GIS News

Configurable Apps Announcement – Public Gallery Template Moving to Mature Support Phase with September Update of ArcGIS Online

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online cats configurable apps gallery mature support

In the upcoming September 2017 Release of ArcGIS Online, the Public Gallery Template will move into the Mature phase of the Product Lifecycle  and will be removed from the default Configurable Apps Gallery. The Public Gallery Template displays apps and web maps … Continue reading


Geographic Data & The Living Atlas are Key to Remote Engineering

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  geodata living atlas open data telecommunications

Remote telecom network engineering is all about reducing the number of engineering field visits by bringing the field to the engineer. This can reduce costs, improve designs, and accelerate time-to-market. One of the most crucial pieces to remote engineering is … Continue reading


FracTracker Alliance to Host Community Meetings in Colorado

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles colorado community engagement events and announcements

FracTracker Alliance invites Colorado’s Front Range communities to attend and participate in two community meetings, open to the public on August 23rd and 24th. Our shared goals will be to craft new research projects for FracTracker to study related to the environmental health impacts resulting from oil and gas development in Colorado. We also welcome Dr. Stephanie […]

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My First Software Dev Position – What It’s Like To Be A Co-Op At Safe

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme co-op co-op program corporate culture students

Co-op students have been an integral part of Safe Software for over 20 years, contributing to core FME technology and often returning as full-time software developers. Adam Bignell is a student from SFU’s Computer Science program and has spent 8 months developing support for raster, point cloud, and other formats on our PVR team. Safe Software provided me with everything I didn’t know […]

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3D Brain Hack

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis arcgis pro cartographic design imagery uncategorized

You may or may not have studied, or practiced, GIS in an era when you’d be expected to line up two aerial images taken at different angles and hunch over them with a stereoscope to reveal the Victorian-era magic of … Continue reading


Load Volume Scanning

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling business development sensors software

New Zealand – based Loadscan Ltd. has been automating the volume measurement business for the past 20 years. The latest device uses laser scanners to accurately measure the volume of materials being moved on construction sites or mines. The Loadscan … Continue reading

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10 questions about the Great American Eclipse 2017

Aug 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geography solar eclipse

As we inch closer to the rare act of cosmic providence which is expected to be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted in human history,” here are a few things you should know about the Great American Eclipse of 2017. 1. Why does everyone in the United States seem so obsessed with the solar […]

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Israeli Firm Lands $50 million for Flash Lidar

Aug 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles sensors

Israeli-based Oryx Vision has landed a second round of financing of $50 million for its solid state flash lidar technology targeting the autonomous vehicle market. The sensor technology claims to have a 1 million times better signal to noise ratio … Continue reading

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Time Warped Cartograpy

Aug 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro cartographic design cartography export

Here is a ridiculous walking distance map of Seattle. The geography of areas accessible via a 1, 2, and 3 hour stroll are warped into concentric rings. While it looks like an ice cream cone on a hot day, its … Continue reading


Know before you go with Google Maps’ new Q&A feature

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

You know all those times you had to juggle between Google Maps and other apps because you wanted to find out more about the place you were visiting: Does this restaurant have happy hours? Do they offer a group discount? Does the museum allow photography on the premises? A new feature being rolled out to […]

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Load Volume Scanning

Aug 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling business development sensors software

New Zealand – based Loadscan Ltd. has been automating the volume measurement business for the past 20 years. The latest device uses laser scanners to accurately measure the volume of materials being moved on construction sites or mines. The Loadscan … Continue reading

The post Load Volume Scanning appeared first on In The Scan.


10 questions about the Great American Eclipse 2017

Aug 19 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geography solar eclipse

As we inch closer to the rare act of cosmic providence which is expected to be “the most photographed, most shared, most tweeted in human history,” here are a few things you should know about the Great American Eclipse of 2017. 1. Why does everyone in the United States seem so obsessed with the solar […]

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Israeli Firm Lands $50 million for Flash Lidar

Aug 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles sensors

Israeli-based Oryx Vision has landed a second round of financing of $50 million for its solid state flash lidar technology targeting the autonomous vehicle market. The sensor technology claims to have a 1 million times better signal to noise ratio … Continue reading

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Time Warped Cartograpy

Aug 18 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro cartographic design cartography export

Here is a ridiculous walking distance map of Seattle. The geography of areas accessible via a 1, 2, and 3 hour stroll are warped into concentric rings. While it looks like an ice cream cone on a hot day, its … Continue reading


Know before you go with Google Maps’ new Q&A feature

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

You know all those times you had to juggle between Google Maps and other apps because you wanted to find out more about the place you were visiting: Does this restaurant have happy hours? Do they offer a group discount? Does the museum allow photography on the premises? A new feature being rolled out to […]

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