TAG: Esri

Esri and Leica partner to offer GIS/GPS grants to governments

August 1, 2016By

Geographic information system (GIS) provider Esri has partnered with Swiss-based spatial measurement instrument manufacturer Leica Geosystems to encourage innovation of mobile field data collection in government by offering grants totaling $143,250 in goods and services. Projects should combine GIS and GPS. Known as the Smart Communities Innovation Challenge, 10 governments that submit detailed project proposals demonstrating increased efficiencies in collecting data for decision support or improved productivity... read more

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Eos offers sub-meter and RTK for Esri’s Collector 10.4 for iOS

July 26, 2016By
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Eos Positioning Systems has announced that its Arrow series of GNSS receivers is compatible with Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS running on iPads and iPhones. The Arrow receivers have been tested and certified as high-accuracy GNSS receivers compatible with Collector 10.4.0 for iOS. The full range of Arrow GNSS receivers from sub-meter to decimeter to centimeter RTK accuracy all work flawlessly with Collector for... read more

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SAP debuts Geographical Enablement Framework

July 6, 2016By
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SAP SE unveiled its SAP Geographical Enablement Framework, powered by SAP HANA, at the 2016 Esri User Conference, held June 27 to July 1 in San Diego, California. SAP Geographical Enablement Framework helps organizations enrich business applications with geographic data from geographic information systems (GIS), such as Esri ArcGIS. “In many asset-intensive industries such as energy, transportation and public sector,... read more

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3DR to integrate Site Scan with Esri Drone2Map

July 6, 2016By

Drone-maker 3DR is teaming up with Esri to integrate 3DR’s Site Scan software with Esri Drone2Map. 3DR made the announcement at the Esri User Conference, held last week in San Diego. Designed for the field professional, Site Scan is an intuitive, powerful and open aerial data capture and analytics platform that delivers an end-to-end solution ready-made for existing mapping and survey workflows, 3DR said... read more

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ArcGIS apps for the field launched at Esri UC

June 27, 2016By
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Esri has launched two new ArcGIS apps for field operating efficiency at the Esri User Conference, being held June 27–July 1 in San Diego. Attendees can see live demonstrations and experiment with Drone2Map for ArcGIS and Survey123 for ArcGIS. “These two apps are already becoming game changers,” said Esri President Jack Dangermond. “What we’ve done is make it much easier for our... read more

GPS World reports live from the 2016 Esri User Conference

June 27, 2016By
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The 2016 Esri User Conference, the mecca of geographic information systems (GIS) in the U.S., takes place June 28 to July 1 in San Diego, California. The conference is designed to give attendees practical advice and hands-on experience with GIS tools from Esri and other companies, as well as share ideas and best practices for improving our world through maps. The event encompasses 16,000 GIS... read more

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Harris, Esri partner to modernize foundational data production

May 17, 2016By

Esri and Harris Corporation are embarking on a broad strategic relationship to develop modernized foundation GEOINT data production, apps and tools within a WebGIS environment, for federal agencies. The partnership will advance the state-of-the-art in automated GEOINT (geointelligence) production methods leveraging commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS)-based solutions. The collaborative effort will help programs across multiple security domains to meet the expected surge of commercial... read more

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CaGIS discusses upcoming world conference at FedGIS

April 20, 2016By

Eric Anderson describes the Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS) and its world conference, coming to Washington, D.C., in 2017. He was interviewed by GeoIntelligence Insider columnist Art Kalinski for geospatial-solutions.com at the Esri Federal GIS Conference, held Feb. 24-25 in Washington, D.C. read more