Something on the Esri blogs this week giving us a clue as to what we can expect to see on the main stage at ESRIUC this July – ArcGIS Earth – Esri’s new effort to support the transition to an ESRI solution from the Google Earth Pro environment.
An interesting webinar is on the horizon for those interested in leveraging Google Earth and Oracle Spatial for situational awareness. Join Google, Nag Inc., and DLT Solutions on Wednesday, October 7, from 2-3PM ET for a breakthrough webcast that will change how you can view and track critical information. Save the date, Wed, Oct 7, 2009 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM EDT. In this event you’ll learn about innovative new features like Spatial Queries built for: Shotspotter (an Oracle application to instantaneously detect firearm shots fired and pinpoint their location) ; and 911 calls (tracks E-911 calls, computer aided dispatch, hospitals, fire emergency vehicles) – see Details HERE
An interesting article that just went up on Amerisurv look at Visualizing the National Geodetic Survey Control Stations in Google Earth. I was interested in this quote by the author… “Google Earth is rapidly becoming the land surveyor’s tool-of-choice for preliminary job site reconnaissance and survey planning” See the article by Thomas Davis HERE