TAG: Esri

‘Maps Are Alive': Highlights from the Esri UC plenary

July 10, 2017By
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“Maps are alive,” declared Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president, on the plenary stage at the world’s largest GIS event. The 38th annual Esri User Conference is taking place July 10–14 at the San Diego Convention Center. We are on the cusp of a data and information explosion, Dangermond explained while introducing the conference theme “The Science of Where.” “We... read more

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ArcGIS Pro 2.0 offers innovations, streamlined workflows

July 10, 2017By
Users of ArcGIS Pro can now create map notes in 3D in a scene.

ArcGIS Pro 2.0, Esri’s next-generation desktop geographic information system (GIS), is now available. This latest version provides more highly requested workflows and features new innovations. It is also more tightly integrated with the rest of the ArcGIS platform, so that users can complete more of their workflows solely in ArcGIS Pro. Jack Dangermond, Esri president, introduced major features of the upgrade at the... read more

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Esri CityEngine 2017 designed for efficient urban planning

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Esri has released Esri CityEngine 2017 with a variety of new features. This latest version of Esri’s 3D modeling software offers new features that let planners and architects compare different scenarios and visualize them with dashboards to view how each would affect the same geographic area — all in real time. With the updates available in the new version of... read more

Avineon launches portal to highlight Esri’s Utility Network in ArcGIS

June 29, 2017By
Part of the ArcGIS platform, the Utility Network is available on any device.

Avineon Inc. has launched a new portion of the Avineon Innovation Lab dedicated to articles, white papers and videos highlighting the impact of Esri’s Network Management System in the ArcGIS Platform. Avineon is a provider of geospatial, information technology and engineering support services. The new section focuses on Avineon’s contributions, expertise and partnership with Esri on the next evolution of GIS Network... read more

Esri and Idaho National Laboratory sign cyber security CRADA

Organizations work together to fight cyber attacks with innovations to visualize threats. Esri and the U.S. Department of Energy’s Idaho National Laboratory (INL) have entered into a cooperative research and development agreement (CRADA) to collaboratively research and create prototype concepts with a specific focus on location intelligence solutions for the protection of critical infrastructure and critical missions. The work will... read more

Esri releases mobile app for understanding the oceans

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The app provides a new way to measure marine environments on a 3D interactive map for more cost-effective fishery planning and informed conservation. Esri has released an Ecological Marine Units (EMU) app for mobile devices. The app is a resource for scientists, educators, governments and industries seeking accessible information and imagery about the ocean’s long-term physical and nutrient properties. The EMU app puts... read more

Esri releases 3D ‘Peaks and Valleys’ map

March 21, 2017By
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Esri released “Peaks and Valleys,” a 3D Story Map that displays the highest and lowest point on the planet. The map features the heights and descriptions of these points. It takes viewers on a journey through mountain ranges and valleys in the Americas, Africa, Europe, Australia, Antarctica and the Pacific — from Mount Everist to the Challenger Deep. “Our planet’s... read more

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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 honors Microsoft for innovation in location strategy

March 7, 2017By

Esri has awarded Microsoft Corporation with the New Technology Integration Award at the Esri Partner Conference in Palm Springs. The award honors a company in Esri’s Partner Network for taking map visualization and location analytics to the next level by integrating ArcGIS in a new or innovative way. Microsoft was recognized for integrating Esri’s ArcGIS Maps into Microsoft Power BI, a... read more

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Cartographies of Disease traces long history of maps and medicine

February 6, 2017By
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The new edition of Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine from Esri traces the long history of how maps have been used to help unlock the mysteries behind the cause and spread of diseases such as cholera, yellow fever and Ebola. Ebola is the focus of two new chapters. Cartographies of Disease was first published in 2005 and showed... read more