Category Archives: 3D GIS
Among the most important activities at the Esri Oceans Summit (November 7–8, 2012; see prior blog post 1 and prior prior blog post 2) were the breakout groups, where participants were called upon to identify major barriers to the use … Continue reading
by Steve Kopp, Geoprocessing and Spatial Analysis Team, Esri
Jump-start your conference a day early by joining us for the 20th annual pre-conference Water Resources Workshop on Sunday July 7th. The Water Resources Workshop is a FREE, full day workshop focused on emerging trends in the integration of GIS and Water Resources and how you can use them in your work.
Over the last couple of months, the team from the Esri R&D centre in Zurich supported a number of very successful CityEngine seminars and training sessions at various distributors in Europe. The seminars focussed on the added value that 3D … Continue reading
By Damien Demaj Late last year I introduced ArcGIS users to sports analytics, an emerging and exciting field within the GIS industry. Using ArcGIS for sports analytics can be read here. Recently I expanded the work by using a number … Continue reading
A new version of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop (2500) has just been released. This release includes many new features and enhancements which will enable ArcGIS Explorer Desktop to be used effectively in your enterprise, or in conjunction with your ArcGIS Online … Continue reading
How fast can we go with what we’ve got? “That was the challenge Jack Dangermond posed to 50 key members of the ocean science and resource management community who were invited to Esri corporate headquarters in Redlands, California, for the … Continue reading
The new CheckLAS executable is used to examine if any LAS files exhibit errors. LAS files are binary files containing lidar point data. This executable can be run interactively or from command line, and will create a log file of the results. It checks basic properties of the LAS file header information and can optionally scan through point records.
It is available on the 3D GIS resource center gallery: CheckLAS Utility
On November 7-8, 2012, Esri held the first and only Oceans Summit at its headquarters in Redlands, CA. This was an invitation-only, high-level strategy workshop attended by intermediate to advanced ocean GIS analysts and developers, including many long-time users of … Continue reading
Quality Positioning Services (QPS) has signed an original equipment manufacturer (OEM) agreement with Esri, the world leader in GIS technology. The agreement enables QPS to bundle its QINSy and Fledermaus products with Esri software and provide a complete hydrographic survey, … Continue reading
We’re pleased to announce the release of CityEngine 2012.1, the latest version of Esri’s innovative 3D city modeling and design software. This release of CityEngine provides many new enhancements that will make creating smart 3D city models easier than ever. We focused on … Continue reading