QField in the wild

QField Experimental is out, after a couple of months of requirements gathering, private early alpha testing and foremost tons of emails requesting access to the testes group we decided today to put the current BETA version in the playstore. This means that from now on you can install QField just like any other android app by using the playstore.

QField app on Google Play

QGIS Mobile 0.2 Demo

It is with great pleasure the we want to share with you the demo video of version 0.2. of QGIS Mobile (temporary name) is a touch optimized interface for field work developed by OPENGIS.ch.
The QGIS mobile 0.2 video demonstrates some basic functionality like navigation, feature identification and attribute editing.
The QField 0.2 video demonstrates some basic functionality like navigation, feature identification and attribute editing.

Happy new year to the power of two!

For the first time we at OPENGIS.ch can celebrate with 2 people, Marco Bernasocchi and Matthias Kuhn both experienced QGIS developers and holders of a Master degree in GIScience.
After having worked individually in the last years, we have realized that there is a huge potential for us to join our knowledge – because the whole is greater than the sum of its parts. This is why starting from January 1st, 2015 we are working together as OPENGIS.ch LLC.

QGIS 2.0 nightly features review

The last few weeks have been super exciting and intense in terms of QGIS development. I’ve been working a lot and sleeping little to get the latest and greatest stuff to you in the nightly packages.
Beside the whole UI and stability work, the nicest feature is probably the mbtiles support. mbtiles are raster tiles in a sqlite database and are blazing fast, have a look at it in the video below.

InaSAFE wins Open Source ‘Rookie of the Year’ award

We have worked incredibly hard over the last year to make the InaSAFE plugin for QGIS, with a team of dedicated developers from AUSAID, WorldBank, Linfiniti, opengis.ch and a number of other developers and contributors, so it is really great to receive this acknowledgement! Here is looking to another great year of working on InaSAFE for 2013!

InaSAFE 1.0 Launched

End October after a heavy development sprint, the InaSAFE team (which consists of developers from around the world, funded by AUSAID and The World Bank / GFDRR) released inaSAFE 1.0 at the AMCDRR, a high level conference for disaster risk reduction in Asia. During the same event, inaSAFE was even demonstrated to the President of Indonesia.

New Website Online

So, after a very succesful rainy weekend the long-standing project of a new website is finally reality. Thanks to this project I had the chance to check out with no client constrains what was out there to allow me doing what I wanted. After an in-depth review I decided to Read more…

Support QGIS for Android

Since September 2011, as a result of my Google Summer of Code QGIS mobile project, QGIS is available for Android. As the maintainer and main developer behind QGIS for android I’m striving to improve it as much as possible. All my work is done in voluntary base, so if you Read more…