ArcGIS Explorer

ESRI and Microsoft Team up for ArcGIS 9.3.1

We knew this was coming and indeed it was possible via other routes but its still quite a notable move with ESRI teaming up with Microsoft to offer Virtual Earth directly within ArcGIS. The full announcement is below: ESRI Expands Virtual Earth Access in GIS by Teaming with Microsoft ArcGIS…

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Embed Virtual Earth into ESRI’s ArcGIS

The excellent Arc2Earth from Brian Flood has always had the ability to display map tiles from Microsoft, Yahoo and Ask.com as a custom layer in your map. What is new in the current beta release is the ability to directly embed the API from Microsoft and Google into ArcMap –…

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ESRI ArcGIS Explorer Beta – GIS for Everyone (?)

ESRI’s ArcGIS Explorer loads with the banner ‘GIS for Everyone’. At a first look however the beta product has a long way to go before it allows GIS for the masses. The main plus point of Explorer is its license free distribution, allowing local government to install it on their…

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