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.

About Esri

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.



Contact:

Matthew DeMeritt
Esri  
Tel.: 909-793-2853, extension 1-2930
E-mail: Email Contact




Review Article Be the first to review this article
SolidCAM: Cutting Webinar

Featured Video
Editorial
Jeff RoweJeff's MCAD Blogging
by Jeff Rowe
GE Additive’s Big Plans For Metal AM
Jobs
Mechanical Engineer II - Requisition ID 090445 for L3 Technologies at New York, NY
ECAD Designer - Data Connectivity for Delphi at Auburn Hills, MI
Estimator / Bidder for Rulon International at Saint Augustine, FL
Upcoming Events
33rd Annual Coordinate Metrology Society Conference at Snowbird UT - Jul 17 - 21, 2017
EMO Hannover 2017 at Hannover Germany - Sep 18 - 23, 2017
The 30th Annual Integrated Process Excellence Symposium & Training at Wyndham Grand Bonnet Creek Resort Orlando FL - Sep 18 - 20, 2017
Additive Manufacturing Conference 2017 at Knoxville Convention Center 701 Henley Street Knoxville TN - Oct 10 - 12, 2017



Internet Business Systems © 2017 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
595 Millich Dr., Suite 216, Campbell, CA 95008
+1 (408)-337-6870 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation GISCafe - Geographical Information Services TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy Policy Advertise