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Maintenance Patch 1 for Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 3.0 released, now supports MicroStrategy Web/Mobile 10.6

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3.0 announcement apps arcgis online certification

This patch fixes critical performance issues in Esri Maps for MicroStrategy v3.0. In December 2016, the MicroStrategy Community announced the release of MicroStrategy Web/Mobile 10.6, an incremental update release. Esri Maps for MicroStrategy 3.0 was originally released supporting MicroStrategy 10.3 … Continue reading


Image Service Widgets for Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  app developers apps arcgis developer blog arcgis developer community image analysis

This blog post was contributed by Emily Windahl, a Technical Editor on the Imagery Workflows Team. The Esri Imagery Dev team are proud to offer a custom imagery-focused theme and some custom widgets for Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS, which have … Continue reading


Founder of Blackboard and SocialRadar appointed as a new CEO of PrecisionHawk

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones geo business precisionhawk

Drone mapping industry is growing extremely fast and it is here to stay. It’s not one of the tech bubbles. It actually solves many important problems related to the lack of accurate data and value of the market for drone-based services is estimated to be a multi-billion dollar business. That sort of potential and growth dynamics […]

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Check Out the New Version of Full Motion Video for ArcMap

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcmap addin drone fmv full motion video imagery

Esri released version 1.3.2 of the Full Motion Video add-in (FMV), including new features and updated support for ArcMap 10.3 to 10.5. The FMV add-in is free for customers current on ArcGIS Desktop maintenance. With FMV, users can view, process, … Continue reading


Deploying Collector for ArcGIS without the Windows Store

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps collector collector for arcgis collector for arcgis on windows deploy

There is a lot of excitement about Collector for ArcGIS on Windows 10. However, making it available is presenting a challenge to organizations that don’t allow access to the Windows Store. These organizations need to instead deploy Collector through the … Continue reading


Apps that showcase your maps

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online tip configurable app tip configurable apps story maps

Configurable app templates and Story Maps are a great way to share your web maps with others. Many of these templates offer tools and capabilities targeted towards specific uses and workflows, and all offer configurable options that don’t require any coding. But sometimes you’ve … Continue reading


Following the Route of Climate Migrants

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GISCafe Voice under tags  3d cities abi research arcgis big data climate change

Climate Migrants is an Esri Story Map that tells the story of people misplaced geographically by climate change and in some cases, other change factors. Allan Carroll of Esri and his team wanted to create a climate change map that was oriented toward people. The primary goal of the team is to produce apps that enable […]


Kenneth Field—Mapping at the Intersection of Science and Art

Jan 27 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Esri Insider under tags  cartography industry focus maps science storytelling with maps

Maps rich with data analysis are used as a tool in many different ways to help users make better-informed decisions. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology puts information in a geographic context. The element of place is one everyone is … Continue reading


Telsa will get ‘Fully Self-driving Capability’ in 3-6 months

Jan 26 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  self-driving cars self driving car tesla

Elon Musk has never been the one to shy away from making bold claims and pushing the boundary of what is possible, while other Car manufacturers like Nissan are still wondering whether to use call-centres to operate Self-Driving cars under certain conditions, Elon Musk thinks Tesla’s cars will get “Fully Self-Driving Capabilities” within the next […]

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Geo behind every corner, even if you don’t expect it. Predictions by Ernest Earon, CTO of PrecisionHawk

Jan 26 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drone drones featured geotrends geotrends2017

Is “GIS is everywhere” a redundant statement? Aside from the rather poor (though literal) pun, I argue that it is redundant. I propose that GIS is currently going through a renaissance period of explosive growth, though perhaps not in the most obvious of ways. To the greater public, at least those who are aware of […]

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