40 gps devices to be sponsored to train a OSM team for kosovo. Amazing! http://groups.google.com/group/free-software-conference/msg/cc770f12c79262cb?hl=en_US
here is an edited translation :
Today I had a very interesting meeting in implementing a pilot for IT in
Schools project funded by the European Commission.
I understood that this is a the most serious project in this field ever
implemented in Kosovo.
FLOSSK will that help train students in openstreetmap.org through a small
There is up to 2,000 EUR budget to purchase GPS equipment.
I propose that these will buy GPS antennas that will operated with Sony
Ericsson Symbian or something similar. This gives us 40 x 50 EUR for buying
40 or 80 students from coming to Kosovo all the initial training in Pristina
to use the equipment.
After coming back from a 3-4 weeks training, they will help with GPS
trace processing and map building.
The purpose is educational.
Now we have a school in Pristina as an Umbrella for this project, they will
provide computers connected to the Internet.
please forward proposals.