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WikiSPEEDia

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WikiSPEEDia is a crowd-sourced database of geocoded speed limit signs.

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Product

The database has been growing over the year, as has demand for a speed limits database due to the proliferation of mobile apps to rely upon it. It's wikipedia page is being misappropriated as a place to list the apps that use its data. [1]

The database asks for a donation from commercial works, though remains free to use. [2]

History

Set up in 2005 as a data store for cruise control for cars to pull speed limit data from.

In 2009 a computer game was developed by school children in which they could "drive around" on Google Street View and record the speed limit signs they came across.

External Links

wikiSPEEDia.org

WikiSPEEDia - wikipedia article

References

  1. WikiSPEEDia.org - "Add your project here" button which links to wikipedia article
  2. FAQ.txt - wikiSPEEDia.org
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