Esri apps for Eos

About Esri

Esri inspires and enables people to positively impact the future through a deeper, geographic understanding of the changing world around them. The company builds ArcGIS, the world’s most powerful mapping and spatial analytics software. ArcGIS applies The Science of Where to connect everyone, everywhere through a common visual language. It combines mapping and analytics to reveal deeper insight into data. Esri offers two iOS and Android apps that support the Arrow Series™. Esri Apps for Eos include Collector for ArcGIS and Survey123. In addition, Esri offers ArcPad for Windows and Windows Mobile.

About the App: Collector for ArcGIS

Esri’s Collector for ArcGIS is one of the market’s leading, device-agnostic, cloud-based mobile apps for data collection. Whether you need to collect data for your asset inventory, damage reporting, regulatory requirements, forestry projects, or a host of other data, Collector can help. Easy to use for your field crews and easy to configure for your office staff, Collector lets you create, edit, visualize, and share the data that matters most to your organization. Collector works online or offline regardless of your network availability. Learn more about Collector here.


iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Android smartphones and tablets

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Windows, Windows Mobile

About the App: Survey123 for ArcGIS

Survey123 for ArcGIS is a simple form-centric data collection GIS app. Using your ArcGIS organizational account you will be able to login into the app and download any forms that may have been shared with you. Once a form is downloaded, you will be able to start collecting data. If working offline, your completed forms will be saved locally. When connected, you can submit the data back to ArcGIS.


iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch

Android smartphones and tablets

About the App: ArcPad

ArcPad, made by Esri for Windows devices, is a mobile field mapping and data collection software. GIS professionals can use ArcPad to for advanced GIS and GPS capabilities that include capturing, editing, and displaying geographic information — quickly and efficiently. Learn more about ArcPad here.


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Windows and Windows Mobile

Customer Spotlight:

Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Co-Op

“It was remarkable. Truly remarkable. It’s almost self-configuring. We played around and had some fun, and at most it was a couple hours to feel that the technology works so well. It cut our spin-up time dramatically.”

— Kurt Towler, GIS Supervisor, SSVEC

Esri Apps for Arrow Series GNSS Receivers
Arrow Gold, Collector, iPad Mini

Customer Spotlight:

Montreal Forestry Division

“Two years ago, we went with the Arrow 100, and it’s much more accurate than the Garmin. Now, we are sure we will get back to the same tree — at the same exact spot.”
— Daniel Pilote, Forestry Technician, City of Montreal

Arrow 100, Collector, iPad


>>> Videos & Webinars

>>> Downloadable PDFs

>>> Featured Stories

Esri Announces Submeter & RTK Support for Collector with Arrow

The newest release of the leading geospatial data-collection app will support submeter & RTK accuracy thanks to the Arrow Series™.

Montreal Preserves Iconic Treescape, Fights Emerald Ash Borer with Arrow 100

Montreal moved to web GIS to fight the emerald ash borer. In 5 years, they inventoried tens of thousands of trees & increased pesticide treatment by 6,300%.

Water Utility Cuts As-Built Time from 6 Months to 7 Days [Webinar]

Indiana American Water improved data integrity while drastically cutting as-built time. Watch how they did it with Arrow 200.

>>> Latest News

City of Gastonia Public Utility Department Looks to the Future of GIS with Arrow 100 for Valve Exercising

Two Rivers Utilities added hundreds of valves to its GIS as part of a new valve-exercising program, intended to reduce service interruptions and modernize valve-tracing on the Esri ArcGIS platform.

Better Asset Acquisition with Arrow 100: Alaska Utility Pinpoints Water and Sewer Assets on the Last Frontier

Faced with extreme weather conditions and geography, Anchorage Water & Wastewater Utility is adopting a forward-thinking, five-year GIS asset-management plan that was jump-started with a high-accuracy GPS implementation including Eos Arrow 100 GNSS receivers, Esri Portal for ArcGIS®, and Collector for ArcGIS.

How to Record Orthometric Heights in Collector v18.1.0 (Aurora) with Your Eos Arrow GNSS Receiver

In this article, you will learn how to use ArcGIS for Desktop or ArcGIS Pro to create a feature class that is Z-enabled, and then to configure Eos Tools Pro (on iOS or Android) for your Arrow receiver to send orthometric heights in real time to Collector. A printable PDF resource and video demonstration are also included.

How to Record Orthometric Height in Esri Collector with Your Eos Arrow GNSS Receiver

In this four and a half minute video tutorial, you’ll learn how to collect orthometric height in Esri Collector Aurora with Arrow GNSS receivers. You’ll need your Arrow GNSS receiver, the latest version of Collector v18.1.0 (also known as “Collector Aurora”), and Eos Tools Pro on an iOS device to follow along. With real-time orthometric height, you can turn your iPad or iPhone into a 3D, survey-grade data collection device. Get started with this video.

Managing Halifax’s Newly Planted Urban Forestry with Eos Arrow 100 and Esri Collector | David Foster, 2018 Esri Canada UC

Halifax students identified $270,000 of trees ready for complimentary replacement by contractors, thanks to a detailed, highly accurate geospatial inventory. They created the GIS inventory with the Arrow 100 GNSS receiver and Esri Collector for ArcGIS. In this video, former Dalhousie University intern and current Ph.D student David Foster presents his team’s work and explains how a the five-year project included collaboration among students, researchers, and supporters from the HRM to collaborate, save hundreds of thousands of dollars in trees that were ultimately replaced for free, and keep the urban municipal region green.

Halifax Students Identify $270,000 Worth of Trees for Replacement by Using Spatial Inventory, the Arrow 100 and Esri Collector

Halifax Students Identify $270,000 of Trees for Replacement

Enforcing a warranty period was nearly impossible without a spatial inventory of newly planted trees. Halifax Regional Municipality, with the help of Dalhousie University, found a solution. See how they used the the Arrow 100 and Esri Collector for ArcGIS. Read more …

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