Thursday, July 24, 2008

Free Software Training At ESRI User Conference

Overwatch Geospatial Systems, an operating unit of Textron Systems, a Textron Inc. company, will provide free geospatial data production training for “Building 3-D City Models from Imagery and LIDAR.” The training is scheduled for Friday, August 8, 2008 at San Diego State University and space is limited to the first 20 registered attendees.

The training will develop feature extraction skills to build, analyze and publish a 3D city model from satellite imagery and airborne LIDAR data using the Feature Analyst, LIDAR Analyst and Urban Analyst software. Seats are limited, and registration is needed prior to attendance.

Overwatch Geospatial Systems will also host a user group meeting on Wednesday, August 6, 2008 from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m. in room 23 C of the San Diego Convention Center. The meeting will showcase feature extraction projects using the Feature Analyst, LIDAR Analyst and Urban Analyst software as well as preview new tools planned of the 5.0 release. Attendees are welcome to bring questions and provide input during the session.

“The ESRI User Conference has long been a valuable resource for anyone involved in GIS,” said Kevin Opitz, vice president of Sales. “It’s a great place to preview our existing and upcoming product releases, and take a look at the latest developments within the GIS and image processing industries.”

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