Category Archives: uk

OS Ride iOS app maps the first three stages of the Tour de France

TweetSeems the UK Ordnance Survey is in the mobile app making business as the UK data provider for teh Government has released OS Ride, a mobile app for iOS featuring routes for the Tour de France. OS Ride features detailed … Continue reading

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illustreets Exemplifies the power of Open Data Enabling Anyone to Explore England

TweetYou know the scenario… you want to move to a new city and you’d like to find out where the best places are to live, however, you know nothing about the region at all. Have you been there? Well, there’s … Continue reading

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Ordnance Survey Extends Reach to Mobile via OS MapFinder for iOS

TweetAnother cool mobile app launch, this time from the British national mapping agency, the Ordnance Survey. The org has just rolled out OS MapFinder the organisation’s first official mobile app for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch. This from the OS… MapFinder, … Continue reading

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Got a million pieces of Lego? Why not make a World map!

TweetWho doesn’t love Lego?/ Heck, just yesterday my daughter and friends pulled out a big box that I have and created for several hours… the stuff is timeless! And thanks to Gary in the UK for sharing this awesome story … Continue reading

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3D Map of the Future from Ordnance Survey

TweetAn interesting 3D mapping product has been released in the UK – the Map of the Future! Ordnance Survey has been trialling the use of incredibly accurate lasers to create a spectacularly detailed map that could change the way the … Continue reading

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Explore the UK with Explore (Beta) from the Ordnance Survey

TweetExplore is a new beta application from Ordnance Survey, allowing you to create and share your routes with the world, and join in with ones that already exist. Search for a location and then view the routes that people are … Continue reading

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