TAG: Esri

Here there be dragons: GIS explores the unknown

July 12, 2017By

Here there be dragons. That phrase (or a variation of it) was used by early mapmakers to designate the unknown — and alert sailors to the danger of traveling into uncharted waters. I’ve always admired explorers who dared to push the boundaries of the known world. We’ve moved from the Age of Exploration to the Age of Information, but exploration continues... read more

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‘Maps are alive’: Highlights from the Esri UC plenary

July 10, 2017By

“Maps are alive,” declared Jack Dangermond, Esri founder and president, on the plenary stage at the world’s largest GIS event. The 38th annual Esri User Conference is taking place July 10–14 at the San Diego Convention Center. We are on the cusp of a data and information explosion, Dangermond explained while introducing the conference theme “The Science of Where.” “We... read more

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ArcGIS Pro 2.0 offers innovations, streamlined workflows

July 10, 2017By

ArcGIS Pro 2.0, Esri’s next-generation desktop geographic information system (GIS), is now available. This latest version provides more highly requested workflows and features new innovations. It is also more tightly integrated with the rest of the ArcGIS platform, so that users can complete more of their workflows solely in ArcGIS Pro. Jack Dangermond, Esri president, introduced major features of the upgrade at the... read more

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GPS World reports live from the 2017 Esri User Conference

July 10, 2017By

The 2017 Esri User Conference, the mecca of geographic information systems (GIS) in the U.S., is taking place July 10-14 in San Diego, California. This year, the theme is “The Science of Where.” 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... read more

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Esri CityEngine 2017 designed for efficient urban planning

July 5, 2017By

Esri has released Esri CityEngine 2017 with a variety of new features. This latest version of Esri’s 3D modeling software offers new features that let planners and architects compare different scenarios and visualize them with dashboards to view how each would affect the same geographic area — all in real time. With the updates available in the new version of... read more

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Exhibitors at GEOINT to launch range of new products

June 5, 2017By

A number of geospatial intelligence companies are exhibiting at the GEOINT 2017 Symposium, which is taking place June 4-7 at the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center in San Antonio, Texas. Hosted and produced by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (USGIF), the annual GEOINT Symposium is the nation’s largest gathering of industry, academia, and government to include defense, intelligence and... read more

New survey, mapping products

March 1, 2017By

Deformation monitoring Monitor, manage and evaluate monitoring data, optionally trigger alarms The Delta Solutions deformation monitoring system uses several software and hardware components — Delta Link, Delta Log, Delta Watch, Delta Sat and the Topcon MS AXII total station — to provide accurate and reliable monitoring measurements and associated reporting for asset protection. Delta Watch delivers accurate and reliable data... read more

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Esri partners with Waze on open data-sharing for governments

October 13, 2016By

Global mapping company Esri is partnering with Waze to make it easier for governments to begin building intelligent transportation systems in their communities. Waze enables users to share and harness the power of anonymous, aggregated data to promote greater transportation efficiency, deeper insight into travel conditions, and safer roads. Governments already using the Esri ArcGIS platform can quickly and easily exchange data through the Waze... read more

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