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On 1st March 2021, the Swiss Federal Office of Topography (SwissTopo) released all official geodata according to the principles of “Open Government Data (OGD)”. With this step, Swisstopo is making large volumes of high quality geodata freely accessible. We are most excited about the 3D data, which includes digital surface models, digital terrain models and [...]

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The 3DGeo Research Group is proud to announce the release of their novel ray-tracing based laser scanning simulator HELIOS++!

HELIOS++ is a general-purpose simulation software for virtual laser scanning data acquisition. Such data can be used to complement real data in many use cases. Some examples include the generation of training data for machine learning, especially [...]

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It’s CITY CYCLING time – some of you may even be involved in your municipality - a good opportunity to have a look on the OpenStreetMap (OSM) cycling ways in our city Heidelberg.
Welcome to part 8 of our how to become ohsome blog post series. This time we will show you how to set [...]

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Recently we’ve had the first minor release 1.1 of the ohsome API, which brings several new features and upgrades. In the following lines we want to present to you the most important ones.
Prior to 1.1, when you were requesting data through one of our data extraction endpoints, you would always get the geometries clipped to [...]

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The open, flexible and collaborative nature as well as the benefits and advantages of OpenStreetMap (OSM) lead to the creation of a whole new ecosystem evolving around the project. They range from local and global communities of data and software developers to a large amount of tools and services like disaster [...]

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#OpenStreetMap is turning 16! Happy Birthday from the HeiGIT team.
16 years of OSM activity has created the most feature rich and global free multi purpose map that the world has ever seen.
The ohsome team at HeiGIT has created several tools and technologies to have a closer look into that history of OSM edits (OSHDB, Ohsome [...]

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A new month - a new post of the how to become #ohsome blog series. Welcome to part 7, in which we will show you 7 different ways how you can send a request to the ohsome API using different tools and programming languages. In case this is your first blog of how to become [...]

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We are back again with a fresh part of the How to become ohsome blog series. In case this 6th part of the series is your first one, or you have not heard from our awesome OpenStreetMap History Data Analytics Platform before (short form: ohsome platform), don’t worry. We’ve added some context, as well as [...]

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What does the tool behind the recently published documentation of the ohsome API have in common with a statue made of stones in Egypt? - Apart from the name, both are of course awesome (and now also ohsome). As previously announced, together with the open source release 1.0 of the ohsome API, we have published a [...]

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ohsome API 1.0 is here

As we’ve announced it in a previous post, the Open Source release 1.0 of the ohsome API has finally arrived. As a reminder, or for those of you that hear “ohsome” for the first time, the aim of the ohsome OpenStreetMap History Data Analytics Platform is to make OpenStreetMap’s full-history data more easily accessible for various kinds [...]

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