It has been proposed that this page be deleted or replaced by a redirect. See the discussion page for further information.|
The given reason is: This page may be deleted for the reasons given as to why it is out of date. Plus, the page has not been updated since 2010, except for minor maintenance edits by Verdy_P. Therefore, it can probably be gotten rid of without any consequence.
However it is categorized as "discontinued", for now, and may be later restarted as a Java-based app or modernized for Android. Deletion is not necessary if we want to keep the history of OSM (Last two sentences added by Verdy_P and do not represent the opinions of Adamant1 or the vast majority of other people on this site. As is evidenced by the many other deletion proposals of the same kind. Also, users who have an objection to this deletion proposal are free to debate it in the discussion section. Instead of altering the wording of the original proposal in a way that misrepresents the opinions of the person that originally created it or the purpose for the proposal itself.).
|Author:||Arktos Media GmbH|
Development of this application seems to have stopped
AOSM (beta.arktosmobile.de/aosm) was a cost-free application running on J2ME and BlackBerry devices. It is now part of the so called Arktus Mobile software that lookups the German telephone book and presents the addresses upon OSM map.
|The development of this application seems to have stopped: the original project link does not work anymore, and no new versions have been released since 21-Jul-2008. See also this forum entry.|
About the old aosm app
Aosm combines the display of OpenStreetMap map tiles from SD card memory with automatic download of map tiles not found on the SD card, so you can have a whole country like germany on the SD card and yet zoom in as far as OpenStreetMap goes.
If the phone has a built-in GPS receiver or a Bluetooth GPS-Receiver is available, aosm can be used to create GPX logs for later use in OpenStreetMap mapping. Aosm highlights the current GPS position on the OpenStreetMap display and marks the recent track, so you can easily see where you've already been.
Aosm allows adding waypoints to the GPX log. The name of the waypoint will later become visible when importing the GPX file into JOSM.
A special OpenStreetMap "Add Node" function allows adding typical nodes like amenity/post_box directly while surveying. That way simple nodes like amenity/telephone or highway/traffic_signals can be handled completely while surveying without the need of post-processing them on the PC later.
Points of Interest
Aosm is combined with a search engine for the german phone book, so phone book entries from the german phone book can be highlighted on the OpenStreetMap. In addition the OpenStreetMap Namefinder is accessible.
GPX files obtained offline by PC or Web-Software like http://www.radroutenplaner.hessen.de/ can be imported to display the route on the openstreetmap.
Aosm is currently available in German and English, switching languages automatically depending on the phone's language. Translators for other languages are welcome.
http://www.arktosmobile.de/download/ , one of the A-Mobile_aosm_*.jad|jar files.
- *_75: phones implementing JSR 75: PDA Optional Packages
- *_82: phones implementing JSR 82: JavaTM APIs for Bluetooth
- *_75: phones implementing JSR 179: Location API
- *_A780: Motorola A780
Files ending with u are unsigned.
There are also beta versions (1.4.28, 09-Feb-2009) under http://beta.arktosmobile.de/d/ .