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Collaborating in the open to build an openly licensed map of the world: OpenStreetMap
OpenStreetMap has grown into one of the most successful collaboratively maintained open datasets in the world. Today, contributors to the maps include not just local mappers, but also a diverse mix of commercial organisations, non-governmental organisations, humanitarian organisations and also large commercial organisations.
The Microsoft Open Maps team has recently released open data on building footprints in the US. Microsoft was among the first to release satellite imagery for use by OpenStreetMap and the images are now integrated into the default editor. It also has a community of mappers directly contributing to OpenStreetMap in Australia.
Apple has an internal volunteer programme that has around 5,000 staff contributing to Missing Maps, they’ve released building data for France and Denmark, and are engaged with data improvement projects around the world.
Facebook is exploring how artificial intelligence-assisted tracing can help to improve the quality of OpenStreetMap data in Thailand.
DigitalGlobe has made its satellite imagery available under a licence that will allow it to be used by the OpenStreetMap community to improve their mapping efforts.
Telenav launched OpenStreetCam to help collect openly-licensed street imagery and has now released open data and code to explore how machine learning can enable the images to be used to improve OpenStreetMap with stop signs and turn directions.
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Earth Lab CU-Boulder - https://twitter.com/EarthLabCU
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Google Earth - https://twitter.com/googleearth
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NOAA Satellites - https://twitter.com/NOAASatellites
Vanessa Schneider - https://twitter.com/vanessagene
Joshua Stevens - https://twitter.com/jscarto
USGS Landsat - https://twitter.com/USGSLandsat
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