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ISRO co-develops image processing software for satellite data

published 3090 days, 18 hours, 11 minutes ago posted by venkatvenkat 3098 days, 17 hours, 56 minutes ago
Friday, August 7, 2009 3:53:41 AM GMT Thursday, July 30, 2009 4:08:45 AM GMT

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) has partnered with Ahmedabad-based Scanpoint Geomatics Ltd to develop an integrated geographic information system and image processing software (IGiS) to analyse satellite pictures and data.

The low-cost software is an indigenous seamless geomatics application for geographical information system (GIS), image processing and its integration with the real-time information using the global positioning system (GPS).

'It is the first indigenous software which integrates satellite images with information. We have demonstrated our capability to develop IGiS in a niche area for our use, which is the need of the hour,' ISRO chairman G. Madhavan Nair said while launching the software product here.

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