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“Scariest commute of my life”: California wildfires erupt

December 6, 2017By
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Two fires erupted Monday in Southern California, fueled by strong Santa Ana winds. The Thomas fire in Ventura County started Monday night and has burned 45,000 acres and destroyed more than 150 structures. The Creek fire is burning near Sylmar and has prompted officials to evacuate more than 8,000 homes. Now a dramatic new wildfire erupted in Los Angeles early... read more

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Esri joins with Airbus on global intelligence enterprise agreement

November 30, 2017By

Esri has entered into an enterprise agreement with the intelligence program line of Airbus Defence and Space. With this new agreement in place, the core GIS will be expanded to meet Airbus’s pivotal mission of using creativity and innovation to address the massive economic, social, and environmental challenges our planet faces. The enterprise agreement is global in nature and includes all... read more

Esri book details Native American perspective on GIS

October 25, 2017By

A new book from Esri, “Tribal GIS: Supporting Native American Decision-Making,” tells the stories of how Native American tribes use geographic information system (GIS) technology to help manage and govern their sovereign nations. According to Esri, the book, in its second edition, details how dozens of tribal governments have used GIS for a number of projects, including conserving and protecting... read more

Hurricane Irma prep gets boost from Esri resource catalog

September 8, 2017By
Waze alerts light up Florida highways as people evacuate. (Image: Esri)

Esri has published a Hurricane Irma Resource Catalog in advance of the category 4 hurricane cutting through the Caribbean islands on its path toward Florida. The catalog features read-to-use applications compiled by the Esri Disaster Response Program (EDRP). EDRP is an around-the-clock service that helps with monitoring events online, discovering useful content, augmenting software and obtaining assistance from Esri experts. To see... read more

Esri releases second book on GIS technology

September 7, 2017By

Esri released a new book, “The ArcGIS Book: 10 Big Ideas about Applying The Science of Where,” as well as a companion website. According to Esri, the book provides mapmakers with the know-how and hands-on experience to practice “The Science of Where.” In addition, the accompanying website offers information and interactive education resources needed to use web-based geographic information system... read more

‘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

July 5, 2017By
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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

June 9, 2017By

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