[HOT] [OSM-talk] Skybox release aerial imagery

Mikel Maron mikel_maron at yahoo.com
Wed Oct 29 22:41:59 UTC 2014


> Is there a TMS/WMS type URL for looking at any of it?
 
Assume so. Just asked them, and they're researching if they'll advertise it.

There is a GeoTIFF download link in the InfoWindow for each scene. So can be downloaded, and set up in TileStache or whatever easily, for a TMS.

* Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron




On Wednesday, October 29, 2014 5:24 PM, Blake Girardot <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
 

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>Wow, really cool.
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>Is there a TMS/WMS type URL for looking at any of it?
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>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.
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>Regards,
>Blake
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>On 10/29/2014 7:32 AM, Mikel Maron wrote:
>> Hello
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>> I've been talking with the Google Crisis Response team, and they have
>> confirmed:
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>> * 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
>> http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Contributors
>> * 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.
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>> 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@
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>> 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?
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>> Cheers
>> Mikel
>> * Mikel Maron * +14152835207 @mikel s:mikelmaron
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>> On Monday, October 27, 2014 5:37 PM, Rob Nickerson
>> <rob.j.nickerson at gmail.com> wrote:
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>>     Hi list,
>>     Google (through their acquisition of skybox) have released some
>>     aerial imagery under the Cc-by licence:
>>    http://www.engadget.com/2014/10/26/skybox-for-good/
>>     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 :-)
>>     Best,
>>     Rob
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