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Geomoments - Emotions and Location in a single app

What is Geomoments? The fourth industrial revolution has filled us with great technological advances and the integration of tools and solutions to achieve a more dynamic and intuitive space for the inhabitant. We know that all mobile devices (cell phones, tablets, or smartwatch) are capable of storing a large amount of information, such as bank details, ...

AulaGEO, the best course offer for Geo-engineering professionals

AulaGEO is a training proposal, based on the spectrum of Geo-engineering, with modular blocks in the Geospatial, Engineering and Operations sequence. The methodological design is based on "Expert Courses", focused on competencies; It means that they focus on practice, doing the tasks on practical cases, preferably a single project context and ...

How to raise 3D buildings in Google Earth

Many of us know the Google Earth tool, and that is why in recent years we have witnessed its interesting evolution, to provide us with increasingly effective solutions in line with technological advances. This tool is commonly used to locate places, locate points, extract coordinates, enter spatial data to perform some type of ...

See UTM coordinates in Google Maps and Street View

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Step 1. Download the data feed template. Although the article focuses on UTM coordinates, the application has templates in latitude and longitude with decimal degrees, as well as in degrees, minutes and seconds. Step 2. Upload the template. When selecting the template with the data, ...

Contour lines from Google Earth - in 3 steps

This article explains how to generate contour lines from the Google Earth digital model. For this we will use a plugin for AutoCAD. Step 1. Display the area where we want to obtain the Google Earth digital model. Step 2. Import the digital model. Using AutoCAD, having the Plex.Earth Add-ins installed. At first,…

Get altitudes of a route in Google Earth

When we draw a route in Google Earth, it is possible to make its elevation visible in the application. But when we download the file, it only brings its latitude and longitude coordinates. The altitude is always zero. In this article we will see how to add to this file the elevation obtained from the digital model (srtm) that Google Earth uses. Draw the Route ...

How to download images from Google Earth - Google Maps - Bing - ArcGIS Imagery and other sources

For many of the analysts, who want to build maps where a raster reference from any platform such as Google, Bing or ArcGIS Imagery is displayed, we are sure that we have no problem since almost any platform has access to these services. But if what we want is to download those images in good resolution, then what solutions like ...

Download utm zones for Google Earth

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This file contains the UTM zones in kmz format. Once downloaded you must unzip it. Download the file here Download the file here Just as a reference ... the geographic coordinates come from splitting the globe into segments as we would an apple, the vertical cuts are made by the meridians (called longitudes) and the ...

The true size of countries

thetruesize.com is an interesting site, where you can locate countries on a GoogleMaps viewer. By dragging the objects, you can see how the countries are distorted with the difference in latitude. As shown in the image, the cylindrical projection, when trying to make a projection on a plane forces the ...

Open shp files with Google Earth

The version of Google Earth Pro stopped being paid a long time ago, with which it is possible to open different GIS and Raster files directly from the application. We understand that there are different ways to send a SHP file to Google Earth, either from proprietary software such as BentleyMap or AutoCAD Civil3D, or open source ...