The rapid display of a sequence of images to create an illusion of movement

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Openlayers Animation Examples and Algorithms

i wonder for a long time if people in this community uses openlayers for animation needs. we have know this that animating on browser is a little bit exhausting for it but when a map meets with ...
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Which software to use to create professional fly-over/ fly-through animations?

I will need to create a high quality fly-over animation which penetrates the surfaces and reveals subsurface geology. The intended use is for demonstrations, presentations and a company website so it ...
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How to create a KML that supports animated ground overlays?

I have 12 images that represent weather conditions at day 1 through day 12. I am using gdal2tiles to produce map tiles from each of these images. gdal2tiles also produces a KML file that can be used ...
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Best way to animate radar data in openlayers

I have a project using OpenLayers which displays radar data on a map. The radar data itself is just a bunch of polygons each of which is filled with one of 6 possible colors. The goal is to animate ...
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Open source tools for creating and publishing animated web maps?

I am interested in creating animations from observations or model predictions and then displaying these animations in a web-based viewer such as OpenLayers. The best example I have found of this ...
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How do I create an animation in google earth using png overlays with kml timestamps?

I have the following kml files, each with a different timestamp and png: <?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?> <kml xmlns="http://www.opengis.net/kml/2.2" ...
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Is it possible to add photo-realistic clouds in ArcGlobe animations?

This question asked about the best software to produce professional fly-through animations, and included a link to a nice video of the Grand Canyon. That video includes photo-realistic clouds in the ...
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Moving marker smoothly along two GPS coordinates

I am trying to animate a marker from one GPS coordinate to another. I am currently using Google Maps to achieve this and, although my algorithm seems right, Google Maps is doing a poor job at ...
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animated map in R

everybody, sorry for disturb, but I am being quite new with r faced a crucial difficuty: I want to create an animated map of Russin with changes in unemployment with differnt years, like. On the image ...
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Examples of Animated maps

I am currently looking examples of animated maps. Creating animated maps with the help of this post and similar post checking Animaps site also I am presenting this map in local school so those ...
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How to animate raster time series using open-source GIS?

I have a bunch of rasters taken about 10 minutes apart, and I have a nice QGIS project that produces pretty enough maps of them. I'm wondering if there's a way to animate this raster series, with a ...
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Why is my animation exported from ArcGlobe not playing?

The exporting process has finished and an avi file was created. When I try playing it, it raises an error in WMP as well as VLC. VLC gives me some information: "audio or video format not supported ...
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Radar Data - Animated Gif in Geoserver

I have 7 animated gifs (5 animations in each gif) (with bounding coordinates) of real time radar data. The number of these will grow significantly over the next year or so. We are currently serving ...
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Animate feature in openlayers

In my map web app, I have a play pause button that show vehicle route history.I get lat lon from database and create route that vehicle traverse. At below site go to history tab after and choose ...
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How to create Sequential Animation of Polylines in ArcGIS10?

I have a data set consisting of sets of polylines which reflect movement of individual organisms in my sample within their habitat each day. I am trying to create an animation which cycles through the ...
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Leaflet drop markers animation

Is it possible to do drop markers on the map like in google maps (https://google-developers.appspot.com/maps/documentation/javascript/examples/marker-animations-iteration) in leaflet
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animation of polylines in ArcGIS 10

I would like to think with all the animations out there thsi would be relatively simple but it hasn't been. I would like to animate the movement of a stream (polyline) from one end to another, with ...
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How to create an animated map

I am seeking to create an animated map illustrating the simultaneous movement of different objects across a large area over time. The display should be capable of playing automatically, or by ...
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How to handle time-based raster data in the ArcGIS Server JS API

The TimeSlider functionality in the ArcGIS Server JS API is great for working with time-based vector features - you can scroll forwards and backwards through time to see the vector features which ...
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Help with joining a large dbf file to shape file

My overall objective is to create a timeline animation depicting when a person is working in a particular region. The .dbf table consists of over 6000 record entries of shift data, including date ...
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Cluster Strategy different Labeling at Different Level

what I did? I am trying to plot some points using cluster strategy of openlayer using animatedCluster plugin. I have gson data as given: { "type": "FeatureCollection", "features": [ { ...
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TIFF, Grid, FGDB Grid, etc. - what performs better in ArcScene animation?

I am creating a flyover animation in ArcScene and I would like my surface raster to be rendered in full resolution (an exported function raster dataset - a blend of shaded relief and high resolution ...
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Is it possible to change the year range of time manager in QGIS?

I have a shapefile with a start and end time field, properly formatted. However my dates range from 1864-1995. When I try to use the shape file with the QGIS time manager plugin I keep getting this ...
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Limits to torque and cartodb

Bit of a theoretical one this, but I was wondering if anyone had tried to use CartoDB and Torque with any big(ish) data. What I am talking about is having the location of 75,000 people at 1 minute ...
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animate polygons in series of kml/geojson/shp

I have a series of KML files (though they could easily be converted to geoJSON, SHP, or anything else that ogr2ogr can handle), each file containing a set of polygons that correspond to the alpha ...
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Create an animation that rotates around an central axis

I am looking to create an animation of a 3D model. I want the model to be the central object in the animation, so rotating around the model, always looking at the model. I am wondering what is the ...
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QGIS Time Manager Data entry

I have downloaded the Time Manager plugin for QGIS. I have created a simple test file with only 4 points, with a date attribute showing YYYY-MM-DD, each point moving forward one day. Yet it tells me ...
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Is it possible to create animated markers in ArcMap?

I remember reading somewhere last year that arcgis 10 would allow the creation of animated markers (alike animated .gifs) that could be either exported to pdfs or seen inside arcmap. Does such ...
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How to create an animated map in QGIS which cycles through column values

So i have a shapefile with 40 polygons(rows) and 30 columns where each column represent values from different time period. I have created a map with graduated style by choosing values from one column ...
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Cross-browser marker animation in OpenLayers

Currently I'm trying to implement animated markers in OpenLayers. I'm using PNGs for the markers, set by the externalGraphic style property on an OpenLayers.Layer.Vector. I need to be able to make ...
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Can TimeManager animate a large number of rasters in QGIS?

I understand that as of a year ago, the TimeManager plugin was not intended to handle more than a handfull of rasters. This post is in blind hope that this has changed! I'm trying to create a map ...
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How can I export ArcScene animation to .mov quicktime file?

ArcGIS 10 documentation says that an animation can be exported to either .avi or .mov (quicktime). I only see the .avi option in my drop-down list? What am I missing. EDIT: Quicktime is installed ...
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Efficient WMS or TMS Loop for Radar data?

I'm looking for an efficient way to loop radar data from a Tilecache or WMS Server. Right now, I make an array of layers and increment through them, but this seems inefficient since I end up with a ...
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Export Torque Animation

Is it possible to export a video of a CartoDB Torque animation to a file, like in arcgis? If not, what are my options for displaying the animation in a presentation. Thanks for the help!
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How can I add the frequency (count) of a point shape file on an animated map?

The problem is this: I have a crime (point) data on a map which is animated via time slider using a 1-week-period. I see all the points I added without a problem, I also added a dynamic text ...
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Setting time animation by number of frames

I'm trying to use the ArcGIS 10 animation system to produce a time series of points by year. There are only 65 years in the dataset, and I want to make it so there is only one frame per year. I have ...
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How to implement Google Earth style zoom in/out and pan animation in ArcGIS Engine applications?

I am developing an application using ArcGIS Engine 10 and the C# language. I wish to add some more animation capabilities into my application. In other words, I want to add animation to zoom in, ...
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Add hour and seconds to CartoDB/Torque animation

A while ago I made a CartoDB/Torque animation that displayed hours and minutes while playing. Sujay v. helped me out with the code here: https://groups.google.com/forum/#!topic/cartodb/xpxF4fSV7ZI ...
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Moving graphics in Esri Flex Feature Layer

I have an ESRI Flex 2.3 FeatureLayer with some graphics in it. I am able to access the graphics geometry and parse the geometry as Esris MapPoint class for Flex Api. I am calling the update(x,y,srs) ...
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Adding time stamps to animation slides with OSS tools

I would like to create an animation with time lapse values printed on the PNG file. For this purpose I have created in QGIS a vector layer that stores timestamp and temperature value pairs for various ...
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QGIS - Is it possible to Animate Polygons based on column values?

If you have an number of polygons with numeric data across 4 attributes/columns, you can display the data for one column but can you automatically cycle through the values for other selected columns? ...
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Train Move - Depicting and Animating Line Events/ Linear Features

I need to depict train move. As we know, train has specific length (From Engine to Last Wagon). As train can be quite lengthy, how its move can be depicted and animated in ArcGIS so that position of ...
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OpenLayers animated zooming only for baselayer (not whole map / all layers)

With 2.13 release OpenLayers now has animated zooming. Is it possible to get the animated zooming only for the baselayer not for the whole map (i.e. all layers)? The problem is a have a topology ...
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Geoserver WMS animator to animate layers along with its data(e.g time)

i am going to create animated map by the use of geoserver WMS animator in which the animation parameters like "APARAM" takes the value 'layers' and "AVALUE" takes the layer name in the geoserver(aprox ...
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Getting “pointer” cursor at mouseover for rules/symbolizers based clusters in OpenLayers

I successfully used the AnimatedCluster plugin for OpenLayers. My codes uses OpenLayers.Rules and symbolizers. How can I get a "pointer" like mouse cursor when hovering over a cluster of features? My ...
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Why can't I load more than 12 elevation files into NVIZ?

I have a large set of rasters in a GRASS mapset, which I would like to use as frames in an animation, visualizing the raster data as elevation. NVIZ is an obvious tool for this, but I'm having trouble ...