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TAG: Google Earth

Fire Globe GIS web app transferred to Esri platform

February 29, 2016By

The National Interagency Fire Center (NIFC) has transferred its Fire Globe web GIS application to the Esri platform, Esri announced in a Feb. 23 news release. Responding to Google’s announcement about its deprecation of Google Earth Enterprise in January 2015, Esri partner Next Tier Concepts worked with NIFC to facilitate the move. Esri is helping Google customers easily make similar... read more

ArcGIS Earth: Google Earth, GIS style

January 28, 2016By

For most GIS professionals, Esri’s new ArcGIS Earth will replace the soon-to-be-discontinued Google Earth Enterprise. I take a tour through the new software, which is much like Google Earth with a few added features. Plus: Q&A from our December UAV webinar. In early 2015, Google announced that Google Earth Enterprise is being deprecated. In the software world, deprecated means the... read more

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Esri unveils ArcGIS Earth interactive globe

January 19, 2016By
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Esri, the world leader in mapping technology, has launched ArcGIS Earth, a free, desktop-based interactive globe that anyone can use to explore the world and work with a variety of 3D and 2D map data formats including KML. ArcGIS Earth allows users to quickly display data on the globe, sketch place marks, measure distances and areas, and add annotations to... read more

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Boxes and Boxes of Professional-Grade Tools

December 17, 2015By

Geospatial data is everywhere. Many times I’ve shown the following photo I shot at the Esri User Conference several years ago. At the Field Technology Conference in November, I talked about this. Actually, I believe I’ve talked about the topic at nearly every Field Technology Conference since the inaugural event in 2010. Geospatial data long ago left the user domain of... read more

Esri, NT Concepts Help Transition Google Earth Enterprise Customers

June 22, 2015By

In coordination with Google, Esri is providing replacement software and training to customers and partners using Google’s enterprise geospatial technology. NT Concepts, an experienced Google integrator, is announcing a new partnership with Esri to help customers that have implemented Google Earth Enterprise and Google Maps Engine make a smooth transition to the ArcGIS platform with minimal interruptions to their operations.... read more

ClearTerra’s Locate XT GIS Software Extracts, Outputs Spatial Data

February 12, 2015By

ClearTerra‘s Jeff Wilson gives a snapshot of the company’s Locate XT software while at the 2015 Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 9-10 in Washington D.C. The LocateXT software extracts unstructured textual documents into structured spatial output for GIS and spatial viewing platforms, including Esri ArcGIS and Google Earth. read more

TITAN: The Geospatial Babel Fish

July 9, 2008By

About 10 years ago PBS aired a very funny science fiction comedy called The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy, written by Douglas Adams. The serial radio programs, which originated in Great Britain, were about two characters who traveled the universe by bumming rides on spacecraft. One curiosity highlighted in the second episode was the Tower of Babel-inspired “Babel fish,” which... read more

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