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GeoSolutions helps GeoServer WPS going mainstream

GeoSolutions is funding Andrea Aime's time to bring the GeoServer Web Processing Service (WPS) module to become an officially supported extension. A proposal has been submitted and is being voted on by the Project Steering Committe; you can track the progress here.For those who have no idea of what WPS means I can cite part of the description I have found in wikipedia, which is very informative:"The (WPS) is designed to standardize the way that GIS calculations are made available to the Internet. WPS can describe any calculation (i.e. process) including all of its inputs and outputs, and trigger its...

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SimpleFeatureService: yet another attempt to simplify vector data dissemination – Part I

In the current web gis world the most common standard protocol to disseminate vector data is the OGC Web Feature Service (WFS). While the protocol is fine, it has a number of shortcomings if we focus on the simple features dissemination case:the protocol is complex, writing a client is often hard and error prone, same goes for implementing a new WFS serverthe axis order issue makes it difficult, even today, to know what the axis order of the data returned by a WFS isusage of GML implies there are many ways to present the same information or the same geometry...

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WorldFile explained (or at least we tried!)

There is a lot of confusion around about what world file represents therefore we thought it would have been nice to put together a couple of clarifications.The World FileWorld File is a de-facto standard from early days of ESRI desktop GIS applications. Originally it was composed by at least two files, a raster file, let' say a file.tiff,  and another file (most part of the times called file.wld)  that contains numbers that define the affine transformation between the image and the target spatial reference system. This implicitly means that we are talking about georectified raster data. This wld file is what...

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GeoSolutions ad ASITA 2010

GeoSolutions sara' presente nella giornata di mercoledi 10 Novembre 2010 alla 14esima conferenza nazionale ASITA  che si terrà a Brescia dal 9 al 12 Novembre 2010. Simone Giannecchini, fondatore di GeoSolutions, sarà presente per visitare alcuni dei nostri clienti e sarà disponibile per tutto il giorno per eventuali approfondimenti sulle nostre attività. Chi volesse, puo' contattarci per esprimere il suo interesse qui.Il team di GeoSolutions.

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GeoSolutions sponsorizza il GFOSS Day 2010

GeoSolutions è orgogliosa di annunciare la sua partecipazione come sponsor SILVER alla terza conferenza italiana sul software geografico libero, GFOSS DAY 2010 che si terrà a Foligno (PG) il 18 e 19 Novembre 2010.GeoSolutions proporrrà inoltre un workshop di due ore sul GeoServer.  Per iscriversi al workshop è necessario registrarsi alla conferenza in quanto la partecipazione al workshop  è limitata dalla disponibilità di computer. Il team di GeoSolutions.

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