ESRI, short for Environmental Systems Research Institute, is an international supplier of geographic information system software, web GIS, and geodatabase management applications. The company was founded as a land-use consulting firm in 1969 in Redlands, California.
ESRI recently developed ArcGIS Urban, an immersive 3D experience designed to improve urban planning and decision-making. Quickly visualize projects in the local context and leverage location intelligence to drive better decisions. It is allowing stakeholders to be more proactive and less reactive in the planning process and further simplifying project collaboration across internal agencies and public stakeholders. Preview the product here.