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Using ENVI Software to Georegister Historic Aerial Photography
February 21st, 2013 by Matthew Langan
Historical images that do not contain any geospatial coordinates — while nice to look at — are of limited value. Thankfully, new geospatial data processing innovations can help breathe new life into this archival information.
With the ENVI software solution from Exelis VIS, it is possibly to process and analyze this imagery in a more modern fashion. ENVI combines spectral image processing and image analysis technology with a modern, user-friendly interface that allows users to easily extract meaningful information from imagery. Regardless of the image format, ENVI has the latest image processing and analysis tools aim to help users extract meaningful information from imagery.
If your organization has a deep archive of historic imagery that needs to updated to today’s geospatial standards, we recommend checking out this video below. It provides a full tutorial on how to use ENVI to meet this objective.