Tag Archives: image processing

Communicating with Geospatial PDF’s

A challenge often face by users of geospatial imagery is the ability to easily provide information from image analysis to those who don’t have access to the same software and tools. PDF (portable document format) are currently used as a … Continue reading

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Multiple Data Modalities: Fusion not Confusion

While I am truly a great advocate of the phrase, “two head’s are better than one”, and might even expand the idea that “three are better than two”; when it comes to geospatial data I recognize it is a great … Continue reading

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The VISeon Project

As demand for commercial and industry software services in the cloud has grown, so has the demand for cloud-based geospatial image analysis services. This demand has increased because it gives a wider user-base easy access to the tools needed to … Continue reading

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Newer! Faster! Easier! ENVI 5 Feature Extraction!

One of my favorite features that has been added to ENVI in the past several years is the Feature Extraction workflow.  That tool segments an input image into polygonal objects, then classifies those objects into categories using the spatial, spectral, … Continue reading

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VISualize 2012: Climate Change & Environmental Monitoring

If you’re like me you probably have the occasion to attend conferences and trade shows throughout the year and learn how imagery and data are used in a variety of ways across industries.   But where can you learn about Mapping … Continue reading

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GIS Trends & Topics: MidAmerica Geospatial Symposium

As I sit here planning a trip to Kansas City to attend the biennial MidAmerica GIS Symposium, I am poring over the meeting collateral, program schedule, and course descriptions and trying to find the best way to highlight how imagery … Continue reading

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Environmental Conservation and Geospatial Image Analysis

In his recent post, my colleague, Peter McIntosh wrote about the different markets where geospatial software provides solutions.   For many geospatial imagery users monitoring and quantifying change is a very important task.   Through my work with academic institutions and environmental … Continue reading

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