[OSGeo-Discuss] Remote routing solutions
mateusz at loskot.net
Mon Oct 12 11:57:04 PDT 2009
Miguel Montesinos wrote:
> As an example, we built a routing service for tourism pruposes using
> only FOSS. Components were these:
> - DB PostGIS
> - Routing service: Customization of gvSIG routing capabilities adapted
> for running on Java EE container (Tomcat).
> - Interface: Web service
> - Client: 2 clients:
> * Web client, open-layers based
> * Mobile client: Java CLDC brand new app.
> We had to use our own routing service, as we were using public
> administration official cartography, with tourist info.
> The routing service had the following capabilities:
> - Point to point calculation (fastest path)
> - TSP (Travel Salesman Problem)
> - On foot / car transport method
> - Tourist places near to the route just calculated
> - Route instructions (e.g. trun right on ...)
> Here you can have a look at the web client , sorry it's only in
> Spanish, but easy to understand (I suppose). Here you have a
> presentation  we made about the mobile side in the Spanish Free GIS
> days (like our national FOSS4G). It's only in Spanish but you have some
> slides with architectures components that can give you extra details.
> Everything developed is GPL, but our customer has to publish source code
> in its official forge and it's a pending task. Nevertheless if you need
> some code, just ask.
>  http://www.turismoextremadura.com/PINTUREX/live/PV.html
>> -----Mensaje original-----
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>> nombre de Mateusz Loskot
>> Enviado el: martes, 06 de octubre de 2009 23:04
>> Para: Discuss at lists.osgeo.org
>> Asunto: [OSGeo-Discuss] Remote routing solutions
>> May I kindly ask for a bit of brainstorming about
>> available and programmatically callable,
>> optionally usable,
>> optionally effective,
>> optionally robust
>> solutions of remote routing services?
>> The use case is very simple:
>> 1) client is a non-Web thin client
>> 2) client has access to the Internet
>> 3) client knows two locations "start" and "destination"
>> 4) client wants to know how to travel from start to destination
>> What are available options to achieve that? Where if availability
>> * accessible for public
>> * free of charge
>> * does not require to sign anything,
>> Custom solutions built on OGC-enabled stack (e.g. PyWPS, etc.) is also
>> an option to discuss.
>> Any input greatly appreciated.
Thank you very much for all these references. It's a lot of stuff
to crunch :-)
Mateusz Loskot, http://mateusz.loskot.net
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