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

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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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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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Tools to write bus map?

I noticed that few cities provide a bus map for smartphones. As a result, tourists usually resort to just taking the subway instead because it's easy to figure out, although riding a bus is a better ...
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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 ...
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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? [closed]

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!