CNES is proud to announce the release of Orfeo ToolBox 3.10, codename Feliç aniversari. It coincides with the fifth anniversary of the Orfeo ToolBox library (release 1.0 was done the 06/30 2006!).
Release Candidate: thank you !
We would like to thanks all the users for their great feedback after the Release Candidate announcement : thanks to their work, 9 more bugs have been spotted and fixed between the Release Candidate announcement and today.
Orfeo ToolBox is all about you ! To celebrate the fifth birthday of the OTB, we would like to collect your feedback : a better knowledge of your usage of Orfeo Toolbox and of your processing needs will help us to improve the tool. Please take the Users and Contributors Survey, it will only take about 10 minutes of your time.
Even more easy to install
The source packages for OTB (Library 3.10, Applications 3.10, Monteverdi 1.8 and Wrapping 1.6) are available on sourceforge as usual. For our Ubuntu (10.04, 10.10 and 11.04) users the new version is available for update through you favorite package manager software. OpenSuse and CentOS packages will be available in a few days.
For MS-Windows users, there are also a binary auto-install packages available for Monteverdi, OTB-Applications and OTB-Wrapping! Last, a brand new Apple Disk Image (DMG) is also available for Monteverdi.
All the details related to the installation of these binary packages can be found on the download page.
Powerful new features
There are lots of new features in this release! The list of new main add-ons is available here.
There are exciting new stuffs in all corners of the library. New functionalities include among other things :
- A new multi-image supervised classification suite in OTB-Applications described here.
- An application to perform segmentation based on connected components and object based image analysis (see description here)
- A framework for cartographic database creation and validation based on the fusion of features in the framework of Dempster-Shafer evidence theory (see description here)
Documentation for all
The OTB development team also initiated, in addition to the OTB software guide, a guide for OTB-Applications and Monteverdi, dedicated to non-developers. This guide is composed of a brief tour of OTB-Applications and Monteverdi, followed by a set of recipes to perform usual remote sensing tasks with both tools. A first version is available here.
Julien Michel, on behalf of OTB development team.