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Esri Ocean GIS Forum

November 6, 2018By

The ocean GIS community is a unique group of oceanographers, geologists, biologists, hydrographers and coastal managers. Join them at the Esri Ocean GIS Forum to share new data collection methods or research, contributing to the future of ocean GIS. Attendees will discuss ways multi-dimensional data and web apps can help people put scientific information to work in your organization, so... read more

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Esri to monitor illegal activities in Argentine waterways

October 5, 2018By

Argentina’s coast guard Prefectura Naval and Aeroterra S.A. have partnered to implement Esri’s ArcGIS platform for a real-time tracking system. The new system, called Guardacostas Pro, uses a combination of satellite imaging and signal processing to monitor vessels for illegal activities such as drug smuggling and fish poaching in the coastal waters of Argentina’s exclusive economic zone (EEZ). As Argentina’s coast... read more

Esri cosponsors HACKtheMACHINE for U.S. Navy

September 20, 2018By
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Esri cosponsored HACKtheMACHINE, the United States Navy’s Digital Experience presented by the Naval Sea Systems Command, which took place Sept. 21–23 in Seattle. The Naval Sea Systems Command hosted the event to drive the development of innovative digital capabilities that will help the navy protect the sea, air, space and subsurface domains in the 21st century. The Seattle event connected developers to... read more

Esri Living Atlas updates to shed light on global change

August 29, 2018By
The new Earth Systems Monitor app, powered by Living Atlas data, showing Sea Surface Temperature. (Image: Esri)

Esri is updating the ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World, a vast collection of geographic information from around the globe. The updates include new data and capabilities for users to gain insight for helping in decision making, as well as a more complete and dynamic picture of the world. The new features were introduced at this year’s Esri User Conference,... read more

Esri launches indoor mapping solution

July 9, 2018By
According to Esri, ArcGIS Indoors applies the latest location technology to allow users to see and share where assets, rooms, departure gates and offices are located. (Photo: Esri)

Esri has debuted ArcGIS Indoors, which is designed to enable interactive indoor mapping of corporate facilities, retail and commercial locations, airports, hospitals, event venues, universities and more. According to Esri, the solution applies the latest location technology to allow users to see and share where assets, rooms, departure gates and offices are located. ArcGIS Indoors uses data streams, real-time processing and... read more

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 User Conference to highlight mapping technology

June 21, 2018By
Esri President Jack Dangermond opens Esri UC 2017. (Photo: Esri)

Esri will be hosting its 38th annual Esri User Conference July 9-13 at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The company expects more than 18,000 mapping and GIS users to attend the event, which will include 345 technical workshops and 243 presentations. Futurist Juan Enriquez will present the keynote speech, “Evolving Ourselves — Redesigning the Future of Humanity.”... read more

UAVs, new sensors and mapping help with volcano eruption response

June 8, 2018By
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A team of five volunteers armed with drones, advanced sensor systems and GIS technologies joined the response effort at Kilauea Volcano Lower East Rift Zone to assist in tracking and predicting the ongoing volcanic eruption. Using small unmanned aerial systems (sUAS) together with air-quality sensors, advanced imaging tools and Esri’s spatial analytics and mapping, the team from the Center for... read more

Hangar joins Esri Startup Program to add aerial insights to ArcGIS

May 24, 2018By

Hangar Technology Inc., a robotics-as-a-system technology company providing scalable 4D visual insights, has been selected to join the Esri Startup Program. The three-year program helps emerging business partners bring new and innovative products to Esri customers. The initial partnership between Hangar and Esri will enable ArcGIS customers to request and receive autonomous, precision-captured drone data on demand from within ArcGIS,... read more

Esri to demonstrate Land Administration Software at FIG Congress 2018

May 4, 2018By

Location intelligence system introduced for nations in need of modernized land governance Esri will join this year’s FIG Congress, hosted by the International Federation of Surveyors, taking place May 6–11 in Istanbul, Turkey. At the annual event, Esri will showcase its new program for modernizing land administration systems tailored to the needs of developing countries and island nations. Good land governance... read more