New capability will address the growing need for online, on demand geographic information in the defense and intelligence sector
BOULDER, Colo. — (BUSINESS WIRE) — October 10, 2012 — ITT Exelis (NYSE: XLS) subsidiary Exelis Visual Information Solutions, a leading developer of geospatial image and data analysis software, announced a new, cloud-based implementation of ENVI image analysis software to be released early in 2013.
ENVI Services Engine will make information from airborne and satellite imagery available to forward-deployed military and intelligence personnel via mobile devices. This new product will allow them to gain situational awareness, better assess terrain conditions and identify potential targets and threats. By delivering technology to create, publish and deploy advanced, ENVI-based image and data analytics as Web services, the new capability will allow geographically diverse individuals the ability to make more informed decisions on critical tasks.
"Today’s defense, intelligence and disaster relief personnel rely on readily available geospatial imagery and data to assess important geographic conditions,” said Jaye Lampe, president of Exelis Visual Information Solutions. “But they do not always have access to the desktop software traditionally used to perform the required analytics. The cloud implementation of ENVI Services Engine will provide ready-now access to the critical information they need to make accurate decisions quickly and efficiently.”
ENVI image analysis products are already widely used in military and intelligence in tactical and strategic operations. It is widely known in the industry for its advanced analytical capabilities and for delivering highly accurate results. ENVI Services Engine has been successfully field tested in custom implementations by key customers. With an extremely flexible architecture, it can be easily deployed into nearly any existing enterprise, making it a cost effective solution that requires little additional training for users.
Exelis is previewing ENVI Services Engine at the GEOINT 2012 Symposium, Oct. 8-11, in Orlando, Fla. GEOINT is hosted by the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation and is the nation’s largest intelligence event of the year. In-booth presentations on the new capability are available daily during show hours.
About Exelis Visual Information Solutions
Exelis Visual Information Solutions provides desktop, cloud and mobile software solutions to help professionals across industries transform geospatial imagery and complex data into actionable information. The company’s 150,000 customers from more than 80 countries use our custom services and products – ENVI®, E3De®, IDL® and IAS – to quickly and easily visualize, analyze and deliver all types of data and imagery for better, more informed decision making. Combined with classroom and onsite training, best-in-class customer support, and custom consulting, Exelis Visual Information Solutions software products provide leading edge technology to span the imagery workflow, from data ingest to exploitation and delivery. www.exelisvis.com
About ITT Exelis
ITT Exelis is a diversified, top-tier global aerospace, defense and information solutions company with strong positions in enduring and emerging global markets. Exelis is a leader in networked communications, sensing and surveillance, electronic warfare, navigation, air traffic solutions and information systems with growing positions in cyber security, composite aerostructures, logistics and technical services. The company has a 50-year legacy of innovation and technology expertise, partnering with customers worldwide to deliver affordable, mission-critical products and services for managing global threats, conflicts and complexities. Headquartered in McLean, Va., the company employs about 20,500 people and generated 2011 sales of $5.8 billion. www.exelisinc.com
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