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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 ...
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Mobile Data collection options

What COTS software is available to do mobile data collection, with GPS positioning. Map display not required. I'm looking across the board (platform wise). I'm already aware of... RhinoSpect ...
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How do I create a quick test/demo app with ArcGIS Mobile

We are trying to do a quick evaluation of ArcGIS Mobile 10 on Windows. Part of that is determining whether we can load online maps (like arcgisserveronline for example) and what the ...
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Wifi Positioning System (WPS) setup

I need to develop a shopping mall GIS. I have no idea to develop it. The shopping mall GIS should function like GPS (guides user to desire shops). Do I need to set up some GIS device at each corner of ...
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Techniques for offline reverse geocoding on a mobile device?

I am working on a mobile mapping application (currently iOS, eventually Android) - and I am struggling with how to best support reverse geocoding from lat/long to Country/State without using an online ...
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What type of OS is best for ESRI mobile Development?

I know there is going to be varied opinions on this question. We're being asked to create some mobile maps for various departments in our county. This happens to come at a time when AT&T has ...
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Generate Mobile Map Cache from ArcObjects

As of ArcGIS 10, is there a way to generate a mobile map cache using ArcObjects? This can be done in a stand-alone Python script: ...
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Getting ArcGIS.com-created map to show up in sample app

I've been experimenting with the My First iOS app example, trying to get it to display a Bing map layer I created on ArcGIS.com. However, the layer doesn't display. In the sample app's code, when it ...
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What algorithm should I use for wifi geolocation?

School Pickup Use Case (update) It might be helpful to go into a more concrete use case instead of the original backyard example below. Local law enforcement has started cracking down on use text ...
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Can I collect Seismic data with an array of cell phones?

Suppose I have an array of cell phones, each having: an accelerometer a clock a GPS receiver Windows Phone 7 (WP7) How hard would it be to write a program so that synchronizes the phones to a ...
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Any way to use a local background map in ArcGIS Mobile

My customer requirement is to support a MrSID image directly in ArcGIS Mobile. The details are sketchy but I think the intent is that they want a local background raster Map while the ...
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Does a national(USA) interstate rest stop/rest area dataset exist?

And I don't care about format--worry about that later! I found some maps in Google maps, usually per state. I also have one map made my someone else, that no longer appears in the Google Maps search ...
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Future of ArcGIS Mobile

I'm not sure we can get a straight answer from ESRI on this question at his point because there is so much uncertainty with Microsoft in this area right now but "What is the future of ArcGIS Mobile ...
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Advantages of a GPS enabled PDA for field asset management

I'm having some trouble trying to convince some people of the advantages of having a entry level GPS enabled PDA for asset management. I've been asked to look into GPS enabled cameras, I've since ...
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How do I create forms using Geodatabase's related tables in ArcPad Studio 10?

I have a Geodatabase with a Points table and number of related tables. The reason for the related tables is because of the large number of fields. The relationships are reconginsed by ArcGIS and ...
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Is there a smartphone app for mobile asset logging?

I'm after a recommendation for a smartphone app (iPhone or Android) to log asset information for litter bins. I need the following features GPS geotagged photos Form with drop down menus for user ...
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Can esri ipad app consume web mapping service?

Can the ESRI app for the iPad consume regular web mapping services, or do I need to publish services for this app as Mobile project services?
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Network Analysis Layer in ArcGIS Mobile Map Cache

Does anyone know how to extract a Network Analysis Layer into an ArcGIS Mobile Map Cache? Thanks, Seth
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ArcGIS Mobile 10 Routing Solution

Does anyone know of an example of routing within ArcGIS Mobile 10 that uses GPS location to route to a destination? Thanks, Seth
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How can I determine the location of a visitor to my website?

If I want to provide a website with location appropriate content, what ways can I use to find the visitor's rough location using their IP or header information?