ArcGIS for iOS

Esri has expanded its mobile geographic information system (GIS) platform to now support the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. The new ArcGIS for iOS includes both a free downloadable application from Apple's app store and an API for developers to build custom mapping solutions. ArcGIS for iOS uses capabilities from ArcGIS Online to provide a seamless and easy user experience. Users can navigate maps and discover assets from Web services as well as capture new data from the field and send information back to the server. This allows ArcGIS Server customers to leverage their GIS investment by using the device... (read more)
2010-07-07 04:03:21

IODE Receives ArcGIS Online

ESRI Belux has donated 50 user licenses of its ArcGIS Online to the Intergovernmental Oceanographic Commission (IOC) Project Office for International Oceanographic Data Exchange (IODE), Ostend, Belgium. To mark the occasion, the governor of the Province of West Flanders (and chairman of the Flanders Marine Institute, VLIZ), Mr Carl Decaluw√©, invited ESRI representatives as well as the director of VLIZ and Project Office staff to his official residence in Bruges, Belgium. In his speech Mr Decaluwé said that as chairman of the VLIZ the governor is particularly proud that UNESCO - IOC Project Office for IODE (International Data and Information... (read more)
2013-09-06 12:00:00

Thales Tool for ArcGIS Users

Thales GeoSolutions (Pacific) has introduced a new export utility, DXF Page Exporter, providing ESRI ArcGIS users with the ability to export a map frame or a page layout as a DXF file. In addition to enabling Geographic Information System (GIS) users to export data to DXF files, DXF Page Exporter now allows the export of a map to a DXF file at the same time, preserving the map symbology. DXF Page Exporter can export layouts and map frames from ArcMap, preserving line widths, line types, polygon fills and hatches. Layouts and map frames can be exported in inches or millimetres,... (read more)
2004-02-13 12:00:00

Increasing Productivity with ArcGIS 10

Esri is offering a free, one-day seminar, Increase Productivity with ArcGIS 10, that will benefit professionals in all industries, whether they are working in a desktop, mobile, server, or cloud environment. This educational event will take place September through November of this year and will be held in more than 70 US cities. Attendees will •See how ArcGIS is a powerful system that facilitates the creation, management, analysis, and dissemination of information.•Learn practical ways to achieve enhanced analysis, access imagery, make better use of the Web, apply ArcGIS in the field, and more.•Discover better ways to launch and manage geospatial... (read more)
2010-08-13 12:00:00

Sharing Easier with ArcGIS Explorer

The new version of ArcGIS Explorer, a free geographic information system (GIS) viewer, opens more avenues for users to share geographic information. It also has new interoperability updates that help integrate it with ArcGIS 10, including direct support for image services, improved support for ArcGIS 10 layer packages and geodatabases, and more ways to leverage ArcGIS Online. ArcGIS Online, which is integrated into the ArcGIS Explorer experience, provides an easy way to find and share geographic information and form online communities. With the new ArcGIS Explorer release, users can search for and add content directly from ArcGIS Online, as well... (read more)
2010-08-27 10:39:29

New Ocean Basemap for ArcGIS

Esri Ocean Basemap has released a new World Ocean Basemap. This release reflects a major change to the structure of the basemap, as the World Ocean Basemap now consists of two layers: the base layer with the hydrographic and terrestrial cartography, and a separate reference layer that contains the reference information and labels, such as soundings, subsurface feature names and administrative boundaries. This change is expected to better serve the World Ocean Basemap community in their maps and applications. The Ocean Basemap team won’t be including new data or improvements to the older version of the basemap, which will be... (read more)
2014-05-09 12:00:00

ArcGIS Supports SQL Server 2008

ArcGIS users now have access to SQL Server 2008. SQL Server 2008, combined with ESRI's powerful geodata management capabilities, will provide users with the tools they need to seamlessly consume, use, and extend location-based analysis for enterprise-scale computing and Web collaboration. The support is the result of a close, multiyear working relationship between ESRI and Microsoft Corp. in the development of the spatial extensions to SQL Server 2008.   In SQL Server 2008, Microsoft introduces two new spatial types-Geography and Geometry-both of which are supported by ESRI. The new spatial types meet the needs of many ESRI GIS customers who... (read more)
2008-11-21 03:16:57

Access to S-57 Data in ArcGIS

Esri ArcGIS software can now be used to visualise S-57 data with the symbology that the International Hydrographic Organization (IHO) requires. The Esri S-57 Viewer can be downloaded free of charge. Esri S-57 Viewer is an add-on to ArcGIS for Desktop. The viewer allows users to query and analyse S-57 datasets in a GIS-centric environment, overlay S-57 data with other mapping data, such as bathymetric, topographic, environmental and satellite imagery layers, and apply various IHO S-52 properties such as Colour Scheme and Safety Contour Depth. Maritime data users can continue to leverage their investment in Esri technology by installing S‑57... (read more)
2012-03-01 09:11:47

ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3 Adds Features

Esri, headquartered in the USA, has released ArcGIS for Maritime: Bathymetry 10.3, adding features such as the support for point feature classes. Some of the added options are: Custom spatial reference: Users can specify which spatial reference they want to work in when creating their BIS. Skipping steps: Through the Manage BIS Settings Dialog, users can now disable certain steps of the Add Bathymetry Process to speed up their day-to-day work.  This is particularly useful for users with a large amount of datasets registered in their BIS. New Add Bathymetry dialog: The Add Bathymetry Dialog window has had a major... (read more)
2015-01-27 12:37:04

World's First Ocean Basemap In ArcGIS

Esri has created and released a new, comprehensive map of the world's oceans and coastal areas. The Ocean Basemap is now available as a cached map service in ArcGIS Online. The first basemap of its kind, the Ocean Basemap is designed to support a variety of maritime GIS applications. Esri's Ocean Basemap greatly expands the ocean content that's currently available in Esri's online basemaps. Traditional basemaps of the ocean have small scales and only include coarse-grained views of features. The Esri Ocean Basemap includes fine-grained bathymetric and altimetric data from coastal areas, where most of the human activity takes place.... (read more)
2011-06-22 10:32:41
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