With the ARIS geodata browser a fast explorer-like search is performed. It's possible to browse for specific datatypes like: * Shapefiles * ArcMap layer files * CAD datasets (dxf, dwg, dgn) * Coverages * ESRI Grids * Images (jpeg, bmp, tiff, gif, ...) * Personal Geodatabases * File Geodatabase * Data through Spatial Database Connection * TINs * PC Arc/Info coverages This dockable window can stay visible while working in ArcMap. Adding data is easy by using the "Add to map" context-menu option or by double clicking the dataset. The ARIS geodata browser dockable window is opened and closed by a button in ArcMap. The state of the treeview (expanding of folders) is saved when closing the dockable window within one ArcMap session. You can download a fully functional 5-day trial version.
In the mid-1990s, geospatial technology developers, solution providers and vendors came together in India to provide a much needed impetus to the geospatial industry. But a similar initiative for topographical surveying and mapping is needed. Surveying and mapping forms the basis of all geospatial analysis and it is important to convene a forum on the most current tools and technology. This article provides information on the history of surveying in India...