gvSIG Case Studies Available

The gvSIG (open-source desktop GIS) project now has a site listing gvSIG implementation case studies. It is available at: http://casestudies.gvsig.org/ A quick perusal of the site shows a few case studies covering a variety of application areas. This type of thing could be a good way to showcase (and market) the power of gvSIG to … Read more

gvSIG and Wine

I mean wine, not Wine. I’ve got to give kudos for innovative marketing on this one. I found this interesting announcement from gvSIG in my inbox this morning: Enosat, in collaboration with the Association gvSIG, is going to carry out an online course on Geographic Information Systems (GIS) and Remote Sensing applied to vine-growing for … Read more

gvSIG Extensions Available

My inbox has been busy this week with announcements from gvSIG. New builds of the network extension and the 3D extension have been released.

New features of the network extension are described as:

“- Create and define network topology (using velocities, or sense of direction, modified costs, barriers, turn costs …)
– Calculate shortest path
– Travelling Salesman Problem (TSP)
– Origin – Destination matrices
– Service Areas
– Emergency / Nearest facilities provider
– Minimum Spanning Tree (MSP)
– Trace (back and forward) the network and find events on the network.”

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gvSIG 1.9 Released

Just ahead of the gvSIG conference in Valencia, version 1.9 has been released. gvSIG is an open-source desktop GIS developed in Java. The new features in 1.9 are summarized here. Some of the new features, including SLD import/export, are pretty interesting. gvSIG seems to be flourishing a bit under the wing of OSGEO. It’s a … Read more

Communication Proposal Deadline for gvSIG Conference

As I posted before, the 5th gvSIG conference is scheduled for December 2-4, 2009 in Valencia. I got an e-mail reminder that communication proposals (presentations, posters, etc.) are due by September 21st. From the e-mail: We remind you that we are now expecting communication proposals for the 5th gvSIG Conference (Valencia, 2nd-4th December 2009) [1]. … Read more

5th gvSIG Conference Announced

I got this announcement in my inbox today regarding gvSIG, an open-source GIS desktop currently in the OSGEO incubator. If you are a gvSIG user, the 5th gvSIG Conference will be held this year in Valencia, Spain. See below for the full text: The 5th Edition of the gvSIG Conference [1], organized by the Regional … Read more