[Geowanking] image pyramid software, KML, Google earth

Joshua Lieberman josh at oklieb.net
Mon Nov 23 07:54:22 PST 2009


http://code.google.com/apis/kml/articles/raster.html note that super  
overlays are directory-based pyramids, not the one-file approach that  
GDAL can also support.

Josh

On Nov 23, 2009, at 10:39 AM, Barry Hunter wrote:

> In KML parlance, they are often known "SuperOverlays". So a search on
> that term should be more fruitful
>
> http://code.google.com/apis/kml/documentation/regions.html#superoverlays
>
> "Regionator" is another term to try searching
>
>
> On 23/11/2009, Markus Loecher <mao.loecher at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Dear kml creators,
>> In "The KML Handbook" (Josie Wernecke), the image pyramid is  
>> described as a
>> very convenient multi-scale view of an image, which elegantly  
>> integrates
>> with kml files.
>> Unfortunately, no real pointer towards software that performs this  
>> task on a
>> given image file is provided (Figure 5-14 caption: "Search the web  
>> for
>> software tools that can create this image pyramid for you") and a  
>> Web search
>> yielded no real results.
>> Does anyone have or know about software that partitions an image into
>> quadtree-like tiles ?
>>
>> Thanks in advance,
>>
>> Markus
>>
>>
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>
>
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