Tuesday, 16 June 2009

iphone Mapping Apps

This looks a great app, particularly for us in the UK, handy and useful for both professional and consumer user too; no IP infringemnet as the UK National Grid does not attract such restrictions. See http://www.obachi.org/ for more.
The pace with which location is being utilised by the new media and technology community is leaving many traditional users behind and also forcing us with location databases to think from fresh how we licence our location data.
Something we at the UKMap team are already engaged with a number of technology/solution suppliers who need high quality location data....watch this space. Maybe a iphone UKMap app one day !
Full link http://www.obachi.org/2009/06/15/grid-reference-iphone-app/


  1. There are lots like this - not sure how they compare on accuracy etc but some like GridPoint GB are free (Obachi Grid costs 59p)

  2. I like the look of this