[Freegis-list] Free GIS for Mobile Devices

Ari Jolma ari.jolma at hut.fi
Mon Nov 1 09:44:15 CET 2004

Dave McIlhagga wrote:

> Is anyone aware of any current efforts or plans to develop an open 
> source lightweight GIS for mobile devices? Essentially what I'm 
> looking for is an open source equivalent to ArcPad.

Take a look at this: http://gimodig.fgi.fi/index.php

I'm not working in the project but I know, and you can find it out from 
that website, that they are using FOSS (PostGIS for example). I'm not 
sure if they will publish the prototype they are producing as FOSS  but 
at least part of the deliverables are available as pdf's.


> I've searched around and haven't found anything.
> If this doesn't already exist -- is there anyone interested in working 
> towards development of this technology? I'd be happy to hear of any 
> ideas people on the list may have.
> Dave

Ari Jolma, ari.jolma at hut.fi, Professor of Geoinformatics
Helsinki University of Technology
POBox 1200, 02015 TKK, Finland

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