Development and Integration of an Offline and Open Source Alternative Mapping Solution

Antoine Abélard

Abstract

Nowadays, more and more business applications integrate Geographical Information System (GIS) to use and display data at the right place and the right time. However, this integration could face two problems. The first one is the integration cost of a commercial GIS and the second is cartographic data access. Indeed, the web map services used to provide cartographic background are charged depending on queries, so the cost of these services can increase quickly and the bill is not mastered. The second problem has occurred with the end of Microsoft MapPoint, so, this brings up the problem to find an offline mapping solution that can be integrated with business applications. There is a need to fill this gap and answer to these two main problems. This paper presents an offline and open source alternative which allow integration with business applications, a real business case of a truck tour management application has initiated this work.

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in Harvard Style

Abélard A. (2016). Development and Integration of an Offline and Open Source Alternative Mapping Solution . In Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM, ISBN 978-989-758-188-5, pages 139-144. DOI: 10.5220/0005869701390144


in Bibtex Style

@conference{gistam16,
author={Antoine Abélard},
title={Development and Integration of an Offline and Open Source Alternative Mapping Solution},
booktitle={Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM,},
year={2016},
pages={139-144},
publisher={SciTePress},
organization={INSTICC},
doi={10.5220/0005869701390144},
isbn={978-989-758-188-5},
}


in EndNote Style

TY - CONF
JO - Proceedings of the 2nd International Conference on Geographical Information Systems Theory, Applications and Management - Volume 1: GISTAM,
TI - Development and Integration of an Offline and Open Source Alternative Mapping Solution
SN - 978-989-758-188-5
AU - Abélard A.
PY - 2016
SP - 139
EP - 144
DO - 10.5220/0005869701390144