[HOT] OAM Pre-Project Sprint
Patrick Meier (iRevolution)
patrick at irevolution.net
Wed Jan 21 09:01:41 UTC 2015
Really excited about this initiative. While I'm not able to join the call,
I hope to participate in future calls. In the meantime, I've been doing
some work on the "Humanitarian UAV" side, which may be of interest:
And on crowdsourcing the analysis of *aerial* imagery with
I'd love to explore ways to connect with and draw on your important work.
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On Wed, Jan 21, 2015 at 1:50 AM, Cristiano Giovando <
cristiano.giovando at hotosm.org> wrote:
> Hello HOTties and OSMers,
> Sorry for cross-posting. I'm writing to let you know about the Open
> Aerial Map (OAM) project and inviting anyone who is interested to join
> us at the kickoff meeting this Thursday, January 22nd, 18:00UTC on IRC
> OAM was conceptualized back in 2007 as a global catalog and repository
> of open aerial imagery. Think of OSM but for imagery data. The idea is
> to build a system where data can be uploaded in raw georeferenced
> format and then made accessible through a tile server layer or OGC
> WMS/WCS. The imagery can be contributed by anyone from an individual
> drone mapper to a satellite image provider. OAM is then available to
> HOT, the OSM community and anyone needing it for tracing or analysis.
> Please join us on the OAM list  and looking forward to talking to
> some of you on Thursday.
>  https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.oftc.net/hot
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Cristiano Giovando <cristiano.giovando at hotosm.org>
> Date: Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 5:15 PM
> Subject: Re: [talk-oam] OAM Pre-Project Sprint
> To: openaerialmap at hotosm.org
> After talking to Blake we decided to host this initial brainstorming
> session on Thursday, January 22 at 18:00 UTC  . It will be on the
> HOT IRC channel , anyone is welcome to join.
> I will send a reminder tomorrow and a list of ideas to start with for
> our discussion.
> Please forward to anyone who may be interested.
>  https://kiwiirc.com/client/irc.oftc.net/hot
> On Tue, Jan 20, 2015 at 1:44 PM, Stephen Mather
> <stephen at smathermather.com> wrote:
> > Hi Cristiano,
> > Definitely interested in the direction and success of OAM.
> > Best,
> > Steve
> > On Jan 20, 2015 3:14 PM, "Blake Girardot" <bgirardot at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Hi Cristiano,
> >> Welcome aboard!
> >> It is really encouraging to have someone with your experience head up
> >> project.
> >> I am available anytime this week for the most part except during the
> >> Communications Working Group meeting, which is at 20:00UTC on Friday.
> >> Cheers,
> >> Blake
> >> On 1/20/2015 1:00 AM, Cristiano Giovando wrote:
> >>> Hello everyone,
> >>> I recently joined HOT  to lead the efforts of developing Open Aerial
> >>> Map. It is really exciting to see that this project got eventually
> >>> funded  and I look forward to working with the community to make it
> >>> happen.
> >>> Let's start discussing ideas for its development here on this list
> >>> before reaching out to involve other groups that might be interested as
> >>> well. The plan is to make the process as open, collaborative and agile
> >>> as possible, so that anyone who is interested can join and enjoy the
> >>> final product.
> >>> I would like to propose a pre-project brainstorming session to collect
> >>> everyone's ideas and start to identify priority requirements. Anyone
> >>> interested, please reply to the list and let us know your preference in
> >>> UTC time for an IRC session this week.
> >>> As some of you may already know, there have been multiple efforts of
> >>> creating an OAM in the past. Some notes and code from these previous
> >>> projects can be found on GitHub ,  and OSGeo . I believe that
> >>> by 2015, with drones becoming commodity products and aerial imagery
> >>> being always more available, there is greater motivation to make this
> >>> project finally happen.
> >>> The objective is to have a working OAM prototype by mid-year.
> >>> Considering that some code was already developed during previous
> >>> implementation attempts and that similar open source projects already
> >>> exist, every effort should be made to maximize integration of these
> >>> resources.
> >>> Looking forward to a fruitful discussion!
> >>> Cheers,
> >>> Cristiano
> >>>  http://hot.openstreetmap.org/cristiano_joins_hot
> >>>  http://www.humanitarianinnovation.org/large-project/OpenAerialMap
> >>>  https://github.com/oam/oam
> >>>  https://dodobas.github.io/OpenAerialMap/
> >>>  http://oam.osgeo.org/
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> Cristiano Giovando
> Technical Project Manager
> Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team
> cristiano.giovando at hotosm.org
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