Thursday, March 20, 2014

ERDAS IMAGINE 14.00.01 Almost Ready for Release

The latest Hexagon Geospatial ERDAS IMAGINE product is almost ready. 14.00.01 will not be a service pack or maintenence release, but will be a minor release adding the following:
  • Add support for MS Windows 8.1
  • Add LAZ read, display, processing and write support
  • Add more point cloud tools
  • Expand 64-bit raster data format support (part of faster raster work) 
  • Improve tile, strip (BIL) and BSQ TIFF read speed  
  • Improve ECW Export 'Orient to Map' capabilities and performance
  • Expand ECW metadata support
  • Improve ECWP support
  • Improve 'Table of Contents' interaction with 2D Viewer
  • Add support for NITF 'Long Name' metadata
  • Improve JP2 metadata support
  • Add create ERS data
  • Add HDF5 read and display support
  • Add new GeoEye data format support
  • Add EVS to shapefile conversion
  • Add Inquire Curser 'History' capability
  • Add Copy/Paste pictures from MS Windows tools into a Map View
  • Add Copy/Paste images from MS Windows tools into a Map View
  • Add Copy/Paste text from MS Windows tools into a Map View
  • Add more reporting tools using Microsoft Office tools
  • Add Min of all bands / Max of bands LUT to 2D View contrast stretch tools
  • Add stereo viewing support for Windows 8 and 8.1
  • Add add-on products from AAI
  • Bug fixes
  • And more....
I cannot provide the release date, that is up to Marketing. But, I can say this.... it would not be 'foolish' to expect it very soon.