Presentation on theme: "ITT Visual Information Solutions November 08, 2007"— Presentation transcript:
1 ITT Visual Information Solutions November 08, 2007
2 Market Drivers Quantity and size of data is increasing New customers are using geospatial/scientific dataSoftware is no longer locked to the desktopGap In ExpectationsSuccessENVI/IDL SolutionFunctionalityExtensive functionalityVisualization & AnalysisCross platformUsabilityModern Abstraction & UIConsistencyInteractivity & Easy WorkflowsUsabilityAbstractionInteractive & Batch ScriptingPowerful Processing1 - Also, new types of data are being used and data is being fused to get results.2 - Less experienced, new users demand “ease of use”.3 - Enterprise & internet deployments, and remote data access requirements are growing.Today customers require: Modern interfaces and UI tools, Graphical-based interactivity, Tools to guide them through complex tasks.Today: Changing markets and evolving technologies have changed expectations
3 ENVI & IDL Product Goals Access Any Data, Any Time, Any WhereExtract information from diverse data typesTools to share data and informationIDLImprove Rapid Development functionalityImprove UsabilityMake it easier to read data & interact with graphicsEasy-to-use modern, widget controls and behaviorEnhance Core functionality
4 ENVI and ENVI Zoom 4.4 Visualize Access Analyze Share Customize File Format SupportTFRDVegetation SuppressionSuppresses vegetative component of reflectanceSPEAR ToolsSimplified workflow to apply existing ENVI advanced spatial and spectral analysis techniquesVectorsFeature ExtractionEasy to use workflow for extracting features from imagesVehiclesBuildingsTransportation featuresNatural FeaturesSPEAR - 10 guided workflows for fast results: Change Detection (2 types), Pan Sharpening, Watercraft Finder, Terrain Categorization, Lines of Communication (water and road modules), Vegetation Delineation, Relative Water Depth, Spectral Analogues (Find similar)
5 IDL 7.0 – The IDL WorkbenchLooks and behaves like a native applicationA single, cross-platform development environmentRobust, fully-integratedModern controls to edit, run and debug IDL codeFoundation for new functionality to improve the usability of IDLPlug-in architecture makes it easier to add featuresThe new IDL Workbench changes the playing field. It modernizes the IDL user interface. The IDL Workbench is integrated vs. using a text editor, debugging from the command line, and packaging the application manually.
6 Recent Advances in HDF and HDF-EOS Product Support Harold ClineBill OkuboDevin White
7 New Toolkits and Enhancements for ENVI/IDL The MODIS Conversion Toolkit (MCTK)The ENVI Plugin for Ocean Color (EPOC)Hyperion ToolsASTER Level 2 RPC OrthorectificationNOAA CoastWatch AVHRR supportAIRS Level 1B Radiance support (prototype)
8 The MODIS Conversion Toolkit (MCTK) The MODIS Conversion Toolkit (MCTK) is a plugin for ENVI that can ingest, process, and georeference every known MODIS product (currently 143) through your choice of an easy-to-use interactive widget interface or a fully-accessible programmatic interface. Supported products include: - Level 1A Uncalibrated Radiance - Level 1B Calibrated Radiance - Level 2 Swath - Level 2G, Level 3, and Level 4 GridWorks with MODIS data from the Land, Cryosphere, Atmosphere, and Calibration groups.
9 MCTK (continued)The interface allows you to take a "cafeteria" approach to MODIS data by providing a list of all available datasets within a file, from which you can choose the ones to process.The ENVI equivalents of MRT and MRTSwath are built in as well, which means that you can input a file, have its contents converted to scientifically meaningful values, and then project those contents into the coordinate system of your choice--all within one interface.Bow tie correction is also available for all swath products.
14 The ENVI Plugin for Ocean Color The ENVI Plugin for Ocean Color (EPOC) is an HDF file conversion and georeferencing utility for data sets that are currently distributed through the OceanColor web site (http://oceancolor.gsfc.nasa.gov) or created using the SeaWiFS Data Analysis System (SeaDAS,Level 1A, Level 2, and Level 3 SMI data sets are supported for five sensors: MODIS Aqua, MODIS Terra, SeaWiFS, CZCS, and OCTS.The source code for this plugin is available and can be modified to suit an individual user’s needs.
16 Planned Toolkit Merger: MCTK+EPOC MCTK and EPOC use completely different methods for converting and georeferencing HDF-EOS data. MCTK, built more recently, uses more efficient and flexible methods that could be applied to Ocean Color data sets as well.The plan is to fold EPOC’s current functionality into MCTK and offer one combined toolkit.*Merger is planned for first quarter of 2008.*Source code for EPOC would no longer be available, but conversion and georeferencing performance would be significantly improved.
17 Hyperion Tools http://www.ittvis.com/codebank/search.asp?FID=467 The Hyperion Tools plugin is designed to facilitate the use of Hyperion data in ENVI. Its most basic functionality is to convert Level 1R HDF and Level 1G/1T HDF and GeoTIFF datasets into ENVI format files that contain wavelength, full width half maximum, and bad band information. Also included are options specific to each input dataset format that further aid in using Hyperion data within ENVI.Options for Level 1R data include: Georeferencing, Flag Mask Correction, Mask Image Creation, Generation of FLAASH Scale Factors, and Interpolation to a Common Wavelength Set. Options for Level 1G/1T data include: Mask Image Creation, Conversion to BIP Interleave, and Generation of FLAASH Scale Factors.
19 ASTER Level 2 RPC Orthorectification ENVI natively supports RPC orthorectification for ASTER Level 1A and Level 1B HDF products distributed by the LPDAAC.This plugin allows for the RPC orthorectification of ASTER Level 2 products, including AST_04, AST_05, AST_06SD/TD/VD, AST_07V/VXT, AST_07S/SXT, AST_08, and AST_09V/S/T
20 NOAA CoastWatch AVHRR Support This plugin allows you to easily import NOAA CoastWatch AVHRR data into ENVI. All image datasets present in the user-supplied HDF file are transferred into one georeferenced multiband ENVI file, including: original AVHRR channels, cloud masks, graphics, zenith angle, and Sea Surface Temperature (SST).Any scale and offset values present for individual datasets are automatically applied during the conversion process so that scientifically meaningful values are immediately available for visualization and analysis. This is particularly helpful for the SST dataset, which contains values in degrees Celsius after conversion.
21 AIRS Level 1B Radiance Plugin Still under development, but a functional prototype is complete.Converts AIRS Level 1B Radiance data to a multiband ENVI format file and optionally georeferences it using the same methods found in MCTK.Correctly handles custom ordered channel subset files and assignments of wavenumbers and FWHM values to each band.Prototype is available upon request.