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by Esri Contributor
Esri Contributor

ArcGIS Earth 1.11 has been released on Oct. 1. To learn more, and to download ArcGIS Earth, see the ArcGIS Earth overview or Microsoft store.

 

What's new

 

This release includes new 3D capabilities, supports for new data types, and user experience enhancements. Here are a few highlights:

 

Sunlight and shadows: You can layer dynamic sunlight and shadows on scenes that can be labeled with the time and date, in any time zone.

Underground navigation: Go underground or under the sea with new subsurface navigation tools.

New data support: Expand your workflows by adding GPX, WFS, and GeoJSON to your ArcGIS Earth workspace.

Updated bookmarks: Create and manage multiple bookmark groups and add more context to your bookmarks with customizable informational pop-ups.

Symbology: Start using the new symbol types: Type (Unique Symbol) and Counts and Amounts (Colors).

Issues addressed

 

Please see the below key fixes that are included in this release.

  • BUG-000130179: ArcGIS Earth support to embed the URL link within a KML file.
  • BUG-000129768: KML Network Links that throw a P3P error will cause ArcGIS Earth to crash.
  • BUG-000118831: ArcGIS Earth 1.8 displays the first layer only when a hosted feature service with multiple layers is added via Add Data from ArcGIS Enterprise 10.6.1.
  • BUG-000122676: Installations of ArcGIS Earth on specific Windows SHB configurations are not able to decrypt the ArcGIS Runtime license string, resulting in the "Licensed For Developer Use Only" watermark to be displayed.
  • BUG-000129620: Drawing a line data in ArcGIS Earth (desktop) at a higher altitude does not honor the Draped (clamped to the ground) altitude property.
  • BUG-000133000: ArcGIS Earth 1.10 sign-in fails to portals configured to use the Security Assertion Markup Language (SAML) authentication with a public key infrastructure (PKI).

Known limitation

 

Features 

Description 

Daylight 

Shadow on terrain is not supported in ArcGIS Earth.

Daylight 

Daylight animation with shadow effect will not function well if you lock/unlock screen or change screen display during daylight analysis process.

Underground mode 

Camera control might get sensitive while navigating data under the ground.    

Underground mode 

There might be gaps on the basemap after enabling underground mode. 

Underground mode 

With Atmosphere effect on, changing ground transparency might cause rendering issue. 

Symbology  

If the feature layer is from a portal item or inside a group, adjusted symbology will be cleared once you exit ArcGIS Earth. 

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New Contributor II

The version 1.2 of ArcGIS Earth for mobile has been released to Google Play and App Store on August 31st, 2020. To continue bringing better experience to our users, in the new version we added new features and made improvements including: 

  • Well adapted iPad and Android tablet (vertical screen mode) 
  • Provide a default basemap “Imagery” to Basemap List, if not signed into ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise 
  • Enhance 2D Maps and 3D Scenes rendering in iOS with Apple's Metal framework 

New features 

Well adapted iPad and Android tablet (vertical screen mode) 

This new release now supports iPads and Android tablets in vertical screen mode. You can use ArcGIS Earth mobile to explore the globe and interactive with 2D and 3D data on larger screens. 

    

                                                          iPad screenshots 

       

                                                 Android Tablet screenshots 

Provide a default basemap “Imagery” to Basemap List, if not signed into ArcGIS Online or ArcGIS Enterprise 

ArcGIS Imagery basemap is by default available in the Basemap List, without requiring users signing into ArcGIS Online or connecting to their Enterprise Portal. This high quality and frequently updated imagery basemap provides all users with a good reference to start exploring the world in ArcGIS Earth mobile. 

Enhancements 

2D Maps and 3D Scenes rendering in iOS with Apple’s Metal framework  

This release of ArcGIS Earth for iOS takes advantage of the most recent update in ArcGIS Runtime, with which 2D Maps and 3D Scenes are now rendered using Apple's Metal framework that provides near-direct access to the graphics processing unit (GPU). This has led to an increase in rendering performance, especially when displaying a large number of features or graphics in dynamic rendering mode on the GPU. Metal has been widely available on a range of iOS devices for quite some time now. With that said, ArcGIS Earth mobile has adopted full benefits of this improvement while targeting all devices that meet Runtime's minimum deployment requirement of iOS.

Known issues of ArcGIS Earth for mobile V1.2 

For iOS 

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

1. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can display screen overlay with KML/KMZ but may not support to display it as the appropriate screen size.  

2.  ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to add data from URL with a parameter, such as “ts”.  

3. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to add building scene layer. 

4. Filter Authoritative status doesn't work for the data on My Content/My Favorites/My Groups/My Organization tab 

5. Earth zooms to a strange view after tap to identify a KML or layer item. 

Mobile scene package 

6. ArcGIS Earth for iOS failed to get the locator name of the mobile scene package. 

Tour 

7. The photo might not display as expected if the camera is too close. 

8. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to choose Album photos.  

Portal 

9. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to connect portal with Kerberos certification. 

UI 

10. Inappropriate error message for unsupported data type 

For Android

 

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

1. ArcGIS Earth for Android can display screen overlay with KML/KMZ but may not support to display it as the appropriate screen size.  

2. ArcGIS Earth for Android supports loading Web Scene in the way of read-only. 

3. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support adding data from URL with a parameter, such as “ts”.  

4. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support adding building scene layer. 

TOC 

5. Layers visibility are turned on automatically after restarted ArcGIS Earth for Android. 

Measure 

6. Line of sight and Viewshed does not work well on part of Android (6.x) devices. 

7. Incorrect unit displays on measure Point bar after changing Distance units to Statute Miles 

Portal 

8. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support to connect portal with Kerberos certification. 

Draw 

9. There is an issue when adding new placemark where the symbol flickers before settled to the scene. 

10. ArcGIS Earth for Android may not fly to the ideal view of the placemark or searched location in some terrain area. 

Tour 

11. Pictures in the tour may appear at offset locations in some region. 

Note 

Device requirements 

  1. iOS 12 or later 
  1. Android 5.0 (Lollipop) API 21 or later 

Download 

App Store: https://apps.apple.com/cn/app/arcgis-earth/id1442724282

 

Google Play: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.esri.earth.phone

  

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by Esri Contributor
Esri Contributor

The Esri User Conference 2020 is going virtual this year and providing many virtual sessions across hundreds of topics! Join us now and virtually connect with our industry experts, Esri staff, and your GIS peers.

Helpful links for you to start

Tips: Once the UC opens (Monday, July 13 at 12:00 a.m. PDT), add live sessions to your calendar. The appointment will include a link that brings you directly to the session. Please make sure to register as an all-access attendee to watch sessions and participate in the virtual expo at Esri UC 2020! 

Sessions and Workshops

Registered all-access participants will have access to hundreds of on-demand demo theater presentations during the conference (July 13-16) via the virtual event platform. Below is a focused agenda to help you navigate your way to ArcGIS Earth workshops.

Available now: 

Tips: Watch on demand sessions early in the week, so you can take your questions to the team at the Showcase Networking via chat or 1:1 meetings. 

Networking

The UC Live platform includes a Networking tab and lets participants connect with other attendees and Esri staff. You can connect with the ArcGIS Earth team and schedule private 1:1 meetings or simply chat to resolve your questions. Here is the list of ArcGIS Earth team members that will be available during the week. The table also includes a link to the profile of each member in UC Live so you can find us more easily in UC Live. 

Esri StaffMain AreaAvailability Language
Stephen HaynesArcGIS Earth overallAll weekEnglish
Darron PustamArcGIS Earth overallAll weekEnglish
Lauren LipovicArcGIS Earth overallAll weekEnglish
Jasmine DuArcGIS Earth overallTue and Wed: 7:30 am – 9:40 amEnglish, Chinese (Mandarin)
Xuewen ZhangArcGIS Earth DesktopTue and Wed: 7:30 am – 9:40 amEnglish, Chinese (Mandarin)
CiCi ChenArcGIS Earth DesktopMon, Tue and Wed: 11:10 am – 3:50 pmEnglish, Chinese (Mandarin)
Yujing Chang

ArcGIS Earth Mobile

Tue and Wed: 7:30 am – 9:40 am

English, Chinese (Mandarin)

Zheng (Joe) LiArcGIS Earth MobileMon, Tue and Wed: 11:10 am – 3:50 pmEnglish, Chinese (Mandarin)

The ArcGIS Earth showcase is a great place to network with other attendees and the ArcGIS Earth team. During the Esri Showcase hours, a chat room on ArcGIS will be live. Please join the conversation and bring your questions to us:

 

Monday, July 13, 2020 | 12:15 pm – 4:00 pm PDT

Tuesday, July 14, 2020 | 7:30 am – 9:40 am & 11:10 am – 3:50 pm PDT

Wednesday, July, 15, 2020 | 7:30 am – 9:40 am & 11:10 am – 3:50 pm PDT

Tips: Connect with us at the ArcGIS Earth Showcase and join the live chat or schedule private meetings to ask questions.

More information about ArcGIS Earth is available in this blog ArcGIS Earth at Esri UC 2020. We look forward to connecting with you at UC 2020!

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Esri Contributor

ArcGIS Earth 1.10.1 has been released on April 30th, 2020, you can download and install the latest release here 

Here is the list for what's new and release notes.

What's New

The following enhancements have been added on this new release ArcGIS Earth 1.10.1.

  • Fixed the authentication bug for data services hosted on a PKI-secured Linux server.
  • Fixed the crash issue for 3D object scene layers with a procedural symbol.
  • Added support for online services in a mobile scene package.
  • Appended the application name and version number to ArcGIS Earth user-agent string records.
  • Added support for bookmarks from Web scene and Web map.

Issues addressed

The following reported bugs were fixed at ArcGIS Earth 1.10.1:

  • BUG-000129129: Labels disappear or appear in the outer space area in ArcGIS Earth.
  • ENH-000129409: Append the application name and version number to ArcGIS Earth user-agent string records.
  • BUG-000129571: 3D object scene layers cause ArcGIS Server to crash.

If you encounter a built-in black login window issue when opening the PKI authentication KML service for the first time, please try one of the following methods:

  • Close the login window and then refresh the KML service in the table of contents.
  • Sign in to the Portal hosting the KML service in Portal Manager as the first step.

Stay safe and healthy.

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New Contributor II

For iOS 

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

 

1. Fixed a bug that Living Atlas panel always displays wrong content 

2. Fixed a bug that Living atlas's category doesn't work 

3. Fixed a bug that redundant ‘x’ icon displays behind the example URL when no text inputted in the Add URL box 

4. Fixed a bug that ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to add data from another portal not current portal 

Basemap 

5. Fixed a bug that there always displays some unavailable basemaps such as Tian Map 

Portal  

 

6. Fixed a bug that there no content displays on Public tab when connected to Portal with built-in authorization in Signed out mode 

7. Fixed a bug that the error message persists under URL textbox in Add Portal page  

TOC 

8. Enhanced Home icon feature and status information 

UI 

9. Fixed a bug that it cannot return to default state style after clicking "location" icon 

10. Enhanced UI of Scan QR code page 

11. Enhanced UI of Account page 

12. Enhanced UI of pressing status of button 

 

For Android  

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

 

1. Fixed a bug that it fails to add data from download files to ArcGIS Earth for iOS on some devices 

2. Fixed a bug that Earth will freeze  when loading data from URL occasionally 

Basemap  

3. Fixed a bug that there always displays some unavailable basemaps such as Tian Map 

4. Fixed a bug that Earth will fail to switch basemap 

Portal  

 

5. Fixed a bug that there no content displays on Public tab when connected to Portal with built-in authorization in Signed out mode 

TOC 

6. Enhanced Home icon feature and status information 

7. Fixed a bug that word after the comma is capitalized in prompt message when launched Earth App 

UI 

8. Enhanced UI of pressing status of button 

9. Enhanced UI of Account page 

10. Enhanced UI of My Placemark page 

Identify 

11. Fixed a bug that ArcGIS Earth for Android can identify the invisibility layers 

Measure 

12. Fixed a bug that the aiming point will disappear after finishing Line of Sight 

Tour 

 

 

13. Fixed a bug that there cannot record the Tour video on Huawei P30 

14. Fixed a bug that ArcGIS Earth for Android crashes when clicking Preview button on Select picture pane of Tour tool 

 

 

Feel free to upgrade and give it a spin!  

Download from Google Play or App Store 

App Store- 

https://apps.apple.com/us/app/arcgis-earth/id1442724282 

Google Play- 

https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.esri.earth.phone 

 

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New Contributor II

The version 1.1.1 of ArcGIS Earth for mobile has been released to Google Play and App Store on April 30, 2020. In order to bring users a better experience, the new version adds important functions and improvements.

  • Support to download Mobile Scene Package 
  • Generate QR code from mobile devices 
  • Filter data in portal content 

New features 

Download Mobile Scene Package from portal 

Support to download mobile scene package data from portaland add new page “My Downloads” to monitor the download status. 

  1. Tap the Mobile Scene packages to download and tap the Download icon to enter My downloads page 
  2. Tap Downloading panel to see the download progress, and support to pause or remove the data 
  3. When finishing downloading, the data will be saved in Downloaded panel 
  4. Tap the downloaded files to load it to the scene 

Generate QR Code from ArcGIS Earth for mobile 

Support to generate QR Code from ArcGIS Earth for mobile for Image service, Map service, Scene service, Feature service to help users to share data between mobile devices. 

  1. Slide to left the layer name to generate QR code on iOS devices 
  2. Long press the layer name to generate QR code on Android devices    

Enhancements 

Add “Filter” in portal content  

Support to filter portal content by Item Type”, “Date Modified” and “Status” .

 

  1. Item Type for Web Scene, Feature Service, Map Service, Scene Service, Image Service, KML and Mobile Scene Package
  2. Data Modified for Today, Yesterday, Last 7 Days, Last 30 Days
  3. Status for Authoritative, Deprecated 

 

Known issues of ArcGIS Earth for mobile V1.1.1 

For iOS 

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

1. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can display screen overlay with KML/KMZ but may not support to display it as the appropriate screen size.  

2. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to add data from URL with a parameter, such as “ts”.  

3. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to add building scene layer. 

4. ArcGIS Earth for iOS will crash when loading some special web scenes. (new) 

Mobile scene package 

5. ArcGIS Earth for iOS failed to get the locator name of the mobile scene package. 

6. When loading the mobile scene package with basemaps and changing to display the default basemap from the portal. And then signing in a valid account, there will be no basemap from the mobile scene package.  

Tour 

7. The photo might not display as expected if the camera is too close. 

8. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to choose Album photos 

Portal 

9. ArcGIS Earth for iOS can’t support to connect portal with Kerberos certification. 

 

For Android 

Feature 

Description 

Add data 

1. ArcGIS Earth for Android can display screen overlay with KML/KMZ but may not support to display it as the appropriate screen size.  

2. ArcGIS Earth for Android just support to load Web Scene in the way of read-only. 

3. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support to add data from URL with a parameter, such as “ts”.  

4. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support to add building scene layer. 

5. ArcGIS Earth for iOS will crash when loading some special web scenes. (new) 

TOC 

6. Layers visibility are turned on automatically after restarted ArcGIS Earth for Android. 

Measure 

7. Line of sight and Viewshed does not work well on part of Android (6.x) devices. 

Portal 

8. ArcGIS Earth for Android can’t support to connect portal with Kerberos certification. 

Android Version 

9. ArcGIS Earth for Android will fail to launch on the devices with Android Version 4.4.x if the network is not working.(new) 

   

Note 

  1. ArcGIS Earth for mobile can’t support the horizontal screen. 
  1. ArcGIS Earth for mobile 1.1.1 just has English only. 

 

Download 

 App Storehttps://apps.apple.com/cn/app/arcgis-earth/id1442724282

Google Play

 

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Occasional Contributor

Some ArcGIS Earth 1.10 users who use PKI authentication within KML services may be prompted for a username and password instead of a PKI certification window. A fix for this is included in 1.10.1 and users can download and install the latest release here.

 

For more details see the KB article created to support users who have this issue, see

https://support.esri.com/en/Technical-Article/000023245

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Occasional Contributor

What is changing?

In the releases after ArcGIS Earth desktop V1.10, users will not be able to import 3D models in the format of .DXF, .X, .PLY, . STL, and .IFC.

Why is ArcGIS Earth team making this change?

Currently ArcGIS Earth relies on Runtime SDK for .Net, which uses the complete assimp library to support 40+ 3D file formats for use as model marker symbols for point features and graphics.

The assimp library is one of the largest third party libraries referenced by Runtime today and has a notable impact on the size of the Runtime binary on every platform. The purpose of this deprecation is to reduce the number of supported formats to reduce binary size and refine testing to a more reasonable, common set of model types.

Additional formats will be evaluated on user requests.

Feel free to email jdu@esri.com if you have any concerns. 

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Esri Contributor

The wait is officially over, ArcGIS Earth 1.10 is released, and KML editing is here!

Read more about the release in the ArcGIS Blog: ArcGIS Earth 1.10 adds KML editing, and download the ArcGIS Earth 1.10 on the ArcGIS Earth product page: ArcGIS Earth | Understand Spatial Information with World Maps 

The section below lists known issues of ArcGIS Earth 1.10 (Build number: 2672).

KML

  • Draw order setting of the polygon is not supported.
  • Rotate setting of the screen overlay is not supported.
  • Ground overlay of .tga, .ppm, and .pgm files cannot display.
  • Ground overlay with absolute altitude cannot display when observed from the bottom of overlay.
  • Editing is limited for multi-geometry collection. Only editing of the first item is supported.

Symbology

  • Cannot display the legend of imagery layers and scene layers.
  • Cannot keep the symbology configuration of feature service.

Web styles

  • Only web styles that contain IconSymbol3DLayer and ObjectSymbol3DLayer are supported.
  • UniqueValueRenderer from the style is not supported.

Mobile Scene Package

  • Mobile scene package which contains web layers is not supported.

Scene Layer

  • Visual variables are not supported for scene layers.
  • Only scene layers that are in WGS84 coordinates will display in ArcGIS Earth.

Feature layer

  • Feature visual variables set to a web scene cannot work.

Authentication

  • Data service cannot be successfully added after entering credentials from the authentication panel. A workaround to this is to add the data service again after you entered the credentials, or sign in to ArcGIS Enterprisebefore adding data from the portal.

 

Aside from multiple new features and enhancements, we also fixed below technical support issues in ArcGIS Earth 1.10. 

KML

  • ArcGIS Earth9 for Windows does not display line strings from KML files as it did in version 1.8.
  • ArcGIS Earth does not display scale-dependent KML layers.
  • Provide functionality in ArcGIS Earth to view the static latitude and longitude values for imported KMZ points.
  • Secure KML network link generated in ArcGIS Server does not display data in ArcGIS Earth.

Portal

  • In ArcGIS Earth9, the add data window for a portal intermittently does not display any content or categories for content when the app is opened already signed in to a portal site.
  • Unable to sign in to public key infrastructure (PKI)-enabled Portal for ArcGIS. ArcGIS Earth using built-in credentials via the following URL: https://machine.domain:7443/arcgis.
  • Custom address locator in Portal for ArcGIS fails to search addresses in ArcGIS Earth8.
  • Add Data option in ArcGIS Earthfails to fetch content from Portal for ArcGIS.
  • ArcGIS Earth7 does not load the raster Landsat Shaded Basemap from Living Atlasif supplied through a group in Portal for ArcGIS 10.6 or ArcGIS Online.

Symbology and render

  • The point unique symbology with Customer (Expression) is displayed incorrectly in ArcGIS Earth.
  • ArcGIS Earth does not display the hosted feature service from ArcGIS Online if an expression-based symbology is applied to the hosted feature service.
  • Map services are slow to load in ArcGIS Earth, and when they do render, they are low resolution.
  • ArcGIS Earthfailed to load Terrain3D image service from ArcGIS Data Appliance 7.0.
  • Scene layer package has red and yellow bands in ArcGIS Earthif transparency and atmosphere effect is applied.
  • Scene layer package has white speckles in ArcGIS Earthif transparency is applied.

Draw

  • ArcGIS Earthcrashes when trying to draw polygons at either an absolute height or a relative height if you are using a custom terrain surface, rather than the default.
  • ArcGIS Earthcrashes when drawing 3D polygons with the draped altitude setting when using a custom terrain service with Koop services present in the application.

Elevation Profile

  • In ArcGIS Earth9, the average slope values in ArcGIS Earth change when Flip Direction is selected in the Elevation Profile dialog box.

License

  • Runtime license message displays.

Your feedback continues to improve ArcGIS Earth. Thanks to our user community for all the comments and feedback.

Download ArcGIS Earth and have a try today.

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