Tag Archives: ENVI

Is Your University Investing in Remote Sensing?

I recently came across a post in Geospatial World that confirmed what I’ve been surmising in my role as Academic Program Manager at Exelis VIS.  I have gathered quite a bit of anecdotal data over the years that there is … Continue reading

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Why Adopt JPEG 2000?

Recently we (Exelis VIS Europe) got together with Astrium GEO-Information to present an overview of the benefits of adopting JPEG 2000 and to give users a feel for the advantages of adopting this standard. JPEG 2000 is an open standard for compressing … Continue reading

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COTS Solutions for DOD Organizations

As the DoD continues to develop ways to increase agility for forward deployed military personnel, the need to provide better intelligence will increase. War fighters need both basic situational awareness, as well as a better understanding of the relationship among … Continue reading

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VIS Supporting NASA DEVELOP program with ENVI &IDL Software

In September I posted about the NASA run NSERC Student Airborne Research Program, which Exelis VIS supports with ENVI and IDL software.  Today I’d like to talk about a new program that Exelis VIS will also be supporting, NASA DEVELOP. … Continue reading

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Integrating LiDAR Analysis into your GIS

With the International LiDAR Mapping Forum (ILMF) coming to Denver next month, I think it’s important to revisit the value that LiDAR brings to the GIS user. According to Wikipedia, Light Detection and Ranging (LiDAR) is an optical remote sensing … Continue reading

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2013: LiDAR, the Cloud, and the Future

Often times at the start of a year I am torn between: a reflective look back to reminisce or a bullish look ahead toward the new horizon. This year is no exception, and although 2012 was packed with note-worthy highlights, … Continue reading

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Mark’s Technology Plan for 2013

As this is likely my last blog post of the year, it seems appropriate to join the media bandwagon and reflect on all the good things from 2012. But I’ll spare you most of that and jump to the next … Continue reading

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