Category: 3D GIS

What’s New in Scene Viewer (September 2017)

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What’s New Scene Viewer (Sept 2017) The ArcGIS Online September 2017 release is another exciting update to Scene Viewer. We have added smart mapping support to point cloud layer, also a new OGC layer type and support for Vertical Coordinate … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Pro Tips: Group Templates, Galleries, & Grids Make Editing a Snap

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ArcGIS Pro includes a wide variety of editing tools right out of the box. These interactive tools can be used to create, modify, or delete the features and related data on layers in 2D and 3D. You can use the … Continue reading

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GIS2VR: From CityEngine via Unity to HTC Vive

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Esri CityEngine is a great tool to bring city models and other 3D GIS contents to Virtual Reality (VR). It allows you to create VR experiences for both mobile phones (see ArcGIS 360 VR) and desktops PCs. In this blog … Continue reading

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Creating 3D web apps in ArcGIS Online – Tracking Hurricane Irma

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In ArcGIS Online you can create web apps with your web scenes from Scene Viewer, the item details of web scenes and from My Content. Over the weekend I created a 3D web app to help give a different perspective … Continue reading

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React Redux: Building Modern Web Apps with the ArcGIS JS API

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I would like to share my experience building a React Redux app with the ArcGIS API for JavaScript (ArcGIS JS API). It is exciting how well these work together. I will also share some boilerplate source code to help you … Continue reading

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Live from 2017 GeoConX: Startups Help Utilities and Telecoms Prepare for the Future

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Over the past 25 years, the annual Esri GeoConX Conference has become the largest annual geospatial event in the electric, gas and telecommunications industries. At the event, professionals and Esri users from both industries converge to network, collaborate, and learn … Continue reading

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Mapping art in 3D

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I regularly check the Open Data portals because there’s always some new, interesting dataset out there. Recently, I stumbled upon data of independent art galleries in New York City on the NYC OpenData portal and decided to create a scene with them. I … Continue reading

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Scenarios in CityEngine 2017.0

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In CityEngine 2017.0, we introduce the concept of scenarios, a new way to create different designs for the same scene. For example, scenarios can represent multiple redevelopment proposals for a site or different phases of construction. These designs can then … Continue reading

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3D, GeoPlanner and Arcade

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In a previous post, I wrote about how you can view 3D layers in GeoPlanner and do nifty things like model shadows. Things get even niftier if you use Arcade with GeoPlanner to extrude data in 3D.

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ArcGIS Earth adds Geocoding in ArcGIS Online, raster and 3D model insert, and an Automation API

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ArcGIS Earth 1.6 focused on expanding the range of workflows that users can accomplish with Earth to allow more enterprise productivity.  The release of ArcGIS Earth 1.6 enables users to batch geocode address files against ArcGIS Online, adds local raster … Continue reading

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