Questions tagged [software-recommendations]

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Augmented virtual reality with GIS capabilities [closed]

I want to build an AVR App for any platform or OS with GIS capabilities. Do you know a software for this purpose; I prefer something with less coding. I found this source http://socialcompare.com/en/...
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Alternatives to Avenza Maps [closed]

I enjoyed Avenza Maps until recently... After their recent move to a subscription model, I am in the market for a comparable app. Feature requirements: Load Geospatial PDFs Capture photos along ...
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Temporal analysis in GIS - Tool to identify the jump points

I'm searching for a tool that help to analysis spatial temporal data in GIS. This is my problem: I have a database with a set of 170 georeferenced ovitraps (traps to catch mosquitoes eggs) with the ...
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Software that when input any angle, any CRS, outputs custom CRS that produces maps rotated by the angle

What open source GIS application, or plugin for same, or separate utility (GUI preferred but command line OK) has as part of its functionality the ability to take any angle (and a center of rotation) ...
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Light Weight Tool to find all the line segment in a polygon for KML files

I have KML file and .csv file in google's fusion table. First file has polygon geometry of city with number of deaths. Second file has line geometry of roads with data like total traffic. What I want ...
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Create shapefiles from SEG-Y files?

I am working with seismic data. Previously we had a tool or a script that could scan these data (SEG-Y) and produce a polygon and shapefile based on the header info from the SEG-Y-files. This ...
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Converting data to GTFS? [closed]

I currently have the transit data of my city in sqlite, following are the tables (STOP TABLE) STOPID STOP LATITUDE LONGITUDE (ROUTE TABLE) ROUTEID STOPID (ROUTE SRC_DEST) ROUTEID SRC DEST (TIME ...
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Displaying hundreds of thousands points on web map?

I'm dealing with around 150,000 points on a map. My customers need to see all the points, wthout clustering. I tried Openlayers and Mapbox GL Js, both have the same issue: its memory costs are huge! ...
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Can you recommend a free service for validating a global address? [closed]

I need an API or a database that is freely available. It should allow being included in a commercial application. Something like Google Places API, but with better licensing terms.
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Opening .MAP file extention?

I have a number of files in a folder listed below. BDBR70FL.FRQ BDBR70FL.FRW BDBR70FL.MAP which software is suitable to open them.
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How to apply control points in LiDAR?

I am new to LiDAR point clouds and I have a big issue. I have LiDAR data for 30 km and I have 5 - 6 control points. My point cloud is inaccurate (have averagely 3-4 m error in xy and 50 m error on ...
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Recommendations for a fre OSM based walking tour mobile app? [closed]

I am working with a small municipality with a very small (read:no) budget. They would like to build a walking tour for mobile use based around natural features, and some history but mostly nature ...
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Seeking alternative to Google Maps Elevation API?

The Google Maps Elevation API lets me pass a URL like https://maps.googleapis.com/maps/api/elevation/json?locations=39.7391536,-104.984703 along with a developer key, and get a result like { "...
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Seeking routing libraries in R?

I'm trying find libraries for R that would find the shortest route between two locations, given a SpatialLinesDataFrame representing the road network. All I could find was stplanr, which delegates the ...
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Overlay orthophoto with DTM

I am having a .dxf DSM and a georeferenced .tiff orthphoto. I would now like to simply overlay the orthophoto onto the terrain for visualization purposes. The DSM contains buildings, whose triangles ...
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Is there a way to view Pix4D outputs in an intractable web viewer?

I have a small area that I created a 3D Triangle Mesh for. I want to be able to use the output files and view them on a browser rather than in the program so it's easier to share with others. I've ...
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Reading GPS data from iphone and save data into computer?

I would like to use my iphone for navigation. I want to read GPS data (latitude and longitude) from iphone and save the data into my computer to use it for navigation. I am using Matlab in my ...
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Automatic Land Cover Classification Method in eCognition?

I'm exploring several methods of classifying multi spectral data in eCognition. The classification will be fairly high level; I'm not trying to find individual species but want to identify areas of ...
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Merging multiple las files? [closed]

I want to merge 10 las files into one, and I am having problems with lasmerge of lastools. It isn't able to deal with such a high number of points (average of points per file almost 4 million of ...
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Creating a TMS from many large TIFF

I have a set of several tiff:s, the largest is 4,7 MB, that I want to create a TMS out of. If I don't want to use Gdal and write commandlines is there a free software option that I can use?
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Seeking Conflation tool for QGIS?

Is there a tool to do conflation in QGIS? ArcMap has a tool but I need to use QGIS. http://pro.arcgis.com/en/pro-app/tool-reference/editing/an-overview-of-the-conflation-toolset.htm
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Maintaining list of GIS applications in mobile ecosystem as Github page?

I recently, read the post Choosing Mobile GIS applications for Android Tablets? I have seen a Github repository page https://github.com/vhf/free-programming-books used for a similar purpose. Is ...
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Seeking tools to convert ways of osm data to format including coordinates?

I have asked Getting coordinates of ways in *.pbf file? for getting coordinates of way data in osm. In detail, the ways including some kinds of amenities and tourist attractions of whole Japan. So the ...
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Convert NAD27 to WGS84 with programming function like PHP

I am looking for a programming function that can convert NAD27 coordinates to WGS84. I know QGIS could do the conversion, but I need a function for my purposes.
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How to calculate cell tower polygon and get the coordinates in wkt format

I have an use-case where I have to calculate the polygon of cell tower and store the polygon information in wkt format. I have got the following information regarding a cell tower. latitude longitude ...
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Can GIS software be used to open .ulf files?

I was sent a .ulf file and I have been trying to open it using various software. I read at http://fileinfo.com/extension/ulf that this file can be open using gis software. Data file formatted in ...
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offline Maps APIs I can use in .NET framework

I am trying to find the suitable API where I can: load maps from a specific map server (google, openstreetmaps, Bing...etc) and use the maps offline. loading my own raster layer on top of the ...
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Airborne Smell Modelling

I am wondering if anyone can point me to a resource that will provide a way to model out smells of a garbage dump based on wind? I have been searching through articles on down wind pollution models ...
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Which is the simple spatial database for GIS which can is easy to learn? [closed]

I am looking for GIS DB, to work with 800 millions of GIS data. I want to make my work more simple easy by doing it in spatial DB. I want to work with Geography and not on Geometry. Please suggest ...
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Creating movie from collection of layers with open source software? [closed]

I have a collection of raster layers portraying a certain spatial phenomenon at successive time steps. I would like to create a video from these layers, with the same colour scheme applied on each ...
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MCP Home range analysis alternative to Animove in QGIS

Can some recommend to me a plugin for doing a MCP/Kernal density and grid cell analysis for home range analysis, one that is not Animove, because I have problems with setting Animove up, which is ...
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Can i get population of area, given coordinates or postal code?

I intend to classify areas based on the population or population density. By classify I mean whether the area is rural, urban or sub urban specifically in Europe. As a input I would have either postal ...
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Self-hosted web app to view raster & vector layers and annotate

I'm trying to find a self-hosted web app that allows you to view a number of raster and vector layers on a draggable web map, and then to 'annotate' the map by adding points to the map with associated ...
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Projecting 2D (poly)lines and polygons on point cloud or (tri)mesh (TIN)?

I'm searching a way to project 2D (break)lines and polygons (they are in an Esri shapefile but I can translate them to something different if needed, like geojson for example) on a point cloud (seems ...
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Any high-level GIS library for python from the point of view of a data-scientist? [closed]

I am a data-scientist (an applied economist) and I have often to deal with data that includes spatial attributes. I am hence interested in using spatial data, rather than producing spatial attributes....
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Android Mapping App for POIs

I am looking for an offline map that can import a large number (>50k) of POIs and overlay them onto the map. It should provide at least some basic search functions, e.g. show POIs sorted by distance ...
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Converting encoded polylines into GeoJSON and KML files?

There are plenty of resources available online to help users encode polylines. I am looking for something that does the opposite but my extensive research yields minimal results. I have a massive set ...
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Image segmentation in open-source software

For an analysis of several multilayer raster files I want to perform some kind of image segmentation (multi-resolution, ...) to extract polygon object of similar raster properties. I know that Trimble'...
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Tracks in a GPS file format [closed]

How to fill a file with different GPS tracks so that when opened in a GPS track viewer the tracks appear simultaneuosly as different tracks? What GPS viewers do that?
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How to make a Web GIS application? [closed]

I want to make a Web GIS application. I need to add the following: Admin/limited user access I have a list of marks for the map and I should be able to filter this marks by attributes app should make ...
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Alternative program to ogr2ogr

Is there an alternative program to ogr2ogr when trying to convert file formats? I've played around with ogr2ogr quite a bit lately (on Windows) but I can't get around some issues .. For example when ...
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FOSS way of creating space time cube?

I've been experimenting with ArcGIS Pro's "Visualizing Space Time Cube" tool but found that there is a feature limitation when I try to publish it via ArcGIS Online. My goal is to publish it on the ...
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Finding address geographically? [duplicate]

Is there a way to make Geocode or location address based on a shapefile streets, without using a web service and using QGIS or some open source software?
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Seeking alternative to Collector for ArcGIS for creating new records in Related Table in ArcGIS Online?

I'm hosting a Web Mapping Application on ArcGIS Online. The design consists of two parts. A Feature Layer called Project Description which visualizes the location of every Project in my database A ...
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Creating artificial coordinate system to plot garden experiment? [closed]

I am trying to map plant death in a garden experiment. The location of the garden doesn't matter, I just care about each plant in relation to the others. They were all planted on a grid system. My ...
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How to use Landsat 8 or MODIS products to classify land area

Anyone know of a good tutorial where I can learn how to use satellite vegetation imagery from Landsat or MODIS to classify which crops are grown where over time for a West african country. I don't ...
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Seeking tool for simplifying HUGE KML file? [closed]

I have a KML file which shows up fine on Google Earth but is missing lines on Google Maps. I have realized that this is because those lines have geometry that is too complex. The map in general ...
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Seeking open source software for post-processing > Utility mapping? [closed]

I am using Mobile Mapper 10 with MobileMapper Field 4.7 Mapping software more mapping of underground,cables and pipes as well as various point features. The standard accuracy is 2m, I need compatible ...
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Gas Utility Routing software in open source or algorithm [closed]

objectives : To make a web application for gas utility that can perform upstream and downstream I have googled a lot but cannot find any Gas utility routing in open source. what i have is data for ...
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Free API or database for Continent, country, city, region/state? [duplicate]

Is there a database or API that can provide: Continent, country, city and region/state? It should also have the country codes in ISO format. It would also be great if if could all be in one file for ...