Digital Geography

XML, KML and ENVI 5.1

At the moment I am beta testing ENVI 5.1 and have been working with the new Region of Interest (ROI) tool. The new tool looks good with some interesting features and one or two radical changes. One of these is the use of XML to store the Region Of Interest (ROI, see example at the bottom of this Post). Previously ENVI stored ROI data in a dedicated format that couldn’t be read by a text reader. In switching to XML Exelisvis, the makers of ENVI, are taking a giant step towards open standards. This is not a trivial shift. Theā€¦