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Esri Launches R&D Center in New Delhi, India

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the global leader in location intelligence, today announced the opening
of its latest research and development center, located in New Delhi,
India. The new location will focus on data science, deep learning, and
geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoAI) solutions, revolutionizing
spatial analytics to overcome some of the world’s biggest challenges.

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Esri President, Jack Dangermond, celebrates opening of new R&D Center in New Delhi, India (Photo: Bu ...

Esri President, Jack Dangermond, celebrates opening of new R&D Center in New Delhi, India (Photo: Business Wire)

Esri is committed to advances in location intelligence technology, and
the creation of R&D centers worldwide plays a key role in that effort.
Esri currently has 14 R&D centers around the globe, from Beijing, China,
to Zurich, Switzerland. Recently, Esri opened an R&D center in Vienna,
Austria—announced as part of the company’s acquisition of indoor
positioning system (IPS) provider—that is focused on developing
cutting-edge IPS capabilities. New Delhi becomes the site of the
fifteenth R&D center Esri operates.

“At Esri, we are continually pushing disruption, and we see our mission
and goals as being aligned with those of our customers who are also
advancing their use of GIS software,” said Jack Dangermond, Esri founder
and president. “By locating strategic R&D centers around the globe, we
are able to continue to engage talent worldwide to expand the
capabilities of Esri Geospatial Cloud.”

Esri R&D Center—New Delhi will focus on applying artificial intelligence
(AI) and deep learning to location intelligence. Additionally, the
center will play a significant role in developing the next generation of
Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise based on a microservices architecture. The
company’s efforts will delve deeply into data science through spatial
machine learning, visualization, and analytics; deep learning through
object detection and segmentation using imagery; GeoAI solutions using
advanced analytics; and ArcGIS Enterprise server and data store

This newly developed R&D team in New Delhi will be comprised of talented
data scientists, enterprise developers, product engineers, and GIS
analysts working in the areas of deep learning, GeoAI solutions, and
ArcGIS Enterprise. To learn more about Esri R&D Center—New Delhi, visit

About Esri

Esri, the global market leader in geographic information system (GIS)
software, location intelligence, and mapping, offers Esri Geospatial
Cloud, the most powerful geospatial cloud available. Since 1969, Esri
has helped customers unlock the full potential of data to improve
operational and business results. Today, Esri software is deployed in
more than 350,000 organizations including the world’s largest cities,
most national governments, 75 percent of Fortune 500 companies, and more
than 7,000 colleges and universities. With its pioneering commitment to
geospatial information technology, Esri engineers the most advanced
solutions for digital transformation, the Internet of Things (IoT), and
advanced analytics. Visit us at

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