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3 Nov

Disable window updates to improve (New) Graphics performance

Mark Alonzo | Comments (0) | Number of views (999) | Article rating: No rating

When making a visualization with many graphic elements in NG, you can improve the render speed by disabling updates to the window. For example, this program displays a 3-by-5 grid of sample... Read More >

2 Nov

A Brand Spanking New Satellite for Earth Observation

Mark Alonzo | Comments (0) | Number of views (17452) | Article rating: 2.0

Last Friday, October 28, NASA successfully launched the much anticipated National Preparatory Project (NPP).  NPP is a sort of renaissance satellite, with 5 sensors expected to provide many... Read More >

27 Oct

Working with Shapefiles in IDL

Mark Alonzo | Comments (0) | Number of views (1986) | Article rating: 2.5

As a follow-up to the Using Map Projection Routines in IDL webinar, I wanted to show an example of reading entities from an ESRI Shapefile and visualizing them in a map projection. I’ve uploaded... Read More >

20 Oct

Hash syntax for accessing children in (New) Graphics

Mark Alonzo | Comments (0) | Number of views (1017) | Article rating: No rating

A useful feature of (New) Graphics (NG) is the ability to access a component of a visualization by name using hash syntax. This behavior is derived from the GetByName method implemented by most... Read More >

18 Oct

On Demand Geospatial Image Dissemination

Mark Alonzo | Comments (0) | Number of views (850) | Article rating: No rating

Geospatial imagery provides current information defense and intelligence personnel, first responders, and other tactical users need to make mission-critical decisions. The challenge is getting... Read More >

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Digital Number, Radiance, and...

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Exelis, Esri, USGS, and DigitalGlobe...

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Push Broom and Whisk Broom Sensors

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The Many Band Combinations of Landsat 8

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Web-enabled Geography, No Longer...

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