[talk-ph] Microsoft is letting OpenStreetMap trace from their aerial imagery!!!

Eugene Alvin Villar seav80 at gmail.com
Wed Dec 8 09:36:04 GMT 2010


And Jolo, Sulu as well: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?way=88478673

On Wed, Dec 8, 2010 at 5:30 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> Anthony has discovered another Bing satellite image and this one
> covers Sta. Praxedes and Claveria in Cagayan:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/changeset/6582705
>
> The location is a pretty odd place to have available satellite imagery
> being remote and having no city nearby, but Claveria has an
> interesting legend <http://www.vistapinas.com/article/apo-lakay-lakay>
> so it's good that people from this part of Cagayan can now put their
> town on the map. :-)
>
> I guess we should do more checking to see if Bing has more imagery of
> the Philippines. Who knows, maybe your hometown is covered!
>
> BTW, Bing has an image of Taal Volcano's main island:
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/browse/way/87284794
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:23 AM, maning sambale
> <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Once this is released, maybe a skillshare session (with beer)?
>>
>> Potlatch2 has the code ready to use bing imagery (JOSM and Merkator
>> will surely follow).  Be patient the announcement was barely 24 hours.
>> :)
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:18 AM, Ed Garcia <eppgarcia at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Great!  ah, eh paano gamitin ito?  does the imagery appear in JOSM (WMS?) or
>>> on Potlatch?  Turuan mo kami please.
>>>
>>> thanks,
>>> ed
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 9:03 AM, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com>
>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Yay!  Cebu here we come!
>>>>
>>>> On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 7:50 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>>>> wrote:
>>>> > Here'e an announcement from the Bing Maps Blog:
>>>> >
>>>> > http://www.bing.com/community/site_blogs/b/maps/archive/2010/11/23/bing-engages-open-maps-community.aspx
>>>> >
>>>> >
>>>> > On Wed, Nov 24, 2010 at 1:25 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>>>> > wrote:
>>>> >> Read it from the blog of Steve Coast, who have joined Microsoft's Bing
>>>> >> Maps division:
>>>> >> http://blog.stevecoast.com/im-working-at-microsoft-and-were-donating-ima
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Relevant quote: "Microsoft is donating access to it's global
>>>> >> orthorectified aerial imagery to help OpenStreetMappers make the map
>>>> >> even better than it already is."
>>>> >>
>>>> >> Microsoft has vastly more and newer satellite imagery than Yahoo! has.
>>>> >> This will certainly drastically increase the data in OSMPH.
>>>> >>
>>>> >> :-D
>>>> >>
>>>> >
>>>> >
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