Towards a Landmark-Based Pedestrian Navigation Service Using OSM Data

  title={Towards a Landmark-Based Pedestrian Navigation Service Using OSM Data},
  author={Adam Rousell and Alexander Zipf},
  journal={ISPRS Int. J. Geo-Information},
With the advent of location-aware smartphones, the desire for pedestrian-based navigation services has increased. Unlike car-based services where instructions generally are comprised of distance and road names, pedestrian instructions should instead focus on the delivery of landmarks to aid in navigation. OpenStreetMap (OSM) contains a vast amount of geospatial information that can be tapped into for identifying these landmark features. This paper presents a prototype navigation service that… CONTINUE READING
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