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Spatial Data Infrastructure for Guatemala

It’s interesting the prototype of spatial data infrastructure for Guatemala that is preparing the General Secretary of planning and programming of the SEGEPLAN’s Presidency. We had seen in the video presentation of Moses Poyatos and Walter Giron from SITIMI in the 4th gvSIG’s days; at the end of the presentation mentioned that the IDEs was a topic of fashion in ...

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How to place a video on Google Earth

I get a question where someone wants to upload a video to Google Earth, I understand you are looking for show routes and attach a video. Let’s see something you can do and that could apply our Mexican friends, is very similar to placing a photo. Embedding a Youtube video Assuming that I want to indicate in the story “Eyes ...

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Brief on AdSense advertising

About AdWords and AdSense AdWords is the system used by Google to display ads, companies pay, per printed, per click or per action, while AdSense is the system used by the owners of space for ads to be shown. So, the ads you see above this post have been paid by a company, blog or someone who is willing to ...

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10 egeomates and a recommendation

This week I’ll be on tour again. I leave you 10 readings while return … oh, and a recommendation. About technologies Hugo Chavez is afraid of the mouse Centromujer, it’s born a great blog for women. And what a design! LULA, free software for Hispanic Universities About Geospatial Sofftware GeoViewer 3.0, a free viewer from Lizardtech The 3rd AutoCAD 2009 ...

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How to upload a kml to Google Maps

Several days ago a friend sent me a question regarding on uploading maps that can be deployed in Google Maps without being putting with the API here I dedicate a while to do so. 1. Create a kml A kml can be created almost any mapping program, it can be ArcGIS, Manifold, Bentley Map, GvSIG or AutoCAD Map. You should ...

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Holiday paid by Google Earth

On this week, known as “Easter” is a holiday at least Thursday and Holy Friday; I took three days of my scheduled trip to Charlotte, so I will be resting all week thanks to Google Earth. I explain, literally Google Earth is paying my 8 days of vacation. It happens that seven months ago an American who sponsored a poor ...

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Second day, search and inspiration

Today was a great Monday; the morning surprised us with many birds singing. We left early to fill fuel and we took the mountain towards the small coffee villages to seek boy’s family that was sponsored by my friend, performing as a detective, in these cases one possibility may be to look at basic school centers, knowing in what grade ...

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Who Moved My Cheese?

I like Geoinformatics so much, cause besides being a magazine with a great layout appeal; the contents are very good in geospatial. Today has been announced the release of April, where I have taken some texts highlighted in red to motivate a luscious reading. In earlier versions I did a summary for them, today I’ve taken as the post theme, ...

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Preparing for my trip to Houston

Yesterday was another such invitations filled with great satisfaction when mentioned are paid expenses for travel and stay. So I’m… happy although life not always smiles, a Google Earth, Google Search and AdSense give good times to a fuckin blog as Geofumadas. I will be by Houston in the week of 6 to 14 June to receive training on engineering ...

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Incredible Questions on technologies CAD / GIS

You must be behind Google Analytics statistics to see some amazing questions or spend time on Yahoo Answers to keep our humor’s sense. I could respond to each of them but my irony is dangerous and become worst if this is a scheduled post via WordPress and Live Writer while I’m traveling. 1. How do I run ArcGIS? Drat! It ...

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Connect MicroStation V8i with WMS services

  A while ago we showed an archaic form of how was it possible to connect to OGC services using MicroStation; I remember Keith told me that the next version would have these capabilities. Connect To access, it’s always made using raster manager that now, additional to adding a raster file and imaging service it is displayed web map service ...

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Connect Manifold with Open Street Map

Some time ago I spoke that Manifold can connect to Google, Yahoo and Virtual Earth. It has now emerged the connector to link with Open Street Maps (OSM), which incidentally has been developed in C# by a forum user called Jkelly. The news appeared this week in the Manifold’s forum, where were both loaded the .dll to connect as the ...

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How to improve the 3D view in Google Earth

  It happens that the Google Earth 3D view is interesting but usually not so attractive the fact that elevations doesn’t view so “real”. Being a rather simplified terrain model, it looks a bit flat topography, and for being watching it from above, it has the same feeling like when flying, which is not perceived well the elevation. It seems ...

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How to change an icon in Google Earth

Google Earth brings some predefined icons, it is possible to change or modify them if we wish to, though this is not always so practical because of the system’s low capacity to make selection by attributes. For this task, we must make a mouse right click on the layer, and then select “Properties” in the left pane. After that, we ...

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Accrediting cadastre service providers

In the next three weeks we’ll be conducting a training workshop aimed at creating service providers for a project that will perform cadastre in 65 municipalities. The goal is to accredit the technicians who will be hired by municipalities to implement projects that not only include strengthening in the cadastre area but also in financial and tax administration. The process ...

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2 good egeomates and others at the flight

Preparing to take my daughter to the dentist, and spend a long weekend I’m leaving some interesting links. The first ones are two interesting egeomates (Spanish Idiom: “geofumadas”, in this case ideas) that I recommend to look carefully, and then some contents for those who are seeking healthy readings on Friday night Blom, Visual Inteligence: Pictometry is an interesting product ...

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Digital terrain model in Google Earth

Valery Hronusov is the kml2kml application creator; it is interesting that today has published a note in which Google recommends it, strange but not so, knowing what makes this application that only weighs 1 MB. Some time ago I talked about how to do something like this with AutoCAD, and also with ContouringGE. Let’s see how this application works on ...

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Satellite image on your desktop… in real time

For those maniacs on the weather and want to know if in the other side of the world is day or night … this application is just cool (Spanish Idiom: ‘chuparse los dedos’). It’s about Desktop Earth, which converts the desktop computer into a satellite view. Although it may seem a simplistic picture, let’s see its performance and I’m quite ...

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