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July 13, 2017

Esri and Microsoft Join Forces to Accelerate Conservation through Enhanced Land Cover Mapping Technology

REDLANDS, Calif. — Land cover mapping is a critical part of conservation planning, but current methods for collecting detailed geographic data are highly labor-intensive. Advanced technologies like artificial intelligence (AI) can help but are not yet widely accessible to those on the front lines of conservation and mapping. That is why Esri today announced a

April 27, 2017

Partnership Will Improve Stream Mapping for the Chesapeake Bay Watershed

Annapolis, Md. – Advances in technology will enable Chesapeake Conservancy to map streams throughout the watershed with unprecedented precision and accuracy. Chesapeake Conservancy recently received funding from the Chesapeake Bay Trust and will partner with researchers at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC) to develop a methodology for mapping stream channels throughout the Chesapeake

April 7, 2017

Cadcorp Selected to Provide Intranet Web Mapping to South Gloucestershire Council

The popularity of Cadcorp SIS in local government continues as a web mapping engagement with South Gloucestershire Council (SGC) becomes the latest contract secured by the GIS software and services company.   Cadcorp will initially be supplying its off-the-shelf product Web Map Layers with supporting Cadcorp desktop software, training and associated services. GIS is a

March 7, 2017

Esri Honors Partners for Exceptional Use of Mapping and Analytics Technology

REDLANDS, Calif. — Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, yesterday recognized its outstanding partners during the annual Esri Partner Conference. The honorees have made exceptional strides toward using The Science of Where to solve some of the world's toughest challenges. Members of the Esri Partner Network build solutions and provide best practices for organizations

February 28, 2017

Drones, 3D Modeling and Printing Technologies Combine to Map France’s Abbey of Chateliers and Church of Ars-en-Ré

Exploring ways to expand and better their services, participants in a multi-technology project showcased what can be achieved by combining aerial photography, photogrammetry-based 3D modeling and 3D printing.

February 20, 2017

Vollkswagen Partner with Mobileye to Turn Cars into Map Data Gathering Machines

To create the detailed maps needed for autonomous vehicles, Vollkswagen has partnered with Mobileye, to turn its fleet of vehicles into map data gathering machines. The German company will help will Mobileye to create the detailed maps needed for autonomous vehicles. Soon all new VWs equipped with the supplier’s camera-based ADAS system will be sending

February 10, 2017

Bluesky Granted Innovation Funding for Mobile Phone Mapping Project

Geographic data specialist Bluesky has secured funding from the UK government’s innovation agency, Innovate UK, to investigate the potential of mobile phones for capturing accurate 3D spatial information. Designed to reduce the costs of monitoring and managing essential infrastructure, such as overhead electricity cables, and mitigate the effects of potentially damaging vegetation, the Bluesky led

February 7, 2017

NRCS California Concludes Eight-Year Mapping Survey of Los Angeles Soils

Conservation Service (NRCS) in California has concluded an eight-year project creating an inventory of the soil properties and their associated landscapes within the southeastern section of Los Angeles County. The City of Los Angeles, included in this survey, was the largest U.S. city without a completed soil survey. "The process of mapping and cataloging the

February 3, 2017

Putting Disease on the Map

Redlands, California—The new edition of Cartographies of Disease: Maps, Mapping, and Medicine from Esri traces the long history of how maps have been used to help unlock the mysteries behind the cause and spread of diseases such as cholera, yellow fever, and Ebola. Cartographies of Disease was first published in 2005 and showed how maps

February 3, 2017

Rwanda Forges Forward in Drone Mapping Use

After Rwanda made waves in the news early last year for allegedly being the first country to approve drone delivery, people payed attention. The country, with its rolling hills and one of the fastest growing economies in Central Africa has already established regulations regarding drones and become a vanguard of sorts for the region. “My impression is that there

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