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The Promark 3 GPS, first impression

I have already taken these toys out of the box, in a week we will do a training to see how they work. For now, I have hardly seen the videos and some of their attributes. Forerunners of Promark 3. In the same vein, previously there were and are the last: The Mobile Mapper Pro, a nice toy that was around ...

GPS Mobile Mapper 6, Capture data

The Mobile Mapper 6 is the generation that came to replace the CX and Pro, previously produced by Magellan. Today we will see how to capture data in the field. 1. Basic settings. To capture data, the equipment must have the Mobile Mapping software installed, which comes with the discs when purchasing the equipment and ...

Euroatlas: old maps in shp format

It happens to map fans, who at the supermarket buy a magazine just to bring a large fold-out map or an atlas that adds to the collection of what we already have. Encyclopedias have done their best to show interactive maps in Flash or developments that simulate the operation ...

ArcMap: Import data from Microstation Geographics

At some point we talked that from Geographics data can be exported / imported with ESRI, creating shp files. But if you have ArcGIS installed, the interoperability extension has very good functionalities, let's take a look: 1. Activate the extension. This is done with tools> extensions and here the Data Interoperability extension is activated. The tool is ...

GvSIG 1.9 stable arrived. Hurrah!!!

This week the stable version of gvSIG 1.9 has been communicated, of which we had the RC1 in August and the Alpha in December 2008. This version will possibly make history, because its maturity is enough to promote it for municipal use, without being underestimated no matter how small ArcView 3x did and gvSIG ...

TopoCAD, more than Topo, more than CAD

TopoCAD is a basic yet comprehensive solution for surveying, CAD drawing, and engineering design; although he does more than that in an evolution that has taken him more than 15 years after his birth in Sweden. Now it is spread around the world, in 12 languages ​​and 70 countries, although it does not seem to have achieved a ...

Where to find maps in vector format

Finding maps in vector format of a certain country could be the urgency of many. Reading Gabriel Ortiz's forum I found this link that is interesting because it not only offers maps in .shp formats, but also kml, grid and mdb. It is gData, a service promoted by the International Rice Research Institute, ...

Spatial Data Infrastructures for Guatemala

The Prototype of Spatial Data Infrastructure for Guatemala that is being prepared by the Secretary General for Planning and Programming of the SEGEPLAN Presidency is interesting. We had seen in the video presentation of Moisés Poyatos and Walter Girón from SITIMI in the 4th. gvSIG conferences; at the end of the presentation they mentioned that the IDEs were ...

GvSIG 1.9 and 2.0 Stable in July and September

Definitive aspects of the scope and dates established for the release of stable versions of gvSIG have been formally announced. The answer to two basic questions is very valuable: 1. When will gvSIG 1.9 be released? July 27, 2009 2. And when will gvSIG 2.0 be released? September 15, 2009 We hope that the effort in ...

Migrate features from Geographics to Bentley Map

For some time we have been talking about what it means to make the leap from Microstation Geographics to Bentley Map, we have talked about how both schemes work and some important advantages of Bentley Map. In a post I already talked about how it is possible to migrate the project structure, in this case I want to chew on how to migrate maps with attributes ...

Connect to Data, AutoCAD Map - Bentley Map

In this post I want to make a comparison of the ways in which databases are accessed with the AutoDesk and Bentley geospatial platforms. I have used for this: AutoDesk Civil 3D 2008 (Which includes AutoCAD Map) Bentley Map V8i AutoCAD Civil 3D 2008 Bentley Map V8i Connect: File, connect to Data… Connect: Settings, database, connect…