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PPGIS 2017 – Poznan, Poland (Day 2) – Geodesign, applications and discussion

Jun 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  conference crowdsourced geographic information gis gis usability participatory gis

The second day of the PPGIS 2017 symposium (see Day 1 here) started with a session on METHODS AND TOOLS. The session opened with a keynote from Peter Nijkamp (Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, Amsterdam, Netherlands, Adam Mickiewicz University, Poznań, Poland) . The talk is titled “A big data dashboard architecture for computable intelligent city policy“. Peter noted that the … Continue reading PPGIS 2017 – Poznan, Poland (Day 2) – Geodesign, applications and discussion


Crowd Sourced High Definition Maps

Jun 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling autonomous vehicles consumer

In order to support level 4 and 5 autonomous vehicles some vendors are looking to machine vision and deep learning to provide the needed object recognition. This article in Electronic Design explains that in addition to machine vision, radar and … Continue reading

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Mastering the Space Time Continuum: Considerations for Publishing Date Fields to the Web

Jun 23 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  application arcgis enterprise arcgis online arcgis pro configurable apps

Have you ever published data with date/time fields as map services or feature services? After they were published and added to a web map and app, did the date and/or time display incorrectly? Did you spend a few hours trying … Continue reading


Drone2Map 1.2 is now available for download

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps arcgis earth

Drone2Map for ArcGIS version 1.2 is available for download from My Esri and the Drone2Map for ArcGIS Help Site. This release builds on the themes of ease of use and automation by adding in key features for batch processing, sharing web maps, and … Continue reading


Using ArcGIS Network Analyst for Fiber Backhaul Planning

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing network analyst spatial analysis telecommunications uncategorized

Delivering fiber backhaul to potentially tens of thousands of new and existing cell sites requires careful planning to optimize the fiber routes.  This traditionally manual, costly, and time consuming process can now be automated using spatial analysis tools.  Esri offers a Backhaul … Continue reading


Snapchat buys Zenly to show users where their friends are

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  geo business snapchat zenly

If you updated your Snapchat app this week, you would have noticed a new feature called Snap Map. This nifty location-sharing tool allows users to see on a map where their friends are. Apart from that, it also shows what those people are doing, like driving or eating at a restaurant, illustrated by cute little […]

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PPGIS 2017 – Poznan, Poland (Day 1) – different notions and tools of public participation GIS

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Po Ve Sham – Muki Haklay's personal blog under tags  citizen science conference geodesign gis gis usability

These notes are from the workshop Modern Methods and Tools for Public Participation in Urban Planning 2017, held in Palac Obrzycko near Poznan, Poland on 22nd and 23rd June 2017 – the outline of the workshop stated “Researchers and practitioners of urban planning have had a variable interest in developing and applying methods of public participation … Continue reading PPGIS 2017 – Poznan, Poland (Day 1) – different notions and tools of public participation GIS


Contribute Your Campus Data to Esri’s Community Program!

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis content arcgis online campus mapping cartographic design

Community Maps contributors have made it clear, and we’ve noticed. Colleges and universities all over the world want their campus on the map. There has been a rather impressive increase in the number of campuses that want to share their … Continue reading


Watch two cities face off in a massive GPS art challenge

Jun 22 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  gps location-based marketing

Move over Mannequin. Take a hike single-finger selfie. There’s a new challenge in town and it is totally awesome! BuzzFeed & T-Mobile got two US cities – Los Angeles and District of Columbia – to face off in an epic GPS Drawing Challenge. So, two persons representing the cities got hooked with GPS trackers and […]

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New GeoPlanner Course – It’s Free!

Jun 21 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing apps arcgis online

Interested in learning more about GeoPlanner? Interested in green infrastructure planning in GeoPlanner? Esri Training recently released a new course that will introduce you to green infrastructure concepts and how to use GeoPlanner’s analysis tools to discover patterns and phenomena in data. Exploring … Continue reading