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I am looking for something which allows combination with local data

asked 22 Nov '10, 14:48

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Andrew Harvey has made some progress with something like that. He doesn't run a server with his style though:

http://andrewharvey4.wordpress.com/2011/12/11/development-update-static-osm-tiles-git-rebase-map-labelling/ https://github.com/andrewharvey/osm-hybrid-carto/

(26 Dec '11, 18:18) rasher

OpenStreetMap does not create or collect aerial imagery and therefore can't offer a hybrid view. You can however use aerial imagery from other sources (e.g. landsat) and overlay OpenStreetmap Data as a label layer.

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answered 22 Nov '10, 18:57

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Exactly I am looking for tilesets of labelling rendered ie pngs with transparency (google maps uses 8bit pngs but I suspect that requires rather specific design to look decent though its also fastest) - similar to Tiles at home perhaps but with transparency. I think it would be a tileset with wide ranging appeal for people who do have there own aerial photos and similar things.

(23 Nov '10, 00:46) Garthanos

I'm not sure if such a tileset is available ready made. But it's easy to either strip out the background color from mapnik tiles using a suitable proxy or to set up a own mapnik renderer and setting the background color to transparent there.

(23 Nov '10, 07:58) petschge

If you have your own aerial photography with a suitable licence, OSM would be very pleased to hear from you.

(23 Nov '10, 11:30) Richard
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This page uses overlays, for tiles with just labels (in a variety of languages): http://toolserver.org/~osm/locale/

(23 Nov '10, 13:30) Vclaw
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OSM transparent tiles were in http://t3-overlay.hypercube.telascience.org/tiles/1.0.0/osm-merc-google-hybrid, but this seems to be no more. If you find one, let us know also.

(10 Dec '10, 16:01) JaakL
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