2017-09-29 08:58:44

3DR Partners with Esri for Site Scan Esri Edition

3DR, makers of Site Scan, has announced a partnership with Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, to develop Site Scan Esri Edition, a custom version of its iOS app for drone flight planning and data capture that works seamlessly with Esri’s ArcGIS Online and Drone2Map for ArcGIS. The Site Scan Esri Edition app will complement Esri’s Drone2Map for ArcGIS software by providing full drone project mission planning and a simple workflow for transferring drone captured data into the Esri ArcGIS ecosystem. Users will be able to connect to ArcGIS Online with an Esri sign-in. The app will allow users... (read more)
2018-09-06 11:44:51

Skytec Joins Esri Startup Program

Skytec LLC, a leading Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS) and Drone as a Service (DaaS) provider, has been selected to join the Esri Startup program as an emerging business partner. The three-year program is part of a global Esri initiative to help emerging businesses succeed by giving them access to ArcGIS software along with the services, tools, content, education and training they need to successfully integrate the ArcGIS mapping and location technology into their business platforms. A leading service provider in the rapidly-emerging UAS industry, Skytec delivers high-accuracy custom data visualisation and analytics for clients across a wide range of sectors... (read more)
2018-04-12 10:18:50

Esri Relaunches ArcGIS for Developers

Esri has announced major changes to ArcGIS for Developers, providing an enhanced mapping experience that is more accessible and affordable. These changes include a pay-as-you-go plan for all of Esri's location-based services, a decrease in the price of routing transactions, and a commercial app deployment experience for developers. This new experience brings the power of mapping to all developers and provides greater simplicity and flexibility. Esri has introduced a new monthly payment structure for the Builder plan in its developer subscription. The Builder plan is now offered at a monthly subscription rate of US$125. They have also introduced a 10% discount... (read more)
2019-01-17 05:28:52

Esri Maps Reveal Impacts from Nepal Earthquakes

The 2015 Nepal earthquake (also referred to as the Himalayan earthquake) occurred at 11:56 NST on 25 April with a magnitude of 7.8. Its epicentre was approximately 21 milies east-southeast of Lamjung, Nepal, and its hypocentre was at a depth of approximately 9.3 miles. It is the most powerful disaster to strike Nepal since the 1934 Nepal–Bihar earthquake. In response to the disaster, Esri has added a range of maps covering different areas of the disaster which can be viewed by following the link Nepal Earthquake Maps gallery. Nepal Earthquake Swipe Map Compare pre- and post-earthquake imagery from Airbus Defence... (read more)
2017-01-11 04:32:46

Esri Announces Online Data Portal for Africa

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, has announced the launch of the Africa GeoPortal, a comprehensive cloud-based platform that provides rich content and solutions from Esri and its partners. The geoportal provides access to Esri's ArcGIS Online service as well as geographic data and imagery for Africa. The African Union, African Development Bank, other international agencies, non-governmental organisations (NGO), academia, businesses, and national government funds will be able to use the geoportal to address the most urgent development challenges - from economic development and climate adaptation to conservation and health care. “Access to this Africa GeoPortal powered by the... (read more)
2018-05-11 10:43:47

Esri Acquires ClearTerra Location Data Extraction Technology

Esri has announced it has acquired technology from ClearTerra, a creator of geospatial and activity-based intelligence tools. This acquisition will provide the ArcGIS platform users the ability to easily discover and extract geographic coordinates from unstructured textual data like emails, briefings and reports, instantly generating intelligent map-based information. This capability will make mapping this information easier across many industries. Defence, intelligence, and public safety organisations tend to have massive volumes of unstructured data, as do other fields such as petroleum, utilities, and maritime, where locating information on the earth is not as easy as searching for a street address. Esri’s acquisition... (read more)
2018-03-02 05:39:24
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