[OSGeo-Discuss] Ball Aerospace releases open source version of Opticks

Brent Fraser bfraser at geoanalytic.com
Tue Dec 11 14:57:02 PST 2007

Opticks is a small but interesting remote sensing/image
processing application "that enables analysts to develop
intelligence products".  While the actual functions may be a
little thin, it exposes some nice concepts regarding
plugins, wizards, etc.

Here's a press release:
and the website: http://www.ballforge.net/.

A couple of observations:

1.  The Contributors Agreement (click on the Contributors
Agreement link on the left side of the page) is likely
rather intimidating for the average open source contributor.

2.  It doesn't use GDAL (although it does have OSSIM as a

Brent Fraser
GeoAnalytic Inc.
Calgary, Alberta

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