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Esri supports John Hopkins COVID-19 Design Challenge

March 27, 2020By

Esri is supporting the COVID-19 Design Challenge, hosted by the Johns Hopkins Center for Bioengineering Innovation & Design (CBID). The challenge is taking place March 26-30. The virtual, student-driven hackathon challenges teams to develop innovative solutions to the problems posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Over the course of the event, teams will work on urgent problems and challenges that have... read more

Geospatial Solutions coverage of COVID-19

March 27, 2020By
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Geospatial Solutions is offering the latest news and updates concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19). Check out a message from GPS World here. News • Esri supports John Hopkins COVID-19 Design Challenge • Analysis of satellite imagery shows reduced NO2 in China, Italy • Esri provides mapping software for organizations fighting COVID-19 • Genasys releases COVID-19 interactive map layer service • Oxford... read more

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Esri provides mapping software for organizations fighting COVID-19

March 20, 2020By
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Communities in need of resources can access location intelligence technology at no cost with six-month trial Location intelligence company Esri is making its software available to public and private sector organizations fighting the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The COVID-19 outbreak has escalated rapidly across the globe, and with municipalities struggling to respond, Esri has built out resources to help organizations understand... read more

TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS desktop and Server 7.7.0 now available

March 19, 2020By
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TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS Desktop and Server 7.7.0 is now available, according to the company. It supports ArcGIS versions 10.4 to 10.7.1. TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS is an extension to Esri ArcGIS that allows users to produce and consume GeoPDF documents with ArcMap. TerraGo Publisher for ArcGIS gives you unmatched capabilities for configuring and optimizing the PDF documents you create... read more

MGISS launches web app for visualization of buried assets

March 4, 2020By
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MGISS, a UK geospatial specialist, has released a new version of its web app TopoGrafi that allows for the display of 3D data in real-world models. With enhanced 3D data processing capabilities, TopoGrafi is an end-to-end platform for capturing buried asset data and processing it for augmented reality visualizations. Aimed at the utility and infrastructure sectors, TopoGrafi is helping organizations... read more

Esri offers free online course on new spatial data science

January 9, 2020By
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Course takes learners on a deep dive into concepts and applications Esri will offer a new massive open online course (MOOC) on spatial data science early this year. The no-cost course, which will run for six weeks on Esri’s Training website, includes full access to ArcGIS Pro, ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Notebooks software. Spatial Data Science: The New Frontier in... read more

Australia’s GIS pioneers recognized at inaugural awards

November 25, 2019By

Four trail-blazing industry leaders that have used cutting-edge technology to address some of humanity’s biggest challenges have been recognized at the inaugural GIS Hall of Fame awards in Brisbane. From providing critical data to aide frontline response to the devastating bushfires burning across Queensland, to underpinning a global project to map the ocean’s floor — the 2019 award winners have... read more

Esri hits the airwaves with ‘See What Others Can’t’ campaign

October 24, 2019By
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Esri has launched its first major advertising campaign with a slogan Esri President Jack Dangermond introduced at the Esri User Conference in July. “Unlike anyone else on this planet, you and your fellow GIS colleagues truly ‘See What Others Can’t.’ My sense is, it’s now time to share this perspective with the rest of the world,” Dangermond said. The campaign... read more

Jane Goodall Institute releases StoryMap highlighting chimp habitat conservation

July 24, 2019By
The StoryMap features a map depicting where chimpanzees live in Tanzania. (Photo: Esri, HERE, GARMIN, USGS | Esri © OpenStreetMap contributors, HERE, Garmin, FAO, NOAA, USGS | Lilian Pintea, the Jane Goodall Institute and TANAPA)

In collaboration with Esri and Blue Raster, the Jane Goodall Institute (JGI) released a StoryMap that highlights Jane Goodall’s research, her Tacare approach and chimpanzee habitat conservation. The StoryMap highlights how many remaining chimpanzee habitats are outside of protected areas, and how that habitat is in the care of local people and decision-makers. It also walks through JGI’s Tacare community-centered... read more

Ocean mapping, exploration inventions honored with XPRIZE

June 3, 2019By
ODXP Competition Final Round 2 Testing in Kalamata, Greece. (Photo: NOAA/XPRIZE)

With more than 80 percent of the world’s oceans unmapped, the deep ocean is one of the last unknown areas on Earth. On May 31, teams with unique exploration solutions were honored with the Shell Ocean Discovery XPRIZE. XPRIZE is a global competition to advance ocean technologies for rapid, unmanned and high-resolution ocean exploration and discovery. The teams invented new technologies... read more