JPEG 2000 is the non-proprietary standard image format
for the International Organization of Standardization (ISO), supported by most
major geospatial applications. ECW is an image compression format developed by
With this updated plug-in, ArcGIS desktop products can now read ECW/ECWP files, enabling users to utilize the benefits of Image Web Server (IWS) within the ArcGIS desktop environment. IWS is a high-speed, specialized server application that efficiently distributes large volumes of geospatial image data. IWS solves the infrastructure congestion problems associated with deploying large amounts of image data, empowering users to quickly access the information they need.
“We are excited to
offer this free plug-in to our customers that are using ArcGIS desktop
To download ArcGIS® 8.x and 9.x ECW JPEG 2000 Plug-in 4.1, please visit www.erdas.com/downloadecw.e2b.
To learn more about the IWS benefits included in the free plug-in, please register for Huge Images? Too Many Users? No Problem!, a webinar highlighting IWS on Wednesday, May 28, 2008 at 11 a.m. and 8 p.m. (EDT). To register, please visit www.erdas.com.
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