ArcGIS Mission

The TAK Plugin to ArcGIS is here!

Have you ever experienced challenges when accessing rich content from ArcGIS when using your Android Tactical or Team Awareness Kit (ATAK) mobile device?  The ATAK Plugin to ArcGIS extends these capabilities and can be accessed via the TAK.gov website.

Viewing of supported content from ArcGIS Enterprise
Viewing of supported content from ArcGIS Enterprise

ATAK’s mobile client users can now receive, process, and handle foundational raster and vector content provided by ArcGIS.  When connected, users can browse supported services or access protected content using built-in security authentication.  This content can also be cached for offline use.

Viewing of an ArcGIS image service
Viewing of an ArcGIS image service

Additionally, the ATAK Plugin to ArcGIS enables users to stream their location from an ATAK device back to ArcGIS.  This feature enables an ATAK user’s location to be visualized in applications like ArcGIS Dashboard, or when actively participating in team activities in ArcGIS Mission.

Example of an ArcGIS Dashboard configured with Mission + ATAK Plugin to ArcGIS
Example of an ArcGIS Dashboard configured with Mission + ATAK Plugin to ArcGIS

ArcGIS Mission is a relatively new product that enables analysts, mobile teams, and executives to quickly establish command and control by organizing and managing teams and resources, whether working on planned events or dealing with unplanned circumstances.

Example of ArcGIS Mission with ArcGIS Mission Responder Mobile App + ATAK w/ArcGIS Plugin
Example of ArcGIS Mission with ArcGIS Mission Responder Mobile App + ATAK w/ArcGIS Plugin

To gain access to the ATAK Plugin, please visit Tak.gov and for information on ArcGIS Mission please click here.

 

About the authors

Darron Pustam is a Senior Product Manager at Esri. Darron has been working with GIS for over two decades and has valuable knowledge in applying GIS. Darron brings a multi-industry user perspective from sectors in Defense, Disaster and Risk Management, Transportation, Petroleum, as well as Surveying and Mapping prompting the discovery of new patterns of intelligence with geographic information. Darron’s passion lies in supporting users in collaboration, situational awareness, and operational intelligence with focused products geoenabled with ArcGIS.

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Jamon Johnson is a Product Manager on the GeoEnabled Systems Team with over 25 years in the GIS industry. He served in the Marine Corps as an Intelligence Officer and a GEOINT Analyst. Jamon now focuses on delivering GIS and spatial analytics to solve complex problems.

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Tiffany is a Product Marketing Manager on the Operational Intelligence team at Esri. She joined Product Marketing after spending 7 years in Global Business Development at Esri, where she lead a sales team supporting energy and natural resources customers. She is passionate about helping Esri customers to identify and implement software and solutions that will radically improve business challenges by taking advantage of location analytics.

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