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Tour the Star Wars Galaxy

A long time ago. . .

On May 25, 1977, the greatest movie ever made was released. On May 19, 1999, the adventure started all over again. On December 18, 2015, the journey continues. Naturally, I am talking about Star Wars.

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CityEngine 2015.0 released!

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If you haven’t heard the exciting news yet, Esri CityEngine 2015.0 released in April and is available for download from the customer care portal.  The new release includes dynamic new features and enhancements: Introducing ‘Procedural Handles’ for a unique and intuitive … 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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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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How we created the CityEngine Web Scene for the March 2014 Oso Landslide

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On the morning of Saturday, March 22, 2014, a major landslide occurred near the city of Oso, Washington, instantly devastating the Steelhead community in its path and drastically altering the landscape. Esri’s Disaster Response Team quickly published a set of … Continue reading

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Best Practices for Creating 3D Cities

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Many users want to go 3D with their GIS and want to know where to start. Esri has just released a set of best practices for 3D-enabling your existing GIS to create your 3D city. A 3D-enabled GIS provides governments and the … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2014.0 released!

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This year, there will be more CityEngine releases than in previous years so we can deliver you new features and bug fixes quicker. First up is CityEngine 2014.0, released on the 30th of May 2014 and available for download from … Continue reading

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Visualizing Player Movement in Sport using 3D Web GIS

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In this blog I present a Diorama of Player Movement using ArcScene and Esri’s CityEngine Web Viewer. This unique 3D GIS visualization helps better understand the interaction of the spatial and temporal components of optical player tracking data and offers an … Continue reading

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CityEngine 2013 key new features

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The CityEngine 2013 release has some very exciting new features. Here is a quick overview: Create and Share Rule Packages Create a so-called rule package from a CityEngine rule and associated assets such as textures and generic 3D models. Share … Continue reading

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Adding CityEngine web scenes to your story map map tours

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There’s all sorts of things you can add to your story map map tours, and we’ve covered adding videos and adding websites in previous posts. In this post we’ll venture into the realm of 3D visualization, and outline how you … Continue reading

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