(English) weekly 226 – 11.11.–17.11.2014

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11.11.–17.11.2014

Die Änderungen der letzten Woche

Changes during last week [1]

Mapping

Import

OpenStreetMap-Foundation

Events

Humanitarian OSM

Maps

  • The previous “parking.openstreetmap.de” map is now available on parking.crite.net.

Open-Data

Software

Miscellaneous

    • MapQuest becomes a partner of Urgent.ly, a startup for “stranded drivers”. (via washingtonpost)
    • The company behind the OSM-based app MAPS.ME  was taken over by Mail.Ru, one of the most important investors in the Russian and Eastern European Internet market.
    • It seems that Apple has made an update with OSM data in the new iOS 8.
    • Mapillary published OpenSfM (Open Structure from Motion), an application of photogrammetry to calculate 3D objects from 2D pictures. OpenSfM is based on OpenCV. (via Jan Erik Solem)