Category: 3D GIS

3D web scenes take flight

By Kenneth Field, Senior Cartographic Product Engineer

The latest release of ArcGIS Online included a major new update that brought 3D scenes to your browser. This extends the capabilities for visualization of ArcGIS Online content by giving you the option of displaying it on a responsive WebGL virtual globe. I’ve been experimenting with different ways of displaying global flight data from openflights.org and this blog describes how I built a 3D version called Airflow Globe. Continue reading

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What’s new in ArcGIS 10.3 for Server

Everyone hopefully saw the announcement last week that ArcGIS 10.3 is now available. In this occasion we want to drill down into what is new in the ArcGIS for Server product, which includes enhancements to the GIS Server, and licensing changes in its Portal for ArcGIS extension.

The GIS Server includes some key enhancements providing features Continue reading

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Lossless CityGML support in ArcGIS

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We have recently released new tools that provide lossless, automated import and export capability for 21 CityGML feature classes to and from the 3D City Information Model. CityGML is widely used around the world for storing and exchanging virtual 3D … Continue reading

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Visualizing online analysis in 3D web scenes

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ArcGIS Online provides capabilities that enable you to perform analysis such as summarizing data, finding patterns, examining proximity (buffering, drive times), data enrichment, and more. These analysis tools are available to organizational members with access to analysis tools, and are … Continue reading

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ArcGIS 10.3: The Next Generation of GIS Is Here

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We’re excited to announce that ArcGIS 10.3 is now available. ArcGIS 10.3 is a major release that will help you discover, make, use, and share maps from any device, anywhere, at any time. ArcGIS 10.3 includes new apps and enhancements … Continue reading

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Resolve recent problems with ArcGIS Pro authorizations

If you are experiencing recent problems with signing in and authorizing ArcGIS Pro, it is likely that your organization was still using beta license entitlements. These beta licenses expired on November 17, 2014. Continue reading

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The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox is now available

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The Build Elevation Mosaic Tools toolbox (version 10.2.2.1) is now available for download for ArcGIS 10.2.2.  It contains tools to help you manage your elevation data as mosaic datasets. Why build elevation mosaic datasets? Building mosaic dataset makes it simple to … Continue reading

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Managing Lidar Data Webinar — Thursday November 6!!!

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Smart Strategies for Managing Lidar Data | Register here. November 6, 2014 | 9:00 a.m., 11:00 a.m., and 3:00 p.m. (PST) So, what’s this all about anyway? Airborne lidar is a remote-sensing technology that produces accurate 3D data of the bare earth … Continue reading

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Esri LAS Optimizer Updated With Several Key Enhancements

An update to Esri’s LAS Optimizer is now available. LAS Optimizer 1.2 enhancements include:

- Support for LAS 1.4, all point record formats.
- Output zLAS files are backward compatible when LAS 1.3 or earlier payload is used.
- Retain original time stamp upon decompression if LAS file not altered in any way.
- Command line switch to verify integrity of zLAS files.
- Option to stop process when encountering error with a file.
- Drag and drop files/folders into application dialog from Windows Explorer.
- Does not overwrite log file.

The new version can be found here: http://bit.ly/19bCrMq

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CityEngine 2014.1 released!

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As promised, here is another CityEngine release for this year. We are happy to announce CityEngine 2014.1, available for download from the customer care portal. This version introduces some new exciting functionality, many enhancements and is even more stable than the … Continue reading

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