[Openstreetmap] OT: Google Earth updated

Andy Robinson Andy_J_Robinson at blueyonder.co.uk
Mon Dec 5 08:40:54 GMT 2005


Pretty cool hey, and the colour resolution is superb. Kind of weird to zoom
in on your own house and see your own car in the drive and the assorted
summer junk lying around in the garden. Looks like the Sutton Coldfield
imagery was from the summer before last.

Andy


>-----Original Message-----
>From: openstreetmap-bounces at vr.ucl.ac.uk [mailto:openstreetmap-
>bounces at vr.ucl.ac.uk] On Behalf Of Alex Willmer
>Sent: 04 December 2005 23:39
>To: openstreetmap at vr.ucl.ac.uk
>Subject: [Openstreetmap] OT: Google Earth updated
>
>Some of you may be interested that Google have updated the UK imagery,
>in Google Earth.
>
>The aerial photography is at 6" (15 cm) resolution. That's close enough
>to see individual road markings!
>
>http://www.gearthblog.com/blog/archives/2005/12/massive_new_dat.html
>
>As usual, note that we cannot use this copyrighted imagery in OSM.
>Tracing it or referring to it when performing an edit is not allowed.
>
>But it sure is pretty.
>
>Alex
>
>
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