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Moving to ArcGIS Field Maps in 2021 | retirement of Collector, Explorer and Tracker

ArcGIS Field Maps was launched in October 2020 and replaces the functionality of ArcGIS Collector, ArcGIS Explorer, and ArcGIS Tracker on the iOS and Android mobile platforms. These products (Collector, Explorer, Tracker) are currently available to download and are fully supported; however, they will be retired in December 2021.

That leaves us with three premier field data collection apps for ArcGIS:

  • ArcGIS Field Maps: map-centric data visualization and collection
  • ArcGIS Survey123: form-centric data collection
  • ArcGIS QuickCapture: button-centric rapid fire data collection

What do I need to do to migrate and how do I start?

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Connecting ArcGIS Pro to GNSS for real-time locations

A new feature introduced in ArcGIS Pro 2.7, is GNSS (GPS) location support. You can now connect a GNSS device to ArcGIS Pro to assist with feature creation and navigation within a map or scene. In this article, I’ll provide an overview of this new feature, then discuss some hardware considerations for working with GNSS.

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