Microsoft releases new and updated building footprints data

January 12, 2022
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Microsoft Maps Team yesterday announced the release of new and updated building footprints data. Microsoft Maps team uses deep learning, computer vision, and AI to produce high-quality building footprint data sets at scale. Building footprint data is available for the following locations now.

Country/Region Million buildings
United States of America 129.6
Nigeria and Kenya 50.5
South America 44.5
Uganda and Tanzania 17.9
Canada 11.8
Australia 11.3

Each footprint has a capture date tag associated that can be used to identify the vintage of imagery used.

In an effort to increase the coverage of available forĀ OpenStreetMap and humanitarian efforts, the Microsoft Maps team has released millions of building footprints as open data available to download free of charge.

Source: Microsoft

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