Category Archives: english

Open data and the importance of the geographic data

It’s worth to review MELODA (MEtric for reLeasing Open DAta), a metrics to calculate how much the data are reusable (and now there’s an alfa of an API), where the importance of the geographic component is totally demonstrated when we … Continue reading

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gvSIG Desktop and Geopaparazzi are awarded at the Free software awards (“Premios al Software Libre”) in 2016

gvSIG has been awarded in two of the six categories at the Free software awards this year (Premios al Software Libre 2016): gvSIG Desktop, in the “Most revolutionary” software category, where the project that has grown the most at this … Continue reading

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GeoforAll: Sergio Acosta (gvSIG Uruguay), GeoAmbassador of the month

Sergio Acosta, distinguished member of the Uruguayan gvSIG Community and promoter of gvSIG Batoví project for taking gvSIG in education, has been appointed GeoAmbassador of the month by GeoforAll. Congratulations! You can consult the complete article in: http://www.geoforall.org/newsletters/index.php?link=&dla=download&id=21&cat=0/Newsletter%20Vol%202_10.pdf

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12th International gvSIG Conference: Program with presentations and workshops, and registration

The program of the 12th International gvSIG Conference, that will be held from November 30th to December 2nd in Valencia (Spain) at School of Engineering in Geodesy, Cartography and Surveying (Universitat Politècnica de València), is now available. One of the … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.3.1, a new gvSIG version with improvements oriented to cadastre

After publishing gvSIG 2.3 scarcely a month ago, a gvSIG version with a lot of new features, we announce a new version, gvSIG 2.3.1, with a small group of novelties oriented to make the work tasks related to cadastral information easy. … Continue reading

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Eulogy and risks of two new open source initiatives in Europe: Bulgaria and the Valencian Community.

Two new legal initiatives to promote the use of open source have been announced in the last months, both of them aligned with the current European Union strategies like the Open Source Strategy and the ISA-Developing and sharing IT solutions … Continue reading

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gvSIG 2.3 is now available!

The new version of gvSIG Desktop, the open source GIS, is now available to download. This new version is an important step at the gvSIG evolution, because of its multiple improvements and novelties in a functional level as well as … Continue reading

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Towards gvSIG 2.3: R extension

One of the last developments in gvSIG, is the possibility to run R code from gvSIG. Now, we are not talking about the partial solution through Renjin, as we explained in a post, but a R installation that will be … Continue reading

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gvSIG rewarded at the Nasa Worldwind Europa Challenge 2016

In the days between the 20th and 22nd of September the final event of the Nasa Worldwind Europa Challenge was held. In this year’s edition the gvSIG Association made it into the first 3 places with 2 projects, which is … Continue reading

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12th International gvSIG Conference: Registration is open and new proposal deadline

The registration period for the 12th International gvSIG Conference is now open. It will be held from November 30th to December 2nd in Valencia (Spain). Registrations are free of cost (limited capacity) and must be done through the application form … Continue reading

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