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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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SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens enables users to inhabit designs

November 9, 2016By
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Trimble has launched its SketchUp Viewer for Microsoft HoloLens. The new mixed-reality solution allows users to virtually inhabit and experience their designs to improve quality, communication and efficiency in the design, construction and operation of buildings. SketchUp Viewer is the first extensible commercial HoloLens application available in the Windows Store. SketchUp a widely used 3D modeling software for architects, engineers,... read more

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Aeryon Named UAV Partner for Microsoft Video Platform for Police Agencies

October 26, 2015By
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Aeryon Labs is partnering with Microsoft on its new Microsoft Advanced Patrol Platform (MAPP) vehicle. Microsoft has chosen Aeryon’s SkyRanger UAV to demonstrate aerial image and data capture for MAPP. Aeryon Labs is a provider of small Unmanned Aerial Systems (sUAS) for military, public safety and commercial operators worldwide. “Law enforcement organizations throughout the world rely on Aeryon sUAS to collect aerial intelligence wherever and... read more

Mobile Device Operating System Wars: Ver. 2.0

April 22, 2014By

It’s been two years since I wrote a column entitled Mobile Device Operating system wars: Android vs. iOS vs. Windows Mobile. After traveling and attending countless conferences and listening to a large number of mobile device users in the geospatial user community, I think it’s time to touch on this subject again, and what a crazy and confusing landscape it... read more