[talk-au] Sign detections from OpenStreetCam

Daniel O'Connor daniel.oconnor at gmail.com
Fri Mar 1 00:54:07 UTC 2019

Ah, nice - and compared to the mapillary ones, has picked out school
zone/hours/etc very well (at least in the example provided)

Will be great when https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/4851 gets
into ID; possibly https://github.com/openstreetmap/iD/issues/5666 gets
sorted out too.

On Fri, Mar 1, 2019 at 4:14 AM Martijn van Exel <m at rtijn.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> You will remember from my previous messages to this list that
> OpenStreetCam held a competition to collect imagery in Australia (as well
> as in New Zealand). The winners have their gift cards, but the community as
> a whole gains as well. Our map team used the contributed imagery to
> generate a large enough training set for our sign detection platform to
> learn 45+ (and growing) Australia-specific sign types. You can use the
> detected signs to map in JOSM (iD in the future) if you install the
> OpenStreetCam plugin.
> New imagery captured will be analyzed for signs almost immediately. If you
> go to your own trips you can click on the ‘detections’ tab to see results.
> Example: https://openstreetcam.org/details/999263/314/detections
> Note that none of this data will be added to OSM automatically — it is
> available for the community to use.
> Here’s a blog post with some more detail:
> http://blog.improveosm.org/en/2019/02/openstreetcam-detect-signs-in-australia-newzealand/
> I hope that you will keep contributing to OSC to improve coverage and
> generate more of this useful mapping data.
> Happy mapping,
> Martijn
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