ITT VIS is hosting a webinar at 2 pm (EDT) about the new features in IDL 8.1. Topics for discussion:

  1. Data Visualization, including new Graphics routines and display features, new mapping features and an interface that exposes event handling in a Graphics window
  2. File Access, including reading and writing GRIB/2 files, writing to KML/KMZ files and new set of tools for creating high-quality video output to popular movie formats using the open-source FFmpeg library
  3. Mapping, including new GSHHS high-resolution coastlines, updated country boundaries and reprojection tools
  4. Image Processing, with new routines and updates to functionality in existing routines
  5. Development, with the Workbench including source control management plugins for CVS, Subversion, Git and Perforce

Make sure to register beforehand, you have just under two hours.