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5 - Earn rewards
Criteria for earning Honey rewards while mapping with a drone

Active Cities

You can map anywhere you would like with Hivemapper. Currently, rewards for mapping via drone are currently only available in the following cities.
City
Country
Rewards
Dallas, Texas
United States
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Seattle, Washington
United States
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Los Angeles, California
United States
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Kuala Lumpur
Malaysia
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Manila
Philippines
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Criteria for earning rewards when contributing with a drone

To earn a reward for providing Map Coverage for a given airborne tile, the collected imagery must be the following criteria:
Imagery
Rewards
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Collected during daylight hours
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Collected in an area with Open tiles
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Flight path was generated with Studio
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Successfully mapped at least 1 complete tile, no credit for partial tiles
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Imagery contributed is less than 4000 x 3000 resolution
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Collected during non daylight hours
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Collected tiles have already been mapped (airborne tiles re-open 30 days)
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Collected imagery have obstructed views e.g. dirty camera lens
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Collected imagery is missing GPS data
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This process of evaluation whether contributed content meets the criteria is controlled by Tile Attribution in Studio, to learn more about Tile Attribution see here.

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$ for airborne tiles with a drone

When the imagery collected provides map coverage for at least 1 airborne tile the network pays out $1 for the airborne tile. In the example below, a contributor provided map coverage for 3 airborne tiles and so earns $3 or $1 per tile.
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How much map coverage does one need to generate to earn $20?
Sensor
Estimated Map Coverage Required
Number of Tiles
Drone
2 sq km
20 airborne tiles
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Payouts

Learn how payouts are handled.
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