Tag: 3D

What’s New in Scene Viewer (September 2017)


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


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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The Aurora Project


Better maps, an improved user experience, smarter forms, streamlined offline workflows and 3D editing. All of these are coming to Collector for ArcGIS as part of the Aurora Project. Learn more about the Aurora Project on GeoNet.

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Mapping art in 3D


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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Never Want DevSummit to End? Keep It Rollin’ with the GeoDev Webinars!


The Developer Outreach Team is proud to announce the solution to your DevSummit withdrawals! We listened and are excited to keep the greatest developer event going throughout the year via our GeoDev Webinar series. For more on this, check out … 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

Extrude by expression

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


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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3D GIS – Post UC Recap


The 2017 Esri User Conference has come and gone, leaving us buzzing with ideas and excitement on how to bring back the latest in GIS to our respective organizations. Hopefully, you found time to stop by the 3D GIS Showcase, attend … Continue reading

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