Urbanism on Track

Urbanism on Track

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Tracking technologies such as GPS, mobile phone tracking, video and RFID monitoring are rapidly becoming part of daily life. Technological progress offers huge possibilities for studying human activity patterns in time and space in new ways. Delft University of Technology (TU Delft) held an international expert meeting in early 2007 to investigate the current and future possibilities and limitations of the application of tracking technologies in urban design and spatial planning. This book is the result of that expert meeting.Autonomous systems Given the need and costs of constant map updating, the search for autonomous systems was the logical next step. ... The most salient example is TomTom Map Share technology [http://www.tomtom.com/page.php? ... The whole process is still essentially manual [the symbolic information, the error correction, the aggregation], and it therefore strongly resembles OpenStreetMapanbsp;...

Title:Urbanism on Track
Author:Jeroen Schaick, Stefan C. Spek
Publisher:IOS Press - 2008-01-01


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