Oct 012010

EDINA is pleased to announce the release of Digimap OpenStream – a web service delivering OS OpenData to the UK academic sector using open standard WMS technology.

Digimap OpenStream is an EDINA Digimap value-added service freely available to the academic community. Access is not restricted to registered Digimap users, although a one-off online registration is required. The OS OpenData offered is accessible 24/7 and users are able to embed it into their own application software without the overheads of downloading and managing large quantities of data.

Digimap OpenStream provides access to the following OS OpenData products:

  • MiniScale®
  • 1:250,000 Scale Colour Raster
  • OS Vector Map™ District (Raster)
  • OS Street View®

Details of the Application Programming Interface (API) are provided along with simple guides illustrating how to use the service within popular GIS software.

Full details of the Terms and Conditions of Use can be found now at http://openstream.edina.ac.uk/terms

 1 October, 2010  Posted by at 4:15 pm Digimap News, New Features Tagged with: , , , ,  Comments Off on NEW open service: Digimap OpenStream