26.4.18 Pioneering Wales: #Cymraeg2050 Technology Cardiff innovation event

Hi! The #mapioCymru ‘Mapping for Wales’ project has been invited to talk about openstreetmap.cymru at an innovation event this Thursday 26th April from 3pm at the Tramshed, Cardff.  This is an end-of-project event organised by our sponsors at the Welsh Government so we’re looking forward to seeing what the other invitees have been up to, […]

MAPIO BANGOR Dydd Mercher yma 28ain o fis Mawrth, Canolfan Arloesi Pontio, Ffordd Ddeiniol, Bangor, Gwynedd LL57 2TQ  rhwng 2-6pm Gweithdy #mapioCymru i osod enwau Cymraeg eich #milltirsgwâr ar fap Sefydliad Data Caerdydd  https://openstreetmap.cymru prosiect #Cymraeg2050 Llywodraeth Cymru yng ngofal Angharad Owen, cyn-fyfyriwr ym Mhrifysgol Bangor. ebostiwch i gadarnhau eich bod am fynychu, neu ffoniwch [dim […]

Extra openstreetmap.cymru features

We’ve added a couple of features (well it was Carl really). You can link to a particular place in Wales. Here’s Aberystwyth. And you can embed the map in another web page. AND you can put a pin on the map that you embedded on another webpage. Here’s a map that shows you where our […]

Putting Cymru on the Map

ODI Cardiff node’s the score! We’re all one step closer to listening to a Welsh speaking Sat Nav thanks to the Open Data Institute Cardiff, who are currently working on a ground-breaking initiative to populate the map of Cymru/Wales with its original, Welsh language names (with the possible exception of Swansea = Sven’s Sea, which […]

Map i Gymru: building an OpenStreetMap in Welsh

The draft map Have a peek at this map of Wales, with place names in Welsh. https://openstreetmap.cymru Many people have never seen place names in Welsh such as Aberteifi, Treffynnon or Aberdaugleddau on an online map – or indeed any map. These names have been used for many generations until the present day, from conversations […]

A map of Wales (mostly) in Welsh

So we’ve delivered task one of the Mapio Cymru project. If you go to openstreetmap.cymru you’ll see a map of Wales. The places on there are (mostly) in Welsh. This map pulls data from the global OpenStreetMap database and then it looks for things (roads, villages, buildings etc) that have an explicitly Welsh name in […]

The people of Wales should be able to benefit from open data in Welsh procurement

Wales has a National Procurement Service (NPS) which is there “to enable the Welsh public sector to collaborate more closely in procuring goods and services”. The NPS is in the midst of supplier engagement on a new framework to cover digital services. Given the existing UK frameworks for digital services this may or may not be […]