[OSGeo-Discuss] Advice - alternative to google maps v3 Javascript API????

Noli Sicad nsicad at gmail.com
Tue Jun 28 19:32:08 EDT 2011

OpenGTS™ - Open GPS Tracking System 	


"OpenGTS™ ("Open GPS Tracking System") is the first available open
source project designed specifically to provide web-based GPS tracking
services for a "fleet" of vehicles."

" OpenGTS comes with support for OpenLayers/OpenStreetMap in addition
to support for Google Maps, Microsoft Virtual Earth, and Mapstraction
(which provides mapping support for MultiMap, Map24, MapQuest, and
more). Within the OpenGTS framework, other mapping service providers
can also easily be integrated."


On 6/29/11, Dan Putler <dan.putler at sauder.ubc.ca> wrote:
> Hi Mark,
> OpenLayers is just the map display part of the puzzle. Once you move
> into implementing the tracking yourself, and not using Google API
> services, you will need road layer data (OpenStreetMap data comes to
> mind here) and a back-end database (PostGIS/PostgreSQL or possibly
> SpatiaLite or the spatial extension to MS SQL Server).
> Dan
> On 06/28/2011 08:41 AM, Daniel Ames wrote:
>> I'm copying your question to the DotNet OSGeo group who might have
>> some suggestions. You could look at both SharpMap and DotSpatial as
>> ASP.NET <http://ASP.NET> back ends for example. - Dan
>> On Tue, Jun 28, 2011 at 3:05 AM, quade <mark at websolving.co.uk
>> <mailto:mark at websolving.co.uk>> wrote:
>>     Hi all
>>     I'm trying to develop a vehicle tracking system
>>     I'd planned to use the google maps api
>>     However, someone mentioned they want lots of money per year to use
>>     it, and
>>     suggested openlayers instead
>>     I'm really confused about the whole thing
>>     Can i use openlayers (or anything else) and use the title maps
>>     from google
>>     maps and still get around the licence issue?
>>     I'm a .net developer, but have no experience in maps so have a steep
>>     learning curve
>>     I would really appreciate some guidance on my options
>>     Thanks all
>>     Mark
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