Smallworld on a Sony PSP
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Smallworld on a Sony PSP

The following slideshow was presented by us in the mobile solutions track at the 2011 GE Smallworld user conference in Chicago, Sept 25-29, 2011:

Smallworld data on a Sony PSP, why?

Visualizing Smallworld GIS data on a Sony Portable Playstation (PSP): Why we did it and why it was worth it (except for making the kids cry)

psp_with_gps

Picking a mobile device

  • Available hardware (in 2007/2008)
  • Large Screen
  • Inexpensive
  • Open platform
  • Sony PSP

psp_hacks

Why SONY PSP

  • Inexpensive
  • Large Screen
  • GPS capable
  • Open System*
  • GOAL

Goal

  • Display a seamless map
  • Navigate (scroll/zoom)
  • Same look & feel as Smallworld

Tools

  • Homebrew
  • SDK
  • Global Map Download Tool
  • MapThis PSP application
  • psp_hacks psp_inside

Making Tiles

  • Works in any Smallworld app
  • Uses existing Styles
  • Good performance

GPS

  • Navigation Mode
  • Night Mode

Adding intelligence

  • Simple DB
  • Simple search
  • Beyond PSP

Android, iPad

  • browser based
  • fast
  • real time
  • on-line or off-line

psp_inside sony_psp

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