THE killer-app for
> the openmoko, and I personally know many persons that would also pay
> extra money to have a navigator on a phone. 

> We have various possibilities: we could try to make some sort of deal
> with TomTom, 

Maps can be bought from TeleAtlas.

> write our own system based on OSM (and btw we could let the openmokos
> submit data to osm at the same time to increase accuracy), 

Raw tracks do not make maps - someone have to edit them...

> or (and that's my favorite) we could try to make something based on
> google maps/earth. The whole engime is already there (google maps
> mobile), as are also the maps. Just make some changes to add gps
> capabilities, and it's great! 

Did you read rules of using Google Maps data?

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