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

senseFly Brings Drone Education to Esri User Conference

senseFly will showcase the simplicity of integrating drone imagery into current workflows at the Esri User Conference (July 10-14 in San Diego) in a series of workshops designed for surveying, mapping and GIS professionals. As the world’s leading producer of mapping drones and an Esri Silver Partner, senseFly will present the innovative ways in which its drones are being used with Esri’s Drone2Map for ArcGIS software to deliver on-demand high resolution imagery and robust GIS projects. Drone Surveying 101 – Wednesday, July 12 The first of senseFly’s two workshops will be led by Francois Gervaix, surveying project manager, and is... (read more)
2017-06-30 11:46:16

Esri Introduces Image Platform Bundles for Analysis and More

Esri has introduced four image platform bundles that enable management and analytics of all forms of imagery in a fraction of the time most desktop or enterprise image processing technologies require. The platform bundles allow organizations to save time on detailed and precise image analytics, making these tasks more cost-efficient than ever. The new Image Analysis, Image Management, Image Analytics, and Ortho Mapping bundles transform remotely sensed data—such as satellite, aerial, and drone imagery—into actionable information that organizations can use to make important operational decisions. For instance, the Chesapeake Conservancy used Esri's imagery capabilities to rapidly perform analytics on high-resolution... (read more)
2017-03-22 03:08:41

Esri to Release Sentinel-2 Image Services for All Users

Esri, a global leader in spatial analytics, has announced that it is releasing Sentinel-2 image services to all Esri users for no additional cost. Sentinel-2 is an Earth observation satellite that provides multi-spectral imagery for any location in the world at 10m resolution. Currently in beta, the service is updated daily with new imagery for all ground locations every five to seven days. The Sentinel-2 image services provide temporal, multi-spectral imagery of the entire globe for improved monitoring of agricultural and forest conditions, monitoring of land cover changes, and to assist with natural disaster management. Sentinel-2 is part of Copernicus, the world’s largest... (read more)
2018-06-01 10:43:01

Esri CityEngine 2017 Makes Urban Planning More Efficient

Esri has announced the release of CityEngine 2017. This version of the 3D modelling software offers features that let planners and architects compare different scenarios and visualize them with dashboards to view how each would affect the same geographic area—all in real time. Users can also make changes to specific features—such as adjusting the size of windows or adding a balcony—in a model without affecting the entire structure. Before, planners would have to create two entirely different projects to understand the consequences of a proposed building's design variations. “With this release of CityEngine, we focused on the needs of urban... (read more)
2017-07-12 01:03:46

CoreLogic and Esri Expand Premium Geospatial Content Offerings

CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, and Esri, a global leader in spatial analytics, has announced expanded availability of CoreLogic geospatial content within the Esri ArcGIS Marketplace. Esri users will have easy desktop and mobile app access to more than 200 CoreLogic proprietary parcel and property attributes through ArcGIS Online, ArcGIS Pro, and market-specific packages. With this expansion, users gain easier access to CoreLogic parcel and property content via ArcGIS Marketplace, as well as the ability to quickly and seamlessly integrate high-functioning content and map-based web apps into their workflows, even in the field. CoreLogic is currently... (read more)
2018-07-12 01:31:48

Esri Releases EMU Mobile App for Understanding the Ocean

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, has announced that its innovative Ecological Marine Units (EMU) app is now available for mobile devices. The app provides a valuable resource for scientists, educators, governments, and industries seeking easily accessible information and imagery about the ocean's long-term physical and nutrient properties. The app puts data such as temperature, salinity, and dissolved oxygen from 52 million locations throughout the world's oceans at any user's fingertips. This data informs how livable marine environments are for ocean-dwelling species as well as the overall health of the ecosystem. Organizations involved in fishery planning, for instance, can... (read more)
2017-05-26 01:04:50

GIS Enabling a Smarter World - Esri User Conference 2017

On the 16 May 2017 for the fourth year running, the QEII Conference centre in bustling Westminster, within walking distance to the houses of parliament, Big Ben, Westminster Abbey and the London Eye in the distance played host to the popular Esri UK Annual Conference. With record-breaking attendance of 3,000 visitors it was clear that the industry was here for the event and not the sightseeing! ‘GIS Enabling a Smarter World’ was the theme of the conference and delegates were welcomed in the Plenary by Pete Wilkinson, Head of Professional Services Group Esri UK, who gave a brief overview of... (read more)
2017-08-07 11:13:08

Drone2Map from Esri Adds More Features

Esri’s Drone2Map, released in 2016, is a software solution that processes UAV imagery for use in ArcGIS. It helps GIS users who lack the expertise to use complicated photogrammetry software, offering them an interface that requires only a few clicks to turn raw drone data into GIS-ready products. At this year’s ILMF, Esri debuted version 1.1 of the product. Drone2Map’s product manager, Anthony Mason has laid out how the software simplifies processing for GIS users and surveyors alike, and how the powerful new features in the latest version will make professional workflows even easier. How Drone2Map Works Drone2Map simplifies the... (read more)
2017-02-17 12:03:12

Esri UK Awarded Place on the G-Cloud 5 Framework

Esri UK, the leading B2B mapping and analytics company, has been appointed by the Crown Commercial Service to supply cloud-based GIS (Geographic Information Systems) and services to the UK public sector.  Under G-Cloud 5, Esri UK is able to offer an extended range of services that harness location-based data, driving new innovations and efficiencies in the delivery of public services. “Location-based data underpins a large number of services delivered by the public sector,” commented Stuart Bonthrone, sales and marketing director, Esri UK. “Many local authorities and public bodies are now realising that understanding and utilising the concept of ‘location’ allows... (read more)
2017-01-06 03:07:34
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