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"Android is a software stack for mobile devices that includes an operating system, middleware, and key applications," Wikipedia.

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What class/types of smartphone chipsets support GPS, A-GPS, GLONASS AND have extended kalman filtering?

I've been testing several Android phones (all running Android 4+) Sony Xperia T, Moto G, Nexus and HTC 1 which are all giving decent tracks (all of which use GPS/GLONASS) However we are also using ...
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What is the best database for an online Android location app?

I am working on Android app for locating food places in my city. Using Google Map v2 api. App shows user his current location, and the closest food spots around him. I want to store location ...
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Leaflet export GeoJSON to file

I'm building a mobile application with PhoneGap for data collection. I'm able to place map-markers and edit their feature contents. All markers are stored in a L.layerGroup() called markerGroup; The ...
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How to show QGIS maps in android application?

I have created map using QGIS software and trying to display data-set records on that map. Also developed android application where user want to see that map. But I am stuck in how to show this QGIS ...
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How do I reduce the number of drawn polygons on an Android Map?

We're using spatialite-android and Nutiteq to render Archaeological datasets. One of our sample data sets has 7000 polygons that turn into 400,000 objects in our renderer. Is there a common GIS ...
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QGIS android problem on load

I am new to both android and QGIS, but have 20 yrs experience with MapInfo and ArcGIS. I have installed QGIS on a nexus 7 (4.2), but keep getting the error : No qgis data provider plugins found in ...
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Distance calculation : Integrating incremental gps data

I am trying to build a GPS based odometer based on android. Currently , I am calculating incremental distance changes very frequently ( < 5 meter movement). The distance calculation in android is ...
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is it possible to download planet files of OpenSeaMap data?

I want to visualize OpenSeaMap data on an Android device using Mapsforge. Since I need to do this in a disconnected manner (think boat out to sea) I need to generate a .map file using the Mapsforge ...
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How to find Bounding Box given 4 Lat/Long and Bearing? [duplicate]

I need to find a bounding box given 4 lat/long points and a bearing (as seen in the example picture). I always know which two points are lined up by the bearing (1 and 2 in the example), so I will ...
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ArcGIS Online map labels do not appear in ArcGIS app for Android?

I have a map on ArcGIS online. The map shows labels just fine as you can see on my web map (http://bit.ly/1q7hc0h). The problem is that when I view the map on may Android device using the ArcGIS app ...
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Seeking Android app to save offline map and POIs? [closed]

I don't know much about GIS and would like to find an application for travelling with the following features: support Points of Interests (sights, restaurants, etc.); Clicking on any POI should ...
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Is there a recipe for large shapefiles to be used in an Android App?

I am very new to GIS and I am diving into cartography and mapping because of an Android App that I am currently developing. I want to display environmental data, more precisely noise pollution data on ...
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What free gis is on android that leads in the area? — just name top 1-2

similar kind of q of to What are some Free and Open Source GIS Desktop packages include evidence such as 4.8-5 rating out of 5, etc.
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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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Different ways to publish media-enhanced route/trail information to mobile users

I'm looking for some different approaches that a non-profit I'm helping could use to publish information about some tourism routes. Each route is 1-2 tracks, with some historical background ...
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Qfield crashes when vector elements are touched

I have a problem with Qfield. I'm using qfield 0.8.8 on OS android 5.1.1 After having installed this Qfield version it does not run. When I touch a polygon or a line or a point it crashes; in ...
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GPS tracking using smartphones [closed]

We're looking to launch a study that examines spatial behaviour on a university campus. Given the near ubiquity of smartphones among our study population, we're excited about the possibility of using ...
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How to use OSM xml extracts? Can I make an offline app in Android using OSM?

I'm new to OpenStreetMaps. I have followed their wiki/main page and tried to understand it. Can anyone briefly explain how exactly OSM xml data works and how it is rendered? ...Any links /pointers ...
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What GIS tools and packages are needed to find out nearby users in android application?

I'm building a location based android application with following requirements: Need to find out nearby users(i.e users using the same application) Need to find out users in the state Need to find out ...
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Why hybrid GIS application gets GPS position only from Google & not from the device

I have built a GIS application using Leaflet on the web, after I put this web application to run on Android as a hybrid GIS application I made the application work with offline basemap (offline usage ...
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Android offline app to visualize GeoTIFF maps (or any well-known raster format)

I like to go to mountain, and got lots of GeoTIFF maps, which I can convert to other formats with GlobalMapper (JPG+JGW, ECW, ...). However, I haven't found an Android app to: - show these raster ...
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Using Android phone as gps?

I need to do a field mapping and i already have the grid (points). I need to put this points in my phone and use my android device to find this points in the field. I won't have any internet ...
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OSMDroid app using custom ArcGIS Tile Server - tiles are shuffled

I am developing an android mapping app using OSMDroid. I am attempting to use free custom aerial imagery, completely independent of Google and/or Bing APIs. Please, do not propose any solution that ...
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Are there any web services providing country border data?

I am an Android developer (working in Java) and want to write a geographical quiz game. The quiz will need a list of countries and will randomly choose one to highlight on a map (probably using Google ...
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Mapping and Pedestrian Routing on Android (guidance needed)

I 'm new to this stuff (GIS). I was assigned a project in which i have to implement for the Android platform: showing up maps showing up routes showing up nearby POIs. Everything has to be offline!!...
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ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector

I am trying to figure out the workflow from ArcMap to ArcGIS online/Collector. I am running ArcGIS 10.2.2, using a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 (Android 4.3, JB) I am able to use the share as option in ...
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Rendering local osm files android dev

I'm development an android app for navigate inside the university campus, it's my graduation project :). I did the campus map with Josm, now I have it in .osm I found many libraries and frameworks ...
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Tracking field personnal using android app and showing in ArcGISonline

Planning to equip field personnel with GPS enabled phones (android) and collect the location and photograph of assets. Can we use ArcGIS for android in the phone, use this to upload GPS and photos , ...
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Can the QField Android App integrate with Dropbox (in order to open & edit/view a desktop Project)?

I have a project that I work on in QGIS (desktop), for which my project file and shapefiles / layers are all saved in my 'Dropbox' folders. I would like to be able to open, view and preferably edit ...
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Format for viewing vector files offline and mobile

I wish to create a custom mobile application for Android and/or iOS for a school project that will allow a user to view (not edit, just view) specified ESRI shapefiles while offline. Shapefiles at ...
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Combining GPS and WiFi geolocation

I see that Google combines GPS with WiFi geolocation results to increase location accuracy. Does anyone know how it's done? How is WiFi information useful when it can have 10m+ accuracy? Is it only ...
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OSM Perspective View for Android/iOS

I am recently working on a project where i want to show a skiarea in a perspective view, like you know it from maps of skiresorts where the ski lifts are displayed. Are there any libraries where i can ...
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How to publish a QGIS map for use with Garmin/Android?

I made a hiking map with QGIS (for printing) and would also like to provide a digital version of the map for Garmin and Android to my consumers. Garmin: I know GarminCustomMaps but, the possible map ...
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GPS Live tracking with qgis android

I have a Tablet 10.1 notes on which I installed QGIS Android (v. 2.8) and a Garmin GPS 62 stc. So I tried to do the "live GPS tracking" by connecting through the USB cable the GPS to Tablet. Next, ...
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How to extract NMEA outputs from an external bluetooth GPS to an Android device

I am requested to create an Android app that have to connect to an external Bluetooth GPS and read the NMEA output and visualize the location on ad digital map. I am a new comer in this aspect. ...
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Posting UserCredentials with AsyncTask of ArcGIS for Android?

My problem is that I want to get JSON data from ArcGIS for Server For example: http://xxxx.com/arcgis/rest/services/Map/MapServer/legend?f=pjson I can get and read JSON data from this URL but if ...
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GPS waypoint mapping with android phone

I am a bat enthusiast and volunteer regularly with the local bat groups on bat surveys. In them we record bats with a bat detector - making a note of the different species (there are 18 in the UK), ...
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Overlaying layers with different projections on Android

Hello, I'm trying to show a map on Android. I'm using two map providers and am having trouble when converting geo point(lat/lon) to point in my viewport(x/y in pixels). 1) the first map provider used ...
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Best Bluetooth GPS for marine applications

What is the best GPS to get as an add on for an Android (ASUS tf300)? This is for a marine application I am writing. I need sub 5 meter accuracy. Would like decent accuracy at moderate speeds. I don'...
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Offline MBTiles map for Android [closed]

I would like to be able to open in MBTiles a map format for my android device. I know to open this file with ArcGIS Android SDK but does anybody know how to open this from open source library, such ...
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How can I read Digital Elevation Model?

I downloaded a Digital Elevation Model of Mexico from here, and when I extracted the .rar, I got these files: Republica30_R60m.bil, Republica30_R60m.hdr, Republica30_R60m.prj and Republica30_R60m.stx. ...
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How to read or import shapefile into android studio in order to view the ArcGIS

I am developing an ArcGIS project with Android Studio IDE, to view some maps and information and I would like to read some shapefiles from another project. But I couldn't find a solution on how to do ...
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Offline geocoding and reverse geocoding for android

I'm developing an android application that cannot use internet and need to deal with maps and positioning. Download OpenStreetMaps data seens to be a good solution to access map information offline. ...
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Looking for Android, offline, mobile app for field campaign?

In the frame of an international project in agriculture monitoring, I have to propose a mobile app that will be used as a reference for field working. The minimum requirements of such an application ...
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Is there any methodology or technology to post process the Mobile/Tablet GPS data

We have developed an application which is running on android OS for collecting the Lat/Long value of any feature and it runs in any type of android Tablet/Mobile but the problem is that the accuracy ...
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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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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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Data collector mobile app with mapping capabilities

At work we have a GIS solution platform with 50+ GB of data in a Postgres cluster. Almost all tables have spatial columns. We have several clients consuming this information for different needs. I'm ...
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Can I use google maps navigation within my app

I am considering building an app which includes google maps. The app functions by tracking the GPS location of the vehicle and showing it to the respective user on the Android app with some additional ...
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Explaining ${z}/${x}/${y}.png for offline map?

Im trying to build map with OMS under Linux (Ubuntu) to made an offline apps. Im working with Ionic and building just for Android for write now. I have the base code: var map; function init(...