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HydroloGIS joins the gvSIG Association

Valencia, Spain – Bolzano, Italy – February 10, 2016 HydroloGIS, the company behind the open source projects Geopaparazzi and JGrasstools, has officially joined the gvSIG Association. What this small Italian based company brings to the Association, is the expertise of … Continue reading

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II gvSIG Chair Contest

  The gvSIG Chair Contest is announced for the second year to reward works about free Geographic Information Systems, in university world as well as in learning one.  The aim of these awards is to foment gvSIG use in particular … Continue reading

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How to export layers from gvSIG for loading them in Google Earth

From gvSIG we can export our vector layers (parcels, roads, rivers…) and load them in Google Earth. Layers that we create, as well as layers downloaded from the different public administrations websites, can be visualized in Google Earth, exporting them … Continue reading

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gvSIG Online: SDI for the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN)

The gvSIG Association, beyond being known for the development of various technologies in open source software like gvSIG Desktop or gvNIX, it has become in recent years to an international reference in the provision of open source geomatics and specially … Continue reading

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Calling for gvSIG Community: gvSIG Desktop 2.3 Translations

gvSIG Desktop 2.3 is coming soon, and interface translations are being updated in order to have the final version with as many languages as possible. The participation of the Community is fundamental in order to get this objective. If you … Continue reading

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11th International gvSIG Conference. Reports and workshops

We would like to inform you of the availability of presentations presented during the 11th International gvSIG Conference, which were held from December 2nd to 4th in Valencia (Spain). The videos of the report sessions and workshops are also available … Continue reading

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gvSIG Educa: a free GIS for education Prototype

gvSIG Educa is a project launching a gvSIG Desktop distribution, aimed at the pre-university training courses and gvSIG Batoví, that was an educational GIS for schools in Uruguay, can be considered its predecessor. Moreover, it has allowed to develop the gvSIG plug-in … Continue reading

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gvSIG Roads: roads management with open source software

We would like to introduce gvSIG Roads, a new solution, recently added to the already rich catalog of gvSIG Association, that can be used for road infrastructure management based on a free applications suite such as the outstanding gvSIG Desktop … Continue reading

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gvSIG application to urban planning (workshop Video)

It is now available the video of workshop “gvSIG application to urban planning”. Without any doubt, GIS is an essential tool in such a sector; but quite often its use in not so common, mainly due to lack of knowledge … Continue reading

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Where are the sources in gvSIG Desktop?

Hi everyone, Here it comes a new small article about development with gvSIG Desktop. In the last months, I´ve been asked many times about where are the gvSIG´s sources. The quick answer would be:: But in general, this is … Continue reading

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