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

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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...