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GPS tracking using smartphones [closed]

We're looking to launch a study that examines spatial behaviour on a university campus. Given the near ubiquity of smartphones among our study population, we're excited about the possibility of using ...
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Any way to view/create/edit Google My Maps KML files on Android?

I have two large (several hundred features) maps created by Google My Maps that I use for my field research. They contain important information required by the field crew for their work on site. ...
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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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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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Mapping and Pedestrian Routing on Android (guidance needed)

I 'm new to this stuff (GIS). I was assigned a project in which i have to implement for the Android platform: showing up maps showing up routes showing up nearby POIs. Everything has to be ...
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OSMDroid app using custom ArcGIS Tile Server - tiles are shuffled

I am developing an android mapping app using OSMDroid. I am attempting to use free custom aerial imagery, completely independent of Google and/or Bing APIs. Please, do not propose any solution that ...
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How to show QGIS maps in android application?

I have created map using QGIS software and trying to display data-set records on that map. Also developed android application where user want to see that map. But I am stuck in how to show this QGIS ...
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Android devices and apps with support for Galileo positioning

While the European's Galileo positioning system is only expected to be fully deployed by 2020, the first positioning made using already deployed Galileo satellites was made back in 2013. Also, ...
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Rendering local osm files android dev

I'm development an android app for navigate inside the university campus, it's my graduation project :). I did the campus map with Josm, now I have it in .osm I found many libraries and frameworks ...
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Tracking field personnal using android app and showing in ArcGISonline

Planning to equip field personnel with GPS enabled phones (android) and collect the location and photograph of assets. Can we use ArcGIS for android in the phone, use this to upload GPS and photos , ...
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How to publish a QGIS map for use with Garmin/Android?

I made a hiking map with QGIS (for printing) and would also like to provide a digital version of the map for Garmin and Android to my consumers. Garmin: I know GarminCustomMaps but, the possible map ...
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ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector

I am trying to figure out the workflow from ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2, using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Android 4.3, JB) I am able to use the share as option in ...
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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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Android native app - Geoserver

I am involved in a bigger university mobile application project and my task is to design and develop a mobile module regarding map and location-based services in a native Android application. ...
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GPS waypoint mapping with android phone

I am a bat enthusiast and volunteer regularly with the local bat groups on bat surveys. In them we record bats with a bat detector - making a note of the different species (there are 18 in the UK), ...
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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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best bluetooth gps for marine applications

What is the best gps to get as an add on for an android (asus tf300)? This is for a marine application I am writing. I need sub 5 meter accuracy. Would like decent accuracy at moderate speeds. I ...
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Offline geocoding and reverse geocoding for android

I'm developing an android application that cannot use internet and need to deal with maps and positioning. Download OpenStreetMaps data seens to be a good solution to access map information offline. ...
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Looking for Android, offline, mobile app for field campaign?

In the frame of an international project in agriculture monitoring, I have to propose a mobile app that will be used as a reference for field working. The minimum requirements of such an application ...
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Is there any methodology or technology to post process the Mobile/Tablet GPS data

We have developed an application which is running on android OS for collecting the Lat/Long value of any feature and it runs in any type of android Tablet/Mobile but the problem is that the accuracy ...
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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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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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How to get polyline latitude and longitude by click on polyline android?

I have set Polyline click listener like this : map.setOnPolylineClickListener(new GoogleMap.OnPolylineClickListener() { public void onPolylineClick(Polyline polyline) { int ...
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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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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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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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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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What gps app to use for mapping bus routes?

I'm looking for a GPS app for android to capture waypoints and lines. I'm going to map the route buses and the stop points. Which GPS app is recommended for marking “points” and marking the “lines”? I'...
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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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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 https://code.google.com/p/...
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Format for viewing vector files offline and mobile

I wish to create a custom mobile application for Android and/or iOS for a school project that will allow a user to view (not edit, just view) specified ESRI shapefiles while offline. Shapefiles at ...
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What is “gps on demand time injection”

Android defineds a GPS device capability I couldn't find reference to It's defined as GPS_CAPABILITY_ON_DEMAND_TIME in gps.h The description in the comment explains: GPS on demand time injection. ...
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How to extract NMEA outputs from an external bluetooth GPS to an Android device

I am requested to create an Android app that have to connect to an external Bluetooth GPS and read the NMEA output and visualize the location on ad digital map. I am a new comer in this aspect. ...
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How to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android.?

I'm looking for a way to use custom map tiles with the Google Map API V2 for Android. I'm writing an application that will create it's own maps in real time with data that are comming from a robot. ...
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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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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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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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From OSM to shape. Parsing problem

I'm working at OpenStreetMap project for android at the moment. I want to retrieve OSM data from my app(nodes, markers and paths) and convert it to shape file (.shp, .dbf and .shx). Later, I'll load ...
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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: https://code.google.com/p/...
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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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Is there an app/plugin combination that suits the tracking of a public bus

In a town near where I live there is a public bus that runs a circuit about once an hour. I was asked if it would be easy to track the bus (presumably via an android device on the bus) and put the ...
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Is there an industry-standard official mapping of Galileo satellites to global "PRN”/ID values?

In the U.S. GPS system, satellites are identified by the PRN number broadcast by each satellite. This ID is usually visible on most GPS receiver platforms that provide access to individual GPS ...
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How to read or import shapefile into android studio in order to view the ArcGIS

I am developing an ArcGIS project with Android Studio IDE, to view some maps and information and I would like to read some shapefiles from another project. But I couldn't find a solution on how to do ...
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GPS Live tracking with qgis android

I have a Tablet 10.1 notes on which I installed QGIS Android (v. 2.8) and a Garmin GPS 62 stc. So I tried to do the "live GPS tracking" by connecting through the USB cable the GPS to Tablet. Next, ...
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How to decode GPS coordinates from Android device XML file?

I’d like to decode the location coordinates from the XML file from my Android phone (SGS2). Any solution how to do it, how to convert them to usable coordinates (longitude/latitude)? Looks like it's ...
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Bind GNSS receiver with android app over bluetooth

I'm looking to integrate a GNSS receiver with a Smartphone app. I've found only GNSS receivers that are meant to communicate only with their mobile interface, they don't provide any documentation for ...
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APIs to render custom WMTS source

We have a custom WMTS source which we want to show on Android and iOS. What would be my options to do this using native APIs (so no Leaflet or Open Layers)? An ideal API not only shows the maps but ...