User:Grin

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Go Do Some Mapping.png Grin uses a Holux M-1000C and is willing to answer questions on it from OSM users.


Go Do Some Mapping.png Grin uses a HTC Desire HD and is willing to answer questions on it from OSM users.


Go Do Some Mapping.png Grin uses a OnePlus One and is willing to answer questions on it from OSM users.


Go Do Some Mapping.png Grin uses a Samsung Galaxy Tab2 and is willing to answer questions on it from OSM users.


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JOSM Grin submits data to OpenStreetMap using JOSM.
Potlatch Grin submits data to OpenStreetMap using Potlatch.
iD Grin submits data to OpenStreetMap using iD.
Flag of Hungary.svg Grin has mapped in Hungary.
Flag of Austria.svg Grin has mapped in Austria.
Flag of Slovenia.svg Grin has mapped in Slovenia.
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Grin has mapped in the Netherlands
Flag of Ecuador.svg Grin has mapped in Ecuador.
Flag of Estonia.svg Grin has mapped in Estonia.
Flag of Nepal.svg Grin has mapped in Nepal.
Flag of Uganda.svg Grin has mapped in Uganda.
Flag of Ukraine.svg Grin has mapped in Ukraine.
Flag of the United States.svg Grin has mapped in the United States
Flag of Australia.svg Grin has mapped in Australia.
Flag of Russia.svg Grin has mapped in Siberia.

Some details in english or hungarian Wikipedia. Guess what, I'm Hungarian.

Maybe later I'll repeat some of it here. ;-)

I edit OSM since May, 2008.

Equipment

I'm mostly using Android-based GPS, mainly a Samsung S7 and a OnePlusOne, OsmAnd and Locus is the main recording software (usually one runs on continuous and the other in 1s / 5m resolution). Sometimes I use a Holux M-1000C which is a nice little box to have, and it does have a different unreliability then the phones. I postprocess using (gps)prune, which helps to create both geolocated imagery (correlating known position with known image) and compressed/simplified tracks (which get uploaded). bt747 is used for the Holux; and finally JOSM for everything mappingy.

Imagery is created usually with a Panasonic DMC-GX1 (earlier Canon A720IS) which gets synched to a key image with known position. Often using android images for syncing (since they include GPS stamp but harder to use when moving).

As one measurement is no measurement I usually use several Android based device for parallel track recording. The units are a OnePlus1, a DesireHD (and rarely now a Motorola Atrix), plus a Samsung Galaxy Tab; of these the O+1 and Galaxy able to see Russian (GLONASS, ГЛОНАСС) and Chienese (BDS, 北斗衛星導航系統) satellites, too. (Unfortunately none of my stuff handles GALILEO yet.) I'm usually using either OsmAnd or Locus; former shows a better vector map and the latter gives more detailed GPS track info en route. Sometimes I make photos with the mobile devices but contrary to logic they don't record viewing agle in the images regardless the compass present (this has been changed a bit with the Samsung S7 as it seems to have a much more reliable compass, still barely useful).

Lately I got a grab on an "action camera" (SJ4000 clone) -- then it self-destructed after a year or so, and I was lazy to replace the non-replaceable battery; but got a Yi Cam which actually have a pretty nice 2k imagery and replaceable battery [and a pretty good image stabiliser, mind you; but it have hard time with fast brighness changes] and realised that JOSM have no working video mapping plugin. Or anyone else. Damn. So I usually either set it to timelapse aka. image every second or cut the movie to 1s resolution imagery and geocorrelate them with tracks -- JOSM geocoded imagery plugin works well (and in the recent years there was only negative progress on video plugin, so no luck for movies yet).

Remarks to myself

Move along, citizen.

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Hungary, big boundary: (bbox=15.6,45.5,23.5,48.9); smaller: (bbox=16.1139,45.7371,22.8975,48.5853)