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2013-07-30 16:26:39

Latest Release of ArcGIS Includes New Online Analysis Tools, Live Data Integration, and Enhanced Business Intelligence REDLANDS, Calif., July 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri released the new version of ArcGIS today, marking a major milestone in the history of the Esri platform. With ArcGIS 10.2, Esri has taken advantage of the significant changes in IT that magnify the power and accessibility of GIS. The new release improves ease of use, real-time data access, and integration with...

2013-02-14 16:27:49

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The most recent ArcGIS Explorer Desktop release includes new features and enhancements to make it a more powerful tool in an enterprise GIS, including content sharing via ArcGIS Online, tabular information display, and new presentation tools. ArcGIS Explorer Desktop is a free GIS viewer that enables the exploration and visualization of GIS information. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) The new version of ArcGIS...

2013-01-10 12:21:23

REDLANDS, Calif., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Python Scripting for ArcGIS is a technical guide that provides a clear, step-by-step process for the creation of Python scripts to enhance ArcGIS 10.1 capabilities. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Python scripting is a fundamental tool for GIS professionals to extend the functionality of ArcGIS and automate workflows," says author Paul A. Zandbergen. "You can use it to modify the existing capabilities of...

2012-08-15 06:31:55

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- To assist scientists and land and resources managers in evaluating the earth's changing landscape, Esri announced today that it has further improved support for Landsat imagery, including simplified workflows for ArcGIS 10.1 for Desktop and improvements in the World Landsat Services on ArcGIS Online. In addition, Esri and the Department of the Interior (DOI) worked closely to make all Landsat Global Land Survey (GLS) imagery, including the...

2012-08-14 06:22:52

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Wind energy professionals across Europe now have a local source for the exchange of ideas, success stories, and information about geospatial technology for on- and offshore wind farms: the Esri European Wind User Group. The group's mission is to discuss the best ways to meet daily challenges and learn how proven applications of geographic information system (GIS) technology from Esri and its partners can support wind farm business processes....

2012-08-13 06:26:31

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Last month, the US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched the agency's first-ever crowdsourcing initiative to clean and map development data such as guarantees, loans disbursed, and available financing. Volunteers used a simple crowdsourcing tool created with Esri technology to find the required location information. This data can now be easily visualized on an Esri Story Map and in ArcGIS Online, providing better insight for the...

2012-08-08 10:26:54

REDLANDS, Calif., Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri today announced the launch of a new web portal that supplies search and rescue (SAR) personnel with GIS tools, educational materials, and a virtual community for learning and sharing. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "The launch of the MapSAR website is the result of a community of search and rescue personnel linked together by their use of GIS," says Russ Johnson, global director of disaster response for...

2012-07-20 10:23:38

REDLANDS, Calif., July 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri announced today that Maptel, a mobile application development company based in Melbourne, Australia, has joined their organization. The addition of Maptel, who has been the developer for Esri's ArcPad software for several years, will strengthen Esri's field data collection capabilities and its overall mobile platform. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "We have worked side-by-side with Esri for many years,"...

2012-06-11 10:25:34

REDLANDS, Calif., June 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Plenary Sessions at the twelfth annual Esri Education GIS Conference are undergoing a major change in format. Instead of a series of presentations from speakers, the Saturday and Sunday programs will commence with 90-minute facilitated community conversations in which Esri education managers, community spokespersons, and audience members will talk about themes of strategic importance to the education community. (Logo:...

2012-06-04 06:27:15

REDLANDS, Calif., June 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri today announced the release of My Place History 2.0, an updated version of the original unique iPhone and iPad application that provides personalized access to the Toxics Release Inventory (TRI) from the United States Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) database across the United States. The My Place History 2.0 application features the recent TRI data and allows users to review vital environmental information from around...