[OSM-talk] Facebook mapping highways using AI in collaboration with OpenStreetMap

Nuno Caldeira nunocapelocaldeira at gmail.com
Thu Sep 26 06:21:39 UTC 2019


> According to a video, it will produce “multi-layer representations of 
> the world” using crowdsourced data, traditional maps, and footage 
> captured through phones and augmented reality glasses

Às 08:47 de 26/07/2019, Frederik Ramm escreveu:
> Hi,
> On 25.07.19 22:03, Frederik Ramm wrote:
>> This press release is on the same level as "Cloudmade's
>> OpenStreetMap Project" so many years ago.
> In case anyone doubts that -
> https://www.digitalinformationworld.com/2019/07/facebook-ai-is-supercharging-the-creation-of-maps-around-the-world.html
> "Recently, Facebook released a statement about its new effort to create
> an OpenStreetMap project to not only benefit from mapping data but also
> making this platform an open-source navigational source for users."
> And the rest of the article is about how Facebook's only purpose is to
> bring comfort to people's lives etc.
> This is probably normal for corporate PR people, but for me it's just
> disgusting.
> Bye
> Frederik
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