Tag: GIS

GeometryEngine part 2: Measurement

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This is the second post in a three-part series exploring the client-side GeometryEngine in the ArcGIS API for JavaScript. This series covers the following topics: Part 1: Testing spatial relationships and editing Part 2: Measurement Part 3: Overlay Analysis Last week … Continue reading

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Pro 1.1: Why Do I Need to Click “Download?”

Pictometry 3D Scene

On Friday, July 17th, many ArcGIS Pro users saw a small window pop up on their computer screen. It announced to them, and to the world that a new version of Pro is available to download. I often find myself … Continue reading

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July Water Meetings are just around the corner!

Please join Esri’s Water Practice in San Diego the weekend before the User Conference. We are hosting two water focused meetings. Pick one or both. See you in San Diego! Continue reading

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Announcing the Esri Water Utilities Meetup

You’ve spoken, and we heard you.  For several months, the Esri water community has asked for a monthly collaboration and meeting.  A modern place for water, wastewater, and stormwater ArcGIS users to gather and exchange ideas.

Good news!

It’s here.

You’re invited to join the Water Utilities Meetup.  Continue reading

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Don’t Miss the July Water Meetings

Our team meetings are just around the corner.

The Water/Wastewater meeting will include presentations by the White House Utility District, Hampton Roads Sanitation District, and many more.

The Water Resources meeting attendees will hear from Southwest Florida Water Management District, Southern CA Coastal Water Research Project,Esri staff as well as several others.

Meetings are free and are a great opportunity for you to connect with Esri staff and find out how other organizations are using GIS.

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Visualizing Player Movement in Sport using 3D Web GIS

Diorama Of Player Movement

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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Location is fundamental to the water smart grid

Esri recently participated in the 1st Smart Water Grid Conference in Incheon, Korea.  The focus of the conference was the current state of smart grid water technology, the future of the water smart grid and fostering collaboration between key smart grid companies and technologists.  Repeatedly discussion about the water smart grid hinged on the importance of geography and the necessity of a location platform to bring together the various pieces that comprise the smart grid. Continue reading

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Celebrating Wimbledon using the CityEngine Web Viewer

3D Tennis Visualization

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.

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Are you coming to San Diego this July?

Be sure to check out the Saturday Water/Wastewater meeting and the Sunday Water Resources (ArcHydro) meeting.

Water/Wastewater MeetingRegister for meetingAgenda

Saturday, July 6th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

Water Resources (ArcHydro) MeetingRegister for meeting

Sunday, July 7th, 2013
8:00am – 9:00am  Check in
9:00am – 5:00pm  Presentations
San Diego Convention Center, Rm 29 A/B

If you have any questions about the meetings please contact me.

See you in San Diego!


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Wupperverband leverages ArcGIS Online to enable the exchange of data

Wupperverband is a nonprofit agency in Germany that is responsible for river and watershed management including wastewater treatment, water resource management and flow/flood control. ArcGIS Online is being used to extract date, input date and enable the exchange of data across the agency.

Tom Freyburg, Water Wastewater International, spoke to Karl-Heinz Spies about Wupperverband’s use of GIS Technology and how it plays a key role in managing their business. Click here to view the video.

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