Apple Uses OpenStreetMap Instead of GoogleMaps

Apple Uses OpenStreetMap Instead of GoogleMaps

The Apple on Wednesday released iOS app iPhoto uses maps that did not come from Google Maps. Are outside the U.S. while the map data Openstreetmap project used the Apple converts itself into cards, tells the OpenStreetMap Foundation .

The Apple uses the OpenStreetMap Foundation, according to relatively old data from the April, 2010. Moreover, the necessary information on the origin of the missing data.The OpenStreetMap Foundation will therefore try to talk to Apple, but for now welcomes another prominent users of their free maps.

Dair Grant has an unofficial Viewer for Apple’s maps created, Ivan Sanchez offers a way to compare cards from Apple with those of the OpenStreetMap project .


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