Unterstützung für WMTS im QGIS Swiss Locator

Das QGIS swiss locator Plugin erleichtert in der Schweiz vielen Anwendern das Leben dadurch, dass es die umfangreichen Geodaten von swisstopo und opendata.swiss zugänglich macht. Darunter ein breites Angebot an GIS Layern, aber auch Objektinformationen und eine Ortsnamensuche. Dank eines Förderprojektes der Anwendergruppe Schweiz durfte OPENGIS.ch ihr Plugin um eine zusätzliche Funktionalität erweitern. Dieses Mal mit der Integration von WMTS als Datenquelle, eine ziemlich coole Sache. Doch was ist eigentlich der Unterschied zwischen WMS und Read more…

QField 2.8: Boosting field work through external sensors

The latest version of QField is out, featuring as its main new feature sensor handling alongside the usual round of user experience and stability improvements. We simply can’t wait to see the sensor uses you will come up with! The main highlight: sensors QField 2.8 ships with out-of-the-box handling of external sensor streams over TCP, UDP, and serial port. The functionality allows for data captured through instruments – such as geiger counter, decibel sensor, CO Read more…

Capturing more while in the field with the new QField 2.7

A brand new version of QField has been released, packed with features that will make you fall in love with this essential open source tool all over again with a focus on capturing more while you are in the field. QField 2.7 nicknamed “Heroic Hedgehog” also includes a number of worthy fixes making it a crucial update to get. New recording capabilities The highlight of QField 2.7 is the new audio and video recording capability Read more…

New QGIS Courses dates Spring 2023

We published our new dates for this springs QGIS online courses. French: Cours_de_base, Lausanne 05.04./26.04.2023 Cours_avancé, Lausanne 28.04./03.05.2023 The courses last two days (9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.) and cost 990 CHF per person. As in our in-person courses, we limit our instructor to participant ratio to a maximum of 6 participants for one instructor and two instructors for 7 to 12 participants.

Cours QGIS avancé, Lausanne 28.04./03.05.2023

Le cours se déroule sur 2 jours (9:00 – 17:00) et coûte 990 CHF par personne (dîner et certificat inclus). Un enseignant sera prévu pour un maximum de 6 personnes et 2 enseignants pour 7 à 12 personnes. Description A l’issue de ce cours, les participants seront en mesure de mettre en œuvre des projets complexes avec QGIS. Ils connaitront les propriétés de différents formats de données tels que Postgis et GeoPackage, seront capables de configurer des workflows pour le traitement de géodonnées avec Read more…

Cours QGIS de base Lausanne, 05.04./26.04.2023 – FULLY BOOKED!

Le cours se déroule sur 2 jours (9:00 – 17:00) et coûte 990 CHF par personne (dîner et certificat inclus). Un enseignant sera prévu pour un maximum de 6 personnes et 2 enseignants pour 7 à 12 personnes. Description À l’issue de ce cours, les participants connaîtront les principales fonctions de QGIS Desktop, logiciel open source SIG et seront capables d’importer et d’analyser des données, de créer une carte avec une mise en page professionnelle Read more…

QField 2.6: perfecting high-accuracy positioning

It’s only been a few weeks into the new year, but we’ve got great news for you: a brand new QField 2.6 “Geeky Gecko ?” has been released with a focus on positioning improvements, including Bluetooth support for Windows. And with that, we are delighted to remove the ‘beta’ status from QField for Windows.

User defined field names in export from QGIS

Thanks to the sponsoring of the Swiss QGIS User Group, starting from QGIS 3.26 is it possible to override field names in the layer export dialog. Previous to that, QGIS would always export with the technical names from the database, whereas now it’s possible to override with the alias defined in QGIS or any custom name. One use for this in Switzerland — a highly polyglot country — is an export with translated names. This Read more…

How to contribute to QField

QField is a community-driven open-source project. It is free to share, use and modify and it will stay like that. The very essence of a community is to help and support each other. And that’s where YOU come into play. To make it work we need your support! For those who don’t know much about the concept of open source projects, a bit of background. Investing in open-source projects is a technical and ethical decision Read more…