TAG: ArcGIS

Esri cultivates mobile GIS apps

March 16, 2017By
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I’ve attended a couple of Esri events these past couple of months. They are on the move. For a big software company (est. $1 billion in annual revenues), they are reasonably nimble. Of course, if you’ve worked with Esri software, no doubt you’ve been frustrated at times, but considering the size of the organization and the dynamic nature of GIS... read more

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Esri’s advanced analytics designed to increase retail sales

January 20, 2017By

Esri is partnering with GISinc to analyze customer behavior to help retailers increase sales. Esri will integrate itsspatial analytics platform with GISinc’s indoor mapping capabilities to analyze data collected by sensor-enabled overhead smart lighting systems and from opt-in mobile data from customer phones. The solution will enable retailers to track behaviors, using information including customer locations inside the store and items selected... read more

SAP debuts Geographical Enablement Framework at Esri UC

June 28, 2016By

SAP SE unveiled its SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, powered by SAP HANA, at the 2016 Esri User Conference, which is being held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. SAP Geographical Enablement Framework helps organizations enrich business applications with geographic data from geographic information systems (GIS), such as Esri ArcGIS. “In many asset-intensive industries such as energy, transportation... read more

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ArcGIS apps for the field launched at Esri UC

June 27, 2016By

Esri has launched two new ArcGIS apps for field operating efficiency at the Esri User Conference, which is being held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. Attendees can see live demonstrations and experiment with Drone2Map for ArcGIS and Survey123 for ArcGIS. “These two apps are already becoming game changers,” said Esri President Jack Dangermond. “What we’ve done is make... read more

Sentinel imagery now works inside ArcGIS

May 24, 2016By

Esri has enhanced its ArcGIS technology to simplify the use of free global imagery from the Sentinel-2 satellite launched by the European Space Agency. ArcGIS supports visualization, interpretation, and analysis of Sentinel imagery, which is of significant value in applications for forestry, agriculture, land resources management, and environmental monitoring. “Scientists and GIS professionals rely on consistent access to high-quality imagery... read more

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Esri introduces high-precision GNSS mobile GIS software

May 19, 2016By
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The title of this column may surprise you. Esri has never built a high-precision GNSS mobile GIS software in its 47-year history. Its ArcGIS Collector did not differentiate between low-precision GNSS data and RTK GNSS receivers — until now. read more

Esri adds what3words address system to ArcGIS Marketplace

March 7, 2016By

what3words will be providing its three-word address and location reference system to ArcGIS Marketplace. ArcGIS Marketplace is a destination that enables ArcGIS users to search, discover, and get apps and content from qualified providers. what3words is an addressing and location reference system based on a global grid of 57 trillion squares of 3 x 3 meters. Each square has a unique... read more

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Esri seminar teaches ways to simplify CAD-GIS workflows

March 7, 2016By

With ArcGIS for AutoCAD from Esri, AutoCAD users can access maps and data from Esri ArcGIS software for use in computer-aided design (CAD) drawings. This free application makes it simple for AutoCAD users to find, create and edit content stored in ArcGIS. To learn how to work with the application, tune in to the live training seminar Simplify CAD-GIS Workflows... read more

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Mapillary raises $8M Series A to map world through photos

March 7, 2016By

Mapillary, a community-based photomapping platform, has received an $8 million Series A funding round led by Atomico, with participation from Sequoia, LDV Capital and PlayFair. Anyone can contribute photos to the Mapillary platform and mobile app (available on iOS and Android) with a smartphone or action camera. The company’s computer vision software automatically extracts geographic information, blurs license plates and faces, and... read more

Septentrio’s PinPoint-GIS available on ArcGIS Marketplace

January 6, 2016By

GNSS receiver maker Septentrio has announced the availability of its geographical information systems (GIS) PinPoint-GIS on the ArcGIS Marketplace. PinPoint-GIS was developed to enable straightforward GIS data collection without the need for expensive additional software linking a GNSS receiver with the Esri ArcGIS Platform PinPoint-GIS helps ArcGIS users make informed and timely decisions, Septentrio said. It turns GNSS data collected... read more

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