Enable the distribution of packagedtile caches, raster, vector anddescriptive data in an immediatelyuseable form.
Realize capability from existing off-the-shelf solutions includingcommercial and open sourcesoftware.
Problem Being Addressed
Effective, large-scale collaboration inmilitary, homeland security, and disaster management relies upon the sharing of geospatial information. However, this issignificantly constrained by limited or non-existent power or bandwidth.
An explosion of map applications for mobile handheld devices has resulted in avariety of incompatible data formats andinterfaces.
Initial GeoPackage Requirements
Single self-describing file container tofacilitate management and distribution