Tag: iPad

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:

Apps Team

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The new BAO Mobile App Brings Key Market Research Insights for More than 135 Countries to Android Devices

Understanding the local characteristics of a marketplace is key to making decisions on where to invest in a business. Business development and market research professionals especially in the real estate, food services, banking, and retail sectors are often visiting sites and assessing trade areas. They need access to market research insights not only in their offices but also on the go. The new BAO Mobile app helps them access demographic, spending, and market profile data anywhere, anytime on their iOS and now on Android devices.

New Release for Android Devices

Here are some highlights of what you can do with the new app on Android devices: Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS v10.3 is live now!

Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS just released it’s 10.3 update and you can download it from ArcGIS Online right now!

There are a number of very focused, great new enhancements to take advantage of with this update and we have made a number of stability improvements as well.

Here are some top enhancements to look for… Continue reading

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Updating Hosted Feature Services in ArcGIS Online

Using web maps powered by Hosted Feature Services you can rapidly deploy field collection schemas to the field for use with Collector for ArcGIS. You can publish map layers directly from ArcMap that have awesome templates with great forms that include pick lists just the way you modeled them in the geodatabase.

But no matter how much of a GIS rock star you are, you won’t get that schema 100% right the first time. So what do you do when you miss a domain value, template or you misspell a field alias?  Your field team is out there, collecting stuff. You can’t republish the service!

Well did you know that you can update the schema without having to republish? It’s true. You can add a domain value, remove a template, update the alias for a field.

Here is a document that shows you How to Update Hosted Feature Service Schemas.

Apps Team

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Operations Dashboard Update

Last night we updated the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS. Yes, it was a stealthy update that happened to the browser app that is hosted inside of ArcGIS Online. Though a minor, bug fix update, it was strategic.

The Browser app now supports labels that you add to layers in your web map, we have replaced the graphics library used for charting and graphing widgets to improve clarity and readability, we addressed several minor stability updates with the Dashboard heartbeat and improved popup support within dynamic map services.

The best news – you don’t need to do anything to pick up these updates! Enjoy!

Dashboard Team

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Do more with Collector using barcode scanners

Utility meters, poles, pipes, traffic signs – the fixed assets that you manage inside of the ArcGIS platform are not only mapped but are often tagged with durable, weather resistant barcodes that uniquely identify each asset inside of an asset management system.

Quite often we are asked if Collector for ArcGIS running on a smartphone or tablet can be paired with a barcode scanner so that as you map asset locations you can capture the barcodes placed on them as well…

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Repetitive Feature Collection made easy with Collector

When you are out in the field collecting data, quite often you find yourself collecting the same information over and over again – either multiple things at the same location or multiples of the same thing at different locations. If you have encountered this, then read on because there is a setting in Collector that you really need to know about… Continue reading

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Using your own Basemap layers with Collector for ArcGIS

Basemap layers play an important role in the field work that you do – they provide a geographic reference when collecting or updating data in the field. You can choose from a number of Esri-provided basemap layers or you can use the landbase, aerial imagery or any other reference layers you create and manage within your GIS.

When you need to work offline – Esri basemaps can be downloaded directly to your smartphone or tablet using the Collector app and we provide quite a few of them for you to choose from. Continue reading

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Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS 10.2.2 Released!

Late breaking news! The apps team just released an update to the Operations Dashboard for ArcGIS!  Version 10.2.2 is available for right now and you can download the Windows Dashboard here.

We have added support for opening and viewing operation views within in a Browser so now the same real-time view of operations is available on your iPad or Android tablet as well as your Windows desktop. For more details, read this blog post or even better, take a look at our new doc!

NOTE: Portal for ArcGIS customers will be able to download the Windows app deployment utility from the customer care site late next week but will need to wait for the Browser app to be rolled out this summer.

Dashboard team

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Collector – Disconnected editing and sync

With the 10.2.2 release of Collector for ArcGIS in March you will be able to use maps on your smartphone or tablet when disconnected from the network. We started blogging about this last month by discussing how you will be able to download maps to your device. In this article we want to discuss feature services, the flow of data, and synchronizing edits. Continue reading

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