ArcGIS Explorer

ESRI's newest release of ArcGIS Explorer became available for free download last Friday. This is a GIS visualisation tool that connects directly to a variety of ready-to-use ArcGIS Online basemaps and layers and enables users to add their own map services or local data. It can also be extended with users' existing geoprocessing tools. ArcGIS Explorer is designed to work directly with maps and layers authored using ArcGIS Desktop and published via ArcGIS Server or shared using layer packages.     ArcGIS Explorer now has an intuitive and easy-to-use ribbon interface, giving users the ability to manage and organise tools... (read more)
2009-08-17 02:21:21

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop Tighter with ArcGIS Online

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 visualisation of GIS information. The new version of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop allows users to upload GIS content directly to ArcGIS Online accounts, where anyone with Internet access can see it. Integrating ArcGIS Explorer with ArcGIS Online and Portal for ArcGIS, Esri's on-premises cloud, expands its support for role assignment, creation of... (read more)
2013-02-19 10:00:24

ArcGIS Server Geoportal Extension

The 9.3.1 version of the ArcGIS Server Geoportal extension (formerly the GIS Portal Toolkit) is available. At 9.3.1, the Geoportal extension improves efficiency and collaboration with enhancements for discovering and publishing GIS resources and integrating a geoportal with enterprise systems.     Organisations can use this extension to create geoportals that allow them to manage geospatial data and publish the locations and descriptions of their geospatial resources to the Internet or an intranet. Visitors to a geoportal can easily search, discover, and connect to geographic information system (GIS) resources registered with the geoportal and integrate them into their own projects,... (read more)
2009-07-13 03:08:49

ArcGIS Extensions Geographic Calculator

Blue Marble Geographics (ME, USA) has released Geographic Calculator v7.0, a version upgrade that features a new Arc Extension, enabling users to access Blue Marble features directly in ESRI's ArcGIS software. This exciting new capability for Calculator extends ArcGIS as a geodetic definition and geospatial management interface. Blue Marble's coordinate conversion technology is used worldwide by thousands of GIS analysts at software companies, universities, oil and gas companies, civil engineering, surveying, technology, enterprise GIS groups, government and military organisations.   The new Arc Extension allows users to work with the Geographic Calculator directly in ArcGIS. Some of the main features... (read more)
2007-12-17 09:23:41

ArcGIS 9.3 Beta

ESRI (CA, USA) released the beta version of ArcGIS 9.3. In addition to enhanced performance, participants in the beta program will experience improved functionality and easier integration of data and services. Using the Web, mobile devices, and desktop applications, GIS content and capabilities can be shared with people who may not even be aware they are using GIS.   The new JavaScript APIs makes it possible to create mashups using ArcGIS Server technology. Various Web services, such as those provided via Google Maps or Microsoft Virtual Earth, can be combined with content and capabilities served from ArcGIS Server, allowing end... (read more)
2008-03-17 12:16:02

ArcGIS 10 Quickly Adopted

Esri's partners are migrating to the ArcGIS 10 release. By integrating the new tools and performance enhancements in ArcGIS 10 into their solutions, key partners will improve the productivity of their customers. Attendees of this year's Esri International User Conference (Esri UC) have a firsthand opportunity to see more than 35 new solutions run with ArcGIS 10. They will be demonstrated in the exhibition hall in those booths displaying an ArcGIS 10 Enabled sign. ArcGIS was developed in collaboration with users and partners, with more than 100 partners providing feedback through the ArcGIS 10 Beta Program. As a result of... (read more)
2010-07-13 09:06:18

ESRI Ships ArcGIS 9.0.1

ESRI (CA, USA) has released ArcGIS 9.0.1, the latest version of its integrated collection of GIS software products. The release extends the supported platforms for ArcGIS Server, ArcGIS Engine and ArcIMS ArcMap Server from Windows-based operating systems to the Linux and Solaris platforms. It also updates the ArcIMS Web Map Service (WMS) Connector. (read more)
2005-03-08 12:00:00

ENVI Integration with ArcGIS

ITT Visual Information Solutions has released ENVI 4.5, allowing professionals to integrate geospatial imagery into geographic information system (GIS) workflows by providing users with the ability to share data seamlessly between ENVI and ESRI's ArcGIS.   ENVI 4.5 provides the ability to export any ENVI activity including processed imagery, vector, classification or extraction results to the geodatabase for ready use in GIS workflows. ENVI 4.5 supports enterprise, file and personal geodatabase types. This new capability gives users of both products increased workflow efficiencies and time savings when integrating imagery with GIS applications.   In addition, ENVI 4.5 provides direct access to the... (read more)
2008-08-12 11:06:26

ArcGIS Survey Analyst 9.2

ESRI (CA, USA) has released the latest version of ArcGIS Survey Analyst with Cadastral Editor with new parcel editing tools. The application's new capabilities enable users to record and maintain survey data and continuous parcel layers as elements that are part of an integrated dataset and data model, called the cadastral fabric. ArcGIS Survey Analyst enables surveyors and GIS professionals to create and maintain survey and cadastral data in ArcGIS. With this application surveyors can centrally locate, process, and manage their data, enabling them to work more efficiently. GIS professionals use ArcGIS Survey Analyst to manage and continually enhance the... (read more)
2007-08-03 02:33:13


Esri has released ArcGIS for INSPIRE, a product developed to meet the data, services, and metadata requirements of the European Union-mandated Infrastructure for Spatial Information in Europe (INSPIRE). Organisations can use ArcGIS for INSPIRE to achieve the technical requirements necessary to meet this directive and create shareable geospatial information and services to make better decisions across Europe.     "ArcGIS for INSPIRE supports the workflows, as well as the data management, dissemination, and integrity, that are required by INSPIRE," says Roberto Lucchi, ArcGIS for INSPIRE product manager, Esri. "This is a complete technical solution that can be used by all... (read more)
2011-05-05 02:52:57
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