[HOT] Simple address codes for buildings
tgertin at gmail.com
Mon Dec 22 16:26:48 UTC 2014
> Thanks for sharing your blog post Martin and those are really interesting
> ideas Andrew. I don't have that much experience with field mapping but
> integrating what 3 words (w3w) with field papers to simply document
> addresses using the offline SDK where internet is not available seems
Actually, this could be beneficial for mapping just about any feature if
the mapper doesn't have a gps, or gps on their phone, or a decent signal.
They could just annotate a feature on their field papers with the three
words and know where to digitize it later.
> Talking to some of the w3w folks at Crisismappers I know they have
> interest in getting a humanitarian mapping pilot going. If the right
> project is found it would be great to see this tested in the field.
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> Date: Sun, 21 Dec 2014 20:56:01 -0600
> From: Andrew Buck <andrew.r.buck at gmail.com>
> To: hot at openstreetmap.org
> Subject: Re: [HOT] Simple address codes for buildings
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> This is definitely an interesting idea. I have looked at 'what 3
> words' before and thought it might be useful for numerous things.
> Identifying buildings as you have suggested is one interesting idea
> and there are others as well. It would be interesting if this could
> be done in an offline fashion, so that people generating field reports
> where internet access is not available could use the what 3 words api
> offline to generate a field report and then tweet that or email it
> once they get back online. This is definitely something we should
> look into further.
> - -AndrewBuck
> On 12/20/2014 07:02 AM, spatialbits wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I'd like to share a blog post on assigning what3words address codes
> >  to OSM buildings:
> > I wonder whether addressing OSM features like this could be
> > beneficial in the HOT context?
> > Cheers,
> > Martin (@spatialbits)
> >  http://what3words.com/
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