GPS Capability Now Integrated with ArcGIS Explorer Desktop

New Version Also Includes Enhanced Support for Querying and Adding Geotagged Photos to Maps

Redlands, California—June 15 , 2011—Esri today released the new version of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop, the free GIS viewer that gives users an easy way to explore, visualize, and share GIS information.  The latest build of ArcGIS Explorer Desktop now has integrated GPS capability, enhanced support for querying features, and a new feature that allows users to add geotagged photos directly to a map.

ArcGIS Explorer Desktop can be used with GPS devices to capture the user’s current location, along with waypoints and tracks, whether on foot or in a moving vehicle.  It also supports spatial selection using shapes (points, lines, areas) to query features using spatial operators such as contains, intersects, overlaps, and within. Combined with the existing support for logical queries, this provides a powerful set of capabilities that enables users to extract more meaning from their data.

The new release includes many other useful capabilities. For example, users can georeference images with tools available for nongeoreferenced rasters. ArcGIS Explorer Desktop also supports dragging and dropping geotagged photos directly onto the map. Geotagged photos are displayed at their tagged location. Non-geotagged photos can be geotagged manually.

Download ArcGIS Explorer Desktop by visiting esri.com/arcgisexplorer.

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Since 1969, Esri has been giving customers around the world the power to think and plan geographically. The market leader in GIS technology, Esri software is used in more than 300,000 organizations worldwide including each of the 200 largest cities in the United States, most national governments, more than two-thirds of Fortune 500 companies, and more than 7,000 colleges and universities. Esri applications, running on more than one million desktops and thousands of web and enterprise servers, provide the backbone for the world’s mapping and spatial analysis. Esri is the only vendor that provides complete technical solutions for desktop, mobile, server, and Internet platforms. Visit us at esri.com/news.



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