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 an animated route map (à la Indiana Jones) in QGIS?

Using QGIS and other free tools, how can I use a Google Maps route to create a route animation in the style of the Indiana Jones movies (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5TY5Fp6O5iM)? I have found two ...
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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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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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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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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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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" xmlns:gx="http://www.google.com/...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to create animation from raster data?

I have some NDVI and precipitation/temperature images at the monthly time step from Jan, 2005 to Dec, 2008. I need to create animation image to show the temporal change. How can I do this? Is it ...
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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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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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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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Exporting ArcMap Animation with Transparent Background?

Because ArcMap (10.3.1) only exports animations at a screenshot level (not high resolution, at all), I would like to export a high-res basemap as a standalone image. It would then be ideal to export ...
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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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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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Animate panning map in QGIS?

I want to create a short video illustrating the route of a proposed road by starting the map in one position, then panning to a number of other points. Is this possible in QGIS using the time manager ...
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How to create animated timeline in ArcGIS for Desktop?

I can't find any options in ArcGIS timeslider to create a timeline like presented in this video. The video itself is a guide for creating time animation, but no information is given how to create such ...
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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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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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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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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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Is it possible to animate a cartogram with FOSS GIS?

I was wondering if anyone knows of any FOSS tools to animate cartograms? By this, I mean 'tweening' between the geographic shapefile and the cartogram version of a shapefile. This means gradually ...
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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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Add comma to number labels, multiple records in attribute table

A QGIS question: How can I insert commas in 4 digit numbers in an attribute table that has multiple records, with some numbers that are only in the hundreds? It's for an animation so multiple labels ...
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Animate Data By Year Only

I'm trying to animate the opening and closing of particular businesses using yearly travel guides. I've created a data base that contains all the addresses and all of the years they appear so for ...
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Processing for large scale networking animation?

I am looking to create an animation of network connections, something very similar to this: http://vimeo.com/16897839. Let's say I have a huge database (millions of rows), that includes source ...
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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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Leaflet Vector Layers Not Rendering During FlyTo Animation

In version 1.0 of Leaflet, when using the FlyTo function as per this JSFiddle, is it possible to force vectors to render/ draw as the animation is happening? My current issue is when using the marker....
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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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Animate polygon shapefile using QGIS time manager

I am looking for a way to use the QGIS plugin "Time Manager" to animate a polygon shapefile. I have a polygon shapefile that has a field of population per year for each feature and I want the plugin ...
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Displaying ArcScene animation (*.asa) in Powerpoint?

I just used ArcScene to make an animation clip, whose format is .asa. Is there a way for me to put it into PowerPoint for the sake of presentation?
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Moving layer in Cartodb

Take a look at this map entitled Sunrise around the world: They have animated where the sun is shining around the world as a moving layer in their torque animation. How would I go about doing this?
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Animate a Choropleth Map in CartoDB?

I used Torque to animate points over time in CartoDB I have a map of polygons and I want to animate the changing colors. Over five years the intensity of the type of incident I'm mapping changes. I ...
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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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Adding frequency (count) of a point shapefile on an animated map?

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 indicating the time period on ...
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Openlayers Animated marker

How to animated feature marker in openlayers like in google map example of bouncing marker. I'm new in openlayers so if you have a sample code much better.
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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 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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Can you animate symbols in ArcMap?

How can you animate symbols in ArcMap? I am not looking for anything complex, just a simple symbol that flashes or changes a little. I know that you can perform animation in ArcMap but I am not ...
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How to correctly display SVG path graphic after map scale change using ESRI JavaScript API?

I've built a web map that shows the locations of fleet vehicles based on their GPS data. I managed to add a nice feature that animates the routes these vehicles take on their way to destinations using ...
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How to make a shake animation adding feature on openlayers 3

Have you an idea of animate function to shake a feature when it's added to the map ? I've found only this animation from openlayers 3 samples: Animate feature example openlayers 3