Geolocation is a means to discovering the physical location (in real-world geographic terms) of an object.

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How to calculate degrees per pixel in a given image? Or .nth of degree?

I am trying to make very rough estimates of Lat/Long coordinates in some random parking lot images. If I visit any such random parking lot on a Google map, I can click some driving area and Google ...
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What sub-meter geolocation solutions exist and how can I integrate them into a web and mobile mapping workflow?

I am the manager of seven water systems. What I am trying to do is map out every meter and valve on to a map and then my workers can have the maps on their iPhones so when they have to go fix a water ...
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Keep only the last marker when geolocating

I'm working with OpenLayers 2 and I managed to create a javascript to locate the users and it works fine. I added a marker representing the current location and when the position change, it creates a ...
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How to determine when mapview zoom level has changed using Mapbox-iOS-SDK?

I am using Mapbox-iOS-SDK 2.1.2 and I need to know when the user changes zoom level on the map view. I know how to get the current zoom level, but I don't see any delegate methods for determining ...
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Creating random points within polygon from database?

Although i have a solution for it in ArcGIS named hawth's tool but i wanted to know whether it is possible in QGIS or not, additionally i am not having lower version of ArcGIS on which i can do my ...
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How can I get one neighbourhood name using address and/or postal code?

this is my first time here. I just need to get a neighbourhood/locality name, to get it I have the address and postal code (all over Argentina). -no polygons needed- This is to change a background ...
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Determining if a Geodetic location is inside a polygon made up of Geodetic vertices

Suppose we have a polygon with Geotic vertices (Points A through E). Is there an algorithm that I can use that could determine If F is inside of it? In addition, what is the most efficient way to ...
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Extracting area with a range of lat long?

Is there any online tool to extract a certain area with a range of lat long? I'd like to overlay some locations on a map. To do so, I need a map whose range is specified so that I can determine the ...
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Translate Orientation from Sensor data to Geo location

I am tracking a device that might loose GPS signal then and there. And when the GPS signal is too low, I should use the accelerometer and Gyroscope sensors data to guess which way they should have ...
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How to get the best GPS position Geolocation API

I want to get the most accurate position of my mobile phone with android. I'm comparing accuracy value in 2 seconds interval and if value is less than last value I'm trying to keep the position in ...
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Downloadable, Open Source, IP GeoLocation database

I have an open source project I need a similarly open source IP GeoLocation database for. i.e. IP address to country (and ideally city). Ideally with a license that allows redistribution. This is a ...
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Algorithm for estimating position of many objects and differentiating those?

Let's assume a crowd-sourced tree location use case where a research team asks hikers to GPS the location of a specific tree type in case they encounter it. This will lead to a large number of ...
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how to transfer GPS device coordinates into mobile android app?

i'm trying to make an android app that collects data field in high accuracy, since the phone native GNSS doesn't provide highly accurate coordinates, i want to use Coordinates provided by a real GNSS ...
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Get all locations of Panoramio photos in a given extent

To create a visual quality heat map I'm trying to get a list of all Panoramio photos in an about 2000 Km2 wide study area. My idea is to perform a density analysis in GIS on a point shapefile ...
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Looping a location-allocation problem in ArcMap's Model Builder

I have developed the model below in which I iterate through a series of values for a variable in the Location-Allocation type of problem. The variable is the number of facilities to solve. The model ...
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Location API works, but neither Google Maps, not Here maps can not find location

I used Holux M-241 as GPS receiver. On Windows 8.1 I installed GPSDirect drivers, and now can see my location on PC. I tested that Location API can access to gps data (I used this Mozilla Developer ...
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Geolocate stores inside a mall?

OpenStreetMap lists the malls in Albuquerque, but not the stores inside these malls. Using the in-mall map/directory, wouldn't it be easy to add stores inside the mall? Is anyone doing this? ...
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Does any maps/directions service provide location caching on server?

I want to store some user's tracked location data on service server and take it later. Something like courier's last location.
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Getting random coordinates based on country

Are there any webserveices/APIs that can take a country name and return a random coordinates (not including the sea/ocean sections) inside that country?
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How to directly get a Google API map based on a cell tower object

How do I pass a cell tower object to the Google Maps JavaScript API or Embed API to get a map for wherever the tower happens to be? I realize that I can accomplish the task in two steps by first ...
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project hdf file with geospatial_lat and lon in batch process

Is there any way that I can do a batch process in projecting hdf files wherein I could get and include only the geospatial_lat and lon in the batch script since every hdf file have different ...
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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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Free Tide prediction service - World (a freeware program would work as an alternative)

Is there a free service where I could input a GPS location and it would return me the current tide situation at the position? As an alternative - some library / program that does the exact thing one ...
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Geolocation Ptojection Transform is not working for custom coordinate system

I am using Openlayers API and I have a custom projection and I defined it to my geoserver named "EPSG:51100". I have a custom tile map. var tms2013 = new OpenLayers.Layer.TMS("2013", ...
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Points within a circle in Python - geoindex

I'm trying to use the geoindex package to perform a nearest neighbor query. For example, I have this two coordinates (in the real case I have a lot more): (40.607255, -73.75083) (40.7261465 ...
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Where can I find a list with beaches which include coordinates?

I use World Weather Online marine API to get wave height of different beaches. This API provide data by coordinates and I need a list with coordinates of beaches.
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Triangulation of Cell Towers using MSQL Server Spatial

I need to triangulate a GSM Device by using known cell towers locations and GSM readings. All Data is in a MS SQL Server as Geometry Types. herewith an example of the data : here is also a SQL ...
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Positioning new point on line with OSM routing?

I have three tables: ways_vertices_pgr (from OSM Routing, contains road vertexes I use for creating routes and among other things their geometry), routes (geometry) and a table which holds the order ...
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Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data?

Which is the most accurate tool for geolocating MODIS or VIIRS data? MRT( or MRTSwath), HEG, MTCK(or VCTK) or Polar2Grid? Anyone who has some experiences, please give some adivces. Cheers!
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Get the altitude for a given geo location with online OpenStreetmap

Is there a simple way to get the altitude for a given geo location? I would like to add a link to our gluon node form, that links to a place, where I can easily retreive the altitude above NHN or ...
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How to identify features intersecting or near a marker?

Is there an app, program, service or API that can identify features (such as roads, buildings, parks, etc.) intersecting or near a marker? I'd like to achieve both goals -- meaning to both identify ...
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Finding proximity to waters, such as lakes, rivers, streams, the oceans

At Alz.care, we are working to detect whether someone who is living with Alzheimer's is nearing a body of water, because of the very high risk of drowning for persons with that neurocogntive disorder. ...
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Understanding the error term

I have some (mobile) location data from a vendor. For each user and timestamp, there are three columns: lat, long, error. I "guess" that the error means that the user is located within a circle with ...
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Retrieving all towns/cities/villages within 2km of river path?

I need to find all the cities/towns/villages that are within a 2km range along a river path. So the solution I have now is to create a google custom map, and draw a polygon which will be 2km from ...
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Which are the most useful NMEA sentences for location based services

I am pretty new to GIS, I have been learning about all the different NMEA sentences from this website http://aprs.gids.nl/nmea/#allgp What is $GPGSV and $GPGSA and why are they useful to location ...
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Is 45005000 a recognisable location?

Hello and sorry if this is not a relevant question to this SE. Please if it is not, mitigate it to where you see fit. I have recently purchased an item online and I have been provided by the seller ...
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Wrong location with result of VBscripting in ModelBuilder?

I run ModelBuilder program's VBScript. The results I receive is like the original input coordinates but when I export to the arcmap the distance between results and origin map is about 5000 km. How ...