May 25, 2005
ArcGIS 9.1 Now Available
Redlands, CaliforniaESRI, the world leader in geographic information system (GIS) software, announced today that ArcGIS 9.1 is now available. ArcGIS 9.1 is a full release of ArcGIS Desktop (ArcReader, ArcView, ArcEditor, and ArcInfo), ArcGIS Engine, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS, and ArcSDE. In addition, it is the main vehicle for the release of Network Analyst on the ArcGIS platform.
Key features of ArcGIS 9.1
ArcGIS Network Analyst
This new extension to the ArcGIS platform provides network-based spatial analysis including routing, travel directions, closest facility, and service area analysis in addition to multimodal network support. The Network Analyst functionality is available for ArcGIS Desktop, ArcGIS Engine, and ArcGIS Server.
New Extension Licensing
With the release of ArcGIS 9.1, ESRI is announcing changes in the licensing of some existing extensions. Specifically, StreetMap for ArcGIS is included with the ArcGIS Desktop products, ArcGIS Engine, and ArcGIS Server. ArcPress for ArcGIS is included with the ArcGIS Desktop products, ArcScan for ArcGIS is included with ArcEditor and ArcInfo, and Maplex for ArcGIS is included with ArcInfo.
In addition, ArcGIS Data Interoperability and ArcGIS Schematics are integrated as optional ArcGIS Desktop extensions, and 3D globe documents as well as 2D maps can be published using ArcGIS Publisher and read using ArcReader.
Developers who have subscribed to the ESRI Developer Network (EDN) will receive an update of ArcGIS 9.1 products, which include ArcGIS Engine Developer Kit, ArcGIS Server, ArcIMS, ArcSDE, and ArcWeb Services. EDN is a developer-centric annual subscription program that provides software developers with the resources needed to build solutions that embed ESRI's desktop and server technologies.
All ArcGIS Desktop users who are current on their maintenance will automatically receive ArcGIS 9.1. For detailed information about what's new in ArcGIS 9.1, please visit www.esri.com/whatsnew. Outside the United States, please contact your local ESRI distributor; see www.esri.com/international for a current distributor list.
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