[Talk-GB] OS OpenData contours

Nick Whitelegg Nick.Whitelegg at solent.ac.uk
Mon Feb 7 10:14:42 GMT 2011

>> Hi,
>> Am interested in using the OS OpenData contour set for an augmented 
>> reality app for walkers (extension of the OpenTrailView idea). What I have 
>> in mind is to load them into a database and implement a lookup facility 
> where the elevation at a particular lat/lon can be obtained by querying 
>> the dataset. I believe the OS contours are rather higher precision than 
>> SRTM, hence my interest in them, but to potentially save effort, has 
>> anyone done something like this already?
>I've done this, but on my own computer only, for hill panoramas.

Hi Richard,

Is this open-source? I'd be particularly interested in the code to transform raw OS format -> SRTM hgt-like format, as I already have code which works with .hgt files. However the whole code coule potentially be useful.

If it's not open source then yes, examples would be useful.


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