00:05Hi, I'm Adam, a GIS analyst with Esri.
00:09ArcGIS Mobile improves the way we view and interact with our maps in the field, create and manage our data…
00:16…and collaborate in the field to improve data inspection and collection times.
00:21It's much easier to see our maps outdoors and to produce beautiful maps faster and easier with more data sources.
00:29We can also collaborate with our peers in the field in real time.
00:33Mobile technology is fun, and it's powerful, and I'm very excited to show you the all-new ArcGIS Mobile.
00:40Let's take a look.
00:43The user interface has been completely redesigned, making it much easier for field operators to use.
00:48With touch support, you simply touch the screen and interact with the map.
00:53Viewing a map like this outdoors can be challenging.
00:57Let's take a look at a few enhancements that make our work in the field much easier.
01:03We can dim our basemap features.
01:05So here, I can make my features that I'm collecting pop out and really be visible on the map.
01:11I can even change the entire display mode to switch from, say, a nighttime mode to a daytime mode.
01:21Now that we can see what we're doing, let's collect some features.
01:25Simply tap the screen, let's grab some graffiti points, I'll collect them using the map, place it on the map.
01:35I can enter in some attributes about that; I can even snap a photo from the field and attach it right here in the dialog.
01:54So here's the photo I'm looking for; we'll attach that and submit this.
02:01As soon as I submit this, everyone can access and view this data.
02:08These usability enhancements make it possible for field crews to work more efficiently and record their observations faster and easier.
02:16The next mobile enhancement I'd like to show you deals with the creation of mobile projects, projects like the one we see here.
02:25So I'm going to open up the Mobile Project Center, and I'm going to create a new project.
02:33Give this project a name…
02:42Give it some map elements.
02:44I'll choose from my basemap options.
02:47We can load in a street map data source, a cached map service, one of our own map services…
02:53…and we can even connect with ArcGIS Online, free or Premium Services.
02:58Let's bring in the ArcGIS Online street map data source to serve as our basemap here.
03:12I'm going to select the StreetMap World 2D and add this in as our basemap.
03:17I also need to add a layer that we want to collect, points that we're going to collect in the field.
03:22So I'm going to connect up to our server and add our collection information. 00:03:28
03:31I'll save my changes.
03:33And to access this for our mobile field crews, it's very simple.
03:36We'll open up the mobile application.
03:42Let's open up a new project. I'll download a project from my server.
03:52Let's list all the projects that are available. We'll choose the one that we just created, called Austin.
03:57Now I'm ready to go.
03:58We'll download our data, and I'm ready to start collecting points in the field.
04:09That's it; there's our mobile project.
04:12The last application I'd like to show you is my favorite.
04:15It shows how we can use ArcGIS Mobile to collaborate in real time directly from the field.
04:22So not only can I collect and maintain my own information, but I can also connect with my peers directly from the mobile application.
04:31In this case, we're looking at first responders.
04:34I can click on a first responder and see the active position of that staff member.
04:39If they've updated their profile, I can see that information here.
04:43In this case, this person is responding to an incident.
04:47And this person is on scene at an incident.
04:51I can click to view the map, and I can see their active position.
04:54And if I want, I can even communicate directly with their mobile device by e-mail or even text or phone call.
05:02So we can see how an application like this allows us to better communicate more effectively and faster with our field crew.
05:10These mobile enhancements are going to help us all be more productive by allowing us to get our GIS into and out of the field faster and easier.
ArcGIS for Windows Mobile – A Simplified Field Experience
Use ArcGIS for Windows Mobile to create better mobile projects and communicate faster and more effectively with your field crews.
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