[HOT] [OSM-talk] Skybox release aerial imagery
bgirardot at gmail.com
Wed Oct 29 21:22:57 UTC 2014
Wow, really cool.
Is there a TMS/WMS type URL for looking at any of it?
I am not sure how it works, in reviewing the site it looks like they
provide the imagery and we would find a place to host it for use in tracing.
On 10/29/2014 7:32 AM, Mikel Maron wrote:
> I've been talking with the Google Crisis Response team, and they have
> * Imagery released under Skybox for Good can be digitized into OSM under
> OSM's license.
> * The attribution requirement can be fulfilled by attributing Skybox in
> a given changeset and/or feature comment/tag. As well as noted on
> * While it's not a requirement, interested to start conversation about
> more robust attribution down the line, ala the dynamic attribution in
> Google Maps (something like an API to view attribution for a particular
> area, to integrate into web viewers)
> * HOT is welcome to make additional requests.
> They want to know the best place to formally let OSM know the above. If
> the gist of the above sounds reasonable, I think the best place to
> announce would be on legal-talk@
> While we are working on the legal details, it would also be worthwhile
> for us to test the suitability of the imagery for OSM tracing. Is the
> geo-referencing and resolution fit for our purposes?
> * Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron
> On Monday, October 27, 2014 5:37 PM, Rob Nickerson
> <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi list,
> Google (through their acquisition of skybox) have released some
> aerial imagery under the Cc-by licence:
> Can someone just remind me - are we able to use this in
> OpenStreetMap? If yes, please forward to the HOT mailing list as it
> is of value to them.
> Finally we should be very proud of what we as a community have
> achieved. The work that we, HOT and those who have already made
> aerial imagery available (bing, digital globe, etc) have achieved to
> date is so significant that other big players are following in our
> footsteps. This is a great day :-)
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