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I was just posting a question on erdas and as I was tagging it I saw erdas and erdas imagine. I thought they both were same. Is there a difference?

Pardon my ignorance.

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    There's nothing the matter with ignorance (a state of not knowing something), because--unlike other negative human conditions like arrogance or pride--it can easily be cured. In this case, consult geospatial.intergraph.com/products.aspx for instance. But the question really is whether it's useful to have two tags that make such a fine distinction. That's worth looking into. – whuber Oct 10 '12 at 14:56
  • Oh right Erdas is the main software and IMAGINE is one of their products, is that correct? – Sam007 Oct 10 '12 at 15:49
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    It seems to be something like that. It looks like Intergraph acquired ERDAS and has made its products into a brand name or line of related products. "Imagine" is the particular image-processing software ERDAS has long been known for. – whuber Oct 10 '12 at 15:54
  • Oh k thanks @whuber – Sam007 Oct 10 '12 at 16:02
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    @Sam007 You might find this useful ;-) google.com/insidesearch/landing/powersearching.html – R.K. Oct 20 '12 at 13:28
  • Thanks @R.K. that will surely help – Sam007 Oct 20 '12 at 22:56
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ERDAS was the name of the product before it was renamed into ERDAS Imagine. Some people still call it just Erdas, so those 2 tags came from this i'd say.

Also on the wiki it says that Erdas inc. rebranded to Intergraph Geospatial

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