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TAG: ArcGIS Earth

ArcGIS Earth 1.1 now available

April 11, 2016By

Thousands of people have downloaded ArcGIS Earth, the successor to Google Earth. ArcGIS Earth has an engaged community of users from all over the world, according to Esri. “We are happy to release the 1.1 version and excited to share some of the new key capabilities that deliver on many of [customer] requests and help connect you with more of the data... read more

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ArcGIS Earth: Google Earth, GIS style

January 28, 2016By

For most GIS professionals, Esri’s new ArcGIS Earth will replace the soon-to-be-discontinued Google Earth Enterprise. I take a tour through the new software, which is much like Google Earth with a few added features. Plus: Q&A from our December UAV webinar. In early 2015, Google announced that Google Earth Enterprise is being deprecated. In the software world, deprecated means the... read more

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Esri unveils ArcGIS Earth interactive globe

January 19, 2016By
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Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, has launched ArcGIS Earth, a free, desktop-based interactive globe that anyone can use to explore the world and work with a variety of 3D and 2D map data formats including KML. ArcGIS Earth allows users to quickly display data on the globe, sketch place marks, measure distances and areas, and add annotations to... read more

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Boxes and Boxes of Professional-Grade Tools

December 17, 2015By

Geospatial data is everywhere. Many times I’ve shown the following photo I shot at the Esri User Conference several years ago. At the Field Technology Conference in November, I talked about this. Actually, I believe I’ve talked about the topic at nearly every Field Technology Conference since the inaugural event in 2010. Geospatial data long ago left the user domain of... read more