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Is there an comparison of the various mapping libraries for Android?

I am currently looking at the various libraries that I can use to show a map in my custom Android App. I have found several like Mapsforge, OSMDroid, ArcGIS runtime for Android, Google Maps for ...
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Display Georeferenced Images on Android

I'm looking for an Android application (best would be Open Source), that can display georeferenced images on top of a map (Google, OSM, ...). By Georeferenced I mean that the images four corners are ...
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What are the requirements for developing with ArcGIS for Android?

I want to develop a GIS application based on the ArcGIS for Android SDK. I want to inform my client about the hardware and software he needs to run this project after building it. Please help me if ...
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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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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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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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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 android problem on load

Hi I am new to both android and qgis, but have 20 yrs experience with mapinfo and arc gis. I have installed qgis on a nexus 7 (4.2), but keep getting the error : No qgis data provider plugins found ...
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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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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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Coordinates(Latitude, Longitude) are different at same place on iPhone and Android devices, why?

I used HTML5 code for getting coordinates on Android (HTC desire s) with GPS enabled and iPhone (3gs). But the latitude and longitude are different on both devices at same place, why?. Difference ...
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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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Using android phone to plot GPS points?

I was wondering if I could use my android phone (HTC Wildfire) to plot gps points and export these into GIS software (I have QGIS and MapInfo). Thanks, Alan
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Is there a recipe for large shape files to be used in an Android App?

I am very new to GIS and I am diving into cartography and mapping because of an Android App that I am currently developing. I want to display environmental data, more precisely noise pollution data on ...
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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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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 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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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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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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Convert GPS coordinates to EPSG:54004

I need to convert GPS coordinates to EPSG:54004 on android. Are there any libraries or formulas to acomplish the task? Thanks in advance.
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How to query Fusion Tables to produce a feature layer with the ArcGIS Android SDK?

I am hoping to find an example of how one can hook into Fusion Tables with the ArcGIS Android SDK. The Fusion Tables API uses HTTP GET requests to query and retrieve data from a table. Shown here: ...
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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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Distance calculation : Integrating incremental gps data

I am trying to build a GPS based odometer based on android. Currently , I am calculating incremental distance changes very frequently ( < 5 meter movement). The distance calculation in android is ...
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Different ways to publish media-enhanced route/trail information to mobile users

I'm looking for some different approaches that a non-profit I'm helping could use to publish information about some tourism routes. Each route is 1-2 tracks, with some historical background ...
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is it possible to download planet files of OpenSeaMap data?

I want to visualize OpenSeaMap data on an Android device using Mapsforge. Since I need to do this in a disconnected manner (think boat out to sea) I need to generate a .map file using the Mapsforge ...
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Which is the best Android tool to visualize JPG+JGW images?

I've got some georreferenced JPG+JGW images, and would like to visualize them on my Android device. Which is, in your opinion, the best tool? I've tried OSMdroid (after converting JPG+JGW with ...
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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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Why can't Android phones render this KML poly?

Our outage map works well in browsers and most mobile devices. The map can be found here: Test Outage Map However, on Android phones the perimeter polygon is rendered as black. Have tried changing ...
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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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Creating a openstreetmap renderer in android

I am trying to learn how the openstreetmap is rendered in android. There are already some tools out there that are rendering the maps. Specially I am focusing on offline maps renderer. There is one ...
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How to read the GEOMETRY table inside a sqlite database

I'm working on an android app which should display some lineobjects stored in a sqlite database. This sqlite database is created through an export in QuantumGIS. My first question is it a real ...
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How to generate random locations nearby my location?

I am trying to create random locations nearby my location. What i want is to create random latitude/longitude pairs inside a 200 meters circle surrounding my location. This is the formula i came up ...
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How to estimate surveying territory

I am helping set up a project to gather survey data from small retail outlets in an emerging market using Open Data Kit. Is there any established methodology to estimate how much territory a ...
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What free gis is on android that leads in the area? — just name top 1-2

similar kind of q of to What are some Free and Open Source GIS Desktop packages include evidence such as 4.8-5 rating out of 5, etc.
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Probability of iOS/Android device location accuracy

I'm working with Android and iOS apps that report location. Both iOS and Android can derive location from a combination of cell tower triangulation, visible wifi access points, and assisted GPS. The ...
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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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Advanced android app for mapping and GPS logging

I am looking for an android app able to log GPS data like coordinates, altitude, current speed and would be nice if also the GPS accuracy/number of satellites. Many GPS apps are able to display these ...
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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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Bluetooth GPS to Smart Phone

Has anyone had any luck intergrating a GPS unit with your Smartphone? Looking to gain sub 5m accuracy. Ideally would like the phone to just use the better gps reciever when it is connected. This ...
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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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Is there any support for Rasterlite in the Android QGIS?

Is there any support for Rasterlite databases in the Android port of QGIS? I have tried adding a raster layer as I would on desktop QGIS but there are fewer GDAL file formats listed. Is this ...
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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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Tablet or smart phone GPS vs “real” GPS

I've been reading a lot today about android and iphone devices being used for spatial data collection in the field and it sure seems to be that single purpose devices such as the extremely popular ...
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ArcGIS Routing on Android with Network Analyst module

I am currently developing an Android App for navigation purposes. It is based on the ArcGIS Android API. I have an ArcGIS server (with network analyst module) with all the needed data running. At the ...
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How to get “Pinching” in Openlayers working on Android?

If you go to THIS OpenLayers Mobile example on android you'll notice that "pinching" for zooming does not work. But it works for iPhone and iPad. Anyone know how i can get "pinching" to work on ...
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List of GIS applications for Android OS [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: GIS Apps for Android Tablets Do you know any GIS applications for android OS? I can recommend following ones: Locus - it is equivalent of GPS tourist navigation Shape ...
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Couldn't load GLMapCore: findLibrary returned null

Im getting this Error when loading an ESRI map inside the Android Environment. This didn't happen with ESRI's .1 Alpha SDK, but it does happen with their 1.0.0 SDK. I know it has something to do with ...
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What happened to the DynamicLayerModel in the Android API?

We were using the Dynamic Layer model from the Alpha API and well, we are updating our large codebase and can't seem to find the DynamicLayerModel. Can someone point to where this went or how to just ...
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How to serve local maps for an offline HTML5 webmapping app?

How could one serve maps (tiles in wherever format possible) within a Android device to be consumed by an offline webmapping app also accessed within the device's browser?
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Is there a method to create offline geocoder using OSM xml data?

I am trying to develop an offline android map that makes use of OSM map tiles of 15 zoom level, For this purpose i used an open source library : Osmdroid Now, i m looking into the possibility of ...