Refers to hardware technologies that are light and mostly independent of other peripherals including wires and cables.

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Field Collection Apps for Windows 8

I was wondering if any of you out there have experience with any apps that work on windows 8 tablets free or paid?We have a client that wants us to use their tablets for data collection. i was ...
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Convert GPS to cartesian and scale to a bounding box

I've little knowledge about geographic systems and i'm gonna try to explain my problem the best i can. I've gps coordinates captured from a mobile device WGS84 store in a file, each file stores a ...
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Looking for a mobile app for a field campaign with specific spec

In the frame of an international project in agriculture monitoring, I have to propose a mobile app that will be used as a reference for field working. The minimum requirements of such an application ...
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How to set up account and start using Collector for ArcGIS?

I'm working on a presentation topic around mobile-based data collection solutions. I've used ODK and Fulcrum in production and absolutely love them. However, I'm going to be presenting to an ESRI ...
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How to capture accurate GPS points using mobile devices?

I'm currently working in Vietnam as a climbing guide, but am putting my GIS skills to use by doing a side project for the company involving the mapping of climbing routes. Along with another employee ...
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ArcPad autonaming photos with IMAGEBOX control does not name with set prefix and auto-numbering

In brief: Photo names generated by an IMABEGOX control are in format YYYYMMDD_HHMMSS but names via Picture tab are < MY_PREFIX_AutoincrementedNumber>. I want the former to be like the latter. ...
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Does CartoDB support Retina screens?

We are using CartoDB as our production mapping solution. Just wondering does it offers support for Retina screens and if so how hard can be to toggle on?
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Offline Maps for ArcGIS Desktop

Are there apps supporting the following main functionalities? support for android-tablets and/or iPads export your own maps directy from ArcGIS Desktop full offline use add polygons, points, lines ...
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Internet mapping UX design strategy: Separate desktop and mobile sites, or one site fits all?

I searched GIS.SE for "Desktop vs. Mobile" and didn't get anything helpful, so I guess I'll be the one to ask. Question: With respect to Internet mapping applications, is it better to have separate ...
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Any good open source GIS library or API for Mobile [closed]

I am looking for GIS library for tracking on mobile application similar to ESRI mobile library but should be open source and freely customizable preferable java base. I am making Android app which ...
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Geowebcache without Geoserver

I know that this is a real beginner question - non the less I need to ask it somewhere. I have a Geoserver(gs) and an stand-alone geowebcache (gwc). I seeded the gwc from the gs and pointed my ...
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Minimum requirements (especially screen size) for QGIs - Android

I would like to try Qgis on Android devices, but before, I would like to know the minimum terminals requirements, and especially the screen size or resolution, what is the minimum screen size do you ...
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Snapping in Esri javascript api does not work on mobile device

I have an Esri map loaded using the javascript api. I try to enable snapping, where a point should always snap to a given line. I have a snap point symbol that will trace the line to snap to when I ...
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Why mobile routing is so fast?

Why my mobile GPS routing calculates routes almost instantly and using pgRouting in my robust PC is so time costly ? EDIT: My test: In my cellphone (Android 4.2.2 - 1G RAM - Dual core - Arm v9) I ...
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ESRI JS API Can I attach other events to to the map object

I asked this over on the ESRI forum but it didn't get any traction. I have an app that I'm designing specifically for mobile. At one point in its usage, a user needs to pan and zoom to a location and ...
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Keep marker constant on Google Maps Javascript

I want to be able to keep a marker constantly in the center of Google Maps on my mobile application. I have tried using bindTo functionality of Google Maps, which binds the marker to the center of ...
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tap on points on touch screen with openlayers

I have openlayers 2.13 along with geoserver 2.1.3. I have a vector layer where points created, after a CQL filter is activated. I have a click event for those points. In pc/laptop works fine, but ...
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How to control the launch page of mobile project?

I have an ArcGIS mobile Window project to upgrade from 10.0 to 10.1. there are minor code changes. The project has 3 custom tasks in addition to view map and one capability. The project used to open ...
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Leaflet Map Dropdown

I am attempting to create a simple basemap selector to use in a leaflet map to assist in selecting a basemap of interest. I've created a new Select control that works great in a computer browser but ...
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Is there demand for a higher resolution alternative to GPS tracking in the GIS market?

If there was an alternative to GPS that provided higher resolution tracking, what applications would there be for it in GIS? Note that this means higher resolution, but not necessarily higher ...
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How to capture GPS co-ordinates from a Microsoft InfoPath form on a mobile device

We are looking for a way to capture GPS coords through the Microsoft INFOPATH form which is loaded on our Mobile Motion device. Basically, we are trying to put a VB script behind the “Get GPS Coord” ...
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how can openlayers have mobile.css file as style [closed]

I try to make openlayers work in mobile devices, so it can go fullscreen. I cannot just put width and height to be 100%. Here is why <div id="content"> //contains map, forms, images etc ...
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How to get a Leaflet app with a big GeoJSON file to work on mobile devices?

I have a leaflet app which displays a GeoJSON file as a layer. It works fine in the web browser. On the mobile browser it starts up, but quits after panning around on the map. I think the reason for ...
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Problem creating a popup in mobile openlayer

I'm trying to use the mobile version of openlayer, unfortunately I could not use framedcloud in it, I could only create a square popup does not look very aesthetic, besides the main need is to ...
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Best format for maps on mobile device with routing functionality

I am trying to choose the best file format for maps that meets these requirements: There are command line tools to convert from .osm data Are compact enough for mobile devices and internet download ...
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How to set “hit” tolerance for touch dragging in Openlayers

I have a Openlayers map with a single point feature on. When pressing a button I activate a drag handler. My problem is when using mobile devices dragging the point is virtually impossible. No matter ...
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Is it necessary to use a third party service for serving this case?

I have been assigned a task to help build a mobile app, which only shows terrain view of map with a fixed (min/max) zoom level based on mobile phone position and moveable markers which are provided ...
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How can I view a .kml or .kmz file on a mobile device offline?

I need to view a KML/KMZ file on a mobile device in a remote area where there will not be service. I have downloaded apps that have maps of the area; these maps will be available offline. However, I ...
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Openlayers WMS url construction

I am working on an extension to openlayers to pre-cache tiles in a local websql datastore to support mapping on mobile device when connectivity is dead. I would like to pre-seed my cache with a set ...
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.Net wrappers for Spatialite and CF?

I need a spatially enabled DB that runs on Windows CE on .Net CF 2.0. Is anyone aware of a set of wrappers for Spatialite? I've found what looks to be a great set of wrapper from MayaStudios ...
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OpenLayers: show polygon of images in mobile

I'm using Phonegap 2.6 and OpenLayers 2.12 for my mobile application. Feature: in a panel (jQuery Mobile), I'm clicking in a checkbox and georeferenced images are displayed in the map that is ...
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Prism mobile phone metadata: does it include location? [closed]

I've read that Prism collects metadata, but no details of what that metadata includes. Does anyone know if location is part of the metadata?
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'GIS' grade mobile mapping app that isnt ArcPad? [duplicate]

I am a GIS analyst/geologist with a mining company based in Canada. However most of my fieldwork is in remote places with minimal access to the internet. I am after a reliable alternative to ArcPad ...
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display WMS layer from geoserver in mobile app with openlayers mobile

i try to display WMS layer from geoserver with openLayers Mobile,and its working great in the navigator (chrome) but its not appeering in the simulator device (android)... & with another WMS ...
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Can i do everything with openlayers mobile like openlayers api?

Where can I download openlayers mobile api? Can i do everything with openlayers mobile like openlayers api? Thank you very much
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How to become a GIS Mobile Developer?

I am mid level GIS Analyst\GPS Coordinator who would like to become a GIS mobile developer at some point. At my workplace we work in the ESRI Platform,ArcGIS Server etc Being a GIS Analyst without any ...
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Possible ways to display maps offline, inside mobile hybrid app

I want to develop a mobile hybrid application to run on both Android & iPhone devices in which i want to display my own map data. I have the SHP files with the data i need. I have Geoserver and ...
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How to create a custom Attribute Inspector for mobile app using the ESRI JS API

I am making a mobile version of a JS web application I developed. I'm noticing though that the AttributeInspector widget by default uses standard dojo/form controls. This means that the form within ...
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ESRI JS API PopupMobile - view attribute page directly

I am using the ESRI Javascript API to write a mobile web application. I have used the PopupMobile widget for viewing/editing attributes. This widget creates a popup on the map when a feature(s) is ...
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How does WiFiSLAM work?

Apple recently acquired WifiSlam. How does their technology work? Their website doesn't go into much detail. Allow your smartphone to pinpoint its location (and the location of your friends) ...
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OpenLayers GetFeature Control Mobile

I have a map that is using OpenLayers and GeoServer. I have a base layer and a WMS layer with many features. I was using OpenLayers.Control.Click to get the coordinates from the map and show a popup ...
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What GIS applications use Google Glass?

From techcrunch. I see a lot of press coverage about Google Glass, yet I haven't seen details of GIS apps that use it. What GIS applications use Google Glass?
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Get info from WMS layer with Openlayers mobile

I am trying to build a webapp for iPad using OpenLayers Mobile. One of the features it should have is that you can tap on a tree displayed on a basemap and get info about this tree. These trees are ...
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Port an OpenLayers application to mobile devices

After making a duration/cost estimation, I'm about to start to start developing a desktop application using OpenLayers. I've never had experience on it before, but have the support of some coworkers ...
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What is the most appropriate journal for publishing a paper about data collection with QGIS and mobile equipment?

I am a QGIS user, and a few months ago, we used QGIS on a PC Tablet to collect data on nesting birds on a cliff directly on the field. The principle is to have QGIS installed on a PC-Tablet with an ...
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Good advice regarding Mobile GIS Hardware and software for outdoor tasks?

Could anyone offer advice regarding outdoor mobile hardware and software for GPS-photos, data capture, and textual input. We don´t want to necessarily write long text, so the ability to write into ...
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which mobile gis application developing is better for me [closed]

I want to develop a mobile app with the following features: work offline on mobile and don't need access to the internet (disconnect mode) can import layers to it in public extensions (shape file, ...
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Link to google maps ignores url parameters for streetview

I have a web site where I need to generate link to Google Maps in Street View mode. I have available the coordinates to generate the URL. When I try this URL in a desktop browser, it does what I ...
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Openlayers on Android and chrome browser - white lines when using viewport meta tag [duplicate]

When rendering TMS tiles, sometimes there is a white line that shows up between tiles. Not between all tiles, just some, and only sometimes. Pan around and it disappears and reappears again. ...
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Looking for opensource projects for mobile offline trip planning for public transit and walking routes

I'm looking for initiatives pursuing mobile offline trip planning using a combination of public transit data and walking-routes. Thus far, without much success. Osmand, seems to be closest, but the ...