gvSIGDROID - An Open Source Gis Solution for the Android Platform

Cristian Martín-Reinhold, Joaquín Huerta, Carlos Granell

Abstract

Mobile GIS applications are gaining attention due to a wide range of potential target applications such as e-commerce, tourism, education, agriculture, and field research. This requires easy-to-use geospatial applications operating on mobile devices to enable both visualization and editing of widely-used geospatial data and formats. This paper introduces gvSIGDroid, an open source geospatial mobile application that attempts to reach the new potential users emerged from the Android platform. The prototype’s core functionalities rely on gvSIGMobile modules together with an especially designed user interface for the Android platform, allowing mobile users to retrieve, visualize, navigate and modify both local and remote geospatial layers. Future extensions can be deployed so as to provide missing functionalities such as Location Based Services and data sharing.

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in Harvard Style

Martín-Reinhold C., Huerta J. and Granell C. (2010). gvSIGDROID - An Open Source Gis Solution for the Android Platform . In Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST, ISBN 978-989-674-025-2, pages 195-198. DOI: 10.5220/0002796101950198


in Bibtex Style

@conference{webist10,
author={Cristian Martín-Reinhold and Joaquín Huerta and Carlos Granell},
title={gvSIGDROID - An Open Source Gis Solution for the Android Platform },
booktitle={Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,},
year={2010},
pages={195-198},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0002796101950198},
isbn={978-989-674-025-2},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 6th International Conference on Web Information Systems and Technology - Volume 2: WEBIST,
TI - gvSIGDROID - An Open Source Gis Solution for the Android Platform
SN - 978-989-674-025-2
AU - Martín-Reinhold C.
AU - Huerta J.
AU - Granell C.
PY - 2010
SP - 195
EP - 198
DO - 10.5220/0002796101950198