[OSM-talk] geocoding street sign photos

Nick Black nickblack1 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 23 22:49:41 BST 2006

Hi Andrew,

At the moment there isnt a feature for storing these photos in the DB, but
I'm going to be starting work on a mobile geocoding facility very
shortly.....after exams :-(   see my user page
<http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/index.php/User:Nickb>on the wiki for some
sketchy details.


On 4/23/06, Andrew Loughhead <andrew at incanberra.com.au> wrote:
> hi all,
> I have recently found OSM and started collecting data in my part of the
> world [1]. Does anyone have ideas for how to geocode photos of street
> signs? I know that I won't remember enough of them once I start mapping
> local streets. I could use a digital camera, and geocode them based on
> the location matching in time from the GPS track, which is easily the
> most common option google is finding. I had hoped to use a Jornada 568 +
> CF camera with GPS mouse attached, and geocode directly, but can't find
> any software that looks like it does that.
> Would OSM store such photos?
> cheers
> Andrew.
> 1.
> http://www.openstreetmap.org/index.html?lat=-35.21730944941896&lon=149.1793981796875&zoom=14
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