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Software that tells you in what country is a given latitude/longitude

A simple method to match a set of latitudes and longitudes is to use QGIS and the Point Sampling Tool Firstly, download and install QGIS Download and install a spatial dataset of political boundary ...
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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

It looks like Gisgraphy should fit your needs. Here's the output from an example query: <results> <numFound>1</numFound> <QTime>519</QTime> <result> <...
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Create own webmap

I'd draw it in QGIS (Free Desktop software) and publish using the QGIS2Web application to get something nice looking to show on a website. Have a look here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kCnNWyl9qSE ...
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Web based solution for large point clouds

I don't think that either MapServer or GeoServer will be able to handle large point cloud datasets, though they can both use PostgreSQL/PostGIS as a data source. If you want some open source software ...
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Software that tells you in what country is a given latitude/longitude

You're looking at Reverse Geocoding. If you're familiar with Python I'd recommend the geopy library which includes geocoders for a number of services including Yahoo, Google, and OpenStreetMap ...
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Web based solution for large point clouds

Don't know what software they use ... but http://cyark.org might be interesting to you ... it lets one view 3D scans of heritage sites as point clouds with millions of points in the web browser.
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Open source mobile GIS data inspection software

I think you might like to take a look at QField: Open Source (GPL v2) Data Preparation in QGIS Attach photo to coordinates, etc. Add your own data fields & forms, form creation, etc. also in QGIS
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Reverse geocoding API to check if location is residential

I've found that using the OpenStreetMap Overpass API gives what I need. You can write a query in Overpass Query Language or XML to search OSM for nodes, ways and relations tagged as "residential": [...
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Globe program like Google Earth, but with physical or political map?

Marble is a good alternative for google maps. it has the 3d and atlas view. it has Street Maps Satellite Maps Topographic Maps Educational Maps
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Is there a software package that can determine camera position from a photo of objects whose locations in 3D space are known?

You can certainly solve a camera position of a single photo with known 3D data (anywhere from 4 to 7 known 3D points depending on what you know about the camera). PhotoModeler can do this. But to do ...
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Looking for a good geographical library in scala

You might want to look at the GeoTools Java library for those operations. Point in Polygon Buffer a line Generate GeoJSON
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Seeking Open Source alternative to ArcGIS Navigator

Check out this link. https://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Android Heaps of options, and it does mention open source options. All will use OpenStreetMaps as the map and routing. The Maps.Me solution ...
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Choosing WebGIS full stack architecture

In the end, what I did was : Set up a WMS server (QGIS server). Use Leaflet on the client side for displaying the map (WMS overlay layer and the background layers - Google Maps, OpenStreetMap) in the ...
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Seeking open source alternative to ESRI operations dashboard

Creating Dashboard Styled Map Layout with QGIS https://gwisnu.medium.com/creating-dashboard-styled-map-layout-with-qgis-de19211d223e Video on Leaflet https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ok-VbW7wBEg&...
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Software to automatically convert from pdf to shapefiles

I think the answer is no. A PDF file is basically a picture (or raster in GIS terminology) but: To make a picture into Polygons, Lines etc you would have to put it into a GIS Software package (e.g. ...
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Which GIS Library for a C# Applications using WPF

The only thing I can recommend is ProjNET4GeoAPI NuGet package. It performs point-to-point coordinate conversions between geodetic coordinate systems for use in .NET applications. However I used this ...
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Residential topographic mapping with smartphone

If you are in the US - substantial portions of the US have mapped at a 1M resolution (ie, spacing) by the USGS. A coverage map is here. If you're lucky, all you have to do is download the DEM - ...
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Seeking software to allow users to draw spatial polygons

On the assumption that you need a desktop solution, QGIS is free and open source. You can configure map layers, such as Openstreetmap, and capture polygons into a dataset, which could be a database if ...
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Desktop GIS library

The link you have provided above shows open source projects which are either desktop applications, or web based applications that provide mapping services/searching tools that can be consumed by ...
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Looking for a geospatial mapping package in R

A number of R libraries that I would suggest looking into are "tmap" and "sf". tmap can be used to plot the (interactiev) map and sf can be used to format your data set in order for it to fit to a ...
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Is there a software package that can determine camera position from a photo of objects whose locations in 3D space are known?

fSpy can do this. OpenSource and free. Download from : https://fspy.io/
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Data mapping platform

It is better to use open data sources (like openstreetmap), which you can control and work with as you like. The license models are much more friendly for publications and scientific work in general. ...
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I hope to find an open source solution for Mosaic datasets

Look at GeoServer it supports image mosaics and image pyramids to store and serve image data using OGC standards such as WMS and WCS. You may find gis.stackexchange a good place to ask further ...
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Using GIS to store any type of file

Can a GIS 'store' non-spatial data. Well, yes, attribute data can be stored in a GIS, at the end of the day, its just a relational database..... Can a GIS store a model file? Again in theory, GIS is ...
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Using GIS to store any type of file

There's a pretty significant disconnect between BIM and GIS in terms of actual parametric data - there is a BIM interchange format which retains most common BIM parameters but allows transfer between ...
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An interactive desktop app with Java (free GIS tools, api, bib, …)

GeoTools would seem like an obvious choice. Looking at your bullet points: The map should be on a country level [...] Like most GIS libraries, the scale of item you're representing doesn't really ...
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Drone imagery online deaddrop

www.openaerialmap.org is a clear option. OpenAerialMap is an open service to provide access to a commons of openly licensed imagery and map layer services.
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C++ library for lat/long to screen coordinates

An old question, but you should look at the Proj.4 library. It is actually C. Written by the USGS, virtually all map projection libraries encapsulate this. It is so widespread that map projections are ...
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How to view GPX files, created by OSMTracker on desktop?

I'm using Viking to view and edit GPX files. You can use it both ways: 1) View generated GPX tracks or 2) Make GPX tracks and upload to your Android device If additional data, e.g. audio and photo ...
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Web interface where I can draw objects and export PostGIS insert statements

If you are looking for a solution that works in a web interface (to allow edits in a browser to be added to your server based database) you should look at GIS server software that provides ...
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