Adam Pittman discusses how to find and use ArcGIS services to access content directly from your iOS device, including iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch.
00:04 Mobile GIS helps us better use our maps in the field, collect information, and collaborate with others.
00:11 And now, we can leverage the capabilities of the iPhone into our existing GIS workflows.
00:17 ArcGIS for iPhone is part of the existing ArcGIS system, and it's a great way to not only capture information and look at maps…
00:27 …but it probably, more importantly, it's a way for us to leverage our existing enterprise GIS services…
00:33 …and really extend our GIS to a much wider audience.
00:36 Let's take a look.
00:39 This is the ArcGIS for iPhone application.
00:42 Using this application, we can find and discover content.
00:46 I can search galleries of information.
00:49 I can browse by most popular maps, the highest rated maps, or I can access and use my own maps that I publish and host myself.
00:58 And I've created a group called ArcGIS 10 What's Coming.
01:02 So here are some maps in this group.
01:04 I'm going to open the Fort Pierce dashboard map.
01:08 So here we see a map of Fort Pierce, Florida.
01:11 So using all the iPhone applications, I can tap and zoom in, pan around this map, but what's really interesting about this map…
01:19 …is that it was authored with a stored query.
01:23 So if I want to search for service requests in and around the city of Fort Pierce, I can do that.
01:28 So let's search for all the closed requests.
01:30 Here are all the staff in the field right now.
01:33 So let's go take a look at the map, and we can see the requests that they have completed in the field.
01:39 So we'll zoom in just by tapping.
01:42 So here are the service requests.
01:44 I'll touch this one.
01:46 We can see Steve Jones and the information that he has captured and updated…
01:50 …about a streetlight repair project that was happening in the city.
01:54 So this is one example of how we can use the ArcGIS iPhone to solve problems in and around our community.
02:02 I'm going to find another map.
02:07 So this was designed for tax assessors, property tax assessors, so they can enter in a property ID…
02:15 …locate that parcel on the map, and find out information about assessing this property.
02:24 So if I wanted to identify this feature, there's the parcel, and there's all the information that's recorded with this particular parcel.
02:33 But as a property assessor, I need to know as much information as I can about this particular property or this area.
02:42 So I can bring in a different service, and we'll see that this map actually hosts multiple services.
02:49 So not only do we have a basemap, but we also have operational information.
02:55 So here I'll turn on the operational information.
02:57 Let's identify this. This is for recent sales and foreclosures that have occurred in this area.
03:02 So I can bring in a totally separate layer of information into my map, and here we see all of the information that's there.
03:10 That's going to help me make a better decision about how this property is assessed.
03:17 So far, all of the examples I've shown you are using a standard ArcGIS for iPhone application.
03:22 There are going to be scenarios where you may want to develop or customize your own branded iPhone application.
03:29 And to handle that, we're releasing an ArcGIS API for iPhone.
03:34 So let's take a look at a customized application to see a good example of when you might want to customize your own.
03:41 This is an example of a custom ArcGIS for iPhone application in which a city can leverage their existing enterprise GIS services…
03:49 …to reach a much wider audience with their GIS workflows.
03:53 In this case, we're creating a service request in which the citizens of this community can interact with their local government.
04:00 So I may identify an area, and using the GPS functionality of the iPhone…
04:05 …I could just GPS something I might notice or observe in and around the city.
04:11 So I'm going to enter the details about this, maybe use the phone…the phone's camera to take a picture.
04:17 And I already have a picture.
04:19 So I'm just going to grab something that I have noticed in the community, a problem with a pothole here.
04:25 So I'm just going to choose what type of problem I'm observing.
04:28 In this case, it's a pothole.
04:31 I can give it a description and then update my contact information to send if I want to be notified…
04:39 …or stay in the loop of what's happening with this particular incident.
04:42 So I could submit this back to the city, and then they can take this, leverage it right in with their existing workflows…
04:48 …and address this problem. I'm certainly helping them generate and maintain the city around us.
04:56 The iPhone provides a powerful and easy-to-use interface.
04:59 And thanks to the ArcGIS for iPhone application, we can leverage our existing enterprise GIS services…
05:05 …and extend the reach of GIS to a much wider audience.
05:10 ArcGIS for iPhone is going to be a freely available app from the Apple App Store, and you'll be able to download it soon.
05:16 Thank you.
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