Hi Andi

you can "buy" orthorectified satellite images (up to 0.3m resolution) from
NPOC at swisstopo. It can be cheap if you find images from the archive. The
people at NPOC are extremely helpful. You have to host / serve the images
as WMS yourself, though.

https://www.swisstopo.admin.ch/de/dienstleistungen/luftbilder-satellitenbilder/satellitenbilder.html

regards
Stefan



On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 1:18 PM, Neumann, Andreas <a.neum...@carto.net>
wrote:

> Hi Stefan,
>
> We are of course Swisstopo customers. But their newest images in our area
> are from 2013 ;-(
>
> Our agricultural department is looking for newer aerial images/satellite
> images from 2015 or 2016. They'd like a spatial resolution of 1m or even
> smaller - if possible.
>
> The Pleiades satellite seems to provide fairly up-to-date and high-res
> photos.
>
> Does someone know if MapBox or PlanetLabs provide a web service that can
> be legally consumed within QGIS? It would have the advantage that they have
> seamless coverage at farily high resolutions.
>
> I'll do more research.
>
> Thanks,
>
> Andreas
>
>
>
> On 2016-07-05 11:53, Stefan Ziegler wrote:
>
> Swisstopo WMTS and WMS? Is the data not recent enough?
>
> Did you have a look at all these satellite data companies like digital
> globe etc.?
>
> Regards
> Stefan
>
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>
> On Tue, Jul 5, 2016 at 11:46 AM, Neumann, Andreas <a.neum...@carto.net>
> wrote:
>
> Hi,
>
> My employer (Switzerland) is interested in an online image service
> (satellite or aerial images) that we can legally use to derive data from,
> e.g. in QGIS. It is important that the data is up-to-date (not older than
> 1.5-2 years or so).
>
> The "Quick map services" plugin provides data from Google, Mapbox, ESRI,
> etc. - but as far as I understand we can't use it, because it is illegal to
> use. Does someone know a similar service to Google, Mapbox or ESRI ArcGIS
> Online that we can legally use from within QGIS - of course we are willing
> to pay for it.
>
> Thank you for any hints you may have.
>
> Andreas
>
>
>
>
>
>
>
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