worldview - free, open source Esri imagery extension for Chrome

Blog Post created by DCroninesriuk-esridist Employee on Nov 3, 2017

We at Esri UK Tech Research have updated our Chrome extension and re-branded version 2.0 as worldview.  Experience beautiful aerial photography every time you open a new tab.  Don't delay!  Get it here now.


Screenshot from worldview extension


Enhancements include,


  • International locations! 
  • Submit your own suggestions! 
  • Save images for desktop backgrounds and screensavers!
  • Share the places you find with friends, colleagues and anyone who will listen! 

We built worldview using Esri Leaflet, d3.js and ArcGIS Online, and we hope that you enjoy using it as much as we do. 


But why? 


We created v1.0 in 2016 to test out Esri Leaflet, and to showcase the stunning imagery available in ArcGIS Online.  We built this update to re-launch internationally with the updated World Imagery Service. Please get involved, explore and submit your favourite locations


If you're interested in the technical details, check out the source code on GitHub or leave a question below.