[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


https://www.theverge.com/2019/9/25/20883706/facebook-ar-glasses-prototypes-live-maps-announce-oc6

> 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
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JTa8zn0RNVM


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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