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Drive with confidence. Navigate with your own custom travel mode.

Feb 14 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps arcgis pro custom travel modes navigator navigator for arcgis

You’ve likely seen a picture or news report showing a truck stuck under a bridge or overpass, because it was too tall to go through. Luckily, accidents like these can be prevented if custom travel modes are used in Navigator … Continue reading


ArcGIS Pro Extensibility with Add-Ins

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  .net 3d gis analysis & geoprocessing app developers arcgis pro

With the recent release of ArcGIS Pro 1.4, we’ve posted a number of updates on some of the latest Pro SDK for .NET capabilities, including a What’s New overview, and spotlights on configurations and also light/dark theme UI styling for … Continue reading


ArcGIS will now offer satellite imagery and a powerful remote sensing analytics

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  digitalglobe envi esri geo business remote sensing

Today Esri announced that it has partnered with DigitalGlobe, and Harris to offer ArcGIS users access to a library of satellite imagery along with analytical and deep learning tools designed to help users gain insights from imagery at scale. DigitalGlobe resources are huge. They have 17-year, time-lapse library of satellite imagery for the whole world. Combined with powerful Harris’ […]

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Making open imagery accessible: OpenAerialMap comes out of beta

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  drones open data openaerialmap osm remote sensing

Open satellite and aerial imagery can be difficult to find, access and use. For HOT and our humanitarian partners, open imagery has been critical for disaster response and preparedness in places like Ecuador and Tanzania. For the past year and a half, OpenAerialMap has been providing access to openly licensed imagery for the OpenStreetMap and humanitarian community to try to […]

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How To: Use ArcGIS Pro PerfTools to measure bookmark rendering times

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis desktop arcgis pro performance perftools rendering

Whether you’re planning an engaging presentation using ArcGIS Pro, or upgrading hardware in your GIS infrastructure, having an accurate measure of rendering performance is critical for planning purposes.  The freely-available PerfTools Add-in for ArcGIS Pro allows you to easily measure … Continue reading


Power Plants & Other Facilities Now on Ohio Oil & Gas Map

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles class ii compressor stations data and analysis earthquakes

Over the last few months we’ve been busy working on some updates to our Ohio Oil & Gas Map. Check out what we’ve added recently and explore the map below! New: Power Plants & ATEX Pipeline We now have the locations of eight of the credible natural gas power plants proposed in Ohio, along with the jobs they cite […]

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Freshwater, Marine, and Terrestrial Services, oh my!

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing arcgis online freshwater hydro landscape

The Nature Conservancy recently contributed 76 feature services to the Living Atlas of the World. Check out the story map to learn more: http://esriurl.com/TheNatureConservancyStoryMap.


Keep track of your favorite places and share them with friends

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Is your bucket list etched in your memory, or scribbled on a dozen post-it notes scattered around your home? Have you ever promised out-of-town guests an email full of your favorite spots, only to never get around to clicking send? Starting today, you can create lists of places, share your lists with others, and follow the lists your friends and family share with you—without ever leaving the Google Maps app (Android, iOS).


Getting started is easy. Simply open the Google Maps app and find that BBQ spot you’ve been wanting to try. Tapping on the place name and then the “Save” icon adds the place to one of several pre-set lists like “Want to Go” or “Favorites.” You can also add the restaurant to a new list that you name yourself, like “Finger Lickin’ BBQ.” To recall the lists you’ve created, go to Your Places (in the side menu) and then open the saved tab. Icons for the places you’ve saved to lists will appear on the map itself, so you’ll always know whether one of your must-try BBQ spots is nearby.


Because sharing is caring, we made it easy to share lists like “Best Views in SF” via text, email, social networks and popular messaging apps. Whenever friends and family come to town, tap the share button to get a link and start flexing your local knowledge muscles. Once you send a link to your out-of-towners, they can tap “Follow” to pull up the list from Your Places whenever they need it. Here’s how it all works in real life:

Lists on Google Maps

The lists you follow are with you wherever you take Google Maps and are viewable on mobile and desktop—and even offline. Next time you're on a trip, download offline maps of the area in advance and you'll be able to see all the places you’ve added to lists on the map itself.


With the millions of landmarks, businesses and other points of interest in Google Maps, there’s no shortage of places to try. Now that we’ve got the world mapped, it’s your turn to map your world with Lists—from local hotspots to bucket list destinations worlds away.



Keep track of your favorite places and share them with friends

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Is your bucket list etched in your memory, or scribbled on a dozen post-it notes scattered around your home? Have you ever promised out-of-town guests an email full of your favorite spots, only to never get around to clicking send? Starting today, you can create lists of places, share your lists with others, and follow the lists your friends and family share with you—without ever leaving the Google Maps app (Android, iOS).


Getting started is easy. Simply open the Google Maps app and find that BBQ spot you’ve been wanting to try. Tapping on the place name and then the “Save” icon adds the place to one of several pre-set lists like “Want to Go” or “Favorites.” You can also add the restaurant to a new list that you name yourself, like “Finger Lickin’ BBQ.” To recall the lists you’ve created, go to Your Places (in the side menu) and then open the saved tab. Icons for the places you’ve saved to lists will appear on the map itself, so you’ll always know whether one of your must-try BBQ spots is nearby.


Because sharing is caring, we made it easy to share lists like “Best Views in SF” via text, email, social networks and popular messaging apps. Whenever friends and family come to town, tap the share button to get a link and start flexing your local knowledge muscles. Once you send a link to your out-of-towners, they can tap “Follow” to pull up the list from Your Places whenever they need it. Here’s how it all works in real life:

Lists on Google Maps

The lists you follow are with you wherever you take Google Maps and are viewable on mobile and desktop—and even offline. Next time you're on a trip, download offline maps of the area in advance and you'll be able to see all the places you’ve added to lists on the map itself.


With the millions of landmarks, businesses and other points of interest in Google Maps, there’s no shortage of places to try. Now that we’ve got the world mapped, it’s your turn to map your world with Lists—from local hotspots to bucket list destinations worlds away.



Keep track of your favorite places and share them with friends

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Is your bucket list etched in your memory, or scribbled on a dozen post-it notes scattered around your home? Have you ever promised out-of-town guests an email full of your favorite spots, only to never get around to clicking send? Starting today, you can create lists of places, share your lists with others, and follow the lists your friends and family share with you—without ever leaving the Google Maps app (Android, iOS).


Getting started is easy. Simply open the Google Maps app and find that BBQ spot you’ve been wanting to try. Tapping on the place name and then the “Save” icon adds the place to one of several pre-set lists like “Want to Go” or “Favorites.” You can also add the restaurant to a new list that you name yourself, like “Finger Lickin’ BBQ.” To recall the lists you’ve created, go to Your Places (in the side menu) and then open the saved tab. Icons for the places you’ve saved to lists will appear on the map itself, so you’ll always know whether one of your must-try BBQ spots is nearby.


Because sharing is caring, we made it easy to share lists like “Best Views in SF” via text, email, social networks and popular messaging apps. Whenever friends and family come to town, tap the share button to get a link and start flexing your local knowledge muscles. Once you send a link to your out-of-towners, they can tap “Follow” to pull up the list from Your Places whenever they need it. Here’s how it all works in real life:

Lists on Google Maps

The lists you follow are with you wherever you take Google Maps and are viewable on mobile and desktop—and even offline. Next time you're on a trip, download offline maps of the area in advance and you'll be able to see all the places you’ve added to lists on the map itself.


With the millions of landmarks, businesses and other points of interest in Google Maps, there’s no shortage of places to try. Now that we’ve got the world mapped, it’s your turn to map your world with Lists—from local hotspots to bucket list destinations worlds away.



Keep track of your favorite places and share them with friends

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Maps under tags  maps

Is your bucket list etched in your memory, or scribbled on a dozen post-it notes scattered around your home? Have you ever promised out-of-town guests an email full of your favorite spots, only to never get around to clicking send? Starting today, you can create lists of places, share your lists with others, and follow the lists your friends and family share with you—without ever leaving the Google Maps app (Android, iOS).


Getting started is easy. Simply open the Google Maps app and find that BBQ spot you’ve been wanting to try. Tapping on the place name and then the “Save” icon adds the place to one of several pre-set lists like “Want to Go” or “Favorites.” You can also add the restaurant to a new list that you name yourself, like “Finger Lickin’ BBQ.” To recall the lists you’ve created, go to Your Places (in the side menu) and then open the saved tab. Icons for the places you’ve saved to lists will appear on the map itself, so you’ll always know whether one of your must-try BBQ spots is nearby.


Because sharing is caring, we made it easy to share lists like “Best Views in SF” via text, email, social networks and popular messaging apps. Whenever friends and family come to town, tap the share button to get a link and start flexing your local knowledge muscles. Once you send a link to your out-of-towners, they can tap “Follow” to pull up the list from Your Places whenever they need it. Here’s how it all works in real life:

Lists on Google Maps

The lists you follow are with you wherever you take Google Maps and are viewable on mobile and desktop—and even offline. Next time you're on a trip, download offline maps of the area in advance and you'll be able to see all the places you’ve added to lists on the map itself.


With the millions of landmarks, businesses and other points of interest in Google Maps, there’s no shortage of places to try. Now that we’ve got the world mapped, it’s your turn to map your world with Lists—from local hotspots to bucket list destinations worlds away.



Love from above. Satellite images reveal that love is all around us.

Feb 13 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  love remote sensing topgeo valentine's day

Love and geography go together well! These satellite images from TerraServer.com reveal that love is all around us. 1. Galešnjak Island, Croatia Image taken on 2016-10-31, 43.9785357, 15.3811181 2. Sri Sathya Sai Sanjeevani Hospital, Raipur, India Image taken on 2016-11-03, 21.210944,81.8106802 3. Heart of Voh, New Caledonia Image taken on 2016-08-07, -20.9368846, 164.654972 4. Three heart-shaped ponds near […]

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Geiger-mode for Autonomous Vehicles

Feb 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  autonomous vehicles research sensors

This is an informative video interview with the CEO of Princeton Lightwave, Dr. Mark Itzler who explains the potential benefits of Geiger-mode lidar to the development of autonomous vehicles.

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Top 14 maps and charts that explain Valentine’s Day

Feb 12 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  featured love topgeo valentine's day

Every February 14, across the world flowers, chocolates and gifts are exchanged between loved ones, all in the name of St. Valentine. There are a number of Saints called Valentine who are honored on February 14. The day became associated with romantic love in the Middle Ages in England but the origins of the day goes […]

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What’s Coming in the Business Analyst Web App

Feb 11 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps bao-only business analyst business analyst desktop business analyst online

The upcoming update of the Business Analyst web app is planned for the end of February and will include several improvements and enhancements. Here is what we have planned: More Powerful Suitability Analysis  Incorporate competitive and complementary locations to make … Continue reading



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