[SatNews] Airbus Defence and Space and Exelis are teaming up to provide users of ENVI image analysis software an exclusive, limited time voucher offer for new imagery as well as easy access to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery archive through an application programming interface (API) plug-in integrated within Exelis’ ENVI software.
The partnership between Airbus Defence and Space and Exelis helps to expand the network that makes imagery easily accessible to GIS (Geographic Information System) users. The voucher program will offer a specific amount of Airbus Defence and Space imagery free of charge with any new ENVI license purchase, which started on October 1, 2014. ENVI combines advanced spectral image processing and proven geospatial analysis technology with a modern, user-friendly interface. ENVI users will be able to integrate the Airbus Defence and Space imagery they receive through this program seamlessly into the ENVI software for use in applications such as feature extraction, change detection analysis, target identification, and much more.
The growing partnership has enabled Exelis and Airbus Defence and Space to develop and integrate an extension in ENVI software that directly connects to the Airbus Defence and Space imagery archive via an API. This allows ENVI users the opportunity to search and discover the Geo-Intelligence imagery archive directly within their ENVI environment. Users will have access to a full range of fresh optical and radar imagery including: 1.5m SPOT 6 and SPOT 7 and 50cm Pléiades data. “This agreement between Airbus Defence and Space and Exelis gives ENVI users easy access to a full range of fresh optical and radar imagery, providing them with more accurate results for their projects and helping them make better decisions”, said Bernhard Brenner, head of the Geo-Intelligence program line of Airbus Defence and Space. “We are excited to see new opportunities developing with this growing partnership.”
“This integrated approach modernizes the way that people will discover data and access new imagery in conjunction with their existing imagery or GIS layers” said Stuart Blundell, General Manager at Exelis Visual Information Solutions. “By letting ENVI users easily identify and geo-locate thumbnail previews of available imagery within an area of interest without leaving the ENVI environment, our customers will save time and make better decisions in mission and project planning and execution.”
The voucher program will be available to new ENVI users as of October 1, 2014, and soon after all ENVI users will be able to search and discover the Airbus Defence and Space imagery archive.
To learn more about this partnership, please stop by the Airbus Defence and Space booth #C3.049 or the Exelis booth #B3.036 at InterGEO, October 7-9, 2014 in Berlin.
The Airbus D&S infosite may be accessed at http://airbusdefenceandspace.com/
Exelis' infosite is available at http://www.exelisinc.com/