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Happy to announce I have contributed over 75,000 photos to , that's nearly 1,000km of footage. This is the (one of the) equivalents of Google Streetview. This was possible thanks to a Waylens dashcam sponsored by Telenav!

Computer vision and machine learning learns how to recognise street signs and traffic rules from this footage.

Check it out! openstreetcam.org/
If you are still using Google Maps, please check out osm.org/

@thinkMoult I've been waiting for OpenStreetCam to strip out the proprietary crap and get the app into F-Droid. Can you give more details about the camera?

@shiftee The camera is a Waylens Horizon camera seen here: waylens.com/horizon/

Waylens has partnered with Telenav so that this camera has better integration (plug and play) with OSC.

@thinkMoult great work! Ive been using #osmand+ from #fdroid for a while.
Adding new POI and notes. Streetcomplete being another good app as well.

I was wondering how OSM has been doing the Street level pictures.

Just looked up OpenStreetCam and looks like OSC might have Facebook tracking in their app... reports.exodus-privacy.eu.org/ does it offer Facebook login?

@ticoombs OSC and Mapillary are two such street level pictures / street level photo data extraction attempts.

Both are not 100% FOSS, but of the two, I am siding more with OSC currently.

Keep in mind you do not need to actually use their app. You can use any old dashcam and upload using independent scripts.

@thinkMoult ah didnt realise OSM integrated Mapillary rather than OSC. Interesting.

Thats good to know. Thanks.

@ticoombs @thinkMoult the OSC app offers facebook log-in but also OSM (preferred). We just use it for login.

@ticoombs @thinkMoult Both iD and JOSM OSM editors integrate both Mapillary and OSC by the way.

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