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This visualization is of the high volume of commercial shipping activity into and out of ports rimming the Pacific Ocean. The data were analyzed using Esri’s new GIS Tools for Hadoop toolkit. Visualization by Mansour Raad, Esri. Available online at coolmaps.esri.com/BigData/ShippingGlobe with any browser running WebGL.

Hydro Insights

This visualization is of the high volume of commercial shipping activity into and out of ports rimming the Pacific Ocean. The data were analyzed using Esri’s new GIS Tools for Hadoop toolkit. Visualization by Mansour Raad, Esri. Available online at coolmaps.esri.com/BigData/ShippingGlobe with any browser running WebGL. Part 1: Uncharted Depths Editor’s Note: xyHt is honored to...

Esri Developer Summit 2015 Highlights

The 2015 Esri Developer Summit (colloquially referred to as the “DevSummit”) was held in Palm Springs, CA, March 10-13. Two thousand+ programmers and technologists participated, seeing the latest developments for building applications in ArcGIS web, desktop and native coding environments. I particularly enjoy the DevSummit events, since they are entirely geekfest in nature, as opposed...

jack dangermond xyht interview

Growing GIS

Many people view Jack Dangermond as the face of commercial GIS, if not the face of GIS as a whole. As the internationally recognized and celebrated leader of Esri, he has led the company from humble beginnings to a leadership role in the GIS industry and community. xyHt recently asked Jack for his views on...

Feature: Survey <---> GIS

Finally you can work with survey data in a GIS environment and preserve its integrity and precision; check out the Carlson SurvPC Esri OEM. By Bruce Carlson and Gavin Schrock, PLS With apologies to Kipling: “GIS is GIS and surveying is surveying, and never the twain shall meet.” This is not really true … The...