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Treasure Island Example in CityEngine

Nov 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis cityengine modeling

American Thanksgiving is a holiday that is known for being a time when people get together with family, friends, and loved ones and give thanks for what one has. We would like to say thank you to you for being … Continue reading


Older Map Entries Now Available

Nov 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  housekeeping

Just to let you know: I’ve finally finished importing the map-related blog entries I made on my personal blog during The Map Room’s 2011-2015 hiatus. It was a slow process, but now it’s a finished one, and now these older posts will remain available. (The best way to browse old blog entries is to start … Continue reading "Older Map Entries Now Available"


Podcast: The State of Augmented Reality

Nov 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data arkit augmented reality google glass hololens

What is Augmented Reality vs. Mixed Reality, and how are these technologies impacting different markets? @mapgirll and I discuss how the devices work, where this technology is today, and what’s currently being prototyped around the world. Learn how you can get started putting your data into an AR/MR device, and hear how Sweco uses FME to bring data types like CAD, BIM, […]

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London Underground Architecture and Design Map

Nov 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  architecture cities london transit tube

Blue Crow Media’s latest map of urban architecture is the London Underground Architecture and Design Map, a collaboration between transit system guru (and friend of The Map Room) Mark Ovenden and photographer Will Scott. “The guide includes a geographical Underground map with featured stations marked, with corresponding photography and details on the reverse along with … Continue reading "London Underground Architecture and Design Map"


Making a “Top 10 Locations” Map with ArcGIS Maps for Adobe Creative Cloud

Nov 20 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  adobe adobe max arcgis cartography creative cloud

At last month’s Adobe MAX 2017, I had the opportunity to present  how easy it is to make data-driven maps in the new Version 1.1 of the ArcGIS Maps for Creative Cloud (M4CC) extension.The audience was fantastic! One of the things … Continue reading


Geospatial Data Act

Nov 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  data government mapping the industry

While all the headlines coming from Washington these days are focused on taxes there is also an important bill working its way through both houses that affects the geospatial industry. The purpose of the Geospatial Data Act (S. 1253 and. … Continue reading

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Pledge Break

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  housekeeping

If you like what I do here and you have a couple of extra dollars, pounds, euros or kroner lying around, this would be an awfully good time to send them The Map Room’s way: sent directly to me via Ko-Fi or, if you don’t trust me to handle money, directly to my web hosting bill. That … Continue reading "Pledge Break"


James Clark’s Revised Map of Current and Proposed Railways in Southeast Asia

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  asia brunei cambodia indonesia laos

James Clark has updated his map of current and proposed railways in southeast Asia (see previous entry). The new version clearly delineates between current and proposed lines. “The black lines on the map represent railways that are currently operating, while the red lines are proposed lines. As with the subway map, proposed can mean anything … Continue reading "James Clark’s Revised Map of Current and Proposed Railways in Southeast Asia"


Google Maps gets a color-coded makeover for enhanced location discovery

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps

Google Maps has a long history of surprising and delighting its users with a steady flow of super useful updates, and the newest one is no exception. Google Maps, and all other Google products that incorporate it – Assistant, Search, Earth, and Android Auto – will ring in the New Year with a new look […]

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What’s New in Basemaps (November 2017)

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design

Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 38 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and university campuses throughout Germany, Spain, Suriname, … Continue reading


Geospatial Data Act

Nov 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  data government mapping the industry

While all the headlines coming from Washington these days are focused on taxes there is also an important bill working its way through both houses that affects the geospatial industry. The purpose of the Geospatial Data Act (S. 1253 and. … Continue reading

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Pledge Break

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  housekeeping

If you like what I do here and you have a couple of extra dollars, pounds, euros or kroner lying around, this would be an awfully good time to send them The Map Room’s way: sent directly to me via Ko-Fi or, if you don’t trust me to handle money, directly to my web hosting bill. That … Continue reading "Pledge Break"


James Clark’s Revised Map of Current and Proposed Railways in Southeast Asia

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  asia brunei cambodia indonesia laos

James Clark has updated his map of current and proposed railways in southeast Asia (see previous entry). The new version clearly delineates between current and proposed lines. “The black lines on the map represent railways that are currently operating, while the red lines are proposed lines. As with the subway map, proposed can mean anything … Continue reading "James Clark’s Revised Map of Current and Proposed Railways in Southeast Asia"


Google Maps gets a color-coded makeover for enhanced location discovery

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo news google maps

Google Maps has a long history of surprising and delighting its users with a steady flow of super useful updates, and the newest one is no exception. Google Maps, and all other Google products that incorporate it – Assistant, Search, Earth, and Android Auto – will ring in the New Year with a new look […]

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What’s New in Basemaps (November 2017)

Nov 17 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online basemaps cartographic design

Esri’s Community Program contributors have added new and updated map layers to Esri’s Online Basemaps. There is new and updated content for 38 communities. This release includes several states, counties, cities, facility sites and university campuses throughout Germany, Spain, Suriname, … Continue reading