ArcGIS Pro 2.1 brings a blizzard of new features

ArcGIS Pro 2.1 brings a blizzard of new features

The latest update for ArcGIS Pro, Esri’s flagship desktop application has arrived. With so many new features, even the most observant eye might miss some of the exciting advances that have been made in this most recent update. This blog will take you through my selection of the new tool developments and features in ArcGIS Pro 2.1.

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Make your 2D data look 3D with ArcGIS Pro

Even if your data doesn't include the z values needed for 3D analysis, you can still create a 3D visualisation to help understand how the features sit in the landscape. At this year's Scottish Conference I included this in a short tech session on 3D in ArcGIS Pro. As well as looking at the visual impact of forest blocks, I also took 2D data representing a wind farm in the Scottish Borders and created a 3D visualisation of the site. The full details for the steps involved are in the help but I thought I'd take you through some of the questions you need to consider. 

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5 interesting things about CityEngine

Having the rather envious task of looking after CityEngine here at Esri UK, I get to play with all the new functionality that comes along. CityEngine has come on leaps and bounds with its GIS integration since we first acquired it and with the introduction of the CityEngine Web Viewer it’s now even possible to share your CityEngine projects on AGOL. Here are my top 5 things in CityEngine that you might want to try out.
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