Sensor Web, Geoprocessing, Security & GeoRM, Geostatistics, Semantics, 3D, Ilwis, Earth Observation

WPS-Ilwis Bridge – Midterm Post

July 3rd, 2015 @ 11:12 by Aron Karolyi
Posted in 52°North, Geoprocessing, GSoC, ILWIS

The goal of this Google Summer of Code project is to extend the 52°North WPS‘s functionality by adding Ilwis-Objects as a processing backend. The 52°North  currently supports several different backends, such as R or GRASS. The introductory blog post can be found here.

The current status of the project can be seen in the following diagram.

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enviroCar Light – Mid Term Blog Post

July 1st, 2015 @ 08:01 by Arne de Wall
Posted in 52°North, enviroCar, GSoC


The collection of driving data using the mobile application for enviroCar requires a number of manual user interactions. This is unpleasant and tedious over the long run and poses a major obstacle for using the app regularly. To tackle these problems, the enviroCar light project aims to enhance the usability of the enviroCar application by simplifying and automating the workflow of collecting driving data in order to achieve more regular contributions of users.

Another drawback of the mobile application is the implementation style and the rather outdated technologies and libraries used. This makes it hard for external developers to contribute to the enviroCar project. For this reason, another aim of the project is to update the enviroCar app to current standards of Android-related development paradigms. (more…)