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 […]

Mapping your Square Mile…

How to #mapioCymru ! This is how to begin: Go to openstreetmap.org Register a user name by using your email, facebook or Google account etc. Start using openstreetmap.org under your username & start mapping! Adding a Welsh language name Let’s say that you’d like to add the Welsh language version of a street name, e.g. […]

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 […]

ODI Cardiff’s Mapping for Wales update

As we announced in November, we’ve received funding from the Welsh Government in order to produce an online Welsh language interface of OSM [Open Street Map].   1st Progress report  We’re very pleased to announce that we’ve already recruited a mapping infrastructure developer for our #MapioCymru project: Carl Morris has agreed to be our online […]