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FOSS4G 2014 Videos Available

If anyone missed the FOSS4G 2014 international conference in Portland, we can thank the presenters and event organizers for their generosity. This year’s 187 General Sessions were recorded and are available online for all of us.

The videos cover a wide range of subjects, […]

Choosing a mobile development Strategy

ESRI wrote a very nice article about the various technology decisions when selecting a mobile development strategy. It isn’t GIS centric nor esri centric, so I highly recommend it.

Choosing a mobile development strategy introduces many parameters: a team’s development skillset, the application’s required functionality, and the ease of maintenance, just to name a few. […]

LA County launches update to the Works Mobile App

Congratulations to the County’s Public Works department –

The County’s citizen reporting application has recently been updated with new reporting capabilities as well as Droid compatibility: The Works Press Release (January 27, 2014)

From the release:

Residents can now interact with the Departments of Parks and Recreation, Public Health, and Regional Planning by:


Mobile GIS Viewer Upgrade

The eGIS group has upgraded the LA County Mobile GIS Viewer for HTML5 (demo version) and added new functions! Users are now able to:

Upload a file or photo as an attachment to a feature class View an attachment Download an attachment from a feature class

You can essentially take a photo with your mobile […]

eGIS Committee Meeting Agenda – August 20th, 2013

Please find tomorrow’s agenda attached here: August 2013_0820.eGIS meeting notice and Agenda

We will be discussing:

Mobile GIS CAMS LARIAC Software Maintenance GIS Day 2013 […]

LA County Mobile GIS Viewer

We are excited to announce the launch of the LA County Mobile GIS Viewer (demo version) at http://egis3.lacounty.gov/m/?viewer=demo.

The mobile viewer incorporates HTML5-based web and mobile mapping technology and functions on smartphones, tablets, and desktop web browsers without plug-ins! The LA County Enterprise GIS team is providing this site as a template […]

Guide to Publishing Maps for ESRI’s ArcGIS for iOS/Droid

ESRI has developed a nice application for the iOS/Droid platform that will enable users to access GIS and mapping capabilities. There are a few nice features like measurement, turning things on and off, querying, and things like that.

Creating and deploying these maps should be easy, but they are not! The County has […]

Free Webinar: Getting Rolling with HTML5 and ESRI technology

I wanted to pass along this free webinar from Latitude Geographics – they are moving toward the HTML5 standard for web and mobile apps – which is great for us. I recommend folks to check this out:

Link to sign up

LA County Public Works releases iPhone app to find services

Snapshot on iTunes


If you live in areas covered by LA County’s Public Works department, they have just released an iPhone application that has been coming for a while. It’s a nice application that was developed in-house, and which ties to their back-end tracking systems. I recommend taking a look […]