TAG: spatial analytics

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

Rebrand GIS to better showcase its power

September 20, 2018By
Hotspot Map: Hotspots indicate some form of clustering in a spatial distribution. In this Incident Analyzer screenshot, the map layers are toggled on, showing how the hotspot layer provides insight into distribution and frequency of incidents. (Image: Hexagon)

GIS specialists are much more than mapmakers. Make sure your organization and customers understand how spatial analytics can help them succeed. By Adam Carnow Most non-GIS users hear the term “G-I-S” and think “M-A-P.” That is, they think of GIS, and GIS practitioners, as mapmakers. Most GIS practitioners have unknowingly perpetuated this image. Ask any GIS practitioner what they do... read more

Esri FedGIS Conference showcases spatial analytics for government action

March 14, 2018By

Esri will be hosting the 21st annual Esri Federal GIS (FedGIS) Conference March 20-21 at the Walter E. Washington Center in Washington, D.C. All federal government agency workers are invited to join an anticipated audience of 3,000 attendees and share their experience in collaborating, innovating and connecting their work using spatial analytics technology. Esri founder and president Jack Dangermond will discuss how... read more