Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in


Few months ago, I was talking to Siva. He is part of Tamil Heritage Activities. They take people to Mahabalipuram often and explain all its great history. They are looking for a mobile app to auto explain about the nearby place, by getting the geolocation of the person. if you goto near to tiger cave … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile application to explain about the place I am in

Project-Idea : Custom data updater for maps.me mobile app


Maps.me is a good mobile app (Free Software) for navigation and adding Places (POI - Point of Interest) to OpenStreetMap.org It uses offline data, to provide smooth user experience. OsmContributor, OSMAnd are other few android app, to contribute to OSM by adding POI. But we can feel the lag on navigating the map as they … Continue reading Project-Idea : Custom data updater for maps.me mobile app

Project-Idea : How can I pay some money for the pirated movies I watch?


I try to watch movies in theaters most of the times. But when some good movies come, they go out of theaters, when I decide to watch. In Chennai, most moves wind up in 2 weeks. Last week, Myself and Nithya watched the movie "Mayavan", which I got from a friend, which was downloaded from … Continue reading Project-Idea : How can I pay some money for the pirated movies I watch?

Openstreetmaps Mapping Party at kanchipuram, Dec 25,2017, 10-1


At kanchilug, we planned to have a openstreetmaps mapping party. Date : Dec 25 2017,10 am - 1 pm Starting place : 10c,csm street, pilliyar palayam, kanchipuram. We can have some intro to osm, maps.me, osm contributor android apps. Then, we can roam around the city to add Point Of Interest (significant places) to osm … Continue reading Openstreetmaps Mapping Party at kanchipuram, Dec 25,2017, 10-1

Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps


My friend David Rajamani is looking for an android app to be developed as a module to be used with other application being developed. User should login with oauth from another app. Then he should point a place the map displayed and add details about that place. The data should be sent to openstreetmaps.org and … Continue reading Project Idea – Mobile app to add POI using openstreetmaps

StreetComplete – Android app to add Missing Street Names in OpenStreetMaps


I am thinking of bringing OpenStreetMaps.org in Tamil. Imagining a world, where a GPS device or smartphone, showing paths in Tamil and giving instructions in Tamil to the driver. To achieve this, we need all the street names to be filled in OpenStreetMaps.org I checked for the streets in my area, Tambaram, Chennai. Found that … Continue reading StreetComplete – Android app to add Missing Street Names in OpenStreetMaps

Project Ideas – Part 1 – Looking for contributors


Image source - https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/democratization-open-source-software-ngoc-tran I am listing here few project ideas and requirements. If you are interested in contributing to any open source project, consider these to start with. I am giving an intro about each of them in this series of blog posts. Add your comment here if you pick any of the project … Continue reading Project Ideas – Part 1 – Looking for contributors