Training course modules: SOCET GXP®

All scheduled training courses held in our regional training centers are free for current GXP® customers and prospective* customers.

Classroom seating is limited, so please register in advance to secure your space. We regret that we are unable to accept walk‑in registrations.

*Subject to approval by GXP management.

SOCET GXP basics [1 day]

Description

This course is an abbreviated version of the SOCET GXP® essentials class. It offers an overview of SOCET GXP software functionality and user interface.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • Graphical user interface and basic components
  • Preferences
  • Loading and displaying data
  • Coordinate systems
  • Working with imagery
  • Drawing tools
  • Chipping
  • Linking panels
  • Registration
  • Terrain visualization
  • Google Earth products
  • License tips

Terrain generation & editing [1 day]

Description

Learn how to ingest and edit LiDAR data. Generate and edit terrain using stereo imagery and the latest algorithms.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • Digital elevation models and digital surface models
  • Post spacing
  • Stereo Model Manager
  • Stereo viewing
  • Automatic terrain generation
  • NGATE
  • ATE
  • Interactive terrain editing
  • Terrain compare
  • TIN display and editing
  • Terrain operations
  • Terrain quality statistics
  • Ingesting and editing LiDAR data

Triangulation [1 day]

Description

Learn about different sensors and triangulation methods for registering images and improving accuracy. Triangulation is a key component in most SOCET GXP geospatial analysis workflows.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • Introduction to sensor models
  • Relative triangulation
  • Control point editor
  • Absolute triangulation
  • Interactive point measurement
  • Automatic point measurement
  • Analyzing results
  • Frame camera import
  • Frame triangulation

3-D modeling [½ day]

Description

Discover how SOCET GXP can be used for situational awareness. Create 3-D products such as 3-D GeoPDF and OpenFlight models. Extract 3-D buildings in SOCET GXP and display in the 3‑D viewer.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • 3-D modeling workflow
  • 3-D modeling fundamentals
  • Basic building tools
  • Complex 3-D modeling tools
  • Automatic texturing
  • 3-D visualization products

Advanced annotations and feature extraction [1½ day]

Description

Find out how SOCET GXP interacts with ArcMap and how to automatically extract buildings and trees from high‑resolution LiDAR data. Draw graphics and extract features in 2-D and 3-D using the new Drawing Toolbox.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • Stereo Model Manager and
  • stereo viewing
  • Drawing Toolbox (advanced annotations)
  • Creating specification files
  • Creating style sheets
  • Creating a SOCET GXP feature database
  • Default specification file
  • Extracting features
  • Feature query
  • Spatially enabled exploitation
  • SOCET for ArcGIS
  • Automatic feature extraction

Hyper- and Multi-spectral Imagery / Synthetic Aperture Radar [1 day]

Description

Work with HSI, MSI, and SAR imagery in SOCET GXP. View and manipulate image bands and apply algorithms to draw out items of interest or areas that need further investigation.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • HSI and MSI imagery
  • MSI composites
  • Band selection
  • Image enhancements
  • Histograms
  • Pan sharpening
  • Scatter plot
  • Spectral profile
  • Band statistics
  • Spectral algorithms
  • Supervised and unsupervised classification
  • Xport
  • SAR
  • Band math
  • Colorization

Ortho products [½ day]

Description

Learn how to get the best results when creating orthorectified products.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • What is an orthophoto?
  • Types of orthorectified products
  • Orthophotos
  • Mosaic
  • Sheet cutter
  • True orthophotos
  • Seamline editing

GXP InMotion™ Basics [½ day]

Description

Learn how to view video and collaborate with other analysts to create products using the GXP InMotion™ Desktop client.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • Create missions
  • Load/connect to video files
  • Collaborate with other screeners
  • Video enhancements
  • Object tracking
  • Create products

GXP InMotion Advanced [3 days]

Description

Experience the complete end-to-end video workflow using GXP InMotion Server, and GXP InMotion Desktop. Learn the basics of GXP Xplorer® to effectively manage Users and Roles. Configure Channels and Missions for live stream and forensic playback. Learn how to view video, collaborate with other analysts, and identify the elements of video analysis to create products.

Module contents

Topics include:

  • SOCET GXP Basics
  • GXP Xplorer User and Administration Basics
  • GXP InMotion Server
  • GXP InMotion Admin and User Roles and Permission
  • Restreams, Captures, and Missions
  • GXP InMotion Desktop Exploitation
  • Collaborate with other screeners
  • Video enhancements
  • Observations
  • GXP InMotion Desktop Product Generation
  • Completing the Mission

Questions About Training?

Contact our training coordinators for assistance:

Joanna Crawford (US)
703 668 4053
joanna.crawford@baesystems.com

Phillip J Williams (UK)
+44 (0) 1223 370024
phillip.williams3@baesystems.com

Note: SOCET SET® training courses are offered by request only. Please contact the training coordinator in your region for more information.