[gdal-dev] Tiling aerial photos
Paul Meems (Top-X)
p.meems at topx-group.nl
Thu Jul 12 03:26:52 PDT 2012
I have several aerial photos and I use MapWindow GIS to view them.
MapWindow is already using GDAL v1.8
Instead of loading each aerial photo as an individual layer I want to
create a local tiles store of the photos.
I can then just load the tiles I need based on the scale and view. This
will most likely improve the performance.
The process will be something like this:
1. Get the filenames of the photos
2. Merge them into one
3. Create tiles
4. Put the tiles in a SQLite database
My first question: Is the above suggested process correct or should I do it
My second question: What GDAL functions should I look into to accomplish my
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