GIS

Woman found stabbed dead on Raleigh’s Skycrest Drive

A woman was found stabbed to death Monday night on Skycrest Drive, Raleigh, North Carolina, police said.<p>Police said the woman’s body was found about …

Crime

Augmented reality software shows where pipes and other underground structures are

Geographic information systems used to be 2-D maps, but new AR technologies are letting users see where pipes and other underground infrastructure is …

Augmented Reality

California fires: Videos show how far biggest fires have spread each day

The summer of 2018 in California has been dominated by news about wildfires. More than 15 major fires have blackened hundreds of thousands of acres …

California

UNITAR

<b>Istanbul, Turkey</b> – In July, UNITAR-UNOSAT and UNDP successfully delivered the first training to familiarize UNDP staff from over 30 country offices …

UNDP

BBMP takes technology route against hoardings

The Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) will go the crowd-sourcing route to crack down on illegal hoardings in the city. The civic body is …

Bangalore

ArcGIS Server Connections for Digital Hoarders

In ArcCatalog go over to GIS Servers and click the first option Add ArcGIS Server.<p>Then open the wizard and click Use GIS services.<p>Ok, now here is the …

ArcGIS

Communities across Canada receive support for infrastructure planning, green innovation, and climate change resiliency initiatives

OTTAWA, Aug. 7, 2018 /CNW/ - Investing in innovative municipal infrastructure projects contributes to a clean growth economy and strengthens the middle class by ensuring communities are healthy and sustainable places to live.<p>The Honourable François-Philippe Champagne, Minister of Infrastructure and …

Canada

Mind the Gap: Minimizing Data Loss Between GIS and BIM

An unfortunate fact of the AEC (architecture, engineering, and construction) industry is that, between every stage of the process—from planning and …

Architecture

Computer problems delay 911 dispatches in Indiana

Computer issues are delaying 911 dispatches in northern Indiana.<p>Ray Schultz is the executive director of St. Joseph County's consolidated 911 center …

Business

More Than 58K Acres Of Crops Reported Within Substation Fire Boundary

Crops make up more than half of the area engulfed in the Substation Fire, which burned 78,425 acres.

Eastern Oregon

Schools Turn to Geospatial Tech Lessons to Engage Students in STEM

During his junior year at Heritage High School, John Paine enrolled in a class called Geospatial Semester. He had no idea what it was about, but he …

James Madison

Abstract

A new database of geospatial information and a related model allow Afghani planners to estimate, analyze, and visualize the most cost-effective …

World Bank

The Great GIS vs BIM Debate: Seven Years Later, the Argument Becomes an Alliance

The city of Paris modeled in InfraWorks. Large-scale urban planning has typically been reserved for GIS rather than BIM, but the recent connection …

Engineering

Northern Ireland Water wins special achievement award at Esri International Conference in San Diego

Esri founder and president, Jack Dangermond, presented Northern Ireland Water with Special Achievement in GIS Award at event attended by 18,000 …

Northern Ireland

Cyient named GIS consultant for Varanasi

Cyient, an engineering and geospatial services company, has been selected as a consultant by the Varanasi Nagar Nigam (VNN) to develop the Geographic

Business (India)

Acuity Link, ZOLL Integrate Solutions to Improve Medical Transport Dispatch

Response, a situational awareness app, helps meet the standards for supporting the critical operational needs of public safety agencies.<p>If the heart …

Tim Cook

Varanasi Nigam selects Cyient as consultant for info system

A press release said the project was part of the institutional development program financed by Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) under …

Water

Intrepid Response Now Available as App for First Responders

Response, a situational awareness app, helps meet the standards for supporting the critical operational needs of public safety agencies.<p>If the heart …

Tim Cook

New Heart Watch Detects Cardiac Arrest, Alerts EMS

Response, a situational awareness app, helps meet the standards for supporting the critical operational needs of public safety agencies.<p>If the heart …

Tim Cook

Recap of UC Recaps! A Look Back at the 2018 ESRIUC Science of Where Experience - GEO Jobe

There was much live blogging and tweeting etc… during #esriuc (case in point, see GeoNet), however, the live sharing is typically short and sweet, …

San Diego

The Gamification of the Geospatial Industry

This entry is part 5 of 12 in the series July 2018<p>Why Is It Important?<p>DeepOcean laserscan uses SLAM for high-resolution capture.<p>With huge, sprawling …

Geospatial Analysis

InfraWorks Updates Build Bridge To Geographic Information Software

A model in Esri’s ArcGIS. The new Autodesk Connector lets Autodesk users import data directly from ArcGIS. (Image courtesy of Autodesk.)<p>Last week …

Autodesk

GIS and BIM Integration Will Transform Infrastructure Design, Construction

Merging map and design data through GIS and BIM integration will make bridges more resilient, roads more efficient, transportation safer, and it will …

Roads

Esri Map Book 2018, Vol. 33

The maps and apps in Esri Map Book, Volume 33, demonstrate how ArcGIS solves problems and meets challenges on a global scale for governments, …

Data Visualization

Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS

The Autodesk Connector for ArcGIS is the first step toward realizing the vision of the partnership between Autodesk and Esri to integrate BIM and GIS …

ArcGIS

I teach refugees to map their world

Maps are an invaluable tool in humanitarian crises. Brian Tomaszewski is teaching refugees at one of the world’s largest camps to map their own.<p>I first visited the Zaatari refugee camp in early 2015. Located in northern Jordan, the camp is home to more than 80,000 Syrian refugees. I was there as …

Refugees

3D things to look for at the 2018 User Conference

Take a look at some of the highlights for 3D at the 2018 Esri International User Conference!

ArcGIS

EC launches app to report electoral malpractice

The Election Commission on Tuesday launched an Android-based mobile application named “cVigil” for citizens to share proof of malpractices by …

India News

EC launches app to help voters share malpractice proof

The Election Commission on Tuesday launched an Android-based mobile application named ‘cVigil’ for citizens to share proof of malpractices by …

Apps

Cobb County introduces opioid awareness initiative

Cobb County has a new opioid awareness initiative by using geography and GIS maps to visualize and study patterns in the data.<p>In 2017, there were 75 …

National Safety Council