Educational Meeting: Using Smart Phones and Tablets for Geospatial Data Collection, Visualization, and Analysis

  • Thursday, March 17, 2011
  • 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
  • City Hayward City Hall, 777 B Street, Hayward, CA 94541

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Using Smart Phones and Tablets for Geospatial Data Collection, Visualization, and Analysis

777 B Street
Hayward, CA 94541

1) Adam Lodge - Farallon Geographics

Adam is a Spatial Systems Developer and Project Manager with five years experience managing complex GIS Projects as a Consultant at Farallon Geographics.  Before that Adam served a four year stint as the GIS Coordinator with San Mateo County Public Works. Adam specializes in business analysis, spatial data modeling and development,  and workflow design.

2) Ragi Burhum - Burhum LLC
Ragi has several years of experience creating/developing/maintaining core enterprise GIS technologies for ESRI, Microsoft, and various companies around the Bay Area. He is an avid fan of hybrid Proprietary and Open Source geo stacks as well as disruptive technologies like GPS-enabled phones/tables and cloud-based geo-stack deployments.

Adam Lodge will focus on field data in an "app" world. Smart phones and tablets offer people collecting data in the field a compelling alternative to traditional GPS devices and GIS software. "Apps" built specifically for familiar platforms like smart phones and tablets enable super easy and super efficient data collection field work. This presentation showcases the solutions that Farallon has developed for our clients to make spatial data collection as simple as using a typical Iphone App, and we will discuss the interplay of technologies used to craft those solutions - including Postgis, ArcGIS Server, FME Server, and Android OS.

Ragi Burhum will focus on how to easily leverage your pre-existing GIS infrastructure in Mobile platforms.
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