Redlands, California — December 7, 2010 — Esri has released an updated version of its ArcGIS for iOS app. In addition to using the app to discover and explore maps, find places and addresses, and query map layers and data, users can now collect and update geographic information system (GIS) information directly from their iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch devices.
The app lets users collect, edit, and update features and attribute information while performing field data collection and inspection. The update is available at no cost from the App Store.
Users of the updated ArcGIS app can
- Use onboard GPS to collect and update GIS data.
- Attach photos and movies to collected data.
- Tap on the map to get information about a location.
In addition to the ArcGIS app, an API is also available that lets developers and Esri partners create focused, spatially enabled applications for iOS devices. These custom apps can be deployed within an enterprise or to the public via the
To download the app update, visit the App Store.
To learn more about the ArcGIS for iOS app, visit esri.com/arcgisforios.
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