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  • Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS)
    Homepage: http://grass.osgeo.org/
    Last update: 2011-01-16 08:33:15
    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a Free Software Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological vector, image processing, volume voxel management/visualization, 2D/3D vector engine with vector network analysis and graphics production functionality that operates on various platforms through shell and a graphical user interface.

    Books about GRASS:
    Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach by Markus Neteler and Helena Mitasova (new: 2007)

  • Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS)
    Homepage: http://grass.osgeo.org/
    Last update: 2012-06-01 17:12:23
    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a Free Software Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological vector, image processing, volume voxel management/visualization, 2D/3D vector engine with vector network analysis and graphics production functionality that operates on various platforms through shell and a graphical user interface.

    Books about GRASS:
    Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach by Markus Neteler and Helena Mitasova (new: 2007)

  • Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS)
    Homepage: http://grass.itc.it/
    Last update: 2007-10-21 12:21:51
    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a Free Software Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological vector, image processing, volume voxel management/visualization, 2D/3D vector engine with vector network analysis and graphics production functionality that operates on various platforms through shell and a graphical user interface.

    Books about GRASS:
    Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach by Markus Neteler and Helena Mitasova (2004)

  • Geographic Resources Analysis Support System (GRASS)
    Homepage: http://grass.itc.it/
    Last update: 2007-11-30 15:09:22
    GRASS GIS (Geographic Resources Analysis Support System) is a Free Software Geographical Information System (GIS) with raster, topological vector, image processing, volume voxel management/visualization, 2D/3D vector engine with vector network analysis and graphics production functionality that operates on various platforms through shell and a graphical user interface.

    Books about GRASS:
    Open Source GIS: A GRASS GIS Approach by Markus Neteler and Helena Mitasova (2007) with OSGeo Edu data set download

  • Geospatial Data Abstraction Library (GDAL)
    Homepage: http://www.gdal.org
    Last update: 2011-01-16 09:27:02
    GDAL is a translator library for raster geospatial data formats. As a library, it presents a single abstract data model to the calling application for all supported formats.
  • OGR
    Homepage: http://www.gdal.org/ogr
    Last update: 2011-01-16 11:04:32
    The OGR Simple Features Library is a C++ open source library (and commandline tools) providing read (and sometimes write) access to a variety of vector file formats including ESRI Shapefiles, and Mapinfo mid/mif and TAB formats.
  • Quantum GIS (QGIS)
    Homepage: http://qgis.org/
    Last update: 2011-07-03 20:41:45
    Quantum GIS (QGIS) is a user friendly Geographic Information System (GIS). QGIS supports vector, raster, and database formats. It supports many common spatial data formats. QGIS supports plugins to do things like display tracks from GPS or served online spatial data as OGC-compliant WMS or WFS.
  • GpsDrive
    Homepage: http://www.gpsdrive.de/
    Last update: 2011-01-16 11:50:21
    Gpsdrive is a car navigation system. It displays your position provided from your GPS on a zoomable map. The maps are autoselected depending on position, prefered scale and available resolution and can be downloaded from the Internet. The program provides information about speed, direction, bearing, arrival time, actual position and target position. Additional speech output via "festival" is available.
  • Gebabbel
    Homepage: http://gebabbel.sourceforge.net/
    Last update: 2007-06-17 12:01:01
    Gebabbel is a Qt4.2 Frontend for the famous gpsbabel, a tool to convert GPS file formats back and forth. Gebabbel wraps the complexity of gpsbabel in a (hopefully) easy to use graphical user interface.
  • JEEPS
    Homepage: http://www.ebi.ac.uk/~ajb/jeeps/
    Last update: 2007-04-05 21:32:08
    The JEEPS library is intended as both a library and a development system for GPS and related software. It consists of documented C functions for communication with GARMIN GPS devices and for post-processing of the information received. The library also contains functions for conversion of datums using Molodensky and cartesian methods and mapping functions including transverse mercator projections. The UTM coordinate system is implemented as are other more parochial systems including the UK Ordnance Survey national grid (with map codes). Eighteen map projections and their inverses are given. NMEA data capture routines are included. An application (program) is distributed with the library in order to show the library functionality and how to use it.
  • KFlog
    Homepage: http://www.kflog.org/
    Last update: 2011-09-09 19:46:09
    A soaring-pilot-software for KDE. It is used to display, analyze and evaluate flights logged with a gps-logger. Different values of a flight-point can be displayed in the map, like altitude, cycling, speed and vario. There is a maproom-page where you can download Aeronautical, Ground- and terrain- and additional data for maps.
  • BBBike
    Homepage: http://bbbike.sourceforge.net
    Last update: 2006-09-29 17:02:37
    A route-finder for cyclists in Berlin and Brandenburg (Germany). BBBike can be run as a stand-alone program (using tk) or as a simpler web based component ( here is an example (»German)).
  • FREEMAP
    Homepage: http://www.freemap.nett.org/english/index.html
    Last update: 2001-08-10 11:04:28
    This efford tries to digitize the streets of Oslo, Norway with GPSs to offer it as Free Geographic Information (planned is GPL as license). The map shows the lines logged by volunteers (each one will have his own color) underlayed with a proprietary map.
  • gpspoint
    Homepage: http://gpspoint.dnsalias.net/gpspoint2/
    Last update: 2004-03-18 10:47:26
    Program to download and upload waypoints, routes, and tracks to and from your GPS device. Upload and download is possible via the GARMIN interface. Current position obtainable via the NMEA Interface, supported by most GPS devices.
  • GPS Manager (GPSMan)
    Homepage: http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsman/
    Last update: 2008-10-29 18:23:48
    GPS Manager (GPSMan) is a graphical manager of GPS data that makes possible the preparation, inspection and edition of GPS data in a friendly environment. GPSMan supports communication with both Garmin and Lowrance receivers and real-time support for any receiver using NMEA-0183. GPSMan can also be used in command-line mode.
  • gpsutils
    Homepage: http://www.wombat.ie/gps/
    Last update: 2001-07-20 14:00:00
    The gpsutils package covers some small applications to capture and convert data from a Garmin GPS receiver. These are based on a included more general GPS library (in C).
  • GPStrans
    Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gpstrans
    Last update: 2001-07-20 14:00:00
    GPStrans is a program which allows track, route, and waypoint data to be transferred to and from various Garmin GPS. (Orig. site: ftp://ftp.mayko.com/pub/gpstrans, old homepage: http://www.aac.uc.pt/~seabra/)
  • GPS3D
    Homepage: http://www.mgix.com/gps3d/
    Last update: 2001-07-25 10:04:47
    gps3d is a set of utilities that lets you manipulate your GPS from your Linux/Win32 box, and visualize the output in 3D. At the moment, it only supports NMEA capable devices. If you do not own a GPS device, you can still use gps3d to play interactively with a 3D texture mapped model of earth.
  • GARNIX
    Homepage: http://homepage.ntlworld.com/anton.helm/garnix.html
    Last update: 2002-06-27 09:34:28
    GARNIX is a communication program that provides data interface between an MS-DOS computer and a GARMIN GPS device. GARNIX interfaces with GEO for coordinate conversion and is configurable for various GARMIN GPS receivers.
  • Hugo
    Homepage: http://www.hsge.de/geo-spatial/software/index.html
    Last update: 2001-08-23 12:34:24
    Hugo can view maps in simple raster (XPM), vector, and TIFF formats. ESRI shape file support is in progress but not yet useful. TIFF format maps can use GeoTIFF tags, TFW (world) files, or user calibration for georeferencing. Other map types allow user calibration. Hugo also allows real time GPS tracking, through the use of the gpsd helper daemon.
  • QLandkarte GT/M
    Homepage: http://www.qlandkarte.org/
    Last update: 2009-10-27 12:30:01
    View and upload map files, track and waypoint data to Garmin GPS receivers.
  • PyGarmin
    Homepage: http://pygarmin.org/
    Last update: 2008-06-24 09:17:19
    PyGarmin is a set of Python classes which implement the protocol used by Garmin GPS receivers to talk to each other and to other machines. It is based on the official protocol specification.
  • tsmApi
    Homepage: http://www.tvgeo.com/tsmApi/
    Last update: 2005-11-18 01:53:33
    The Tile Set Manager (TSM) Application Programming Interface (API) is an Open Source library of high level C functions for reading, writing, and processing the terrain data used by the TerraVision terrain visualization application.
  • gpsd
    Homepage: http://gpsd.berlios.de/
    Last update: 2005-10-27 19:23:28
    Gpsd is a userland daemon acting as a liaison between a GPS or Loran-C receiver and clients. The receiver is expected to generate position information in either NMEA-0183 sentences or the binary formats associated with SiRF, Garmin USB, or Rockwell chipsets. Client libraries in C and Python are included.
  • RoadMap
    Homepage: http://roadmap.sourceforge.net/
    Last update: 2007-11-15 22:02:35
    A street navigation system using the US Census maps and GPS. RoadMap works also for GNU/Linux PDAs such as Zaurus and iPaq. It can use either GTK or QT.
  • gar2rnx
    Homepage: http://artico.lma.fi.upm.es/numerico/miembros/antonio/async/
    Last update: 2001-07-20 14:00:00
    A tool to receive more than just coordinates from GPSs using undocumented commands.
  • PyGpsWeb
    Homepage: http://www.ufoot.org/pygpsweb
    Last update: 2005-11-22 00:37:19
    PyGpsWeb is an web-based GPS data editor. It allows to view and edit waypoints, routes, and tracks.
  • GPLIGC
    Homepage: http://freshmeat.net/projects/gpligc
    Last update: 2007-01-26 22:38:58
    GPLIGC is a program to analyze IGC flight data from GNSS flight data recorders used by glider pilots. It uses Perl/Tk and gnuplot. The openGLIGCexplorer (written in C++) allows one to view the data in 3D with OpenGL, and can also be used as a digital elevation model terrain viewer.
  • GNU GaMa
    Homepage: http://www.gnu.org/software/gama/
    Last update: 2004-07-27 23:44:31
    GNU GaMa is a package for adjustment of geodetic networks (acronym GaMa is formed from words geodesy and mapping) GaMa currently supports only adjustment in a local carthesian coordinate system. C interface to essential C++ GaMa classes is also available.

    Apart from C++ library of classes and functions GaMa comes with a command line program gama that adjusts a given set of observations and prints adjustment results as a series of formatted tables.

    Rocinante is a GUI for GNU GaMa based on Qt.

  • rwgps
    Homepage: http://5b4az.mattsnetwork.co.uk/pages/misc.html
    Last update: 2006-06-01 15:07:44
    A serial-port driver/interface application for Rockwells Microtracker LP(tm) GPS Receiver module. rwgps can read some of the "Messages" transmitted by Microtracker LP and display them in a ncurses screen. It can also send some command Messages to the receiver to set parameters or initialize the receiver.
  • GPStk
    Homepage: http://www.gpstk.org
    Last update: 2007-10-21 16:08:35
    Algorithms and frameworks supporting the development of processing and analysis applications in navigation and global positioning.
  • Le Petit Poucet GPS Software
    Homepage: http://petit-poucet.org/
    Last update: 2008-10-09 21:36:44
    Le Petit Poucet (aka Tom Thumb) displays and edits GPS routes and tracks in a 3D scene.
  • NavSys
    Homepage: http://www.navsys.org
    Last update: 2004-05-12 12:15:02
    The NavSys application is a combined OGG player / GPS application to be used as a navigation system and audio integrated system in a vehicle.
  • gpsPhoto
    Homepage: http://www.carto.net/projects/photoTools/gpsPhoto/
    Last update: 2006-09-05 00:21:27
    gpsPhoto.pl can synchronize digital images and gps locations from a GPX file storing a GPS tracklog. Matching is based on timestamps which are stored both in the EXIF information of the digital images and in the recordings of the GPX tracklog. gpsPhoto.pl writes the location information to the EXIF metadata of the digital images. Additionally, gpsPhoto can output KML files for google earth.
  • GPSBabel
    Homepage: http://gpsbabel.sourceforge.net/
    Last update: 2006-09-10 00:14:40
    GPSBabel reads and writes GPS waypoints in a variety of formats. Backends include GPX, Magellan and Garmin serial protocols, Geocaching.com *.loc, GPSMan, Garmin Mapsource *.mps, Magellan Mapsend *.wpt, SHAPE, and many others.
  • Viking
    Homepage: http://gpsmaps.org/viking/
    Last update: 2003-06-29 20:01:05
    Viking is a program to manage GPS data. You can import and plot tracks and waypoints, show Terraserver maps under it, add coordinate lines, make new tracks and waypoints, hide different things, etc.
  • Position
    Homepage: http://www.gnustep.it/enrico/position/
    Last update: 2004-02-12 22:20:39
    Position is a GPS navigation project using gnustep and maps from the world wide web.
  • Pyroute
    Homepage: http://wiki.openstreetmap.org/wiki/Pyroute
    Last update: 2010-06-07 16:01:38
    pyroute is a routing application based on pyroutelib, including a mobile phone GUI for maps, GPS, and routing. It will be replaced by Rana.
  • GPSylon
    Homepage: http://gpsmap.sourceforge.net
    Last update: 2003-09-12 11:15:27
    GPSylon is a Java application that is able to display maps like in an atlas and show your position by the use of a gps device. It may track your path, load overlays (e.g. shape files), download maps from mapblast or expedia servers.
  • gpsmanshp
    Homepage: http://www.ncc.up.pt/gpsmanshp/
    Last update: 2003-03-19 16:42:20
    A set of Tcl commands that provide the means for creating and reading files in the ESRI Shapefile format for keeping 2 or 3 dimensional points and polylines.
  • DGPSIP
    Homepage: http://www.wsrcc.com/wolfgang/gps/dgps-ip.html
    Last update: 2001-08-07 16:53:59
    A methodology to send differential GPS correction data over the internet.
  • gpsutil
    Homepage: http://www.cs.uakron.edu/~hennings/gpsutil/
    Last update: 2002-05-06 10:57:30
    GPSUTIL is a program to communicate with a GPS unit. It supports several NMEA (National Marine Electronics Association) v2.1 messages. GPSUTIL also supports downloading, uploading, and deleting waypoints from a Magellan GPS.
  • veloce
    Homepage: ftp://gps.polito.it/lidar/gnu/veloce/
    Last update: 2003-09-20 23:17:23
    Veloce is a fortran package for laser scanning data processing. Based on a simple database structure, veloce can perform data classification, segmentation and clustering, DTM extraction.

    Alternative access: ftp on gps.polito.it (user: anonymous, password: e-mail) and cd to /TRSData/lidar/gnu/veloce

  • OpenSourceGPS
    Homepage: http://home.earthlink.net/%7Ecwkelley/
    Last update: 2005-12-27 16:47:27
    OpenSourceGPS is real-time GPS software to acquire, track and demodulate the navigation message of GPS satellites. It produces position and velocity fixes. It interfaces an IBM PC with the Zarlink GP2021 12 channel chip.
  • OpenGPS
    Homepage: http://www.gfz-potsdam.de/pb1/staff/gbeyerle/opengps/index.html
    Last update: 2006-02-01 01:53:50
    OpenGPS consists of two tools: OpenGPSRec is an implementation of OpenSourceGPS adapted for a PCI bus interface. The OpenGPSRec receiver hardware is based on the CMC Superstar GPS module and the PROTO-3 PCI prototyping board from Kolter Electronics. TTL logic interfaces the GPS module to the PROTO-3 data bus. The OpenGPSRec receiver software runs on the real time operating system RTAI-Linux. OpenGPSSim is a simple GPS simulator also based on OpenSourceGPS.
  • GPL-GPS
    Homepage: http://gps.psas.pdx.edu/
    Last update: 2006-02-01 02:08:02
    GPL-GPS is a firmware that is meant to run on the GPS receiver boards, giving direct access to the GPS chipset. It uses eCos real time operating system.
  • Navlet
    Homepage: http://www.navlet.org/
    Last update: 2006-10-04 23:28:58
    Navlet is a navigation system for mobile devices such as PDAs, smart phones, and cell phones. It retrieves positioning data from any NMEA capable GPS receiver and displays the position on a digital map.
  • OpenGTS
    Homepage: http://www.opengts.org/
    Last update: 2008-02-10 14:43:02
    OpenGTS is designed specifically for management and reporting of location-based information for a company's fleet of vehicles, using Google Maps.
  • Wintec Tools
    Homepage: http://www.steffensiebert.de/soft/python/wintec_tools.html
    Last update: 2008-07-09 01:14:56
    The Wintec tools for the Wintec WBT-201 (G-Rays II) GPS mouse and the Wintec WSG-1000 (G-Trender) GPS receiver are a replacement for the main tasks of the Windows Time machine X application, which is delivered with the devices.
  • zRoute
    Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/zroute/
    Last update: 2007-11-23 21:04:33
    A GPS-based route finding and directing software for the Sharp Zaurus. This project is still in its planning phase.
  • PocketGPSLib
    Homepage: http://www.iter.dk/software/PocketGpsLib/
    Last update: 2005-02-11 19:14:00
    This library, being implemented in C#, supports to implement a GPS receiver in .NET Compact Framework applications. Supported are all GPRMC, GPGGA, GPGSA, GPGLL, GPGSV and PGRME NMEA sentences. The library runs in its own thread, ensuring the dataprocessing is not clogging up an interface.
  • Roadster
    Homepage: http://linuxadvocate.org/projects/roadster/
    Last update: 2005-04-28 14:47:30
    GNOME based map viewer in development. It mains for excellent screen rendering of maps with Cairo and many features for uses not relates to measuring, but fun like using a GPS and exchanging data with friends.
  • gpsfeed+
    Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/gpsfeed/
    Last update: 2007-04-17 00:58:01
    A software gps simulator, providing TCP/IP, UDP, http and serial port connectivity in NMEA 0183, XML or user defined output format. Usable for testing all kinds of GPS applications. Can playback pre-recorded GPS files with NMEA output.
  • OpenDMTP
    Homepage: http://www.opendmtp.org
    Last update: 2007-04-16 21:03:58
    OpenDMTP is a protocol/framework that allows communications with small devices (mobile phones, PDA's, and other high-latency/low-bandwidth devices), especially geared towards the transmission of GPS, temperature, and other remote monitoring information.
  • QLandkarte
    Homepage: http://qlandkarte.sourceforge.net/
    Last update: 2007-01-26 10:58:41
    View and upload map files, track and waypoint data to your Garmin GPS receiver.
  • MapGeneration
    Homepage: http://mapgeneration.berlios.de/
    Last update: 2007-03-28 18:13:13
    A server and helper programs to collect gps information from various sources and automatically generate a continuously improved time annotated road map.
  • Prune
    Homepage: http://activityworkshop.net/software/prune/
    Last update: 2009-01-27 09:06:28
    Prune is a java application for managing coordinate data from GPS systems. It loads data from arbitrary text-based formats (tab-separated or comma-separated file), display the data (as top-down view, altitude profile and rotatable 3d view), edit the data (for example delete points and ranges, sort way-points, compress tracks, edit fields), and save the data (in various text-based formats). It can export data as GPX, KML/KMZ or in Povray format. It can automatically correlate photos with GPS coordinates.
  • GISAR
    Homepage: http://gisar.sourceforge.net/ENG/Index.htm
    Last update: 2006-08-15 22:07:46
    This is a map internet web service based on a huge raster maps or satellite images for tracking and monitoring the mobile objects (cars etc) using GPS. NOTE: FreeGIS was informed on March 7th 2003 by the author that he has withdrawn the Free Software license and that GISAR is now proprietary Software. At least release Release_300302 GISAR was under GNU GPL. In 2006 the development as Free Software has been started again, but with a different topic and contents.
  • GISAR
    Homepage: http://gisar.sourceforge.net/ENG/Index.htm
    Last update: 2006-11-14 21:14:32
    This is a map internet web service based on a huge raster maps or satellite images for tracking and monitoring the mobile objects (cars etc) using GPS. NOTE: FreeGIS was informed on March 7th 2003 by the author that he has withdrawn the Free Software license and that GISAR is now proprietary Software. At least release Release_300302 GISAR was under GNU GPL. In 2006 the development as Free Software has been started again, but with a different topic and contents.
  • zRoute
    Homepage: http://sourceforge.net/projects/zroute/
    Last update: 2007-11-23 20:43:27
    A GPS-based route finding and directing software for the Sharp Zaurus. "As of 2007-08-31 14:33, this project is no longer under active development." Website, 2007-11-23
  • gpx2shp
    Homepage: http://gpx2shp.sourceforge.jp/
    Last update: 2007-01-09 21:47:54
    A converter from the GPS Exchange Format(*.gpx) to ESRI/shape format(*.shp).
  • GPS Console Data Manager (gps-console)
    Homepage: http://gps-console.sourceforge.net/
    Last update: 2006-05-10 22:11:19
    Attention: This project vanished from the SourceForge site without any further notice. GPS Console is a program for retrieving, storing and manipulating GPS and other coordinate data in conjunction with GIS and Remote Sensing. It is designed for geologists, but easy enough to use that anyone will be able to enjoy it.
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