ESRI Announced the release of ArcGIS 10.2, I’m very excited with this new version as there are many new enhanced updates and upgrades on existing functionality.
Here are few interesting features for example:
Improved Geo-processing tools :
3D Analyst toolbox : Added new tools in 3D Analysis toolbox which enables to users to create 2D or 3D detailed models directly from ARCGIS and ease access to export 3D models and sharing them via GIS Online.
Conversion toolbox : Converting Excel spreadsheet to Table and Table to excel spread sheet.
Data Management toolbox > Geo Tagged Photos to Points : This tool records directional information for a photo when it captured and supported by the capturing device.
Spatial Statistics toolbox : A New Optimized Hot Spot analysis tool has been updated in this version it enables to identifies the set of weighted features, statistically significant hot spots and cold spots using the Getis-Ord Gi* statistic.
ArcGIS Server : Geo processing tools are now more faster than the previous versions on average of 25 percentage due to file input/output optimization.
Signing in to ArcGIS Online from ArcGIS for Desktop: It allows user to access their content,Organization’s data and applications, and public content from ESRI,communities, and users. It includes enhanced security improvements to the process of signing in ARCGIS Online.
Reports : It includes now Mailing Label templates from data in a Layer or table.
CAD : Support has been added for AutoCAD 2013 DWG files.
ArcGIS Portal : the key concept of ArcGIS 10.2 as a hosted application with Citrix XenApp which allows users to share and access the organizational geographic data such as maps,applications and other information through the web site.
Here you can find more details on What’s new in ArcGIS 10.2 – Link
Here you can Download ArcGIS Desktop 10.2 trail version for 60 Days –Link
Here is the question for you – how long have you been used ArcGIS 10.1 or ArcGIS 10.0.?