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Do local Bing Maps servers or Google Earth servers exist?

Is it possible to have all the map data come from local server instead of Google Earth or Bing Map but still use their tools as front end. For example Bing Map control (from their SDK) would be ...
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Which geocoding providers allow storing of geocoded data?

I'd like to provide a functionality where the user can search for an address/place on a Leaflet map, and is able to add the resulting marker to the map (which later can be saved on server and ...
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Is it possible to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoing via GeoWebCache?

Is it possible, using GeoWebCache or some other software, to expose Bing Maps as a WMS endpoint? I'm trying to incorporate Bing Maps into custom built software. The software is designed to communicate ...
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Digitizing scale when digitizing from Bing imagery service in QGIS

I need to digitize a bunch of islands from imagery in QGIS. It is the Bing Maps aerial imagery layer. I will obtain all required permissions. My plan is to lock the map scale at 1:25,000 and use heads ...
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getTileUrlFunction Openlayers 3

I have a quadkey function to try to reach a non-Bing Source which uses a quadkey but it returns 404s everytime although the request looks correct. I wondered instead if I should try to pass a custom ...
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How to add Basemaps from Google or Bing in QGIS?

Like ArcGIS Desktop has the option of using basemaps from ArcGIS online, does QGIS have any such options?
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Birdseye Viewer in other applications?

has anyone used Bing Maps Birdseye Viewer tiles in other applications? I have seen Leaflet Bing but it looks like it just has aerial, aerial with labels and road tiles. Does it have birdseye tiles? Is ...
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Circle created using ST_Buffer displays elongated on map

I am buffering a point to create a circle in PostGIS like: ST_Buffer(geo::geometry, .0002, 8) However, when displaying the polygon in Bing maps it ends up a vertically oriented ellipse or elongated ...
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How are digital maps generated? [closed]

This is a more of a noob GIS question. How are all the features on the maps we come use know and love (Google Maps, Bing Maps) generated from imagery? Does somebody actually look at the imagery and ...
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Consumer-Facing Websites or Apps using Bing Maps

I'm researching Bing Maps for use in a consumer-facing website/app. Is there a resource that lists existing websites/apps that are using Bing Maps for the basemap? I've found examples of websites, but ...
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Is it possible to add another WMS to bing maps base layers list in OpenLayers 3

I am using a drop down for the user to choose a bing basemap in web map. I'd like to also include a USGS WMS in the list of choices, but am unsure how to do it. This is the current code for populating ...
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BING Maps vs. HERE Maps

Can someone explain what is the history of BING vs. HERE maps and what are the differences as of today (2015 Q4)? I'd be especially interested in the Satellite view, as BING maps was one of the ...
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Can ArcGis use imagery from Google or Bing in order to compute Service Areas?

I am trying to make service areas and I am wondering if I can use one of the open source data for it, not as a basemap, but if the software can take the real-time information from these maps, such as ...
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Using Bing Maps Quadkeys as Openlayers 3 Tile source

I have a number of tile sources which utilise Bing Maps' Quadkey system in an old Silverlight application and I would like to use them in a new Openlayers 3 map. I have found several examples of ...
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Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerial accuracy

Does anybody know the accuracy of Google Earth, Google satellite, and Bing aerials, and at what scale? I think that you have different/better accuracy if you have subscribed to their professional ...
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why can't I load a layers list to select from to the map in openLayers 3, addEventListener and attachEvent are unavailable

I've tried to incorporate this sample that shows how to switch base layers into a page I am working on: http://openlayers.org/en/v3.10.1/examples/bing-maps.html When I try to load my page with the ...
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Batch geocoding in R

I need to find a package in R or source code in R that performs batch geocoding using Bing, Yahoo, OpenStreetmap. Do you have any suggestions?
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bing Basemap Missing

3/26/2014 - Since writing this question, a patch has been released. It can be found here: http://support.esri.com/en/downloads/patches-servicepacks/view/productid/160/metaid/2003 The bing ...
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Bing Authorization interrupts arcpy script

I made this happy little arcpy script to fix some data source problems: print "Hi, I will fix find and replace file path sections on your behalf. \nGive me a moment to just count the number of MXDs ...
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Are there trade offs between using a geohash vs using a quadkey as a spatial index?

QuadKey Bing Maps uses a quadkey structure for their tiling scheme. Here is an overview of the concept http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/library/bb259689.aspx. GeoHash A geohash seems to be the more ...
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Display LiDAR data in E00 (interchange file) on maps

I have Lidar data in E00 files (interchange files). Can I overlay them on some maps like say Bing maps or Geoserver with OpenLayers? If yes, what is the right way of doing it?
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Problem with Bing Maps Infobox moving out of right edge?

I'm working on a web application that uses Bing Maps. I'm having some trouble with infoboxes. I have infoboxes which are created simply like this: infowindow2 = new Microsoft.Maps.Infobox(new ...
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Bing Authorization pop up still appears after using script to remove Microsoft Virtual Earth layers [duplicate]

My organisation does not have a Bing key, so Bing and Microsoft Virtual Earth layers don't work and a Bing authorization pop up happens whenever I open a MXD containing them. This pop up interrupts ...
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Accessing older Bing imagery in ArcGIS Desktop?

I've been using the Bing basemaps in ArcGIS 10. I'm studying bird ecology and have been overlaying bird GPS locations on to Bing imagery to see where the birds go and what habitats they chose. The ...
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How to credit layers fom OpenLayers plugin for pdf/printed maps?

Anyone who has some insight into copyright law, went already through the terribly long terms of use and able to describe how should be the layers from OpenLayers plugin referenced / credited in PDF or ...
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Does Bing Maps 7 support KML?

I'm having no luck finding examples. I've found code like that below but this is for earlier versions. shapeLayer = new VEShapeLayer(); shapeSpec = new ...
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ArcGIS API for Javascript nd BING tiles

I'm using the "esri.virtualearth.VETiledLayer" in my map application as a basemap successfull,y but am restricted to 18 levels of detail. BING's resultion is higher than this, but the ESRI widget ...
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Zoom to fit pushpins in Bing Maps?

Given a bunch of pushpins in Bing Maps, is there a quick and easy way to zoom in on those pushpins such that they are all visible, and fairly spread out? For example, say I have hundreds of pins all ...
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USA Historical Satellite Imagery for an Online Application

I am looking for different options to add historical satellite imagery to our online-based application. We currently incorporate Bing Maps into our application, but cannot get historical imagery. I ...
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'Integrating' MapXtreme with Google/Bing Maps

My company has a web application that appears to use MapXtreme in order to render it, and also uses MapMarker-USA to... retrieve the layers? We have MapInfo Pro as well, and I have no idea if that's ...
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How to implent a new MapTileLayer?

Im createing an application in Visual Studio 2013 with Bing Maps SDK for Windows Store Apps and wish to change my basemap by implenting a new MapTileLayer with my own TileSource. In arcgis runtime ...
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C# GIS Bing Maps

I'm developing an application in C# and I want to show my data on map like Bing maps, so what is the best the best way to do that. I have seen SharpMap but I could not load Bing map to it. please ...
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How to convert a bing maps quadkey to mercator coordinates

How do you convert a bing maps quad key, such as "03200320023" to coordinates in mercator virtual earth (epsg 3857) coordinate system? I've got an algorithm to convert to coordinates in latitude ...
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Geofencing: Query if a POINT is within a POLYGON

I am trying to use the following query to search if a point is within a defined POLYGON (aka a geofence I want to define): ...
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QGIS : exported PDF resulting in misaligned Bing Aerial and vector layer [duplicate]

I'm working with QGIS 2.8.1. I have a project with CRS: 3947 (Central-Western France) and several layers in the same CRS. I have not activated the 'On the fly' CRS transformation. I add the Bing ...
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How to calculate pixels per meter ratio, according to Google or Bing map zoom level?

I have an image and detect two points in the image. I want to calculate the distance between these two points. I'm using Google map and Bing map. I have x,y pixel values for both two points zoom ...
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changing Bing Maps attribution

I have been doing some research and found out that i can change the attributions of TileWMS, OSM but i have found little about BingMaps. Is it possible to change the attributions of BingMaps? and how ...
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Caching Bings Maps Aerial Locally to make it draw faster in ArcMap?

When you add Bing Maps Aerial to your MXD, can you cache the basemap locally to make it draw faster? If not, what other workaround can you do to make Bing Aerial draw faster? I'm using ArcGIS ...
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Can I print bing maps using mapfish-print and leaflet.Print.js?

var printProvider = L.print.provider({ method: 'GET', url: "localhost:8080/print-servlet-2.1-SNAPSHOT-IMG-MAGICK/pdf", autoLoad: true, dpi: 300, showLayouts: true }); var url = ...
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How do I get ArcGIS tiles to display a single layer when multiple layers are available?

I am using Bing Maps v7 to display layers from an ArcGIS server. The server displays multiple layers as one, but I would like to only display a single layer. Suppose a map service has the layers: ...
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ArcGIS for Windows Phone with Bing maps and shape files

I have a set of shape files that I want to display on a map along with satellite imagery. I currently use ThinkGeo for this sort of thing on Windows. I'm writing a Windows Phone app that must ...
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Satellite Imagery Providers

I'm building a web application - my requirements are: Must have global satellite imagery. Must have easy to use API's that are capable of geoJSON data imports, mouse and keyboard gestures, etc. To ...
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How to add link in ArcGIS Online web map popup to google or bing driving directions?

I have an ArcGIS webmap with school boundaries. I would like to provide a link in the pop up that takes a public user to a free routing website like Bing or Google with the directions to their ...
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How to access Bing Map Metadata in ArcGIS Desktop?

Is there any way to access the metadata of Bing Maps in ArcGIS desktop? Any good plug-in or extension?
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Force Bing logo to bottom of map OpenLayers

Any way to force the logo position of a Bing layer in OpenLayers? See this image for the strange location:
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Using Google Maps or Bing Maps provided as WMS in MapInfo Professional?

Is there any way that I could use google maps or bing map or other free map provider as WMS in MapInfo Professional 10.0?
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Why is the BING basemap in ArcView different from the one on http://www.bing.com/maps/

The quality of the original Bing imagery on the Bing Website is much higher. How can I get it into ArcMap? I read, that the ArcMap imagery BaseLayer is based on Bing service! South of Ouagadougou ...
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Cost of usage for various providers [closed]

I want to use maping services in my website and I am confused about the options that are provided. I try to do a comparision between features, accuracy and most important cost. I am total newbie and ...
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Importing Bing Maps into application using ArcGIS Engine?

I'd like to create an application using ArcGIS Engine 10. I want to import Bing Maps into my application as base map. I surf the internet but couldn't find any tools or API to import these maps to ...
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adding bing (with labels) maps to leaflet

I am using this leaflet plugin to render bing aerial map as a base layer onto a leaflet map. baseMapUrl = new L.BingLayer(bing_key); map.addLayer(baseMapUrl); But I am unable to find a way to ...