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PDF3D V2.13 Release Targets Engineering and Manufacturing Workflows in 3D

July 14, 2016 - in Modeling, Products

3D PDF conversion software leaders, PDF3D, today announce V2.13, a major update for their entire suite of products including PDF3D SDK, XML Server, ReportGen and PV+. ReportGen users can expect a step-change in the user experience, while developers can exploit…

Autodesk Launches Stingray Game Engine at GDC Europe 2015

August 3, 2015 - in Modeling, Products

COLOGNE, Germany, Aug. 3, 2015—At the Game Developers Conference (GDC) Europe 2015, Autodesk (NASDAQ:ADSK) announced that its new Stingray game engine…

Esri Sponsors Civic Day of Hacking Events in Four US Cities

May 29, 2014 - in Corporate

As thousands of people come together for the National Day of Civic Hacking events, May 30 through June 1, Esri experts will offer support in Los Angeles,…

Esri Launches Climate Resilience App Challenge

March 10, 2014 - in Analysis, Corporate, Environment

In June 2013, President Obama announced a comprehensive Climate Action Plan. This blueprint for action includes the Climate Data Initiative, an effort to encourage tech innovators to use data about climate change risks and impacts in compelling ways to help…

Esri Encourages GIS Community to Join CodeAcross 2014

February 19, 2014 - in Uncategorized

Esri is a proud sponsor of Code for America's third annual CodeAcross, which will be held February 21–23. This year's theme, Beyond Transparency, focuses on making open data actionable. Esri is calling on volunteers domestic and international to share their…

Apple Introduces iBeacon Indoor Location Initiative

October 10, 2013 - in Facility Management, Sensors

Apple cryptically introduced the iBeacons initiative at its developers conference in June, identifying the new technology as a feature of the iOS software developers kit (SDK). In fact, iBeacons is a Bluetooth-based micro-locations system (think very accurate…

The Department of Energy Responds to Cyber Security Challenges with Developer Awards

October 2, 2013 - in Corporate, Energy, Security

Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz announced awards totaling approximately $30 million for the development of new tools and technologies to strengthen protection of the nation’s electric grid and oil and gas infrastructure from cyber attack. With support from…

Supreme Court Ruling Makes it Harder for Communities to Adapt

June 30, 2013 - in Uncategorized

Tuesday’s Supreme Court ruling in the case Koontz v. St. Johns River Water Management District, the legal equivalent of a wrestling undercard, was a little bit surprising. The 5-4 ruling essentially scolded government for being overzealous in imposing requirements…

Singapore’s OneMap Charts GIS 2.0

June 7, 2013 - in Modeling, Smart Cities

OneMap was originally focused to enable government agencies to share geospatial information and services. However, due to an overwhelming response from users, its features evolved over time to accommodate more innovative mashups from NGOs and government organisations.…

Esri Supports National Day of Civic Hacking

May 31, 2013 - in Corporate, Smart Cities

On Saturday and Sunday, June 1-2, 2013, Esri will provide software, apps, code, and technical assistance for the National Day of Civic Hacking.  Co-sponsored by the White House, the event will bring together government personnel and developers from many disciplines…