ArcGIS 10.1, the highly anticipated update to ArcGIS, is now available. The new release puts mapping and geospatial analytics into the hands of more people than ever—even those with no geographic information system (GIS) expertise. ArcGIS is a complete system for designing and managing solutions with geographic knowledge.
The Plenary Sessions at the twelfth annual Esri Education GIS Conference are undergoing a major change in format. Instead of a series of presentations from speakers, the Saturday and Sunday programs will commence with 90-minute facilitated community conversations in which Esri education managers, community spokespersons, and audience members will talk about themes of strategic importance to the education community.
The Latvian State Forest Service (SFS) recently evaluated four brands of GNSS handheld mapping devices in a head-to-head comparison that included rigorous field trials, financial cost and technical specifications. The Ashtech MobileMapper 100 achieved the best results in all comparisons, according to an SFS spokesperson.
The software enables you to create high sophisticated, interactive and dynamic web mapping solutions in a fast and easy way.
With the recent signing of a statewide license for the unlimited use of Esri's ArcGIS software, more than 2.7 million K-12 students in New York State (NYS) now have the opportunity to learn and apply geospatial concepts.
Randy Frantz, Esri’s telecommunications and location-based services industry manager, and Mark Reddick, technical marketing analyst on Esri’s telecom solutions team, recently received certification in TM Forum’s Business Process Framework and Information Framework.
Developers and GIS professionals use add-ins such as buttons, dockable windows, and menus to customize Esri's ArcGIS for Desktop. Python was recently added to the list of programming languages used to author add-ins.
Esri users can now access ArcGIS data and mapping capabilities on Amazon’s popular Android tablet, Kindle Fire. ArcGIS for Android, also available on iOS devices, Windows Phones, and other Android devices, lets users access, edit, and share maps. The free app can be downloaded directly from the Amazon Appstore for Android.
PCI Geomatics, a developer of geoimaging software and systems, announced that the GXL Cloud system it deployed for Esri in 2011 has successfully been used to process large volumes of 1 meter pansharpened Ikonos imagery. Imagery processed through the use of the GXL Cloud system is now available for free through ArcGIS Online.