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QGIS - Android, loading a .tif file

I have a .tif file I would like to use as my base map on the Android version of QGIS. However, when I try and load it as a raster layer, it states that this is not a correct raster source. Is there a ...
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Android Apps to edit WFS-T

Are there any mobile Android Apps where you can edit the Features served via a WFS-T?
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Are there any known problems using GPS connection in Android version of QGIS? [closed]

I install QGIS both my netbook (windows win7 starter) and My tablet (android 4.0). I can used GPS option in windows version and I can save location points from GPS. However, I could not manage same ...
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How to calculate distance between two 3D points in kilometers using postgis

I get latitude, longitude and altitude using android.location.Location, after that I send this data on the server, and save it using: update users set location = ST_SetSRID(ST_MakePoint(-40, 40, 40), ...
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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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Convert .osm to .map for mapsforge

I have download latest version of osmosis from http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Osmosis#Downloading and mapsforge-map-writer-0.3.0-jar-with-dependencies.jar from https://code.google.com/p/...
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Create a runtime geodatabase in QGIS for an Android app

I need to generate a runtime geodatabase for map visualization on my android device. Back in the days we used ArcGIS with local file-geodatabases, where we were just able to export a runtime ...
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How to get polyline latitude and longitude by click on polyline android?

I have set Polyline click listener like this : map.setOnPolylineClickListener(new GoogleMap.OnPolylineClickListener() { public void onPolylineClick(Polyline polyline) { int ...
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How to get a copy of the raw photo from the Mapillary app

In Mapillary's documentation it says the photos are stored in the "app folder" before upload, and are deleted afterwards. I have looked around the filesystem but can't find them. I don't necessarily ...
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Determine current address location in android mobile app

In my Android App I need to figure out what address i.e city, state, country my Android phone is in. So for that, first I determine latitude, longitude via GPS. The phone gives this. Now, from lat, ...
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What is “gps on demand time injection”

Android defineds a GPS device capability I couldn't find reference to It's defined as GPS_CAPABILITY_ON_DEMAND_TIME in gps.h The description in the comment explains: GPS on demand time injection. ...
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Using Offline map in Google Maps API for Android without copying tiles to mobile device?

I want to use my own tile maps in google maps api for android .The tile maps are created using ArcGIS for server 10.2 . The cache size is about 400 megabyte .I can't copy the cache in mobile devices ...
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WMTS GetFeatureInfo in android

I want to create something in android like this: http://openlayers.org/dev/examples/wmts-getfeatureinfo.html I'm able to load the costum tiles with WMTS but now i need to get data to show in some kind ...
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Android Application with offline maps

I need a library/framework that i can use to store a custom map(as tiles) locally on android and show it as a map . I would like to get a real-time position of an object(Point data - it's within a ...
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Get coordinates of a building with geocoding

I want to get the coordinates of a building with geocoding. At the moment I use the GeoCoder class for android to get from the selected address the coordinates, but these are not corresponding to the ...
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Android GPS: average location resolution time

What is the average location resolution time on a SmartPhone(Android) GPS? Assumptions : The user is under the open sky.
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From OSM to shape. Parsing problem

I'm working at OpenStreetMap project for android at the moment. I want to retrieve OSM data from my app(nodes, markers and paths) and convert it to shapefile (.shp, .dbf and .shx). Later, I'll load it ...
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How to build Android spatialite?

I have been trying to build spatialite for Android for a few days now without success. I have even tried the recent documentation from the Google project page here: https://code.google.com/p/...
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Whats steps can I suggest to achieve the best Geolocation Result

We are using Geolocation (getCurrentPosition()) in a website to determine a users position when using our site from a mobile device. I want to write an article explaining how the user can obtain the ...
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Does longitude/latitude info come directly from GNSS chip on Android devices?

I'm trying to directly communicate with the GNSS chip on my device and I am not clear whether the RAW GNSS information is coming directly from the GNSS chip or not. I have used the application ...
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Can I avoid the offline tile cache limit (i.e., 6k) by self-hosting a Mapbox vector tiles?

BACKGROUND I'm developing an off-line native Android mapping app. All map tiles (prefer vector, raster as fall back) must be cached locally on the device. Then the map will be overlaid with points of ...
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ArcGIS Runtime SDK for Android map rotate across the north direction on click button

I am developing anAndrpoid app with ArcGIS Runtime SDK . I want to show set the map orientation always to north direction. I am trying to implemet this on onclick event of an image button. My try ...
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Load mbtiles by Mapbox iOS & Android SDK

Is it possible to read .mbtiles files through Mapbox iOS or Android SDK? I'm trying to download .mbtiles from osm2vectortiles.org and setting up a full offline application running offline maps.
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Is there an app/plugin combination that suits the tracking of a public bus

In a town near where I live there is a public bus that runs a circuit about once an hour. I was asked if it would be easy to track the bus (presumably via an android device on the bus) and put the ...
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Open source library to display offline shapefiles in Android?

I am involved in developing a Android application that needs to be able to make use of Esri Shapefiles. Hardware used will be 7" Android rugged tablets running Android 4.2 or later. It is an offline ...
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Are there any AppStudio for ArcGIS tutorials?

Any other documentation available regarding a detailed tutorial on how to use the new beta 2 app studio. I have trolled the Internet and found the minimal information docs on esri regarding the app ...
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Can the kml file displayed in Google Earth for Android

I have created some 3D buildings and route in kml format and it worked properly in Google Earth (desktop). When i put it in Google Cloud Drive and open it by Google Earth for Android, none of the ...
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How to decode GPS coordinates from Android device XML file?

I’d like to decode the location coordinates from the XML file from my Android phone (SGS2). Any solution how to do it, how to convert them to usable coordinates (longitude/latitude)? Looks like it's ...
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Bind GNSS receiver with android app over bluetooth

I'm looking to integrate a GNSS receiver with a Smartphone app. I've found only GNSS receivers that are meant to communicate only with their mobile interface, they don't provide any documentation for ...
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APIs to render custom WMTS source

We have a custom WMTS source which we want to show on Android and iOS. What would be my options to do this using native APIs (so no Leaflet or OpenLayers)? An ideal API not only shows the maps but ...
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Android Tablet KML/KMZ App for polygons w/offline & GPS capabilities?

I am looking for an Android app which allows me to view and query polygons stored in KML and/or KMZ with a GPS point representing my location and offline capabilities. My KMZ files are being output ...
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Set initial extent programmatically Android

I need to dynamically set the extent when the map loads. I have graphics that are being added to the map layer and want the extent to allow all the graphics to be shown. Currently I am getting a min ...
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Can Google Maps Android API display WMS layer?

I am currently making an app for my final career project, and I am trying to combine the layer of Google Maps and WMS layer that displays a map from a WMS server, helping me with ArcGis SDK for ...
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Navigation/Routing in 3D View On Android

I need to build a navigation/routing application in 3D view like sygic, what are the available options if any? Are there any existing open source or proprietary 3D mapping/libraries. I have checked ...
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Are there any known issus opening a QGIS Desktop project on Android?

Does anyone else have trouble when they try to open a project which was worked on in the QGIS desktop version 1.8 (I understand this is the most up to date version for the desktop) and try and open it ...
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WMS-C Google Maps v2 Android

I'm have added a map from a WMS-server in Google Maps v2 for Android using the code provided from this site: http://www.azavea.com/blogs/labs/2013/01/wms-on-android/ . The tiles are downloaded and ...
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SID and/or ECW support on QGIS for Linux

Running QGIS on Ubuntu 11.04 and QGIS for Android on Galaxy Tab 10.1 (which is an awesome project by the way) NEED to figure out a way to get SID and/or ECW files loaded. Saw some posts about ...
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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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Moving marker in a Google Map on Android

I am trying to create something similar to http://dev.syskall.com/map/ in my android phone application. Basically I have a List of GeoPoints and I need to make the car/marker move on the map ...
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How can I use Android to add some additional data to geotiff images?

I would like to create an application which will use a geotiff image and add some additional data on it. All these with the Android Platform. I've done some research and found GDAL but I don't know if ...
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Run GDAL on android and perform operations

Could one run gdal on android devices to perform some GIS operation, like viewshed, contours, etc?
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Maximum GPS-based location Sampling rate of smartphones

I am working on Android application that needs to take GPS locations at the rate of 10Hz to 1Hz. I tried it by setting 100ms for time interval for requestLocationUpdates(_, 100, _, _) function. But ...
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Getting Latitude and Longitude using GPS Averaging app on android phone?

I am trying to get latitude and longitude of radio stations across my country (Liberia) using an Android phone. I downloaded GPS Averaging but I keep getting an error which says: NO GPS SIGNAL How ...
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Android application with multiple raster layers in offline mode [closed]

I would like to create an android application where we can view and control visibilities of various raster layers such as orthomosaic layer, DSM layer, contour map layer created from drone images of ...
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Android WebView doesn't display OpenLayers 3 map

I'm trying to display an OpenLayers 3 map in an Android WebView. Only the zoom controls and the copyright hint are displayed, the map itself not. JavaScript is enabled for the WebView, right to access ...
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How to add multiple stop points for routing using ArcGIS in Android

I have a project where in I have a source and a destination, but in between there can be any number of stop points. I need to display a route from source to destination covering all the stop points. ...
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Graphhopper No-go areas routing

I am creating a simple offline navigation app in android. I have camera information(coordinates and range) and i would like to navigate the routes to avoid being caught on cameras. I have seen great ...
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Accessing Layers Through an API?

So, I have reason to believe that this information is not available. Nonetheless, it involves using Android, and preferably the Google Maps API (though other maps may have APIs which supply this data, ...
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how to transfer GPS device coordinates into mobile android app?

i'm trying to make an android app that collects data field in high accuracy, since the phone native GNSS doesn't provide highly accurate coordinates, i want to use Coordinates provided by a real GNSS ...
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Google Maps Licensing

Sorry if this isn't the right place to ask this, I've tried looking around for support forums and have found none. I had a question regarding the ToS of Google Maps/Earth, it can be found here: https:...