Preview: Offline Maps & Spots for Citizen Science Apps

Thursday, 04 October 2018 16:40

Citizen Science often happens out in the field where network coverage can be weaker. That's why it can be especially helpful and pratical to pre-download map sections and save them locally on a smartphone for excursions and hiking trips.

The new offline maps in all SPOTTERON apps offer exactly that. In a separate panel you can define the map section, name it and save it. On top you can also download spots to be able to carry out spot updates without internet connection.

SPOTTERON OfflineMode Main File

Along with the new offline functions we rented a professional map-server for the Citizen Science apps running on SPOTTERON, which next to it's high quality performance also allows to download map sections.

Shortnews

  • There have been two recent additions to the SPOTTERON Citizen Science feature ecosystem. Read up on what TopSpots & MetaInfos can do for your Citizen Science project in our most recent blog

    Tuesday, 09 October 2018
  • A bad internet connection will no longer be able to slow down Citizen Science with the newest SPOTTERON Feature. Learn more and see a preview of our offline maps feature in the blog article.

    Monday, 08 October 2018