Posts tagged as Esri

Harmonising and sharing geospatial data

Esri has joined the European Location Framework (ELF) project to assist in harmonising and sharing geospatial data across Europe. As part of the project team, Esri has agreed to a grant offer with EuroGeographics to help its 59 members implement ELFand INSPIRE compliant services. Under the grant, Esri will be providing the ArcGIS platform, including […]

Increased business efficiency

CR England, a refrigerated trucking company, has adopted Esri Location Analytics for incorporating geographic information, mapping, and spatial analytics into its business processes. Being able to analyse the transportation business from a geographic perspective is key to gaining intelligence about a network in terms of driver and customer density, as well as freight routes. Located […]

Partnership aids big data analysis

The integration of Esri’s ArcGIS Platform with MarkLogic’s Enterprise NoSQL database platform provides real-time access to highly diverse data sources for the defense and intelligence communities. New functionality from the integration of the Esri and MarkLogic technologies includes use of the ArcGIS mapping APIs to build a web interface for visualising, querying, and interacting with […]

New methodology for 3D cityscape creation

When Esri merged geospatial technology with digital urban design in CityEngine in 2011, it created a revolutionary new methodology for 3D cityscape creation. At Siggraph 2013, Esri demonstrated the powerful capabilities of CityEngine and other GIS solutions for digital artists in film, television, and game design. Creating realistic 3D city designs is a notoriously expensive […]

Improved fire prevention planning

Esri and the US Institute of Fire Engineers have partnered to improve fire prevention planning through the use of simple risk analysis capabilities that include computer mapping and demographic analysis. The methods are being developed by teams of subject matter experts from both organisations and will be made available for free to fire departments across […]

Improved software for manipulating imagery

LizardTech, a provider of software solutions for managing and distributing geospatial content, has announced the launch of GeoExpress 9. The software enables geospatial professionals to compress and manipulate satellite and aerial imagery and the latest version is four times faster than before with support for spanning multiple jobs across multiple cores. This increase in speed […]

Indexing geospatial image and vector data

PCI Geomatics has announced the release of Geomatica Discover, a new browser-based software tool that crawls local system drives or removable drives to automatically create a searchable geospatial data catalogue. The tool is designed to help users locate the data they need for specific projects. Users can either create search queries based on image/sensor type, […]

Maintaining telecom services during disasters

When threatened by natural disaster or civil unrest, telecommunication companies work to keep up phone and internet services, especially to assist police, fire fighters, and paramedics. To avoid outages, network operators must transfer cloud-based applications to servers located out of harm’s way. The task is not easy. Recently, TM Forum, a global non-profit telecom industry […]

Mapping and geocoding added to telecom solutions

Mid-America Computer Corporation (MACC) recently teamed with Esri to add geocoding and mapping capabilities to the billing and operational support solutions it provides to more than 300 telecommunications companies in the United States.  The use of Esri maps has been very well received by the telecom customer base, and the company is very happy with […]

App provides live fishing data

Fishing enthusiasts can now access live data on marine protected areas, weather, and tides based on GPS location using the new FishAlerts! app, built on Esri technology. The app, developed by Great Outdoors Mobile, also connects directly to Facebook and Twitter so anglers can swap fish stories, post photos, and socialise anytime. The Great Outdoors […]