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Explorer for ArcGIS (iOS) v17.1.1 released

Aug 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  apps explorer explorer for arcgis ios mobile

After receiving considerable feedback from the 17.1.0 release, we have updated Explorer for ArcGIS on the iOS platform with a strategic bug fix update. Thank you very much for all that have participated in the Test Flight beta for this update. … Continue reading


FME 2017.1 – Worth the Wait

Aug 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Safe Software Blog under tags  about fme fme 2017.1

Okay. I know we’ve pushed the release date back a couple of times, (or more), but I think you’ll agree that the extra effort into the details made FME 2017.1 worth the wait. This release brings you even better remote sensing support, more powerful date/time handling, instant data inspecton, plus the usual new and upgraded […]

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Nominations being accepted for 2017 Community Sentinel Award for Environmental Stewardship

Aug 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Articles – FracTracker Alliance under tags  articles award environment environmental event

The impact of the oil and gas industry is visible in almost every community across the United States. As such, the thousands of volunteers working in their communities and cherished places to observe, measure, document, report, address, and limit impacts caused by activities of the oil and gas industry are invaluable. Their actions and advocacy […]

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The new kid on satellite imagery block has both brains and brawn

Aug 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  astro digital earth observation start-ups startups

For many, many years, you could count on your fingertips the number of operators providing global earth observation services. At present, the satellite imagery market seems almost crowded with tech startups funded by venture capitalists jostling for space alongside traditional aerospace players. Launching a satellite today costs only a fraction of what it used to, […]

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Performing analysis with the Con tool

Aug 01 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  analysis & geoprocessing analysis stories arcgis pro arcgis spatial analyst arcmap

‘Con’, abbreviated for condition, is one of the most used and powerful tools in Spatial Analyst. It allows you to vary how the output is determined based on the value of the input locations, which is key for building simple … Continue reading


ArcGIS Earth – The Post UC 2017 Blog

Jul 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  2017 esri uc 3d 3d gis 3d visualization apps

Sessions overflowed into hallways and people struggled to find empty seats as throngs of 2017 Esri UC attendees flocked to ArcGIS Earth and 3D sessions. In the 3D Demo Theater, we hosted ArcGIS Earth: An Introduction, on Tuesday and Wednesday, … Continue reading


Creating 3D environments at the push of a button

Jul 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  3d spatial autonomous driving featured mantle mapbox

Maps have already passed the toothbrush test, GIS and Location intelligence are very much a part of our daily lives, being used in practically every industry from Agriculture to Smart Cities. But the geospatial revolution has only just begun. One area where there are some fascinating developments is 3D spatial. No, not that 2.5D that […]

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ILMF 2018 Call for Papers

Jul 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at In The Scan under tags  3d modeling airborne lidar business development conferences mobile lidar

The 18th Annual International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF), taking place in Denver, Colorado, USA, February 5-7, 2018, has announced a Call for Papers and invites interested parties to submit their abstracts by August 14, 2017. ILMF is a technical conference … Continue reading

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How-To: Missile Height Diagram

Jul 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis aerospace arcgis pro cartographic design defense

Last week I, along with the rest of the news-aware world, learned about an intercontinental ballistic missile test performed by North Korea, assessed to have reached an apogee (how high) of 2,300 miles. Wait, what? 2,300…miles? To an aeronautical nobody … Continue reading


Create a great home page for your organization

Jul 31 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online configuration customization gallery home page

Your organization home page is the place visitors and organization members will start. How your home page looks, and what visitors will find there, will create first impressions – not just about you as a GIS organization, but also about … Continue reading


Allianz partners with Flock to launch UK’s first Pay-as-you-Fly Drone Insurance

Jul 30 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at Geoawesomeness under tags  allianz drone insurance drone mapping drones flock

“Pay-as-you-fly” drone insurance? Yup, there is an app for that. Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty, the corporate insurance carrier of Allianz, announced that it has partnered with a London-based start-up Flock to develop digital insurance solutions for drones. Allianz and Flock are set to launch a mobile app later this year for the U.K. market that enables […]

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Using 3D web scenes in Story Maps

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis arcgis online scene viewer story map tutorial story maps

A scene allows you to visualize and analyze geographic information in an interactive 3D environment. Using ArcGIS Pro you can author and publish scenes. Scenes can also be authored and viewed using the Scene Viewer, a built-in ArcGIS Online application. … Continue reading


Tip: Minimizing the UI for scene viewer

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  3d gis arcgis online story map tip story maps

In ArcGIS Online you can create interactive scenes using the Scene Viewer. A scene is symbolized 3D geospatial content that includes a multiscale basemap, a collection of 2D and 3D layers, and configurations that allow you to visualize and analyze geographic … Continue reading


Using Tags effectively

Jul 29 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  arcgis online arcgis online tip tag tagging tags

Tags can be added to any item, and are a useful way to quickly and easily identify and find specific content that you own, or is found within your organization or ArcGIS Online. There are a number of approaches to … Continue reading


Esri User Conference Highlights: ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion

Jul 28 2017 [Archived Version] □ Published at ArcGIS Blog under tags  uncategorized

Amidst the excitement of the 2017 Esri User Conference, you may have missed out on an awesome opportunity to interact with senior members of the ArcGIS Pro team. At the ArcGIS Pro Panel Discussion, attendees were able to get their … Continue reading



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