TAG: Esri ArcGIS

Esri book highlights analyzing, mapping surface water features

June 26, 2018By

Esri has published its latest book, “GIS for Surface Water: Using the National Hydrography Dataset,” by Jeff Simley, which details how to use geographic information system (GIS) technology to visualize and analyze data sets. Simley is an award-winning cartographer and the former lead of the Hydrography Program at the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The book examines the complexities of... read more

Esri’s Africa GeoPortal to help with urgent development challenges

May 11, 2018By

Esri has launched the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners. The geoportal provides access to Esri’s ArcGIS Online service as well as geographic data and imagery for Africa. The African Union, African Development Bank, other international agencies, nongovernmental organizations (NGO), academia, businesses and national government funds will be able... read more

Esri publishes textbook on how to use ArcGIS Pro

December 6, 2017By

Esri has released GIS Tutorial 1 for ArcGIS Pro: A Platform Workbook, which teaches all the elements of creating and managing data; designing maps; performing spatial analysis; creating 3D scenes; and sharing projects using ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s professional desktop geographic information system (GIS) application. The textbook primarily focuses on working with ArcGIS Pro but also offers instruction on using ArcGIS... read more

Esri ArcGIS helps firefighters with mutual response

October 23, 2017By

The International Association of Fire Chiefs, Intermedix and Esri have signed an agreement to build the National Mutual Aid System or NMAS. The NMAS will be the next-generation version of the IAFC’s Mutual Aid Net tool built in 2008. The NMAS will use Esri ArcGIS and Intermedix’s WebEOC, a crisis information management software, to manage and track emergency services resources... read more

ArcGIS Web AppBuilder receives major widget updates

July 5, 2017By

Major changes have been added to the ArcGIS Web AppBuilder in its June 2017 update, in the form of new widgets. For those who use the AppBuilder for creating applications rather than using ArcGIS for Developers, widgets serve as a mainstay for mapping application projects. For the summer update, eight new core widgets are now available for users. Here’s a quick overview of what’s... read more

Exhibitors at GEOINT to launch range of new products

June 1, 2017By

Numerous geospatial intelligence companies are exhibiting at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium, which takes place June 4-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), the annual GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of industry, academia, and government to include defense, intelligence and homeland security communities... read more

Esri and Pokévision speed Pokémon Go hunting

August 23, 2016By

Pokévision, a third-party app for the viral mobile game Pokémon Go, uses Esri’s location-based data and mapping platform ArcGIS to help players of the game find Pokémon around them. Pokévision helps Pokémon Go players hunt more strategically by displaying location changes and time spent in each place; the length of time in a given location depends on the rarity of... read more

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Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers fully compatible with Collector 10.4

August 3, 2016By

Geneq’s iSXBlue receivers are now fully compatible with Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS 10.4. for iOS, according to Geneq. The high sub-metric accuracy which characterizes the iSXBlue receivers is thus available in real time for field workers and Collector users. Users of the high-recision receivers can take advantage of new features of data collection with the Collector software, particularly: Detailed information about the... read more

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Esri agreement to provide access to Chinese maps, imagery

July 5, 2016By

Esri and the National Geomatics Center of China (NGCC) have signed an agreement providing access to NGCC’s mapping web services, starting this fall. The historic agreement will allow more users outside of China to access the country’s authoritative cartographic and imagery data. Users of the Esri ArcGIS platform will have access to the maps for no additional charge. NGCC is a... read more

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New ArcGIS Full Motion Video release gives faster access

July 5, 2016By

Esri’s latest version of ArcGIS Full Motion Video (FMV) presents new capabilities to improve the way analysts and managers interact with videos. ArcGIS FMV allows users to view, organize and analyze video from drones and other collection platforms. The new release includes a performance boost in playback and panning, and in zooming the video during playback. It offers full support for JP2,... read more

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