[Loadstone] Wondering what good ways are to get points of interest

Hrvoje Katić hrvojekatic at gmail.com
Sun May 24 08:37:38 BST 2009


For now, I know just for google maps and the open street map converter. 
I used Geocoder and OSM to get Points of interest for Zagreb, and I will 
also try with Nokia Maps application by exporting .LMX (Nokia Landmarks) 
file, but I don't know where Nokia Maps saves these .LMX files on my phone.

On 23.5.2009. 23:21, Jerry Matheny wrote:
> Is there any site where I can put in my local zip code and or address and
> just have it tell me all the local places of business or whatever that are
> within so many miles away without selecting a specific category? I just want
> to be able to populate my Loadstone database with points.
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com
> [mailto:loadstone-bounces at loadstone-gps.com] On Behalf Of Brian Giles
> Sent: Saturday, May 23, 2009 1:01 PM
> To: loadstone at loadstone-gps.com
> Subject: Re: [Loadstone] Wondering what good ways are to get points of
> interest
>
> Hi,
>
> Exactly! I'm wondering the same thing.
>
> Either I'm not doing something right, or there just aren't very many poi's
> on gps-data-team.com. Like, it only added a few McDonalds, and I know
> there's gotta be plenty more. Or...it didn't add the BK that's around the
> corner from me. I had to add that manually when I was out walking the other
> day.
>
> I used the geocoder and added in all the zip codes for Ogden, but it didn't
> do much except add a lot of streets. Although it did add some landmarks
> around Weber state, and a few churches and condos, and a bunch of what
> loadstone calls "co-op ATM's." I know there's a lot of businesses around
> here, so I don't know why they wouldn't show up. I agree...entering the
> longitude and latitude would just take too long. I'm kind of jealous of
> trekker users because they  don't have to mess with that.
>
> Brian
>
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