I’ve been working with the Mapillary team through my job at Kaart. In the process, I’ve been stepping up my Mapillary contributions quite a bit. Here’s a recent capture on the way back from an afternoon of skiing!

driving down the mountain

source: Mapillary

A recent-ish new feature (on iOS only for now) is Mapillary Missions. Missions focus on specific areas where there’s particular benefit to OSM in capturing new(er) imagery, for example because there’s potentially high POI density, or the existing images are stale. Individual missions are small, usually around 300-400ft along one street. Here’s a few in my area:

screenshot of mapillary images in my area

Missions & United States Challenge + Prizes

For the next few weeks, there’s a challenge you can register for to win prizes for those who complete the most Missions. This blog post explains it in more detail and has a link to register. First prize is a GoPro MAX 360 camera. I have one on loan currently and I can attest to its awesomeness for capturing street-level images:

blurry face

…that you can then use for mapping if oriented correctly :)

mapping with mapillary

Happy Mapping!

Location: East Liberty Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake County, Utah, 84105, United States

Comment from traveleditor on 22 November 2022 at 21:36

How’s it like at Kaart?

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