Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping has announced the release of both ERDAS IMAGINE V8.7 Service Pack 1 and Leica Photogrammetry Suite V8.7 Service Pack 1. The releases feature enhancements to both products, most notably the LPS ORIMA module, which enables the software suite to provide production mapping capabilities to customers. LPS ORIMA is a production-focused aerial triangulation solution capable of processing large blocks of imagery (greater than 500).
In addition to LPS ORIMA, the numerous features in LPS Service Pack 1 include-streamlined process of ortho-mosaic production, improvements in raster handling throughout LPS, the ability to create and use accurate terrain data for large-scale mapping applications using PRODTM in PRO600 for LPS and greater enhancements to automatic point measurement .The main features of the ERDAS IMAGINE Service Pack 1 include,
command line interface to mosaic tool, and faster cutline generation feature for mosaicking. More Image Interpreter utilities have been added. IMAGINE Viewer functions now apply to uppermost most image in the middle of a Viewer.