We are often reliant on GPS co-ordinates being delivered to our devices for locating places. With a little practice it’s not hard to read a decimal latitude and longitude value to determine a rough position.
Behind the scenes in the Trek View lab
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Developers August 20, 2021
With the help of a 360 video shot using an Insta360 Pro2, I take a look at Google’s CAMM video telemetry standard.
Developers August 13, 2021
A lesson, mostly, in wrangling metadata to ensure proper playback of 360 videos created from a series of photos.
Developers August 06, 2021
Adobe’s eXtensible Metadata Platform (XMP) is a labeling technology that allows you to embed data about a file, known as metadata, into the file itself.
Developers July 30, 2021
Here are my notes about the KartaView API from my research planning an integration for Map the Paths.
Developers July 16, 2021
The Mapillary v3 API is being shutdown on August 18. Here’s a summary of the updates we’re making to Map the Paths to support the changes.
Developers July 09, 2021
All third-party Street View tools are built around the Google Street View Publish API. Here’s a closer look at how it works for uploading long sequences.
Developers February 26, 2021
In the second part of this post I will show you how to add metadata to images previously extracted from frames.
Developers February 19, 2021
In the first part of this post I will show you how to turn a video into a series of images for more flexible editing options.
Developers September 18, 2020
A quick look at some of the API queries we’ve used against the Mapillary API.
Developers July 17, 2020
360 Cameras are full of sensors (and not just image sensors).
Developers July 10, 2020
Learn how GPS works and why some receivers are more accurate than others.
Developers July 03, 2020
An ELI5 description of how software takes 2 or more photos to create a 360 image.
Developers June 12, 2020
The image quality of video frames can vary significantly between two cameras offering the same resolution, but why?
Developers May 22, 2020
Here’s how to use the GPS points inside your 360 timelapses or videos with tools like Strava and Google Earth.
Developers May 15, 2020
All third-party Street View tools are built around the Google Street View Publish API. Here’s a closer look at how it works for uploading short sequences.
Developers May 08, 2020
With the help of a 360 video shot using a GoPro Fusion, I take a look at GoPro’s GPMF video telemetry standard.
Developers May 01, 2020
Every photo you take is filled with metadata. Here’s why it’s important for outdoor 360 street-level photography.
Developers March 13, 2020
In short, directly below, and directly above, respectively.
Developers March 06, 2020
Three spatial concepts that are important to understand in 360 photography.
Developers January 17, 2020
North, South, East or, West? Calculating bearings between photos.
Developers December 06, 2019
And how to make sure you’re not missing out on Google Local Guide points from Street View photos.