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Are there any known problems using GPS connection in Android version of QGIS? [closed]

I install QGIS both my netbook (windows win7 starter) and My tablet (android 4.0). I can used GPS option in windows version and I can save location points from GPS. However, I could not manage same ...
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Overlaying layers with different projections on Android

Hello, I'm trying to show a map on Android. I'm using two map providers and am having trouble when converting geo point(lat/lon) to point in my viewport(x/y in pixels). 1) the first map provider used ...
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How to use OSM xml extracts? Can I make an offline app in Android using OSM?

I'm new to OpenStreetMaps. I have followed their wiki/main page and tried to understand it. Can anyone briefly explain how exactly OSM xml data works and how it is rendered? ...Any links /pointers ...
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Alternatives to Google Maps on Android Phone

Android phone has Google maps as its stock/default Maps, POI and Navigation app. What are other options that i have which can be used instead of Google Maps? One Obvious answer is OSMAnd. OSMAnd has ...
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What is the projection of an Android Location class instance?

What is the projection of a Location object returned from the LocationClient by a class implementing the LocationListener interface with a fused provider in the Google Play Services SDK? For example, ...
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What GIS tools and packages are needed to find out nearby users in android application?

I'm building a location based android application with following requirements: Need to find out nearby users(i.e users using the same application) Need to find out users in the state Need to find ...
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how to extract lat long from WKT data?

i want to extract lat long form WKT data and stores into arary list i have tried one solution which is proposed by a user but it has some problems String str = tv.getText().toString(); str = ...
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What class/types of smartphone chipsets support GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS AND have extended kalman filtering?

I've been testing several Android phones (all running Android 4+) Sony Xperia T, Moto G, Nexus and HTC 1 which are all giving decent tracks (all of which use GPS/GLONASS) However we are also using ...
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Minimum requirements (especially screen size) for QGIs - Android

I would like to try Qgis on Android devices, but before, I would like to know the minimum terminals requirements, and especially the screen size or resolution, what is the minimum screen size do you ...
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Which data format can be used with both QGIS Desktop and Android?

My data is in MS Access geodatabase(creating with ArcGIS). I want use Qgis desktop and Qgis android (and dropbox) Is it required to convert my mdb file to another format? (Qgis on Android can't ...
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Android Application with offline maps

I need a library/framework that i can use to store a custom map(as tiles) locally on android and show it as a map . I would like to get a real-time position of an object(Point data - it's within a ...
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Get coordinates of a building with geocoding

I want to get the coordinates of a building with geocoding. At the moment I use the GeoCoder class for android to get from the selected address the coordinates, but these are not corresponding to the ...
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Convert .osm to .map for mapsforge

I have download latest version of osmosis from http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmosis#Downloading and mapsforge-map-writer-0.3.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar from ...
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Is there an industry-standard official mapping of GLONASS satellites to “PRN” values?

In the U.S. GPS system, satellites are uniquely identified by the PRN number broadcast by each satellite. This ID is usually visible on most GPS receiver platforms that provide access to individual ...
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How to build Android spatialite?

I have been trying to build spatialite for Android for a few days now without success. I have even tried the recent documentation from the Google project page here: ...
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Whats steps can I suggest to achieve the best Geolocation Result

We are using Geolocation (getCurrentPosition()) in a website to determine a users position when using our site from a mobile device. I want to write an article explaining how the user can obtain the ...
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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Export directions from Google to KML?

I used Google to draw directions from one location to another location, but can't find a way to export it as KML so I can import it into my Android smartphone. Is there a way, or must directions be ...
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Are there any known issus opening a QGIS Desktop project on Android?

Does anyone else have trouble when they try to open a project which was worked on in the QGIS desktop version 1.8 (I understand this is the most up to date version for the desktop) and try and open it ...
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Android offline app to visualize GeoTIFF maps (or any well-known raster format)

I like to go to mountain, and got lots of GeoTIFF maps, which I can convert to other formats with GlobalMapper (JPG+JGW, ECW, ...). However, I haven't found an Android app to: - show these raster ...
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Convert distance in ESRI Android SDK

Hello I have a Polyline that I draw on the map and I would like to get its distance in meters. right now it's not working, basically what I have is distanceSeg=new Polyline(); double ...
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How to display a map from geoserver on a mobile device

I am attempting to display a map from geoserver on mobile device, for example an Android Smartphone. I have already set my map to geoserver via localhost, but I really don't know how to call the map ...
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SID and/or ECW support on QGIS for Linux

Running QGIS on Ubuntu 11.04 and QGIS for Android on Galaxy Tab 10.1 (which is an awesome project by the way) NEED to figure out a way to get SID and/or ECW files loaded. Saw some posts about ...
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Openlayers and Google Maps Api aren't work on Android Platform

I have application that uses OpenLayers, Google Maps Api and Geoserver My application is running at Web browser and when I try to run at Android tablet (using Phonegap), It runs but openlayers ...
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QGIS - Android, loading a .tif file

I have a .tif file I would like to use as my base map on the Android version of QGIS. However, when I try and load it as a raster layer, it states that this is not a correct raster source. Is there a ...
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OpenLayers crashes stock browser on Android 4.0.4 devices [closed]

Update: The issue appears to be with OpenLayers Release 2.13 dev. I mistakenly mentioned 2.12 as being problematic but have retested with no problems. Also, no problems with 2.13rc3 Update 2: This ...
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Displaying KMZ file + my location in Android Google Maps application?

This is probably a newbie question, but I don't know anything about GIS. Someone sent me a GPX file that I converted into a KMZ file so it's displayed in Google Maps. It works fine when viewed in a ...
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popular solution for display both tiles and vector data in android map app

We are planning to build a location based app like google map in android. We have some experiences in the PC development,that's to say we have a similar javascript api like google map javascript api, ...
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Android Apps to edit WFS-T

Are there any mobile Android Apps where you can edit the Features served via a WFS-T?
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deCarta Android API geocode throws Protocol not found exception

I am using the deCarta Android API to find the GPS Lat/Lng of a street address. However, whenever I try to use the geocode method of the Geocoder class it always throws the exception: Protocol not ...
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QGIS on android4 with bluetooth GPS

I'm trying to set up a moving map on my tablet (asus, Android 4). I've installed QGIS (latest version), which works. I've got a blue tooth external GPS, which I've paired to the tablet. However, I ...
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How to draw an overlay using KML on our own app in Android?

Repost from here Hi there, I want to draw an overlay using .kml files, just look like this. But on my own app in MapActivity. 31.kml, display district in Jakarta, Indonesia or the example that I get ...
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Visualization libraries for rendering 3D GIS world on iOS/Android

Are there any good 3D libraries/frameworks for rendering 3D worlds in geospatial coordinates on mobile platforms? Use case: I have some known 3D geospatial features (eg. buildings) with their ...
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web service to find the shortest path

if you have any idea that can help me I would be grateful :):) So i should create a web service wich will communicate with my android application .in my android app the client choose two point start ...
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Moving Marker in a Google Map on Android

I am trying to create something similar to http://dev.syskall.com/map/ in my android phone application. Basically I have a List of GeoPoints and I need to make the car/marker move on the map ...
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How can I use Android to add some additional data to geotiff images?

I would like to create an application which will use a geotiff image and add some additional data on it. All these with the Android Platform. I've done some research and found GDAL but I don't know if ...
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How to limit viewing to map boundary on Android?

I have an offline map of a city displaying on Android. Since my map is just small, when you scroll beyond the the boundaries of the map you see only a gray screen and you will probably be lost and ...
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Best way to figure out which regions a point is in a shape file?

I'm trying to figure out the best way on Android to figure out if a point in region as defined in a shapefile. For instance, I might want to know what country I'm in using the Geo Common's Shapefile ...
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Android GIS - Reverse Geocode using Shapefile (.shp)

I want to develop an Android application. I'm still a newbie here. What I want is to develop my app just like a GIS that can implement reverse geocoding. So I can put in lat / lon coordinates and ...
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What is the best database for an online Android location app?

I am working on Android app for locating food places in my city. Using Google Map v2 api. App shows user his current location, and the closest food spots around him. I want to store location ...
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how do I install QGIS for Android?

I am new to Android (just brought a Nexus 7) and I am trying to get QGIS onto it but I can not find any installation instructions. I have found http://android.qgis.org/download/qgis-installer.apk and ...
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Android GPS: average location resolution time

What is the average location resolution time on a SmartPhone(Android) GPS? Assumptions : The user is under the open sky.
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Reverse Geocode for Android

I am new to arcgis for android. I practice using Geocode and reverse geocode. I use sample Place Search from Esri, but i also want to add Reverse Geocode in it so that after a user put in the address ...
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ArcGIS Network Analyst tool for Android?

I am trying to include the Network Analyst tool into an Android application. I have published the tool on ArcGIS Server and I integrate its URL address to use it. On the same time, I import a ...
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Navigation/Routing in 3D View On Android

I need to build a navigation/routing application in 3D view like sygic, what are the available options if any? Are there any existing open source or proprietary 3D mapping/libraries. I have checked ...
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consistency of cell phone gps readings

I want to record the location of each grave site in a cemetery for overlaying on Google maps. My Android cell phone (HTC Thunderbolt) reports an accuracy of between 10 meters and 25 meters. I'd like ...
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What kind of improvement can be done for raster tiles for mobile usage

We generate raster map tiles and deploy them in the server, then we use javascript in the client to request the tiles and re-organize them to map.(like google map and Openstreetmap). However this is ...
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Formula/ calculation for ESRI map coordinate conversion (meter to decimal degrees)

I'm new to ESRI mapping. I have a set of points in ESRI, with x, y, z coordinates, which I believe is in meters. I am now writing an Android program, and I do not want to depend on ESRI, thus I would ...
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WMTS GetFeatureInfo in android

I want to create something in android like this: http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wmts-getfeatureinfo.html I'm able to load the costum tiles with WMTS but now i need to get data to show in some kind ...
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'GIS' grade mobile mapping app that isnt ArcPad? [duplicate]

I am a GIS analyst/geologist with a mining company based in Canada. However most of my fieldwork is in remote places with minimal access to the internet. I am after a reliable alternative to ArcPad ...