[OSM-talk] Here's what they do in Korea
john at creationspace.co.uk
Fri Nov 4 09:55:09 GMT 2011
On 04/11/11 03:11, Arun Ganesh wrote:
> I am totally blown away by the level of detail provided by the map
> providers in Korea. Even the navigation devices they use in almost any
> vehicle is of a much higher level than anything I have seen outside.
> As the car approaches a flyover or a junction, the device actually
> renders a 3d view of the area from the pov of the vehicle, with
> detailed buildings, trees and lighting to match the time of the day.
> Each lane of the road is marked with turn restrictions and speed limits.
> All the gloating we do of the capabilities of osm fades in comparison
> to what's been achieved here. We are years away from reaching such a
> level where it will possible to crowdsource data to such a detailed
> level in a consistent manner.
> On Thu, Nov 3, 2011 at 9:00 PM, <talk-request at openstreetmap.org
> <mailto:talk-request at openstreetmap.org>> wrote:
> http://local.daum.net/map/index.jsp?t__nil_navi=bestmain&nil_id=map <http://local.daum.net/map/index.jsp?t__nil_navi=bestmain&nil_id=map>
> Even if you don't read Korean you can still appreciate the scope
> and scale of
> their undertaking. The datasets are also unique- take a look at
> the same
> area from the different providers. Click on various icons to see
> photos and Daum's street view. Also provided: route planning, traffic
> density, and the weather for the chunk of map you are looking at.
> Oh, and as
> well as the distance and journey time the route planner will tell
> you the
> taxi fare you would have to pay.
> Best wishes,
> j.mp/ArunGanesh <http://j.mp/ArunGanesh>
> talk mailing list
> talk at openstreetmap.org
This is really interesting Andrew /Arun,
Thanks for posting.
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