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

Jim Morgan jim at datalude.com
Wed Nov 24 09:12:50 GMT 2010


Latest testing release of JOSM already has support in the slippymaps plugin. Just took a look at a bit of Batangas, and the difference is amazing. 

Jim

Eugene Alvin Villar wrote, On Wednesday, 24 November, 2010 01:25 AM:
> 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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