Time again for another summer edition of 5Things on Friday. This week we share 5 geo tips including: a look at what’s coming with ArcGIS Pro 2.0, details of a proposed Drone Safety Act,Deprecation plans with ArcGIS 10.5.1, a fun Disney Map Book, and an amazing webmap that tracks over 2,000 satellites. Got a tip for a future edition? Please share with us in a comment below or on Twitter @geojobegis
ArcGIS Pro 2.0, Esri’s next-generation desktop GIS, has been released and is available from My Esri – recall, ArcGIS Pro is the future for Esri product development and all efforts will be going into it moving forward. From Esri… ArcGIS Pro 2.0 brings more of your highly requested workflows to the table, features new innovations not available in any other desktop GIS. With Pro 2.0 you can Easily explore your 3D landscapes with the new innovative 3D navigation controls and sync the views of your 3D and 2D maps. What is ArcGIS Pro?? See HERE for more
Four U.S. senators have rolled out a bipartisan bill designed to advance the development of the unmanned aircraft systems (UAS) industry and ensure the U.S. keeps pace in the development and implementation of the technology. The Safe DRONE Act of 2017 is being introduced by U.S. Sens. Mark R. Warner, D-Va.; John Hoeven, R-N.D.. and others. The Safe DRONE Act of 2017 will ensure that the United States keeps pace in the development and implementation of unmanned technology.
Here’s a fun little nugget for you cartography buffs and Disney fans out there. Maps of the Disney Parks are more than just atlases used by guests to find their way to Big Thunder Mountain Railroad. They are snapshots of a place and time, relics treasured by collectors, and gorgeous pieces of artwork. In fact, it was a map-imagined by Walt Disney and drawn by Herbert Ryman-that was used to sell the idea of Disneyland to investors. This book looks pretty darned cool!
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