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Inforest Research Uses ENVI to Deliver Timely Forest Fire Damage Assessments

4/9/2015

BACKGROUND In Greece, the forest fire season coincides with tourist season, running from May through... more »

dPlan Simplifies UAV Surveillance Mission Planning

11/18/2014

When an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operator plans a surveillance mission, success depends on many... more »

Mapping Crop Residue with Landsat Data using ENVI for ArcGIS®

8/8/2013

Mapping Crop Residue with Landsat Data using ENVI for ArcGIS® Background Traditionally, farmers have... more »

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dPlan Simplifies UAV Surveillance Mission Planning

dPlan Simplifies UAV Surveillance Mission Planning

11/18/2014

When an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) operator plans a surveillance mission, success depends on many variables. The mission plan must weigh the capabilities of the UAV and its sensor package against the quality of information required at each target location. After all, some surveillance tasks are more demanding than others and may require a... Read More >

Exelis VIS uses ENVI and IDL to Help Halifax Water Overhaul Billing Structure

Exelis VIS uses ENVI and IDL to Help Halifax Water Overhaul Billing Structure

9/23/2014

In 2007, Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM) transferred wastewater and stormwater assets to Halifax Water, establishing the first regulated and integrated water, wastewater and stormwater utility in Canada. Even prior to the transfer, HRM realized that the methodology for stormwater revenues had to be reviewed. Halifax Water embarked on a... Read More >

HySpeed Computing and Exelis VIS Partner to Provide Online, On-demand Image Processing

HySpeed Computing and Exelis VIS Partner to Provide Online, On-demand Image Processing

6/30/2014

HySpeed Computing has partnered with Exelis VIS to develop the HICO Image Processing System, a prototype cloud computing framework that will provide online, on-demand, scalable remote sensing image processing capabilities. “We want to put the power of image processing and data visualization within the geosciences into the hands of the... Read More >

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching Remote Sensing

A Hands-on Approach to Teaching Remote Sensing

6/30/2014

Stewart Bruce, who is the GIS Program Coordinator at Washington College in Chestertown, MD, has found that the best way to teach remote sensing is hands on. “I lecture a little bit, then have students turn the computers on and jump in,” said Bruce, who is also an Adjunct Assistant Professor in Anthropology, and Assistant Director,... Read More >

Exelis - Contributing to the Success of the James Web Space Telescope

Exelis - Contributing to the Success of the James Web Space Telescope

4/25/2014

Background The James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) is one of the most ambitious satellites ever constructed, from its complex construction, launch and deployment, to its orbit around the Earth-Sun L2 Lagrange Point. This orbit is outside the Earth's orbit of the Sun where the combined gravitational pull of the Sun and Earth provides precisely... Read More >

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