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QGIS web client mobile/tablet viewer

I have been looking at OL3-mobile-viewer as an option to make my maps more accessible. Unfortunately I cannot figure out what I need to change to hook it up with my existing QGIS server and ...
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Bind GNSS receiver with android app over bluetooth

I'm looking to integrate a GNSS receiver with a Smartphone app. I've found only GNSS receivers that are meant to communicate only with their mobile interface, they don't provide any documentation for ...
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Get info from WMS layer with Openlayers mobile jquery? [closed]

How to get feature info from WMS layer (geoserver)? I am using openlayer jQuery mobile. I've already called the WMS in jQuery mobile, but how to get feature information when clicking the attribute.
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Displaying a GeoServer Map from a Java Mobile Application

How can I display a Map generated by GeoServer from a Java Mobile Application? I would like to display it inside a Java App instead of a android application. Is this possible?
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Mobile GPS location and CAR GPS location showing different outcome

I want to make a CAR positioning system. I wrote a program which can show me the coordinate locations on a map. But when I get coordinates from MOBILE GPS and from CAR GPS, they both differ. Why ...
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Confuse about how to make a tiles to support retina device

I have a map picture(15772*13796) so I break them to tiles using gdal2tiles(512*512px not 256*265px) for support retina device but is this correct? Because I a had read this issue and this. They ...
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Determine size of screen/map to limit number of markers displayed

I am writing a JQuery Openlayers javascript web application that connects to a API, which exposes a million geo located points plus metrics and information about the points. One metric is a points ...
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searching data from wms geoserver in jquery mobile

hye all, need someone help, i use template from openlayer using jquery mobile, im really new in openlayer, i want to search data in wms, the coding is below ...
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Displaying CartoDB visualization on mobile with “Where Am I” button

I want to display a CartoDb visualization on my mobile device, but also have an icon that shows where the device is and centers/zooms to it when I press it. I'm trying to find nearby features. If ...
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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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Pure html based indoor navigation

I would like to locate (position) people inside buildings without forcing them to download a native app. I'm focusing on iOS and Android devices. I therefore thought about wifi triangulation ...
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Creating simple maps to view on Mobile devices?

My organization wants to create a few maps that will be interactive and viewable via phones (android, iphones,etc) and ipads. We already have a solution using Geocortex (Silverlight) for browser ...
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Field Data Collection Tool

I'm new to Stackexchange so please forgive me if I make an error in how I ask my question. I'm investigating the options available to my employer for the development of a Geological Field Data ...
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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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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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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 ...