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Welcome to the 20th edition of the GeoIT Talks! This time we are hosted by our member TomTom in the Treptow Towers.

After a host welcome from TomTom’s Berlin representative Patrick Vogel, Gunner Berghausen from the Research & Innovation Team will give us some insights into the current TomTom’s research.

Peter Karich, Founder and CEO of Routing Engine Graphhopper, will give us an update about this open source project graphhopper and its new possibilities to load tomtom data.

Calimoto specialized the Graphhopper engine for motocycle navigation and run a startup. Pascal Blunk will report about the their challenges in competing with Apple and Google based on OpenStreetMap Data and Open Source.

Dr.-Ing. Vlado Handziski will talk about general methodology for benchmarking of Indoor Positioning components.


The next 21st edition will take place at our member’s site T-Labs / TU Berlin on March 11th 2019.

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