[Geotiff] Re: [OSGeodata] File format for geo-coded ground-based photos
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Wed May 10 09:08:48 PDT 2006
I would think extending EXIF would more be the route to go.
On 5/10/06, Ned Horning <nedh at lightlink.com> wrote:
> 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,
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