[talk-au] New Bing imagery?

Adam Horan ahoran at gmail.com
Mon Sep 6 02:31:45 UTC 2021


What I did notice though is that some footpath shapes matched those in
openstreetmap, paths through parks and nature reserves especially.
I also see they've got a ©OpenStreetMap in the bottom right corner - not
sure if that's always been there.

On Mon, 6 Sept 2021 at 09:22, Sam Wilson <sam at samwilson.id.au> wrote:

> I'm not sure what the best way is, but the imagery on bing.com/maps
> <https://www.bing.com/maps> appears to be the same as what's available in
> the WMS service, so it's probably quicker to check there than to fire up an
> editor. I found an edge of the high-res stuff in Dandenong South (would
> link to it but Bing maps appears not to allow permalinks). Maybe they
> publish the bounds somewhere? Maybe they're going to do more? Dunno.
> On 6/9/21 6:34 am, Stéphane Guillou wrote:
>
> Still hasn't reached us, in my part of Meanjin/Brisbane at least.
>
>
> Nowadays, what is the best way to track:
>
> - How old the imagery is?
>
> - Where the latest update is available?
>
> - Zoom level availability?
>
>
> Cheers
> On 2/9/21 9:08 am, Adam Horan wrote:
>
> I can't see it in the suburbs of Melbourne yet. :(
>
> However they are now marking National Parks clearly in the normal map mode
> (not that it helps us), and they seem to have a new detailed terrain model.
> The hill shading on some sand quarries near me is much more detailed and
> accurate than I recall seeing before: eg
> https://www.bing.com/maps?osid=88fab0f8-d07a-4f80-b6ca-d951776333be&cp=-38.130694~145.185322&lvl=16&v=2&sV=2&form=S00027
>
>
>
> On Thu, 2 Sept 2021 at 03:01, <osm.talk-au at thorsten.engler.id.au> wrote:
>
>> Yes there is. Has also shown up in NSW and Qld.
>>
>> We were discussing that today in #oceania on the OSM Discord.
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Sam Wilson <sam at samwilson.id.au>
>> Sent: Wednesday, 1 September 2021 22:25
>> To: OSM-Au <talk-au at openstreetmap.org>
>> Subject: [talk-au] New Bing imagery?
>>
>> For Perth at any rate, it seems that there is new Bing imagery available,
>> taken this year. I might be a bit slow off the mark, but this makes
>> tracing
>> buildings far far better! I'm sure it was crappier last week.
>>
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