[OSGeodata] File format for geo-coded ground-based photos
tylermitchell at shaw.ca
Wed May 10 12:44:07 EDT 2006
EXIF already has some stuff, of course. I assume you've seen this..
Apparently getting tools to write EXIF may be more the issue, but there is this EXIFTOOL I heard of.
Can GDAL access all EXIF tags in images?
----- Original Message -----
From: David Bitner <osgis.lists at gmail.com>
Date: Wednesday, May 10, 2006 9:08 am
Subject: Re: [OSGeodata] File format for geo-coded ground-based photos
> I would think extending EXIF would more be the route to go.
> On 5/10/06, Ned Horning <nedh at lightlink.com> wrote:
> > All,
> > I am looking for file format standards for geo-coded ground-
> based photos.
> > I'm developing a project to collect and archive digital photos
> with GPS and
> > direction information but haven't found a standard file format
> for storing
> > all of this information. The information stored with the photo
> data should
> > include camera state (focal length, date, time, frame size,
> resolution),> location (geographic coordinates), and orientation
> (camera bearing, and
> > possibly camera inclination) information.
> > Would it make sense to extend the GeoTIFF format? TIFF tags
> already exist
> > for storing camera information (EXIF tags), GPS information (GPS
> tags), and
> > image geocoding information (GeoTIFF). I expect additional TIFF
> tags could
> > be developed to contain other metadata.
> > If a new standard needs to be developed how does one begin that
> process.> Would the geodata committee of OSGeo be a good start?
> > Any thoughts would be appreciated.
> > All the best,
> > Ned
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