Tag Archives: CityEngine
We are pleased to announce the release of the 3D GIS landing page on esri.com. Here you can find in one location: why 3D is important for GIS professionals, an overview of the 3D strengths of the ArcGIS system videos … Continue reading
The Emirate of Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates strives to become a leading global destination for visitors from around the world. To achieve this vision, the Abu Dhabi government has created the “Plan Abu Dhabi 2030: Urban Structure … Continue reading
It’s been a little while since our last post on GIS and sports analytics. This week we thought we would have some fun and celebrate Wimbledon by creating a simple visualization using ArcScene and the new CityEngine Web Viewer.
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
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
Sharing your 3D content with the world or selected people has never been easier. The latest release of ArcGIS Online earlier this week added the CityEngine Web Viewer, a new application that lets you explore 3D city scenes in your web browser. … Continue reading
It’s time to refresh your browser – ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following important new features and enhancements. Esri Maps for Office Esri Maps for Office is a new feature of ArcGIS Online (available with your subscription) that … Continue reading
Esri CityEngine 2011.2 is available now for download from the Customer Care Portal. This version replaces CityEngine 2011.1 and is strongly recommended as it contains a number of improvements.
In addition to several bug fixes, the highlights of new features in version 2011.2 are:
- Improved FileGDB import and export
- Python (Jython) is update to version 2.5.2
- Support of multi-touch gestures for viewport navigation
- Added Visual C Runtime installer to CityEngine setup
More information is available at http://resources.arcgis.com/content/cityengine/about.
Gert van Maren
3D Product Manager
For your viewing pleasure: 4 videos to accompany the CityEngine: Philadelphia example we published a couple of weeks ago. The videos show the full ArcGIS – CityEngine round trip:
- prepare your data in ArcGIS for input into CityEngine
- generate a 3D city in CityEngine from standard GIS data
- urban planning using CityEngine: design in 3D
- export your design and bring it back into ArcGIS for further and analysis and sharing
Note: you need to download the latest CityEngine Urban Planning Example for updated rules!
Have a good Xmas break and see you back in 2012!
Esri R&D Center Zürich
Some folks have reported not being able to load a file geodatabase into CityEngine. This can be related to the version of the Microsoft Visual C++ redistributables on the machine.
The latest redistributables can be downloaded here:
The upcoming CityEngine service release in January 2012 will automatically installed the redistributables.