Esri Releases Integrated Imagery Application ArcGIS Excalibur

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has released ArcGIS Excalibur, a focused web application that enables search, discover, and image exploitation for timely intelligence. Traditional imagery workflows that required trained image analysts, are now easily accessible to all analysts with ArcGIS Excalibur. As a next-generation front-end web experience, ArcGIS Excalibur is integrated with ArcGIS Enterprise to improve access, discoverability, and use of imagery of all types to include national and commercial sensors. ArcGIS Excalibur adds new value to imagery specialists as an intuitive application that streamlines structured observation management (SOM) workflows and introduces users to a modernized approach for... (read more)
2019-06-07 10:42:22

Esri Releases 'GIS and the 2020 Census'

Esri, the global leader in location intelligence, has announced the publication of GIS and the 2020 Census: Modernizing Official Statistics. In preparation for the 2020 round of censuses comes a book providing statistical organizations with the most recent methodologies and technological tools to support all stages of the census. GIS and the 2020 Census supports the transformation of countries' censuses with the use of geographic information system (GIS) software and related geospatial technologies to improve data collection, analysis, and dissemination and to enable agencies to build accurate, authoritative, actionable data. Mapping is generally recognized as one of the most crucial activities of a... (read more)
2019-07-08 10:15:12

Esri to Use Mobileye Data for Dynamic Edge Mapping

Esri, a global leader in location intelligence, has announced a collaboration with Mobileye, an Intel company and provider of advanced driver-assistance systems software, to bring the advanced data collection capabilities of Mobileye into Esri’s platform as native services. This collaboration will provide Esri customers with the ability to visualize and analyse real-time HD map and location data streaming from sensors on vehicles equipped with Mobileye technology, enabling a new type of living, dynamic map on the Esri platform. Under the agreement, vehicles equipped with Mobileye’s vision system will gather information that will serve as a basis for several new data... (read more)
2019-07-15 10:14:45

Microsoft and Esri Launch Geospatial AI on Azure

Microsoft and Esri will be offering the GeoAI Data Science Virtual Machine (DSVM) as part of their Data Science Virtual Machine/Deep Learning Virtual Machine family of products on Azure. This is a result of a collaboration between the two companies and will bring AI, cloud technology and infrastructure, geospatial analytics and visualisation together to help create more powerful and intelligent applications. At the heart of the GeoAI Virtual Machine is ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s next-gen 64-bit desktop geographic information system (GIS) that provides professional 2D and 3D mapping in an intuitive user interface. ArcGIS Pro is installed in a DSVM image from Microsoft. The... (read more)
2018-03-14 11:52:28

Esri Adds Vector Tile Style Editor to ArcGIS

Esri has announced the release of a new tool available in beta on the ArcGIS for Developers website, the ArcGIS Vector Tile Style Editor. Whether you are a developer, designer, or a GIS professional, this tool gives you a fast and easy way to create a custom basemap styles that matches your brand and the type of app that you are building. How it works By selecting an existing vector basemap, you can begin to customise the layer colours and label. You can edit everything from fill and text symbols to fonts, halos, patterns, transparency, and zoom level visibility. When you are finished, the styles are saved as an item in ArcGIS Online with a unique ID. The Map... (read more)
2018-05-23 10:37:09

Esri Ireland Eyes Expansion Following €1.6 Million Investment

Esri Ireland, the market leader in geographic information services, has announced that it has invested €1.6 million to expand its operations and cater to increasing customer demand. This investment has funded the upgrade of Esri Ireland’s Dublin headquarters, the lease of new office space in Northern Ireland, increased headcount and enhancement of the company’s technologies and platforms. Esri’s software solutions enable its public and private sector customers to record where things are happening and analyse why, helping them to gain insight and make better decisions. Esri Ireland’s investment will facilitate the expansion of its service offering, allowing it to provide... (read more)
2018-05-02 10:42:56

Esri Location Intelligence to Integrate with SAP HANA Spatial Services

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, has announced that Esri's ArcGIS software is integrating into SAP's latest cloud-based offering, called SAP HANA spatial services, to help customers create location-aware business applications faster. Based on SAP Cloud Platform, the new offering enables businesses to process location data such as complex imagery, as well as visualise and analyse their authoritative data in a geospatial context. The new geo-enabled solution from SAP will allow users to deliver their data through consumer-friendly maps and integrate the results into custom business applications. Customers using SAP software will also be able to create custom models... (read more)
2018-06-08 02:03:54

Esri Story Map Shows US Infrastructure Needs Serious Work

The American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) has released its 2017 Infrastructure Report Card, giving the United States a D+ grade. Mapping company Esri has created a Story Map to help put the infrastructure issues into context. The Esri Story Map “A Network Derailed” presents a comprehensive overview and analysis of all major transportation infrastructure systems and networks, including highways, bridges, railroads, ports, waterways and airports. Using interactive maps, users can pan and zoom to areas of interest. The latest authoritative data is incorporated, including the ASCE report card and the 2016 National Bridge Inventory released in earlier this year. The story also cites the latest... (read more)
2017-04-04 12:31:17

Esri Story Map Adds Raging Fires Across United States

Esri Story Map has released a interactive map can be explored by panning and zooming of the raging fires across the United States providing context to the severity of the California fires. User can click on a fire and information about that particular fire is displayed including the start date, containment and links to the latest news and social information. Tech and Data Esri Story Maps lets you combine authoritative maps with text, images and multimedia content. It harnesses the power of maps and geography to tell a story in an easy and understandable format. The Story Map uses the... (read more)
2018-08-01 12:36:31

Manitoba Government Honoured for GIS Excellence by Esri

Esri Canada today recognized Manitoba Government’s Community and Regional Planning Branch with an Award of Excellence in applying geographic information system (GIS) technology to improve assessment parcel data management in the province. To complete an assessment parcel data fabric for incorporated Manitoba outside of the City of Winnipeg, the Branch partnered with local municipalities. The Branch now supports property assessment through the maintenance of rural Manitoba’s assessment parcel data. “In just a few short years, the Community and Regional Planning branch has significantly modernized assessment parcel mapping in Manitoba,” said Alex Miller, president, Esri Canada. “This results in increased data accuracy... (read more)
2017-04-28 01:23:11
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