30 April 2019

Open ELS Project launches user interface

Open data services developed using official national sources of geospatial information are now available through an easy-to-use interface.

The Open European Location Services (ELS) Project customer interface, which demonstrates the potential of providing a single access point for harmonised European data from different countries, was developed by ThinkWhere and accessed at

Users simply register, activate their account and then select the services they want to connect to.

The services available include:

  • Open EuroGlobalMap, topographic data from 45 countries and territories
  • An open cadastral index map
  • An open regional gazetteer service
  • And, demonstrations of open web feature test services for addresses and buildings.

Once users have selected a service, a unique access path, username and token, is provided for use in their own applications to connect to the service.