GroundTruth

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GroundTruth
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GroundTruth software generates maps for Garmin GPS units using OpenStreetMap data and NASA's SRTM digital elevation model. It's being maintained by User:Breki.

For other meanings of "Ground truth" see Ground truth

Who Is GroundTruth For?

  • OSM mappers who use Garmin units for mapping and who want their maps to contain as much useful information as possible.
  • Non-OSM users who want to have free (and often better quality) maps of the world.


Main Features

  • Support for custom line and area styles - you specify how the feature should look like
  • Support for custom icons for POI
  • Map rules can be shared among mappers by publishing them on this Wiki.
  • Automatic generation of TYP files
  • Generating relief contours using NASA's SRTM data
    • Generating OSM files with contours (a successor to Srtm2Osm)
  • Downloading of OSM vector data
  • Support for additional map features (like map transparency) available through cgpsmapper
  • Conversion of national characters into the ones supported by Garmin units
  • Generation of Mapsource preview files
  • Registration of generated maps into Mapsource
  • Automatic uploading of generated maps onto a GPS unit
  • Command-line interface

Download

You can download the latest package (or older ones) from http://downloads.igorbrejc.net/osm/groundtruth/. You need to have Microsoft .NET 3.5 SP1 (available here) installed on your computer in order to run GroundTruth.

How To Use

For a brief introduction please visit GroundTruth For Dummies.

For detailed instructions and FAQ please visit GroundTruth Manual.

See also

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