[OSGeo-Discuss] A FOSS Geo Project in India

Arnie Shore shoreas at gmail.com
Sun Feb 21 13:23:03 PST 2010

All, I too am most interested in the project's details, as well as in
the one that Louis has mentioned he's starting.

Behind my interested is the F/OSS (mostly) Caomoter-Aided Dispatch
application - Tickets CAD - that I'm planning to ,ove off its current
GMaps base to OL/OSM.

So do sharte details re the technology base,  please.


On Sun, Feb 21, 2010 at 2:07 PM, Louis Sayers <lssayers at gmail.com> wrote:
> Sajith,
> This is really cool. In particular I'm really interested in whether you are
> routing the vehicles based on their locations (are you performing automated
> dispatch at all?) and are there any navigation devices in the vehicles which
> you give navigation information?
> If so, I'd be really interested in what software you use for this - I'm
> interesting in investigating FOSS Geo for a project I'm starting in late
> April.
> Did you have to purchase mapping data to feed into the mapping software?
> Thanks,
> Louis
> On Mon, Feb 22, 2010 at 3:26 AM, Sajith VK <sajithvk at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> We are proud to share with you that Keltron, a PSU under government of
>> Kerala, has completed development of an integrated, GIS based total
>> solution for Kolkata Police. This consists of,
>> Development of Large scale map of the area
>> A GIS based area traffic control system
>> Vehicle Tracking system
>> GIS based distress call response management system etc
>> The complete solution is developed purely on Free and Open Source
>> solutions, including PostGIS, OpenLayers, Mapserver, GRASS &
>> Geodjango. Technology demonstration and pilot run for all modules are
>> over and large scale deployment is going on. AFAIK, this is the
>> biggest FOSS Geo initiative in India, and one of the major GIS project
>> in the government sector. I hope this project will help us in bringing
>> other projects also into the FOSS way.
>> Thanks to OSGeo. The very existence of the Foundation helped us to
>> convince our client that FOSS Geo tools are matured, and are actively
>> supported. We also thank the user and developer community around the
>> major FOSS tools, for their fast response to our questions and
>> clarifications.
>> Thanks & Regards,
>> Sajith VK
>> Freedom is not Free
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