[talk-ph] Bing Maps has an updated satellite image of Metro Manila?
tutubi at backpackingphilippines.com
Fri Jan 21 02:26:58 GMT 2011
very high-res image of my town, i checked it a few days ago and it wasn't
there...will trace the missing alleys...
will also make corrections with other neighboring towns of Laguna where I
always find myself driving "off-road"
I explore, therefore I blog.
On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 1:32 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>wrote:
> Other new areas covered (no outlines yet, sorry, and not an exhaustive
> 1. Bacolod and parts of Negros Occidental
> 2. Kidapawan and parts of eastern Cotabato and southern Bukidnon
> 3. Digos and large parts of Davao del Sur
> 4. A strip of Camotes Sea from Leyte (just shy of Ormoc) down to
> northeastern Bohol including Camotes Islands
> 5. More of Cebu province: a strip going north of Cebu City to just
> before Bogo and a strip of the sea south almost touching Bohol
> 6. Southern and eastern Laguna and some parts of Quezon including San
> Pablo, Santa Cruz, Pakil, Paete, Pagsanjan, Cavinti, and Lucban.
> Ian Lopez and Tutubi, you can now trace from Bing in your hometowns!
> And Google doesn't have your towns yet in hi-res.
> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 1:09 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> > Sorry for the barrage of email. :-p
> > And here's another imagery from Bing. This is is a set of overlapping
> > satellite photos and it's huge! It spans from Batangas to La Union and
> > covers the cities of San Fernando (La Union), Baguio, Dagupan,
> > Urdaneta, Tarlac City, Angeles, San Fernando (Pampanga), Olongapo,
> > Malolos, and Cavite City.
> > http://www.openstreetmap.org/?way=95954039
> > On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:34 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> >> There's also new imagery in other areas of the country. For example,
> >> here's the outline of the imagery covering northeastern Bulacan and
> >> eastern Nueva Ecija: http://www.openstreetmap.org/?way=95952038
> >> I'll try to look for others. You can also help by using this Bing
> >> imagery analyzer tool which I've mentioned last year:
> >> http://mvexel.dev.openstreetmap.org/bing/
> >> On Fri, Jan 21, 2011 at 12:07 AM, Eugene Alvin Villar <seav80 at gmail.com>
> >>> There is new satellite imagery!
> >>> Their satellite image of Eastwood City is even newer than Google's!
> >>> The imagery in the Bonifacio Global City area dates to around late
> >>> 2009 to early 2010, same as with Google.
> >>> But ack! This is both a bad thing and a good thing. Good because we
> >>> have newer and higher resolution imagery to work with and bad because
> >>> the imagery does not align to the old one. The image is now fragmented
> >>> into different parts and many boundaries between images do not line up
> >>> perfectly. This will be a mess making sure that the data is correct
> >>> with respect to the average of GPS data.
> >>> On Thu, Jan 20, 2011 at 11:43 PM, Eugene Alvin Villar <
> seav80 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >>>> Is it just me or does Bing have an updated satellite imagery of Metro
> >>>> Manila? And up to zoom level 19 too. And unlike the earlier image,
> >>>> some parts are misaligned.
> >>>> Hmmm... Maybe they also have new satellite imagery elsewhere?
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