Tag Archives: ENVI

ENVI and ArcGIS: An Example of Moving Beyond Interoperability

In the geospatial industry, the term “interoperability” has become a bit of a buzz word over the last several years.  Interoperability is very simply defined as the ability of diverse systems to work together.  At a high level, I consider … Continue reading

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Exelis brings fun, games, and veterans assistance to Esri® this year!

We’re bringing something new to this years’ Esri® International User Conference. In an effort to educate more GIS users about the value of the information contained in geospatial imagery we have designed some interactive, touch-screen games. These games are designed … Continue reading

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Building your remote sensing curriculum and labs

My blog posts this year have focused a lot on the growth that I’m seeing in remote sensing programs at colleges and universities.  Programs that have focused on image processing are adding new data types such as LiDAR and SAR.  … Continue reading

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ENVI Geoservices and ArcGIS® Online – A New Paradigm for Image Analytics

The development and release of ArcGIS® Online by Esri® ushered in a new era of GIS access and availability. ArcGIS Online allows organizations and individuals to manage and display their map data on the internet via an easy-to-use interface. This … Continue reading

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Addressing Budget Constraints with Innovation and Creativity

At last week’s National Space Symposium, I had the opportunity to speak with many of our industry’s leaders and government customers about the current and future climate for space-based expenditures. It is clear that there are emerging threats as well … Continue reading

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Creating a Geospatial Toolbox Masterpiece

Last week I hosted a webinar on how to extend and customize ENVI using IDL (watch a recording of it here). Short summary: create and use your own software tools and algorithms for earth science and remote sensing. This was … Continue reading

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Pléiades Constellation Complete; Now Providing Daily Revisits

Last Friday, Astrium announced (via a smooth video that sounds like a commercial for a luxury car) that Pléiades 1B, which joined Pléiades 1A in space last December, has successfully completed its Technical Commissioning. This means that the two identical … Continue reading

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