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April 15th, 2012
Mangalore Students Map Uncharted Territories

During a quiet weekend recently at the Nitte Mahalinga Adyanthaya Memorial Institute of Technology, 21 of its students created a bit of a stir with a ‘mapping party’. Using GPS-enabled Android mobile phones and Free (non-proprietary) software, they added hitherto unmapped locations and updated corrected details of places to OpenStreetMaps (OSM). And all this was done based on data collected from people, and not from governments or commercial entities. Read More