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GIS technical challanges [on hold]

what are the technical challenges faced by Geographical information system developers and users in going along with the advancement of hardware and software? ?
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Connect Android Mobile Application to Map Server [closed]

I'm new to GIS and need some help choosing the right software for my problem. I'm trying to develop an Android mobile application which helps differently abled people navigate around. We achieve this ...
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What free software can be used for print-quality map production? [closed]

I am creating art prints using spatial data. I use ESRI software every day for my regular job, therefore I am proficient in GIS. However, I can't afford ESRI software for my art projects at home. ...
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What are alternatives for SLD editor?

I am working with Geoserver and Geoexplorer and try to create my own sld to style those maps. I was download osmdata and add layers to map. I was try to use Qgis and Udig for styling data,but the ...
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How to make a panoramic view?

I would like to create panoramic images such as the ones in the attatchment. My current software pallate is ESRI Advanced, SAFE FME,Adobe Illustrator and of course anything opensource. I could ...
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Free GIS software for mapping drain lines on a golf course

I work on a golf course that is built on old farm land. We have old clay drains from the turn of the 20th century and lots of additional drains that have been added in the meantime years. No maps ...
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Simple app for generating polygons - offline solution [duplicate]

As the title says, but capable of importing raster, and exporting the vector to a compatible format to QGIS. The vector-layer needs attribtutes as well and has to be GPS-orientated. IOS or Android. ...
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Best software for a least cost path analysis [closed]

Background: running a least cost path analysis across mountains in middle east for archaeology project. Ideally, pick several points across an arbitrary interval distance (e.g. 1 km apart) and same ...
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Software for amateur topographic surveys

I'm interested in doing rough topographic surveys using my tripod-mounted Brunton transit compass for azimuth readings and laser rangefinder (and maybe an optical level), so obviously going to be much ...
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What woud be a good alternative toManifold for me? [duplicate]

I am looking for a GIS alternative to Mainfold, for a PC using Windows where I can create polygons,lines,circles on-the-fly without having the fields and data beforehand. It was a breeze to do this in ...
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Which software for mapping connection intensity between locations

The idea is to map the connection intensity (number of rides) between different locations, and groups of locations, in a bike sharing scheme. I wondered if someone could give me high level advice ...
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GIS Web Server for integrating GIS, BIM and video camera data [closed]

I am working on a data integration of IBM and GIS data, I would like to add video camera information and many other sensor network data on that. I am wondering do you have any suggestion of any ...
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Generating a Mesh from DTM

Are there any tools that can take a DTM, in asc or geotiff format and generate a mesh from this that can used in meshlab or similar software. I have asc DTM file that I need to convert to a ply mesh ...
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basic gpx editor

I'd like to do some basic editing to my GPX files which I record from my mobile. Features I'm looking for are: open GPX file display data of GPX overlayed on a map (google, bing, whatever) select ...
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Are there alternatives to ESRI Community Analyst?

Is anybody aware of any commercial products that are equivalent to ESRI Community Analyst? We are in need of a solution that provides similar products/reports dealing with demographics for a variety ...
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What can I use for Territory Management in Canada?

For our Canadian organization, I would like to map out the Postal Codes for each sales rep on a map. I've so far used R to pretty good success, but it completely lacks the interactivity I need to ...
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Combine group of maps to add/edit features in .NET

Use Case: I have 100s of square/rectangle shaped maps which I want to edit/add features like Dam, Ponds etc. either one map at a time (or 8 maps on each side & corner, if possible). The task is to ...
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GIS software recommendation [closed]

I am new to GIS and am currently doing a project related to GIS. Can somebody recommend me a good GIS software that can: Create custom indoor maps Do custom routes based on custom criteria ...
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Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8?

Is there a freeware alternative to Tableau 8? One that allows me to use my own data (shapefiles)? Tableau is a comercial software that permits you to create a dashboard were you can show at same time ...
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GIS system for displaying GDSII(*.gds) format?

I want to display vector graphics on raster graphics and I have vector scheme in GDSII format. There are some viewers for GDSII like KLayout for example, but they don't support raster graphics. Is ...
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Looking for an open-source Java based GeoTIFF library

I have written many programs for reading and writing various types of spatial data in the past but I must admit that the GeoTIFF format has often gotten the better of me. It's such a flexible format ...
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Ground Penetrating Radar (GPR) to ESRI raster format

can anyone recommend a software package to convert ground penetrating radar data (in .dzt format) into an ESRI raster format? - Preferably free software. I have come across ZondST2D, but as far as I ...
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Web Mapping with Select by Rectangle and Modify Symbology?

I want to create a free/simple web map where users can click & drag to select polygons in the map, then once selected, choose a color for all selected polygons. The map should also maintain these ...
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How to create postcode areas for country with none?

How are postcodes created? I know postcodes were first created by the Royal Mail in the United Kingdom. If I want to develop and create postcode areas for a new country, how do I go about it? ...
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Software to determine a position within shape

I would like to know if there is software available that can: Given a position detected by GPS, Warns the user if they are within a shape that I created and put into a database. Any ...
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Looking for information on methods or algorithms used to calculate centroid from polygons across software

Looking for information on methods or algorithms used to calculate point centroids from polygons across software. ArcGIS uses a "gravity model" but can someone point me to the math or a paper on the ...
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PRN (p-code) to Geocode Conversion

I think I have a unique situation. Client has a file containing the old p-code / PRN but can't relate this to a specific address and desires to move to a geocode orientation. Does anyone know if a ...
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Creating tool for metadata standard for spatial data?

I am looking to develop a tool to make cadastral metadata in a particular scenario. I would keep the ISO standards for meta in view of my development. Any suggestions in creating the tool for ...
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In depth assessment of SuperMap GIS? [closed]

Does anybody have any idea about SuperMap GIS? What are its limitations and strengths? How does it compare to other GIS (especially ArcGIS)? Can a local Government Department rely on it?
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3D Bulk Modelling tools in GIS

I work in an Architectural practice concentrating on large scale urban planning and Urban Design Schemes. Our current software is not really geared for this sort of work. We need to be able to ...
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Surveying software with geocoding abilities

My company is a market research firm looking for an integrated surveying software that has the potential to geocode on-the-fly via tablet device. Requirements: -Ability to collect rider ...
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I want to browse a city map offline, what are my options?

I found exports on http://download.bbbike.org/ and http://metro.teczno.com/ But it's not tiles, so it's not really usable unless I render it. Are there software where I can browse openstreetmap.org ...
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Help choosing an appropriate GIS solution for the following question [closed]

I am currently researching for an appropriate GIS solution. My requirements are pretty simple: Ability to create circles, symbols or diagrams with transparancy tied to their geographical location ...
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Is there an easy-to-install website plugin for territory routing?

For an application I'm creating, I want to be able to place dots on a map in locations that my users will be visiting. Each user will have his own locations he has to visit, so I'd like to 'connect ...
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Vectorized a historical soil map advice

I received a PDF file of a soil map in the Middle Rio Grande Valley near Albuquerque, New Mexico however it is dated in 1914. I was able to split the north and south because it came in one map and ...
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Finding coordinate pair at any given distance along calibrated route?

Goal: given a route as a set of ordered coordinates, measure the overall distance of the route and be able to access the coordinate pair at any given distance along the route. Application: I'm ...
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Software for opening .img files

I have some cpc precipitation data stored in IMG format.Could anyone suggest a software beside ERDAS imagine or Arcgis which can be freely downloaded?
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How should “consumer oriented” geographical applications be called?

I se the term GIS being used for professional applications, while there is a growing interest on applications (online or desktop) that use Web Maps and User-Generated GPS Data so that individuals can ...
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Leaf Area Index (LAI) processing software

I took a bunch of hemispherical vegetation images with a fisheye lense in the field. Now I am looking for a software that can (semi-)automatically translate these images in LAI values. So far I ...
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Unique Natural Area Code (NAC) for a building

NAC is a geocode system for identifying an object anywhere on the Earth. I am going to assign a unique NAC address for each building in Detroit. But different NAC addressed can be assigned to each ...
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Build a Raster GIS Web Application

We need to build a Web based GIS application for Raster data computation (analysis). All the maps are in form of raster images. We are failing from a week to find a proper tool which allows ...
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Open source space time series database management system

I am aware of the existence of space time DBMSs such as Druid, InfluxDB or OpenTSDB. Is there anything like it for spatially explicit data? A time series extension for a common spatial DBMS (say, ...
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Software/scripts to calculate Frontal Area Index (λF)?

Maybe you know some software/scripts to calculate Frontal Area Index (λF)? This article (page 2) describes that index. For now I have not found any software or script that can calculate that (even ...
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creating GIS data directly on camera images

If I'm taking few photos with superimposition and enabling a stereo system for images pairs, Is there a software for 3D or 2D calibrating that will enable then creating GIS vector data directly on ...
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Need software to create Info-graphic map

I want to make an info graphic map for history theme hence I am researching on Google for suitable software but not able to find suitable software and very less information regarding available related ...
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Is there free GIS reader that supports transparency of JPEG layers? [closed]

I need to make from my ArcMap layers (which are georeferenced JPEG files) a file that can work on a free and easy to use program. The program needs to be able to open multiple layers so we can put ...
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Digital Elevation Model Fusion

I want to fuse Digital elevation Models extracted from Carto-1 satellite. I already extracted DEMs & tried few algorithms in Matlab. Unfortunately as they are not Georeferenced i am not getting ...
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Free/Open-Source Archaeological Geophysics Programm?

Does anyone know a free/open source software or a GIS plugin for working with archaeological geophysics data, especially for data from a magnetic survey (magnetic gradiometer map)?
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Choosing GTFS editor for creating and exporting routes?

I am a beginner and I need information about GTFS editors. I want to create routes,trips,patterns,etc... and export it to GTFS-format. I have setup locally two GTFS editors: TransitDataFeeder ...
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Print A0 sized map

Currently I am exploring an option/software to print A0 sized maps on web and also on desktop, can you guide me if any software support this printing option. Note: ESRI will be expensive therefore I ...