Also,ERDASandLizardTechreleasedIMAGINE V8.5, an imaging software. IMAGINE V8.5 includes upgrades to the mosaicking tool, advanced 3D visualization and scene creation capabilities and MrSID’s (LizardTech Inc.) space saving compressor. In addition, the software offers a preview feature, a cropping feature, support for off-line imagery, license administration flexibility, more import and export utilities, greater mobility for fieldwork, the ability to preserve pixel location and boundaries, ability to edit and create ESRI Shapefiles, military grid reference system (MGRS) support and more. (ERDAS, Atlanta, Ga.)