GISuser Top 10 GIS / Geo Tech Videos of 2011

We’re pleased to host and share user created and user sourced videos from the GIS / Geo tech community. A number of awesome videos hit our site this year… the following are the Top 10 according to popularity with you, the readers – enjoy! 

NCGE Video – Why is Fieldwork Important to Geography?

Here’s an awesome, educational video featuring NCGE President, Joseph Kerski discussing the importance and relevance of geography and field work – I love the scene of Joseph standing in the blizzard!

The World’s First Rugged Notepad – The Mesa Rugged Notepad Shot at Esriuc  

Sporting the largest screen of any Windows Mobile rugged device, the Mesa is waterproof, dustproof, temp resistant, meets military specs, and sports WiFi, Bluetooth, GPS, camera, 3G modem and more. Enjoy this hands on video we shot at the 2011 Esri UC in San Diego.

ESRIUC Video – Concept Total Station on a GPS Pole

While setting up at the ESRI UC, we caught up with Bruce Carlson, president of Carlson Software, and discussed a not yet released, concept GIS/Surveying "total station on a stick."

Avenza Systems PDF Maps on iPad2

Ted Florence walks us through the latest offerings from the team’s solution that enables anyone who creates GeoPDF or intelligent PDF maps to view, author, distribute, and even sell their maps to anyone using an iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad.

GIS EDU/Career Tip, How About The Esri Summer Internship Program

 Former interns talk about the work they did and how the experience will benefit them in the future.

The next generation of mobile maps – Google Maps 5.0 for Android  

details of Google Maps Mobile 5 for Android OS and two significant new features: 3D interaction and offline reliability

Carlson Supervisor Tablet Overview  

Carlson Software’s ruggedized Tablet PC. Choose from Carlson’s diverse application software products including Grade Supervisor and SurvPC.

GeoDigital Mobile Acquisition Platform (MAP) Filmed at GeoINT 2011

The first and only self-contained data acquisition and processing center of its kind, MAP can be deployed and operate independently anywhere in North America

Video GeoDigital MAP
GeoDigital Mobile Acquisition Platform (MAP) 

DevMeetup CO Video – Why You Should Love html5

A fun and  interesting video captured recently at the Esri sponsored DevMeetUp Colorado event (Nov 3, 2001 in Fort Collins CO). From Bryan Noyle, DTS Agile, a cool and geeky discussion for geogeeks on why you should love html5

World Imagery Video Report – Imagery used for Baniyas, Syria & the Midwest Flooding  

An informative video from DigitalGlobe discussing their latest innovations, like FirstLook a cloud-based image service providing rapid access to the latest imagery


From Bryan Noyle, DTS Agile, a cool and geeky discussion for geogeeks on why you should love html5. Bryan looks at the case for web services rather than mobile app development. Awesome stuff in his keynote at Esri DevMeetup Colorado in Fort Collins, Nov 3, 2011 at the Rio – filmed by @gletham
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