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2013-06-24 20:21:03

Sam Pitroda to Discuss India's Technology Revolution REDLANDS, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sam Pitroda, Adviser to Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh for Public Information Infrastructure and Innovation, will highlight India's efforts to solve twenty-first-century challenges with geospatial technology during the opening session of the Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) in San Diego, California, on July 8, 2013. (Photo:...

2013-05-31 16:25:35

REDLANDS, Calif., May 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Jack Dangermond, founder and president of Esri, was presented with an honorary Doctor of Science degree at the University of Massachusetts, Boston's commencement ceremonies on May 31, 2013. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130531/LA24107) (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) A landscape architect by training, Dangermond is one of the world's pioneers in the creation and practice of geographic information...

2013-03-13 20:22:25

Honor Bestowed at Esri Federal GIS Conference for Superstorm Sandy Response REDLANDS, Calif., March 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Federal Emergency Management Agency's (FEMA's) efforts to assist after the destruction of Superstorm Sandy--including its first-of-its-kind mapping platform, the GeoPlatform--were recognized by Esri at its annual Federal GIS Conference held in Washington, DC, February 25-27. The company honored FEMA with its prestigious Making a Difference Award, which...

2013-02-25 16:23:15

REDLANDS, Calif., Feb. 25, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Third in Esri's Mapping the Nation series, Mapping the Nation: Pioneering a New Platform for Government includes 133 full-color maps produced by more than 30 United States federal government agencies, including the Department of Transportation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Senate. It demonstrates how government at the national level uses GIS to encourage citizen involvement, foster understanding between diverse perspectives, and...

2012-12-12 16:20:30

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Police officers, firefighters, and Ministry of Interior officials from the United Arab Emirates (UAE) will get extensive training in how to use geographic information systems (GIS) technology, thanks to a new Esri Authorized Learning Center that opened in Abu Dhabi this week. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) The training courses will be held at the new GIS Center for Security - Abu Dhabi Police. "The...

2012-12-06 16:22:45

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri won twice in the Mapping and GIS Components category of Visual Studio Magazine's (VSM's) 2012 Readers Choice Awards. ArcGIS API for Silverlight received second place, and ArcGIS for Desktop received third place. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "We're honored to see our mapping tools acknowledged for the third straight year by VSM readers," says Jack Dangermond, Esri president. "It's gratifying to...

2012-12-03 20:21:44

REDLANDS, Calif., Dec. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Esri will provide software, data, online services, training, and professional services support to the AidData Center for Development Policy. The center, which will be headquartered at the College of William & Mary (W&M) in Williamsburg, Virginia, will seek to dramatically increase global aid transparency. It was created with a five-year, $25 million award from the United States Agency for International Development...

2012-11-14 16:22:14

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB), has now officially launched SeaSketch, an ocean planning tool supported by Esri, the world leader in GIS. Conservationists, planners, and ocean resource managers will use the GIS application and Esri's ArcGIS Online to plan sustainable ocean use management. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) "Helping people make better decisions in the environmental space is...

2012-11-05 20:24:13

REDLANDS, Calif., Nov. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Members of the worldwide Esri software user community are invited to tell their GIS story and share their expertise at the 2013 Esri International User Conference (Esri UC). The deadline for abstract submissions is November 9, 2012. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110425/LA88950LOGO) User presentations range from technical best practices and success stories to discussions about cutting-edge research and the future...

2012-10-10 15:24:37

REDLANDS, Calif., Oct. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In conjunction with the Amazon Web Services (AWS) Public Sector Summit in Washington D.C., Esri today announced that its ArcGIS technology can now be deployed in the AWS GovCloud (U.S.) Region. U.S. Government agencies and contractors can take full advantage of the benefits of using ArcGIS in the cloud to deploy more sensitive workloads while meeting International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) requirements. (Logo:...