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7 Dec

Maintaining Backward Compatibility in IDL 8.6 - Keep Calm And Read Your Release Notes

Jim Pendleton | Comments (0) | Number of views (1158) | Article rating: No rating

One of the "benefits" of being a Harris Geospatial Solutions insider is access to pre-release candidates of the commercial products developed by our engineering group. We in Custom Software... Read More >

1 Dec

Optimizing Max Kernel Operation in IDL

Atle Borsholm | Comments (0) | Number of views (1137) | Article rating: No rating

I found this optimization question on the comp.lang.idl-pvwave, and decided to give it a try. The question was to implement an algorithm that replaces every element in a 2-D array with its... Read More >

17 Nov

New in ENVI 5.4: ENVITask Returning a Virtual Raster

Brian Griglak | Comments (0) | Number of views (1385) | Article rating: No rating

Since the creation of custom ENVITasks in ENVI 5.2 SP1, there has been the requirement that your procedure must commit all output objects to disk.  There was the rule that the procedure... Read More >

14 Nov

Using Deep Learning for Feature Extraction

Barrett Sather | Comments (0) | Number of views (2967) | Article rating: 5.0

In August, I talked about how to pull features out of images using known spatial properties about an object. Specifically, in that post, I used rule-based feature extraction to pull... Read More >

28 Oct

ENVI: Adding custom polygons to the display

Daryl Atencio | Comments (0) | Number of views (1939) | Article rating: No rating

A recent project I worked on required custom polygons – Controlled by my application – to be added to the ENVI display.  The following code defines an object class that allows... Read More >

«January 2018»
ENVI 5 Service Pack 3

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IDL 8.3

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ENVI 5.1

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What’s New in SARscape 5.0.001

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What's New in ENVI 5.2

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Providing the foundation for North Carolina’s emergency management planning


Harris – January 10, 2018 – Read about how Geiger-mode LiDAR is being used in North Carolina... more »

Maintenance lapsed? Don't miss the latest features & benefits - re-up now!


Has your ENVI/IDL software maintenance lapsed? Well, there has never been a better time to start it back... more »


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