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Software to display, search, or otherwise process geographical maps

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GIS 3D Visualisation options

Looking to specifically map new planting schemes for forestry and currently use QGIS (Qgis2threejs) for this, but finding it struggles with the larger scale planting schemes. Does anyone know of ...
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Open source High Definition maps Software Recommendations

I donot seem to find a good open source software that I can use for High definition maps testing that can read raster, vector, sensor data. Is there any potential open source softwares or APIs for HD ...
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Recording GPS coordinates in Windows using USB GPS antenna

I'm looking for a Free/Open-Source program for recording GPS coordinates from an external GPS antenna plugged into a laptop via USB and display them on a map in real-time. Must be able to work offline ...
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Software for map projection conversion

I have made some rectangle/cylindrical maps of globes and I am looking to find a software that will allow me to convert that rectangle to one of the major map projection types like the Robinson ...
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API/Service that finds an optimal route for a given list of coordinates and start/end point

There is a source US address/coordinates SOURCE and a bunch of US addresses/coords WAIPOINTS that need to be visited. I want to get a list of WAIPOINTS sorted in a way that it creates a shortest ...
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Field Service Management Solution (FSM) for very individual business requirements

For our customer service department, I'm looking for a field service management solution, which can be individually adapted to our dedicated business processes and requirements (and they are really ...
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Take my Google Maps timeline data as input, and output a map showing where I've been + all the paths I've taken

I'm looking for a program or web service that can take my Google Maps timeline data as input, and output a map showing where I've been + all the paths I've taken. Any license, OS or price is fine. E.g....
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What is a good and free software for visualizing data points on a world map?

I want to visualize user data on a world map. It should have a time slider that controls what data is visualized as a function of time. What are some good and free software options to accomplish this?
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Calculate distance to nearest train station

When researching property, I would like to know how far from a train station they are, as the distance could be a deal-breaker. The real estate websites I use only have a basic map, therefore I have ...
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Residential topographic mapping with smartphone

I want to take measurements to create a topographic map of an acre of land for residential building design. This requires height measurements to be taken over a grid on the order of every two meters. ...
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Seeking software to allow users to draw spatial polygons

I am looking for a free (or low-cost) GIS-based software that allows users to draw spatial polygons using Google Earth as a background so they can draw a feature that is as precise as possible. A ...
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Seeking frameworks for creating Android application with custom map for offline GIS work

I need to create an Android application for offline work with a custom map that would be able to display raster and vector layers using data from local device storage. Also features to draw, edit, ...
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Recommendation for real-time weather API that can display radar maps

My company has just installed 36 Samsung Digital Displays in our branches. I've been tasked with building out the content in Samsung's proprietary software MagicInfo - Server Edition. I've got traffic ...
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Route planners with route avoidance features (asked before on other Stack Exchange sites)

Already asked on https://webapps.stackexchange.com/questions/141455/route-planners-with-route-avoidance-features but may be here is a most adequate place to make the question. And also on https://...
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Looking for 3rd party vendors that allow monitoring of ArcGIS Pro and AGOL usage by user

I am looking for any recommendations for tools to monitor single and concurrent license use of ArcGIS Pro and ArcGIS online. Internet research has turned up one possibility, Open LM and I am wondering ...
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Does exists a wordpress plugin that shows products stock by franchise in a map?

I have a client that have multiple franchises distributed throughout the country. It wants to build a map showing where a user can buy a product and also if a specific product exists in stock in each ...
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Library for displaying a territory/servicing area on a map

I manage a website for a client whose area of business covers a section of the Midwest US. I created a "territory map" (not sure if there's a better term for it) as a PNG image several years ...
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Tool to create an interactive fantasy map

I have an image, which is a custom map for a fantasy world, and would like to be able to create a zoomable, interactive map with that image as the base, and the ability to add markers on the map. ...
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Bike navigation app with voice instructions

Because Google Maps often lags a lot and sometimes just hangs completely or crashes, I've been trying to get away from it (and over-reliance on Google isn't good anyway). But finding a good ...
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Sygic SDK or HERE SDK for Navigation App

Sygic Maps SDK vs HERE SDK for Mobile Development We are interested in developing a highly functional navigation app for Android and iOS. While looking into SDKs, we came across Sygic and HERE. Both ...
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Alternative to Plotly and Google Maps for Angular app

I need to draw several arrows on a satellite view map in a Angular application I'm developing. We use plotly throughout the app however I have the issue that the traces rendering becomes unacceptably ...
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Is there a software to make old style maps for books?

I'm looking for a software which can help me create similar maps as shown in the picture below. I want to make similar maps for a book. I want to know how maps in this layout/style are created?
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Custom Map making tools (Mapbox vs Scribblemaps or alternatives)

I noticed there is one similar questions to this (I provided an answer based upon what I know already). I am looking for recommendations for web map customization software, specifically comparing ...
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What service/software should I use for creating personal maps (for sharing) online?

I am looking for a software/service that would allow me to use a base map (either from Google or OSM), and to append my own layers on top of this. I know of the following options: Google My Maps: ...
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Any free distance APIs out there?

I am looking for an alternative to the Google Maps Distance calculator API. I have seen a number of options, and all seem to require payment. I am not even sure I would be running this API very ...
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

I need to build a WebGIS service. I work in Linux platforms with open-source software. I have some experience of GIS now (PostGIS, QGIS), but GIS web publishing is new to me, although I have some ...
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Open-source city cartography tool (GIS software)

I am looking for a software product to run on a PC with either Windows or Linux and that is preferably free or open-source. I need to be able to draw roads, buildings, parks (and other green areas) ...
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Mapping/trip planning software

I'm looking for software that would allow me to plan my trips. It should allow me to: add list of points I want to visit and allow: adding notes to the points putting them in folder structure color ...
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Recommended web UI component for geoplotting in browser?

I am looking for a backend-independent UI component which allows drawing and plotting simple maps and some overlay information like dots. It should up-to-date (= work with recent major browsers, ...
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Map program, google earth plugin so

i will display my data on a Map and color specific some countries (own filter, and i will show my own flight data and route data like: https://www.checkfelix.com/explore/VIE-anywhere I found ...
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App/Website to make maps

I want to take a map of the earth, and put three overlays on top: ie an overlay of all forests in green, an overlay of all waterfalls in blue, and an overlay of all deserts in yellow. So, in the end, ...
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API for driving directions given two coordinates

I'm looking to simply find driving time (and distance) between two sets of coordinates. I don't know much about openmaps, but was wondering if I can host a server that allows me to quickly get driving ...
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Collaboratively annotate an image

I'm looking for a service that would allow me to upload a large map and allow several people to mark certain locations on it. Would be nice if I could categorize the markers and only view certain ...
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Technology to display a 3D Map like Google Maps

I would like to create a Progressive Web App that has an indoor map of a building. I have floor plans to serve as the basis for the map. I am new to creating Hybrid apps so I am not sure where to ...
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Live Geolocation of UAV on Google Map in Tkinter

I am trying to display dynamic location of my UAV on google map.That map is to be displayed on a Tkinter. I need help with the libraries i should use
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How to get route segments for a given coordinate

I have X,Y coordinates reported by GPS, via IoT from a vehicle. I need to identify route information, including route segment, that corresponds to that coordinate. Like this: GetRouteInfo(X, Y) --&...
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App to create photo tour using pictures and gpx tracks we already have

Is there a program, app or website, where you can: Upload geolocated pictures from Google Drive or your phone gallery or computer Upload gpx track Edit the default music The app should arrange the ...
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Python map where users can add locations?

I'm trying to make a website where users can add points to a map. The map would be populated with points by users clicking on the map and adding a title and description to the latitude/longitude point....
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Android app that draws approximate locations of nearby WLANs on map

Is there an app that logs the signal strength of public WLANs near me, those that I see in the Wifi Dialog of my Phone, when I walk around in some area? It should draw the approximate location of the ...
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Mapping Application for Excel

I'm not sure if this is the right place to ask this question but I need to map around 20 truck routes that are listed in excel. I would like to plot each stop as a point on a city map, and then draw a ...
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Display list of all neighbourhoods in a city

I am developing a real estate application using react-native and node express, and I'm really close to the end, I have used google maps API to display the property on a map and for the address auto ...
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Looking for a geospatial mapping package in R

I'm doing some hydrology research and looking for a geospatial mapping package to visualize some of my results. I currently have data at 41 different locations in Wisconsin, locations for which I have ...
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Creating polygons over maps and extract the latitude/longitude?

I'm looking for software recommendations in order to do the following: Create a polygon (by clicking with a mouse) over an area on a map Extract an array of latitudes/longitudes from the polygon ...
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what web service to use to find the street and the intersection from latitude and longitude

I am developing an APP in Ionic 4 and I need to call a service where I send the latitude and longitude to indicate the streets The web service would like it to be free to use and try I've already ...
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route visualisation

Google maps, for example, is good for finding transport options between two specified locations. It seems less good at displaying all the places that are easily reached from a particular location by a ...
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WKT desktop viewer and SQL query on ODBC database

I have a proprietary database that supports SQL and has ODBC driver to connect to. it has geography columns stored in WKT format. Is there a free desktop application that I can use to connect and ...
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Standalone, single purpose Waze / Gmaps with Android Things?

I'd like to build a minimal, barebones device that uses "alert" data from either Gmaps or Waze. The primary goals of this are: Putput of "alerts" - traffic / speed cameras Barebones, cut down OS, ...
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Render WKT data from HTTP calls, or JDBC

I have a proprietary database, which I can access either through JDBC, or HTTP calls. The database has WKT data I want a desktop viewer that works on Linux to show the data, and preferably it is free.
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Is there an API or software that can provide historic traffic data?

I am looking for a API or software that can provide historical traffic data for a given location. I am open to something that doesn't quite meet my needs but the important thing is that it is historic ...
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Using MapBox, need a good routing API that supports public transit (buses, trains)

I have been using Mapbox to make an app to help people get through cities, the only thing map box is missing is the Direction API does not support Public Transits. I have looked into using Googles ...