The Geographic Advantage™
A Data Fusion, Analysis, and Visualization Framework
Situational Awareness provides a framework for geospatial
intelligence and decision making. Agencies and organizations use
it to gain a timely and accurate understanding of their operations
and the events that impact them.
Situational Awareness is a complete hardware, software, and
data solution that includes a powerful data fusion and analysis
engine based on core ESRI server technology; a set of fully
customizable clients for data fusion and visualization; locally
hosted, prerendered data; and implementation services and
training to get started.
You can customize and configure it to meet a wide variety of
requirements including the integration of your organization’s data,
models, analysis, and geoprocesses to accommodate workflows.
ESRI Situational Awareness
Who Uses ESRI Situational Awareness?
Situational Awareness is for organizations involved in immediate
and long-term event response. These organizations need rapid
access to timely data and geospatial capabilities to integrate,
analyze, visualize, and disseminate information about those
events. Situational Awareness can be deployed as a secure
solution behind a firewall in emergency operation, intelligence
operation, and mobile command centers for
View real-time weather with the visually rich 2D browser-based client.
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With ESRI Situational Awareness, You Can
Respond proactively• to situations that require geospatial
capability for more efficient and effective operations.
Fuse complex, disparate datasets and operational data•
with geospatial layers to create a comprehensive operational
picture for decision makers, analysts, and operators.
Support• enterprise collaboration and communication across
multiple organizations through Web-enabled browsers and
Web mapping services.
Publish• map documents, cartographic products, models,
geoprocesses, analyses, and Web services.
Support key• OGC and ISO standards, such as KML and
WMS, for reliable and robust interoperability with geospatial
applications, network architectures, and enterprise services.
Interact with a variety of• customizable viewers and
visualization tools that fit your specific needs and
Utilize commercial or publicly available• datasets.
Add external content, such as live camera feeds, to your basemaps.
ArcGIS Explorer allows you to easily view, share, and analyze
2D and 3D geographic information.
Data Appliance is a preconfigured network storage device that
comes preloaded with terabytes of prerendered and pre-cached
data at multiple scales in 2D and 3D formats optimized for
map display and performance. The data collections include
national and global imagery, street and transportation data,
administrative boundaries, and topographic maps.
Data Fusion and Analysis Appliance
Data Fusion and Analysis Appliance comes preconfigured with ESRI’s
technology and provides the foundation that supports data
management, analysis, visualization, and dissemination. It integrates
directly with your existing SOA network.
Complete Hardware, Software, and Data Solution
USA Prime Imagery Collection
USA Street Map Collection
Data Management and Authoring Client
The Data Management and Authoring client is a powerful
desktop program to manage, author, and publish data for
use with the Common Operational Picture (COP) Viewer
and ArcGIS Explorer or any OGC-compliant WMS, WFS,
or KML client.
To ensure successful implementation and rapid deployment
with the specific tools and functions your organization needs,
Situational Awareness includes the following services from ESRI:
Installation of appliances and client applications•
Configuration of client applications to use data from the•
Technology transfer session•
Analyze threats and environmental hazards.
Manage, author, and publish maps of your incident
area for use with ArcGIS Explorer and the COP Viewer.
The COP Viewer is a flexible, browser-based, two-dimensional client
that provides an intuitive, visually rich, and responsive COP. The COP
Viewer is delivered as a ready-to-use solution that you can easily
customize to create an enhanced level of situational awareness.
The COP Viewer provides a user-friendly way to visualize and analyze
data to help you effectively respond to a situation.
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Included Training and Support
Twenty-one days of ESRI instructor-led training at an ESRI•
Annual renewal and support
Data and technology use• —Includes ESRI software, data,
and support services for a one-year term
Data updates• —Licensed data collections updated and
delivered on disk drives
ESRI software updates• —Major software updates and
Telephone support• —One year of telephone support for
data, technology, client applications, and hardware
ArcGIS Explorer allows you to easily view, analyze, and
share geographic information in 2D or 3D. You can also
freely distribute the client, providing a great way to share
your maps and actionable intelligence with internal and
Get a real-time view with live camera feeds.
Analyze shared content.