[OSGeo-Discuss] How to make a map on a CD [SEC=UNCLASSIFIED]

Christian Willmes c.willmes at uni-koeln.de
Fri Jul 2 01:35:39 PDT 2010

Hi bobb,

I know of an OpenSource based toolchain for creating 3D-PDF with Meshlab 
and LaTex. (Actually I think I got the link from this list a while back, 
but it could be also from an other list...)

Here is a blog post about it (in german):

And here the the google translation, which is quite ok to understand 
whats going on i think:

best regards,

Am 02.07.2010 04:56, schrieb Bob Basques:
> All, I did some related research on this last moth, trying different
> packages and ideas about hoe to create GeoPDF(a little easier) and
> 3DPDFs(harder) while both options for output are indeed open standards,
> there are only a select few tools to generate the output, and all the
> (good) ones I could find were commercial.
> I've put aside the ideas for a while, but I'm still very interested in
> this type of processing, specifically the 3DPDF generation. If any
> others here discover any tools related to U3D and/or 3DPDF generation, I
> would very much appreciate pointers.

Christian Willmes
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Geographisches Institut     | Institute of Geography
Universität zu Köln         | University of Cologne
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