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Geomatics, further developments

  Apart from the published magazine few days ago by Geoinformatics, there are some other issues, published this month in its portal, that worth sharing. Although some of these ads look like (Spanish idiom:‘tienen pinta’) being sponsored; they contribute a bit to the progress that technology is having now and sets the standard towards what we expect for the rest ...

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Manifold GIS manual for municipal use

Some time ago I had mentioned I was working a manual for the Geographic Information System (GIS) implementation using Manifold GIS. After my advice, several had commented their interest in the document, so given that such initiatives should be popularized for use by others, who will improve and provide feedback; here it is published only for reference and not for ...

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egeomate, a month, a post

If I have to recommend a post per month, this would be the result June 2007 How Google Earth does change our world? July Google Earth for land use? August A love history for geomatics September How precise are images of Google Earth October A projection not based on tables November AutoCAD and its 25 years December Can you impress ...

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Geofumadas on the fly

My life and my travels, it’s difficult to understand the difference between them.  In what I feel it’s a depressing Internet connection from a ciber – cafe, here there are, some readings on the fly for a healthy intake before leaving and starting to celebrate Father’s Day with my children. Google Earth Street’s view of England, Holland and from Spain ...

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Facebook: your friends on a map

Use a map is an application built on the API Facebook and Google Earth which lets you view all the friends you have deployed on a map.  Once you enter the application you can send an invitation to every friend you select to join. Although the application means raw, it’s interesting to see our contacts captured on a map. Location ...

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How will your technology be in 50 years

As a question it’s simply dull, but as an assertion it would be senselessness.  However, this is the audaciousness of a book I have purchased today in the library. It has been written by a journalist named Mike Wallace whose intention does not lead us to an “oracle time” but invites to wonder about what might happen in the next ...

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What’s new in AutoCAD 2010

AutoCAD 2010, Wow! This is the name given after Heidi’s review to this AutoCAD version, just a year after her talk about AutoCAD 2009. Coming from an expert woman (Spanish Idiom: “tia”) who takes 17 years seeing what is new each year, may be it would be appropriate to take a look. Several of them are what we had expected ...

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ProgeCAD, another alternative to AutoCAD

ProgeCAD is a low-cost technology based on the IntelliCAD 6.5, which very well may be adopted as a replacement for software of AutoCAD’s level. Let’s see what ProgeCAD has: Similar to AutoCAD Being similar to AutoCAD both in commands and functionality allows no need to train technicians who have mastered that platform. So actions such as: layers management, multiple text, ...

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Tectonic plates in Google Earth

The scientific use given to Google Earth in geography and geology matters is becoming increasingly interesting, even though we, from the cadastral point of view, criticized so much its precision for our selfish ends. Some time ago I talked about the existence of an animated tectonic evolution map through the continental drift’s theory. The United States Geological Service (USGS) in ...

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Historical images, the best of Google Earth 5.0

As I said last week, today would be released the Google Earth’s 5.0 new version, and although we analyze and speculate ( smoke ) something that would bring, it has left me impressed the functionality of viewing the historical archive of images that Google has risen since 2002 to date. On the top bar appears an option to display historical ...

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Google Maps offline and downloading geotagged images

Few alternatives have emerged to ensure that Google navigation data are stored in cache in order to be consulted once we are not connected to the Internet. Although the same Google Earth caches, no one is certain where it is stored, so as to transfer it to another disk or keep it if we install a browser’s new version or ...

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Directions Magazine now in Spanish

With great pleasure we received the news that Directions Magazine has launched on February 2 its Directionsmag.es Spanish-language version. This undoubtedly represents an important step and recognition to the degree of growth that has taken the geospatial field in the Hispanic readers’ world. Some of the contents are translations of English/French version but also offer own material related to the ...

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How to hide a raster segment

I’m about half an hour trying to explain this to a technician not too expert in Computing, but as he sympathize me, I think it’s better to write the procedure and systematize the free consultations. The case There is a background image, but we want to hide part of it for print and display purposes. We have Microstation V8.5 The ...

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How to measure a route in Google Earth 5.0

Earlier we saw the best of Google Earth 5, on it, the historical images are the highlights, we had also assumed that this release would bring the ability to interact with the GPS; the case of measuring a distance route is possible, using the measure tool. Activate the tool To activate it, choose the “tools / rule” option and select ...

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How to input coordinates in Google Earth / maps

In case you want to enter a specific coordinate in Google Earth, it only requires typing in the search engine, with some rules to respect. It is a very practical output if you want to send someone via chat or email a coordinate which we wish to see 1.  The nomenclature of degrees Google Earth uses a coordinate system in ...

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ESRI and Manifold in the Skidmore College GIS Conference

The institution On January 9, 2009 will be conducting the conference for Skidmore College’s educators. This is an institution located in New York, to get an idea of this center, these are its numbers information: Year of foundation: 1903 2,400 Students 44 states represented 32 countries represented Student to Faculty Ratio 9:1 59% Women 41% Men 241 full –time teachers ...

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egeomates on the fly, January 2009

Gentlemen, these days are with too much work and very few time to complete all tasks (Spanish Idiom: “estos dias son de correr” ), between the end of the operational plan for this year, pay off last year balances and socialize with mayors the scope of what it implies to set up cadastral values in a political year … whew! ...

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Google Earth portable, for use without an Internet connection

TRANSLATION NOTES: Please read some comments at the end of this post. Recently Google made certain changes to licenses, including mentions: 1. Launch of the portable version This has been promoted for purposes such as natural disasters, involving loss of electrical power or connectivity. In this case there is a version to put on a USB disk or on a ...

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