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Seeking tools to write smartphone application for bus map? [on hold]

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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Hiding leaflet tooltip on mobile device?

I would only display a tooltip on a device without a touchscreen. A popup and a tooltip will be displayed on your mobile by clicking on the point. I would like to see only popup var ubytovaci = L....
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OpenLayers map displays on Desktop but will not display on Mobile?

I have the code shown below that works perfectly on a desktop, but will only display the OSM layer on a mobile device. Am I missing something obvious? My understanding is that it should work on ...
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API for land use/land cover

I'm making a mobile game that uses GPS to interact with the real world. The game should be able to "see" what terrain/land use/land cover the user is currently in. Ideally, the game would send the ...
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ESRI Runtime Geodatabase Shape storage

Does anyone out there know the geometry storage encoding for ESRI's Runtime Geodatabase (.sqlite) format? aka mobile geodatabase. There are 'GDB_ tables', 'st_ tables', 'RTREE indexes' and other ...
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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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Windows Embedded Handheld 6.5 Professional - How to Uninstall VBScript Runtime Library and Install again?

I've been having trouble getting the Trimble Positions for ArcPad Extension to correctly install on my Trimble Geo 7X handheld. I saw that another user asked about something similar and the solution ...
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Seeking Mobile App to insert customized roads for navigation?

I want to know if there is a mobile app (for cellphone) where I can insert my line features (roads) and polygons features (fields), all in vector form (.shp) and somehow navigate with that information....
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Leaflet Mobile Performance (A Couple of Polygons)

I wrote a small Angular app with leaflet.js. In desktop browser scrolling and dragging speed is good but on mobile browser, performance is painfully. There are 8 polygon and 129 circle marker on the ...
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How to listen to touch events on Leaflet GeoJSON linestrings?

I'm using react-leaflet to display a map with GeoJSON linestrings and points. My mouseOver, mouseOut, and click events work fine with a mouse. However, I can't get the tap or touch events to work on ...
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Seeking Mobile Data collection software recommendations?

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 ArcPad ...
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Field Collection Apps for Windows 8 [closed]

I was wondering if any of you out there have experience with any apps that work on windows 8 tablets free or paid?We have a client that wants us to use their tablets for data collection. i was ...
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Get tiles to appear after fitBounds call on one marker on mobile only

I am making a Leaflet 1.3.4 map. When I added fitBounds to the code, I experience a problem when viewing the map on my iPhone XS. Map displays fine on the desktop but regardless of browser (I have ...
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Very different static gps tests for different devices

I don't understand the results that I got when I measured with three different devices that were lying on the ground for couple of hours. These devices were: Nexus 10 tablet, Samsung Galaxy Core Prime ...
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How to capture accurate GPS points using mobile devices?

I'm currently working in Vietnam as a climbing guide, but am putting my GIS skills to use by doing a side project for the company involving the mapping of climbing routes. Along with another employee ...
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Is it possible to upload data directly to QGIS Cloud from a mobile phone?

I am going to be performing some field work, but I don't have a GPS unit as of yet due to cost. Ideally I would like to pre-upload some features onto my QGIS cloud online map first, then go into the ...
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Mobile app for workflow/timesheets + GIS Asset collection required [closed]

We're looking for a solution to move our field operatives from paper based input to electronic field input on tablets to record workflow and map assets. Work involves land drainage (working on ...
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Surveys showing GPS accuracy in different models of smartphones?

Are there any surveys that give accuracy in meters for different smartphones (e.g, iPhone 6: 8 meters, Samsung Galaxy S8: 7 meters) regardless of what the statistical method is being used?
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Measure my Cats movements , Accuracy of Mobile phone GPS at metre scale . how to improve it

I wanted to get some information related to an idea I have I have a lot of cats and a big garden. The cats generally roam through the garden and this location is fixed and Known If i have known ...
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Get info from WMS layer with OpenLayers mobile

I am trying to build a web application 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 information about this tree. ...
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Leaflet scaling on mobile

I'm using leaflet with OSM for two different web mapping projects and have the same problem with both. On both, I set bounds and zoom limits and create the map, and they work nicely on my laptop (...
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Which plugin to choose in cordova for geolocation using OpenLayers3?

I built a mobile app using the OpenLayers 3 api and now I want to build it with cordova to install a apk package on a phone. Should I install a plugin? (cordova plugin add plugin-name) Which plugin ...
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Customization of Line drawings in Carto Mobile

I've been following up the "Add a line" section in the tutorial of Getting started for the Carto Mobile SDK https://carto.com/docs/carto-engine/mobile-sdk/getting-started/#basic-map-features and so ...
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Does CartoDB support Retina screens?

We are using CartoDB as our production mapping solution. Just wondering does it offers support for Retina screens and if so how hard can be to toggle on?
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Leaflet map scrolled when dragging the page on mobile [closed]

I have a Leaflet map embedded in a div with vertical scroll. The scroll works well on desktop but on firefox mobile I get a strange behavior: when I scroll the page (touching outside the map) the map ...
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is the GPS network free or available for any device? [closed]

I have a question (I'm really sorry if is kind of dumb question). But if I have a device with GPS (smarthphone,pda,pocket pc, etc) Does the device need any additional service to enable GPS data? I ...
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OpenLayers 2 WMS URL construction

I am working on an extension to OpenLayers to pre-cache tiles in a local Web SQL 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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Spatial query and sending SMS - Which techno on mobile? [closed]

I would like to set up a mobile application to send SMS messages to nearby contacts. To make it simple, here are the steps in the process: The user opens the app and adds a point on the map. A script ...
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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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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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Seeking native spatially-enabled SDK to deploy GIS data on iOS and Android mobile devices?

I am only interested in iOS and Android options that allow me to build native solutions to render/collect data. Response time is very important, since I want to be able to draw many geometries - not ...
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Carto PackageManager return null on Xamarin.iOS

I have such problem: On Xamarin.IOS Package Manager returns null after invoking GetLocalPackage(packageId) in several places of the application; What do I know about the issue: 1) This happens ...
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Mobile “GIS”/geolocalization application for popularisation of science? [closed]

I am looking for an mobile multi-platform (or at least Android) application which will allow me to share my spatial data. On day to day bases I am working with QGIS in archaeology and with Losuc GIS ...
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Problem with performances with Leaflet in an Ionic app => interactive metro map

I was hoping you could help me with something I am stuck with. I am a newbie in the use of leaflet library on mobile and I encounter a problem with performances. In fact, I try to build an app with ...
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Invalid value for <image> attribute x=“NaN”

I'm working a jQuery Mobile page with an ESRI jsapi map and a dialog which calls on a geocoding service to return an x/y which I plunk a graphic on the map and then center up on. This site runs very ...
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No maps visible when downloading something with CartoPackageManager

I am facing such problem: while some package is downloading with Carto PackageManager, I can’t see neither other downloaded offline maps nor online maps of any other place. In other words, if there ...
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Use downloaded global OSM data in Android offline app

I am about to develop my first Android app (so I am a newbie in mobile app development). For this I will need OSM data of the whole globe, but only data with tags highway, boundary, waterway and ...
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Setting up account to start using Collector for ArcGIS?

I'm working on a presentation topic around mobile-based data collection solutions. I've used ODK and Fulcrum in production and absolutely love them. However, I'm going to be presenting to an Esri ...
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How to export ArcGIS feature class to Waze?

I've got a geodatabase containing a local municipality road system. I'm looking for a way to export it into Waze in order to improve Waze existing road system. The only way I found so far is to edit ...
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How to enable Latin names for places in some places instead of local ones in Carto Services?

Some places on the map is labeled with Cyrillic names, but I need only English/Latin names of places on the map, however sometimes there are only local names. In general I need transliteration to ...
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Dragging on mobile using Carto?

We have this large map of United States on our website and we are trying to see it well on mobile. As the map is too large we lose some functionalities on mobile view like dragging. Is there any ...
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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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Remove the Leaflet zoom control on mobile

Leaflet includes a simple zoom in/out control on the map, unless otherwise specified: zoomControl: Whether a zoom control is added to the map by default. This control is unnecessary on a mobile ...
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Open popup of a feature with its marker

Got a leaflet map with some features and a button with a search function. A marker is shown at the lat,long where the feature is found. A click on the feature shows a popup. heres the code for the ...
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How to map fence post holes to reality?

I'm looking for a good technique to take points, which mark the locations of fence post holes, from a Google map layer to then precisely mark with paint where to drill the holes. I noticed that my ...
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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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Visualizing map from Spatialite DB on Mobile

I am working on an Android application for a school project. I am converting shapefiles (examples) into SQLite databases using SpatiaLite and performing queries on those databases on the mobile with ...
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Collecting offline spatial data on iPads? [closed]

I a looking for an iOS app or any approach, that will allow me to do offline map-based surveys and upload the data back to one single database once I am online (like the Esri Collector), but: in ...
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Openstreet with leaflet not appearing on some desktop and all mobile browser

I have set up osm on ubuntu below is how my codes are. The issue the map appears perfectly on desktop browser but it doesnt appear on mobile phone browser. What could be issue? Is there any tweak ...
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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 ...