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ArcGIS Pro Tips: 5 Tips For Fixing Broken Data Links

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro arcgis pro tips data editing

When you add a map, scene, or layer to your ArcGIS project, you want to be able to get to work right away. Usually, you can do just that. However, sometimes reality isn’t quite so smooth. One small speedbump that … Continue reading


Episode 4: Coders on Couches Drinking Coffee – littleBits

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about data coders on couches internet of things iot littlebits

littleBits is a kit of electronic building blocks — like lights, speakers, sensors, and buttons — that you can snap together to build custom prototypes. It’s designed to get kids interested in technology — but we think it’s pretty fun for all ages! In this episode, we’re joined by Don Murray, (President and co-founder of Safe) and Jen (FME Server tech […]

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GIS Cloud Presentation at MundoGEO#Connect Latin America

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at GIS Cloud under tags  blog events people

  Today, 12th of May 2017, GIS Cloud team will give a talk and show a demo at MundoGEO#Connect 2017  about “Building Intelligent Cities by Engaging Citizens Through Collaborative Solutions” at 15h, Auditorium A.   During the conference, you can visit GIS Cloud stand (No. 072) in the exhibition space, try our solutions or request...


Introducing Airbus Aerial, the new commercial drone player in town

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  airbus drones

The battle for commercial drone dominance in the United States and Europe is heating up with the emergence of a new player: Airbus. The aeronautics giant has just announced the launch of its new business – a new commercial drone startup called Airbus Aerial. Initially, the business will focus on using drones to develop aerial […]

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New York Subway Track Map

May 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at The Map Room under tags  new york city transit

Last year I told you about Andrew Lynch’s posters of individual New York subway lines. Now Lynch has created something that will be of interest to anyone who likes the London Underground’s track network map or Franklin Jarrier’s detailed rail maps: a geographically accurate subway track map for New York City, which can be downloaded as a PDF … Continue reading "New York Subway Track Map"


How DigitalGlobe’s satellite imagery is going to help improve OpenStreetMap

May 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  digitalglobe openstreetmap satellite imagery

Satellite imagery is an essential component that OpenStreetMap mappers use every day to improve the ever-growing wiki world map. And things just got a lot better for OSM with DigitalGlobe’s new satellite imagery service for OpenStreetMap that makes two new global satellite imagery layers directly available inside OpenStreetMap’s ID Editor. The two new layers i.e. DigitalGlobe-Premium and DigitalGlobe-Standard are […]

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Now, you can build your own Indoor App with this Indoor Positioning Engine SDK

May 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  indoor lbs indoor mapping indoor navigation interview navigation

There are a ton of (outdoor) navigation apps that ensure that we never get lost while trying to reach our destination but there are more chances of being lost at shopping malls, International forum, tech-parks, hospitals, museums, warehouses and what not. We are rather more confused inside a building than in the outside world. Navigine, […]

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Interesting and Absurd Uses of Digital Elevation Models

May 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 uc 2017 user conference analysis & geoprocessing arcgis pro arcmap

At the 2017 Esri User Conference, Ken Field will dazzle you with an array of beautiful techniques and examples of Relief Representation. I’ll be there, too, as the peanut gallery, tossing in strange, maybe useful, sometimes ridiculous, examples of Digital … Continue reading


New Learn ArcGIS lesson details US bombing missions over Vietnam

May 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro b-52 cambodia cartographic design defense

In December 2016, the US Department of Defense released digital records involving every bombing mission carried out during the Vietnam War. You can now turn all that data into a visually appealing map with a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, Cartographic Creations … Continue reading


New Learn ArcGIS lesson: Big data and cartography in ArcGIS Pro

May 10 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis pro b-52 cambodia cartographic design defense

In December 2016, the US Department of Defense released digital records involving every bombing mission carried out during the Vietnam War. You can now turn all that data into a visually appealing map with a new Learn ArcGIS lesson, Cartographic Creations … Continue reading