[talk-ph] Microsoft Bing Maps *might* support OSM

Noli Sicad nsicad at gmail.com
Sun Jul 11 05:58:49 BST 2010


ArcGIS is already piggyback on OSM success.

ArcGIS for iOS4 (IPhone) is using OSM.

http://www.spatiallyadjusted.com/2010/07/06/arcgis-for-ios-release/

http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/arcgis/id379687930?mt=8

Noli

On 7/11/10, maning sambale <emmanuel.sambale at gmail.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to request/demand bing to allow imagery tracing?
> (Doesn't like MS to simply piggyback on our success, they should
> definitely help in expanding mapping.)
>
> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 5:50 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Update on high-resolution imagery (I did a random search) so this will not
>> be complete:
>>
>> 1. The original coverage of Metro Manila area (same extent as with Yahoo!)
>> 2. Central Cavite (Naic to Silang), southeastern Laguna (San Pedro to Los
>> Banos), mideastern Batangas (Santo Tomas to Batangas City, including
>> Lipa),
>> Parts of southern Rizal (Pililla and Talim Island) [this overlaps with #1]
>> 3. Cebu City, 90% of Mactan Island, eastern Talisay, Mandaue
>> 4. Legazpi up to Tiwi, Malilipot, Tabaco, Guinobatan, Daraga, Jovellar,
>> down
>> to Donsol (Sorsogon); Mayon summit is covered with clouds
>> 5. Downtown Iloilo towards Oton and southern Mandurriao
>> 6. Zamboanga City up to Pasonanca, and the southeastern islands
>> 7. Cagayan de Oro
>> 8. Downtown Puerto Princesa, *not* including Honda Bay
>> 9. Tacloban (including San Juanico Bridge) down to Dulag (Bing has
>> downtown
>> Palo which Google doesn't)
>> 10. Iligan down to the northern shore of Lake Lanao (almost all of Agno
>> River is covered)
>> 11. Cotabato City and nearby parts of Maguindanao and North Cotabato
>> 12. Puerto Galera (I'm surprised!)
>>
>> There is NO coverage for Davao.
>>
>>
>> On Sun, Jul 11, 2010 at 3:53 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>> 1. Bing Maps might offer an OSM layer in two weeks time (Tweet:
>>> http://twitter.com/StevenFeldman/statuses/18185112894)
>>>
>>> 2. More importantly, Bing is considering letting OSMers trace from Bing's
>>> satellite imagery (but not yet).
>>> (http://twitter.com/melaskia/status/18185271681)
>>>
>>> As of November 2007, Bing Maps only has satellite imagery in the Metro
>>> Manila area, as I blogged back then:
>>> http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/posts/barasoain_from_space
>>> My blog post links to a KML file I made showing the extent of Yahoo!'s
>>> and
>>> Microsoft's satellite imagery in the Philippines:
>>> http://vaes9.codedgraphic.com/media/ymaps_livemaps_satellite_coverage_v1.0.kml
>>>
>>
>>
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