POI Mapping Guidelines for India

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POI Mapping Guidelines for India

Postby cherianchris » Mon Jan 14, 2013 12:22 pm

Please go through the POI Guidelines for India. This has been discussed over, and finalized over four days by Wazers from all parts of India, and will be reviewed in three months.

Please note that no Landmark/POI is to be allowed to snap onto commercial roads, with the exception of Junction/Interchange type POI.

TRANSPORTATION:
Gas Station-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials, to be named as per the Brand of Fuel dispensed.
Toll Booth
-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials
Terminal(Airport Terminals)-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials- Parking Lot Roads to be added within the Landmark
Airport(Airport Areas including runway and run off areas for planes)(Not to be mapped as Terminals are more useful from a navigation point of view)
Train Station-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Parking Lot Roads to be added within the Landmark
Bus Station/Bus Terminal-Only Bus Terminus to be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Bus Stops not to be mapped
Sea Port-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Parking Lot Roads to be added within the Landmark
Parking Lot-Whenever visible on Bing Aerials at Airports, Train Stations, Bus Stations & Sea Ports-Care to be taken to ensure that PL do not snap to roads as PL suppress Traffic Jams and system generated errors
Junction/Interchange-To be mapped using Snap To Feature
Bridge-Not to be mapped
Tunnel-Not to be mapped
Subway Station(Wherever applicable in Cities with Subway systems)-To be marked at the entrance and exit points to/from the Surface only
Ferry Lane-Not to be mapped
Car Rental-Not to be mapped
Garage(Auto Repair Shops)-Restricted to Automobile Mechanics/Technicians-To be named as "AUTO REPAIR SHOP"

LEISURE:
Park-To be marked as per the Geographical Boundaries-Named as per name of POI
Museum / Visitor Center / Monument-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per name of POI-Surface Parking lots to be added wherever visible
Mall/Shopping Center-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per name of Mall- Surface Parking lots to be added wherever visible
Convenience Store / Kiosk-Not to be Mapped
Restaurant / Bar / Coffee Shop-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per Name of POI
Stadium / Sports Facility-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per Name of POI- Surface Parking lots to be added wherever Visible
Hotel / Motel / Guest Room-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per Name of POI- Surface Parking lots to be added wherever Visible
Club/Concert Hall-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Well known Concert Halls with capacity in excess of 1000 seats-Named as per Name of POI- Surface Parking lots to be added wherever Visible
Beach(Will be mapped under Tourist Site / Attraction)-Not to be mapped
Camp Site / RV Park-Not to be mapped
Casino-Not to be mapped
Marina-Not to be mapped
Promenade/Boardwalk-Named as per Name of POI
Store/stall-Not to be mapped

NATURE:
Island-Not to be mapped
Sea/Lake/Levee-Not to be mapped as Water Layer will show the Water Bodies on the Client
River/Stream-To be mapped only if the River/Stream is missing on the Water Layer-Named as per Name of POI
Forest/Grove-Not to be Mapped
Farmland-Not to be Mapped
Gravel-Not to be Mapped
Danger Zone-Not to be Mapped

PUBLIC:
Religious Site-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per Name of POI- Surface Parking lots to be added when Visible
Bank-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials, applicable to Head Offices Only-Named as per Name of POI
Office Building-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials, applicable to Corporate Offices Only-Named as per Name of POI
Industry-To be mapped as per Bing Aerials, when dominating a Large Portion of the map-Named as per Name of POI
Public Building-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as per Name of POI
Tourist Site / Attraction-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials/Geographical Boundaries-Named as per Local/Generic Name- Surface Parking lots to be added wherever Visible
ATM-To be made of sufficient size as small POI will not show up on the Client,
to be named as per Name of the Bank For Example: An ATM of State Bank Of India would be named as SBI ATM
Pharmacy-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Named as "PHARMACY"
Supermarket/Market-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Named as per Brand Name

PUBLIC SERVICE:
Hospital/Clinic-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials -Preference to be given to Hospitals open 24/7
Correction Facility / Prison-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials
Military Site-Not to be Mapped
Government / Municipal Building-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-To be named as per the Government naming
Police Station-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials-Named as "POLICE STATION"
University / College / Academy-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Named as per the name of the POI
School / Kindergarten / Junior High / High School-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Named as per the name of the POI
Cemetery-To be marked as per the geographical boundaries
Fire Department/Emergency Service-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials - Named as "FIRE DEPARTMENT"
Post Office-To be marked as per the Bing Aerials
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Re: POI Mapping Guidelines for India

Postby lunarplexus » Mon Jan 14, 2013 2:01 pm

Brilliant! Thanks for that. Clears up a lot of stuff.
Wazers, keep on Wazin'!

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POI Mapping Guidelines for India

Postby sk2380 » Mon Jan 14, 2013 3:01 pm

Hi chris,

That's really a good work,

It will help a lot for the new user.

We all thank you for your efforts.
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Re: POI Mapping Guidelines for India

Postby vcoolvin » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:45 am

Good one Chris.... This will ensure that we all indian editors are on the same page while editing. Will help a lot with a clean map editing.
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