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

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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 ...
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ArcPad get vbs script location

Within arcpad (edit form) I want to get the current location of the vbs script running. This simple vbs script outside of arcpad works fine. wscript.echo " " + Wscript.ScriptFullName However, when ...
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Show Fields in infowindow from my custom layer

I want to display 2 fields from the POIData layer. What i get now is ${ToegangsNr} ${Baanvak} in text. Does anyone know how to do this in an DynamicMapServiceLayer. Thanks in advance POIData = new ...
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Creating Mobile web mapping application [closed]

I was interested in creating a mapping application in the iOS environment. I have looked at what ESRI has to offer, but I am interested in open source. Could anybody suggest any documentation or point ...
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Trilateration algorithm for n amount of points

I need to find algorithm that can calculate centroid A (aka gravity center, geometric center, center of mass) from the figure where circles T1,T2,T3,T4,T5,..,Tn intersect AND length of line R from ...
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Android native app - Geoserver

I am involved in a bigger university mobile application project and my task is to design and develop a mobile module regarding map and location-based services in a native Android application. ...
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Using android phone to plot GPS points?

I was wondering if I could use my android phone (HTC Wildfire) to plot gps points and export these into GIS software (I have QGIS and MapInfo). Thanks, Alan
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How To Do OpenLayers.Mobile Popup

It seems that the OpenLayers.mobile.js library (v 2.12) doesn't have a popup class. Does anyone know how to do a popup with the mobile version? I'm using some code that i ported over form normal OL ...
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How to build a mobile app from Flex web app

We have a Flex application based on ArcGIS flex API in the final stage of development and ready to move to testing/production. The application uses some map services and a complex GP tool. My boss ...
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How to display a map from geoserver on a mobile device

I am attempting to display a map from geoserver on mobile device, for example an Android Smartphone. I have already set my map to geoserver via localhost, but I really don't know how to call the map ...
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Resources for learning to create mobile GIS Apps using Windows 8 Metro?

I have no experience with either mobile apps or Windows 8 Metro. Are there any good resources out there that would be good for getting started from ground zero? Thanks for helping a noob out!
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What are some really cool web/mobile GIS UI examples? [closed]

I need some ideas on eye candy for our product. We have to display maps with lots of data on accessible through the web. Most sites I have seen have a Google, or OSM map with markers and layers ...
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Mobile, Offline viewer for geographic data

Currently, field crews consumer geographic data via laptop (no internet, no gps). ArcReader. I would like to get them shapefiles (or some derivative of a shapefile) on a mobile platform (smartphone) ...
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Openlayers WMS layer not diplaying in IE windows mobile 6 emulator

I am new to openlayers. I tried this example. I have published world shapefile to tiger workspace as 'country' layer to geoserver and want to access with WMS. The world map is getting displayed in IE ...
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OpenLayers on iPhone with navigation: marker-click event won't work

I'm making a map with openlayers. For the navigation on the iPhone I added OpenLayers.Control.Navigation(), so zoom and pan work fine. On the desktop, i can click a marker and a popup appears. But on ...
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Which is the best Android tool to visualize JPG+JGW images?

I've got some georreferenced JPG+JGW images, and would like to visualize them on my Android device. Which is, in your opinion, the best tool? I've tried OSMdroid (after converting JPG+JGW with ...
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How to draw an overlay using KML on our own app in Android?

Repost from here Hi there, I want to draw an overlay using .kml files, just look like this. But on my own app in MapActivity. 31.kml, display district in Jakarta, Indonesia or the example that I get ...
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Visualization libraries for rendering 3D GIS world on iOS/Android

Are there any good 3D libraries/frameworks for rendering 3D worlds in geospatial coordinates on mobile platforms? Use case: I have some known 3D geospatial features (eg. buildings) with their ...
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Creating a openstreetmap renderer in android

I am trying to learn how the openstreetmap is rendered in android. There are already some tools out there that are rendering the maps. Specially I am focusing on offline maps renderer. There is one ...
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is the GPS network free or available for any device?

I have a question (I'm really sorry if is kind of dumb question). But if I have a device with GPS (smarthphone,pda,pocket pc, etc) Does the device need any additional service to enable GPS data? I ...
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Offline satellite map of a specific area for an iOS app

I have a client that wants an offline satellite map as part of an iOS application. The map is of a specific area and needs to be able to be loaded without a connection. From my research I'm pretty ...
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How do I use HTML5 Storage to cache mapservice data?

I would like to develop a web app that runs on any device (including iPad and iPhone) in a disconnected mode. It is OK if the user is required to browse around and download mapservice data to a local ...
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Open Source Tools for Mobile GIS app development?

I want to create a complete Map application with the facilities of edit geometry and attributes of layers. The server and client for the application should be some open source tools. The application ...
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Touch 'tap' event not available on openlayers 2.11 map (update: click works fine)

According to Will mousedown events fire with Touch events on OpenLayers mobile?, openlayers 2.11 supports click-like behaviour for vector layers only. Separate from that, regular ...
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Google Maps API for iPhone and Android application

I need to develop map with Google Maps API with markers etc. That map would need to be integrated into iPhone and Android application. That integration will be done by another person. My question is: ...
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GPS device taking pictures and saving heading + HDOP?

I'm looking for a device that can do all of the following: Take picture Save lat-long GPS position + heading (angle to North) of picture [so need tilt-compensated 3D compass], in exif or other ...
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How to get “Pinching” in Openlayers working on Android?

If you go to THIS OpenLayers Mobile example on android you'll notice that "pinching" for zooming does not work. But it works for iPhone and iPad. Anyone know how i can get "pinching" to work on ...
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Will mousedown events fire with Touch events on OpenLayers mobile?

I can't get the mousedown event to fire on a mobile device when I click on a marker. I'm using openlayers 2.11 with TouchNavigation. The mousedown event fires just fine in Chrome on my Desktop. Are ...
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OpenLayers on mobile device: possible to use local map tiles?

Is that possible for an OpenLayers app (running on mobile device) to load the map tiles that are deployed in the device, if the app is able to access these files (e.g., using PhoneGap)? from this ...
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How to serve local maps for an offline HTML5 webmapping app?

How could one serve maps (tiles in wherever format possible) within a Android device to be consumed by an offline webmapping app also accessed within the device's browser?
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How to find a point half way between two other points?

I'm working on implementing the OSM Mobile Binary format for map data, and because it uses a 16 bit delta for each point along a way, it cannot represent a way if there is a large distance between two ...
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Mobile offline mapping and editing of shapefiles

I've got a client that wants to create a mobile app that can view and edit shapefiles stored locally on the device to enable it to work offline. There is a possibility of converting the shapefiles to ...
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Alternatives to Shapefiles as open-source, cross platform dataset types

I am working on software that is very ESRI oriented, but a future version will likely not be using ESRI software. It uses Shapefiles and Geodatabases. I'm planning on getting all of my data to ...
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Place recognition with WiFi [closed]

I'm looking for some algorithm able to better recognize the geometry place only exploiting wi-fi antennas. I read about place recognition is divided in two classes: geometry and fingerprint. I'm ...
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OpenLayers for Android: why does a popup panel show up twice?

I use Moto Xoom (Android V3.0 touch pad) browse the example "OpenLayers with Sencha Touch", when I click button "LayerList", the associated popup panel doesn't show up smoothly. it will show once, ...
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What native spatially-enabled SDK options are there to deploy GIS data on iOS and Android mobile devices?

I am only interested in iOS and Android options that allow me to build native solutions to render/collect data. Response time is very important, since I want to be able to draw many geometries - not ...
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Can JQuery Mobile UI provide a user-created attribute table for a user-created point feature?

I'm looking into using the JQuery Mobile UI, and I would like the user of the app to be able to create their own point on the map and add a few short attributes. Any idea if this is possible? Thanks ...
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What technique is used to acquire client location?

So far I know how to grab the client location to a application or web application by using the users geolocation or GPS location. I remember the possibility of finding the users approximate location ...
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Visualization of Geographical information on mobile devices

To complete my thesis i have to develop mobile GIS application which will test/handle some issue related to visualization presentation of geographical/spatial information on mobile devices. I will ...
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Incorrect GeoCoordinate at Random

Sometimes when the device is pulling coordinates with the GeoPositionAccuracy set to High and the MovementThreshold set to 0, the GeoCoordinate that is captured is further away and not inline with the ...
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Zoom to see entire MapLayer in Bing Maps

If I have a MapLayer that I'm applying to Bing Maps where I have a list of coordinates, how can I zoom to see the full MapLayer (dynamically zoom to the proper size) and toggle between seeing the ...
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Best GIS system for high performance web application - PostGIS vs MongoDB

I am working on a web/mobile application based on location data. Since i am already familiar with MongoDB, i found the geospatial indexing of mongo is quite suitable for my needs. As i am mainly ...
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Android ArcGIS Javascript 2.2

The website claims that touch gestures are supported for Android browsers. I'm running 2.2 and have not been able to get touch gestures to work. What can be done to enable it? This works for iPhone ...
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How Do You Autopopulate Attribute Based on Spatial Location of Underlying Grid?? ArcGIS Mobile [closed]

User drops a point, then Attribute Table Autopopulates based on Underlying (Polygon)Grids Spatial Location. I want to do this for field editors using ArcGIS Mobile. Does anyone have an idea on how ...
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Choosing web/mobile mapping API

We are building a spatial application targeted to laypeople which will involve viewing and editing vector geodata (currently just points, but linestrings and polygons in the future) with a raster ...
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Are there any Indoor GIS platforms?

What sort of infrastructure is needed to allow me to write a simple mobile app for indoor navigation? Professor Mike Goodchild said: the average American only spends 13 percent of the time ...