The service pack and the feature update contain numerous enhancements.

Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping LLC announced ERDAS IMAGINE 8.7 Service Pack 2 (SP2) and Leica Photogrammetry Suite (LPS) V8.7 Feature Update. ERDAS IMAGINE 8.7 SP2 contains the following performance enhancements: improved JPEG2000 encoding; Mosaic Wizard and Mosaic Direct tools; geospatial light table improvements; rigorous orthocorrection of SPOT 5, EROS A1, ASTER and QuickBird data; additional resolution merge/pan sharpening techniques; direct linear transform and projective geometric models; and maintenance fixes. LPS 8.7 contains performance enhancements for frame and satellite photogrammetry users, including: stereo point measurement; an exterior initialization tool (for relative orientation); automatic brightness and contrast in LPS Stereo; Mosaic Wizard and Mosaic Direct tools; new TIN editing tools in the Terrain Editor; and OrbView-3 Sensor Model support. PRO600 and ORIMA for LPS 8.7 SP2 updates are also available. (Leica Geosystems GIS & Mapping, Atlanta, Ga.)