ERDAS Announces Automated Feature Extraction Solution: IMAGINE Objective

Norcross, GA - October 17, 2008 - ERDAS announces the release of IMAGINE Objective, a new tool providing object-based multi-scale image classification and feature extraction capabilities for building and maintaining accurate geospatial content.

Since the open Beta earlier this year, the IMAGINE Objective workflow has been streamlined, based on customer feedback and interaction. IMAGINE Objective includes a set of tools for feature extraction, update and change detection, enabling geospatial data layers to be created and maintained using remotely sensed imagery. With IMAGINE Objective, imagery and geospatial data of all kinds can be analyzed to produce GIS-ready maps.

“IMAGINE Objective transforms data from remotely sensed imagery into relevant information for a broad range of industries, including insurance companies, utility providers, local government institutions, forest management companies and tax assessors,” said Mladen Stojic , Senior Vice President, Product Management & Marketing, ERDAS. “The output generated reflects the image content, with smooth roads and squared up buildings, and can be directly merged into a GIS, minimizing the need for additional post-processing.”

IMAGINE Objective crosses the boundary of traditional image processing with computer vision through the use of both pixel level and true object processing, ultimately emulating the human visual system of image interpretation.

Catering to both experts and novices alike, IMAGINE Objective contains a wide variety of powerful tools. For remote sensing and domain experts, IMAGINE Objective includes a desktop authoring system for building and executing feature-specific (i.e. building, roads) and landcover (i.e. vegetation type) processing methodologies. In addition, more entry-level users may modify and apply existing examples of such methodologies to their own data.

For more information about IMAGINE Objective or other ERDAS solutions, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 877 GO ERDAS, or visit


ERDAS – The Earth to Business Company – helps organizations harness the information of the changing earth for greater advantage.

ERDAS creates geospatial business systems that transform our earth’s data into business information, enabling individuals, businesses and public agencies to quickly access, manage, process and share that information from anywhere.

Using secure geospatial information, ERDAS solutions improve employee, customer and partner visibility to information, enabling them to respond faster and collaborate better. It also means better decision-making, increased productivity and new revenue streams.

ERDAS is a part of the Hexagon Group, Sweden . For more information about ERDAS or its products and services, please call +1 770 776 3400, toll free +1 866 534 2286, or visit



Jason Sims
Marketing Communications Specialist
5051 Peachtree Corners Circle
Suite 100, Norcross , GA 30092
Phone: +1 770 776 3400 or +1 866 534 2286
E-mail: Email Contact

Review Article Be the first to review this article
Featured Video
GIS - Systems Analyst for City of Olathe at Olathe, Kansas
Geospatial Analyst/Programmer for LANDIQ at Sacramento, California
SENIOR GIS GAS SPECIALIST for James W. Sewall Company at , Any State in the USA
Director of Process Engineering. for Tekni-Plex at Toledo, Ohio
System Designer/Engineer for Bluewater at Southfield, Michigan
Mid-Level Mechanical Engineer for Kiewit at lenexa, Kansas
Upcoming Events
FME World Tour 2018 at Munich Germany - Apr 17, 2018
FME World Tour 2018 at Berlin Germany - Apr 18, 2018
GEOINT 2018 Symposium at 333 S Franklin St Tampa FL - Apr 22 - 25, 2018
FME World Tour 2018 at Frankfurt Germany - Apr 24, 2018
Canon: oce crystalPoint
Teledyne Optech
GEOINT2018 - Countless CAD add-ons, plug-ins and more.

Internet Business Systems © 2018 Internet Business Systems, Inc.
25 North 14th Steet, Suite 710, San Jose, CA 95112
+1 (408) 882-6554 — Contact Us, or visit our other sites:
AECCafe - Architectural Design and Engineering EDACafe - Electronic Design Automation TechJobsCafe - Technical Jobs and Resumes  MCADCafe - Mechanical Design and Engineering ShareCG - Share Computer Graphic (CG) Animation, 3D Art and 3D Models
  Privacy PolicyAdvertise