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Big Data and AI Converge in Map to Protect Biodiversity

Jul 10, 2019 |

What’s living where? Those are the basic pieces of data that biologists and conservationists are hoping to collect and load into the Map of Biodiversity Importance, a dynamic new map unveiled this week at the Esri User Conference. Read more…

The Big Data Tech Inside the 2020 Census

Jan 9, 2018 |

The US Census Bureau is adopting the latest data processing technology to help with its upcoming 2020 Census, including the use of a large Hadoop cluster, real-time stream data processing, and advanced mapping and visualization products. Read more…

The Here and Now of Big Geospatial Data

Oct 17, 2016 |

No matter how sophisticated information technology gets – and who can deny that IT is evolving exceptionally fast these days – there’s nothing that can replicate the combination of two unique pieces of data: Read more…

A Big Data App to Help You Travel Safer

Apr 28, 2016 |

Let’s face it: the world is a dangerous place. From terrorist attacks and earthquakes to outbreaks of hemorrhagic fever and pickpockets, there are a thousand ways for an American to stumble into trouble when travelling abroad. Read more…

5 Ways Big Geospatial Data Is Driving Analytics In the Real World

May 21, 2015 |

Amid the flood of data we collect and contend with on a daily basis, geospatial data occupies a unique place. Thanks to the networks of GPS satellites and cell towers and the emerging Internet of Things, we’re able to track and correlate the location of people and objects in very precise ways that were not possible until recently. Read more…

News In Brief

New Map Shows Hundreds of Counties in the COVID-19 Endgame — and Thousands on the Uptick

Jun 1, 2020 |

As more and more states around the country begin to loosen the lockdowns that have kept most Americans inside for upwards of two months, people are waiting with bated breath for the dreaded second peak that some researchers say is looming on the horizon. Read more…

Community Transmission: Counties Are the Front Lines in Virus Battle

Mar 24, 2020 |

The foot soldiers in the battle against COVID-19 are increasingly relying on location data to track resources and stem the spread of the virus, often one county at a time. Read more…

Drone Data Ecosystem Growing Fast, Report Says

Jul 9, 2018 |

The ecosystem that’s emerged around the collection and analysis of data from drones is growing very quickly, according to a new report issued by DroneDeploy, one of the companies operating in the space. Read more…

Esri Adds an Unstructured Location Data Capability

Feb 22, 2018 |

Spatial analytics specialist Esri continues to expand its mapping platform with the acquisition of ClearTerra, a developer of geospatial and other intelligence tools focused on unstructured data.

Esri, Redlands, Calif., announced the acquisition on Thursday (Feb. Read more…

Geospatial Data Moves to SAP HANA

Jan 24, 2018 |

SAP is adding geospatial data to its growing list of database offerings as it launches a partnership with spatial analytics specialist Esri to adopt SAP’s in-memory data and application development platform. Read more…

This Just In

Saudi Arabia Launches COVID-19 Dashboard Using Esri Technology

Jun 19, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., June 19, 2020 — Esri announced the launch of the first coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) dashboard commissioned by the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). Created in cooperation with Esri Saudi Arabia and the country’s Ministry of Health (MoH), the dashboard is now the official source of data for tracking COVID-19 cases throughout the kingdom. Read more…

Esri Donates Free Software to GEO BON Grant Recipients

Jun 1, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., June 1, 2020—Esri announced that it will be making its software available to recipients of EBVs on the Cloud, a grant program from Microsoft and the Group on Earth Observations Biodiversity Observation Network (GEO BON). Read more…

Esri Provides Free Mapping Software for Women in GIS

May 19, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., May 19, 2020—Esri announced that it will be making its software available to Women in GIS (WiGIS). The company is offering WiGIS members a free, one-year, home-use subscription to ArcGIS Online and ArcGIS Pro. Read more…

Esri and IDB Offer Solution to Combat COVID-19 in Latin America and the Caribbean

May 18, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., May 18, 2020 — Esri announced that it has partnered with the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) to provide free access to geospatial technology in response to the COVID-19 emergency in Latin America and the Caribbean (LAC). Read more…

Esri Provides Free COVID-19 Resources to Nonprofits

May 7, 2020 |

REDLANDS, Calif., May 7, 2020—Esri announced it will provide a COVID-19 Response Package for free to all nonprofit organizations responding to the pandemic. This package includes data, templates, and solutions that are accessible through Esri’s Disaster Response Program (DRP). Read more…

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