[talk-au] NearMap PhotoMap imagery for OSM

John Smith deltafoxtrot256 at gmail.com
Wed Nov 4 10:35:27 GMT 2009


2009/11/4 James Andrewartha <trs80 at tartarus.uwa.edu.au>:
> I think they use multiple aircraft - the cameras are housed in something
> they call the HyperPod that looks like it just attaches to a regular light
> airplane. They're not going to sell the HyperPod, just use it themselves.

I wasn't looking to buy one, just see if we could get coverage of
larger regional areas like Tamworth in NSW which has 50-100k people,
but no sat or other hi-res imagery. While there are other regional
cities already mapped, land uses wouldn't have been so it would still
be useful to have coverage virtually everywhere Yahoo doesn't :)

> I couldn't say, but they might do it once for free (vs the regular updates
> planned for cities). For example, the WA coverage currently goes from

Do you work for this company, or have a contact with them?




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