Mobile devices like the iPhone offer productivity benefits for GIS, especially in the field. We’ve summed up below five highly recommended GIS and mapping applications on the market for your iPhone.
ArcGIS for smartphones and tablets is an app from Esri available for free from the Apple App Store, Android App Marketplace (ArcGIS for Android was just released in October), and Windows App Store that makes it easy to extend the GIS capabilities of your phone. ArcGIS is a a way […]
Today’s roundup of geospatial news includes the following: Esri launches a U.S. Wildfire online mapping application and reminds attendees to preregister for the upcoming Esri International User Conference, and ESA reports on how interference is affecting its global data collection. RapidEye, Masternaut, TatukGIS, and getmapping have new online and mobile […]
ESRI has released the ArcGIS API for iOS: The API is designed to use Web services available from ArcGIS Server and ArcGIS Online. Users of the platform can access dynamic, tiled, and image map services; overlay graphics; search and identify features; locate addresses; collect and update data; and perform GIS […]
Waze, the crowd-sourcing traffic application, has announced the release of version 2.0. This release launches new driving “groups”, a feature that allows users to discover and connect to other drivers who share common interests on the road. Groups allows drivers that share common interests, geography, or commutes to share information among […]