Category: ArcGIS Online

What’s New in World Imagery Basemap (September 2016)

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As part of the September updates to ArcGIS Online, we have updated large parts (over 13 million km2) of our World Imagery basemap with imagery from DigitalGlobe and the GIS user community.  The update features new and improved high-resolution imagery … Continue reading

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What’s New in Esri Vector Basemaps (September 2016)

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The Esri vector tile basemaps (beta) were updated with new data content and map style refinements. The ArcGIS Online update earlier this week also affected the vector tile basemap display. The two recent releases together made noticeable improvements to the maps such as: improved … Continue reading

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What’s New in Web AppBuilder for ArcGIS (September 2016)

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The astrological sign for people who are born in September is Virgo – the 6th sign in the zodiac. Virgos are typically known to be analytical, kind, hardworking and practical.

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What’s new in Story Map Cascade (September 2016)

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Story Map Cascade helps you build a story with a full-screen scrolling experience that blends narrative text and engaging content. Sections containing text and in-line media can be interspersed with immersive sections that fill the screen with your media and … Continue reading

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What’s New in Story Maps (September 2016)

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Story Maps let you combine authoritative maps with narrative text, images, and multimedia content, making it easy to harness the power of maps and geography to tell your story. ArcGIS Online has been updated with the following enhancements to Esri Story … Continue reading

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What’s New in ArcGIS Online (September 2016)

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ArcGIS Online has just been updated with the following new features and enhancements. This is a minor release, but includes updates, beta releases, and new capabilities for administering organizations, open standards, configurable apps, story maps, and more. For additional details … Continue reading

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Picasa and Google Photos: What story map authors need to know

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UPDATE: This post was originally published on May 27, 2016. It was revised on Sept 13, 2016 with new information. You may have heard that Google is retiring Picasa and transitioning its cloud photo hosting services to Google Photos. You also … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Apps on iOS 10

You may have noticed the update badge appear on your iPhone or iPad today and wondered should I update to iOS 10?

If you use one of the following ArcGIS Apps, know that iOS 10 has been certified and you are just fine to update the OS:

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Adding and using photos and images in ArcGIS Online

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You can add, share, and manage many types of items in ArcGIS Online. While not specifically intended as a warehouse for photos and other kinds of images, you may find that storing these item types in your account is useful. … Continue reading

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Enterprise meets Entertainment with the #WHERESTHELOVE Campaign

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Both the GIS and entertainment industry carry the power to shine light on social issues. Geographic Information Systems provide understanding by shedding light on specific areas that suffer from multiple, highly interrelated spatial challenges, while the entertainment industry guides and … Continue reading

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