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GIS Software Alternatives

We are currently experiencing a boom among many technologies and brands whose application in geographic information systems is feasible, in this list, separated by the type of license. Each of them has a link to the page where you can find more information: Commercial software, or at least with a non-free license ArcGIS (World leader in applications ...

Connect to Digital Globe with Mapinfo, Autodesk map and Arcmap

Previously talking about connecting to Google Earth with ESRI, in the comments I have written what Digital Globe has done when opening the access to connect (temporarily). Reading in the forums of Gabriel Ortiz I have found the reaction of those who did it and this is a comment: http://www.digitalglobe.com/start/Q407holidayIC/landpage/index.shtml I followed the link, I ...

Comparison between map servers (IMS)

Before we talked about a comparison in terms of price, several platforms of map servers, this time we will discuss the comparison in functionality. For this we will use as a base a study by Pau Serra del Pozo, the Technical Office of Cartography and Local GIS (Diputación de Barcelona) and although the analysis is based ...

GIS platforms, who take advantage?

It is difficult to leave out so many platforms that exist, however for this review we will use the ones that Microsoft recently considers its allies in the compatibility with SQL Server 2008. It is important to mention this opening of Microsoft SQL Server to new partners, then it allows the handling of spatial data in a native way; this before only ...

ESRI MapMachine, thematic maps online

MapMachine is a service provided by ESRI to National Geographics, where you can view thematic maps of different places in the world. Map of Venezuela, population distribution Quite interactive, and practical. Among the options that can be deployed: statistical data climate population density risks and vulnerability satellite images roads Data for tourists and others. Very…