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I.R.I.S.(R) is an Authorized Distributor, Systems Integrator, and Developer for nearly every major software company. Our flagship product, CRISALIS® is a software program that provides you with an All-In-One Natural Resources Information System by tieing together most of the software apps listed below. It also helps you find/use/manage 100,000's of FREE datasets and documents. Currently, we develop, distribute, and support 9 types of Natural Resources-related software apps:

Office/Business Software Apps: This software can meet most of your your basic accounting, managerial, and organizational needs. We can use the underlying routines in these products and programming languages like JavaScript developing custom user interfaces, automating your routine tasks, and creating modules for your special way of doing things. In addition, we can integrate your modules into our CRISALIS
® "Super-App" software to provide you with an All-In-One Resource Information system. We are an Authorized Distributor, Developer, and Systems Integrator for high-quality software apps such as:
  • MS Windows
  • MS Office
  • MS Works
  • MS Word
  • MS Access
  • MS Excel
  • MS Publisher
  • MS Powerpoint
  • MS Outlook
  • MS Explorer
  • MS Money
  • Symantec AntiVirus
  • AVG AntiVirus
  • Corel Photohouse
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Intuit Quickbooks

Computer-Based Training Apps: Research has shown that investments in I.T. (Information Technology) provided returns of -100% to +100%, depending on how well it was done. Without training, most people use less than 25% of their computer's abilities. Computer-Based Training provides a cost-effective means for your staff to learn at their own pace; work more efficiently; reduce errors and frustration; and get the most out of your investments. In addition to instructor-led training, our CRISALIS
® "Super-App" provides many computer-based training apps. We are an Authorized Distributor, Developer, and Systems Integrator for top-quality training software apps such as
  • MS Network Training
  • MS Windows Training
  • MS Office Training
  • Image Processing Tutorials
  • GIS Tutorials/Training
  • Surveying Tutorials
  • Tree Species Properties
  • Hardwood Tree Defects
  • Log Bucking Training
  • Optimal Sawing Methods
  • Lumber Grade Training
  • Edging/Trimming Training
  • Lumber Reman. Training
  • Technical Reference Libraries
  • And More To Come!


Simple Imagery/Mapping Apps: If a picture is worth a 1000 words, then a map is worth 10,000! These software programs enable you to find, display, browse, and print simple imagery and maps on the Internet. For example, the DOQ Orthophoto Viewer has the latest (circa 2011) corrected aerial imagery for the entire U.S. and the LandSat Viewer enables you to display 40 years of world-wide satellite imagery! I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS
® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Resource Information System. We are an Authorized Distributor, Developer, and Systems Integrator for top-quality mapping software apps such as:
  • Data Finders/Downloaders
  • Deed Analyzer/Mapper
  • AutoCAD Data Viewer
  • ArcGIS Explorer
  • DRG Topoquads Viewer
  • DEM 3D Topography Viewer
  • DOQ OrthoPhotos Viewer
  • LIDAR Data Viewer
  • GIZMO Imagery Editor
  • LandSat Imagery Viewer
  • GeoData Types Viewer
  • TopoScout Quad Viewer
  • FS Simple Traverse
  • And More!

Advanced Imagery/Mapping Apps: This includes Image Processing, GIS, and CAD Software that enables you to process, manipulate, analyze, and print "smart" maps. The features (i.e. things that appear) on smart maps are tied to geographic lat/long coordinates AND have tabular attributes that describe them. Let us show you how to use the terrabytes of digital maps and software that is available for little or no cost to work faster, better, and cheaper. I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS
® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Resource Information System. We are an Authorized Distributor, Developer, and Systems Integrator for top-quality Image Processing and GIS software apps such as:
  • ERDAS IMAGINE
  • ArcGIS
  • ArcForest
  • ArcView
  • ArcEditor
  • ArcPad
  • ArcMap
  • ArcScene
  • ArcNetwork
  • Arc 3D Analyst
  • ArcServer
  • MapObjects
  • AML/SML/Avenue Scripts
  • Java/Javascript Scripts

Surveying/GPS Software Apps: Although surveyors were not originally part of our customer base, word of our ultra-rugged handhelds got around, and we now support them. Surveying software can effectively move lines on imagery and maps to actual lines on the ground. GPS apps can be used to identify the xyz coordinates of points on the ground; identify the location of property lines; record "bread crumb trails", and even generate maps. I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS
® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Surveying Information System:
  • HH Thales Scorpio GPS Apps
  • HH Ashtech Reliant GPS App
  • HH Seismark II GPS App
  • HH Road Drainage Inventory
  • HH Planemetric Surveying
  • HH Cadastral Surveying
  • PC Simple Traverse
  • PC Cave Mapping App
  • PC Trimble ScoutMaster GPS
  • PC Surveying Data Processor
  • PC Net Deed Plotter
  • PC and HH TDS Survey Pro
  • PC and HH Microstation Survey
  • PC AutoCAD Surveying Apps
  • PC Surveying Reference Library


Natural Resources/Environmental Apps: I.R.I.S. has developed, distributes, and supports many different software programs specifically designed to help Natural Resource and Environmental managers and staff work faster, cheaper, and smarter. In addition, we have information about many other little known, but useful software apps. We can help you find, evaluate, select, and implement the software that is best for you. I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS
® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Natural Resource Information System:
  • Ecological Land Typing
  • Woods Of The World on CD!
  • Northeast Decision Model
  • Oak Regen Synthesis
  • Gypsy Moth Models
  • Emerald Ash Borer Models
  • Hydrologic Models
  • MicroFish
  • Northwoods
  • CoExist
  • Pest Manager
  • PSU RunOff
  • Habitat (HSI)
  • EcoType/EcoMap
  • Satellite Imagery
  • Climate Change
  • Carbon Footprint Apps
  • Any many more!

Forestry Software Apps: I.R.I.S. develops, distributes, and/or supports many software apps that help Foresters implement conservation-based forest, tract, and stand management, while also helping them work faster, cheaper, and smarter. This includes simple, reliable, flexible software apps developed by ourselves, Forestry Software Associates, and many other developers. We can provide you with Forestry apps that run on the internet, intranets, and networks, as well as rugged field PC's, ultra-rugged handheld computers, and touch-screen tablets. I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS
® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Forestry Information System:
  • Trimble/Cengea Forestry Apps
  • Foresters Metric Converter
  • Trees Of The World
  • Hardwood Defect Training
  • Tract Manager
  • Bid and Job Tracker
  • Cruise by Grade
  • Cruise by Log
  • Cruise by Weight
  • Award-Winning WoodStock
  • Cut/Leave Stand Cruise
  • Timber Stump Cruise
  • FS Timberstand Cruise
  • System Forester
  • NED Expert System
  • SILVAH Expert System
  • WinYield / YieldPlus
  • Growth and Yield Models
  • TWIGS Stand Projecter
  • Forest Vegetation Mgm't
  • Stand Visualization System
  • Oak Regen Synthesis
  • Quick-Silver Economics
  • Tree Value Calculators
  • Carbon Calculators
  • And many more!

Forest Products & Sawmill Apps: Since Natural Resources Conservation includes using resources wisely to meet human needs, and forest products are a long-term carbon sink, I.R.I.S. has developed, distributes, and supports a complete range Forest Products software. This includes simple, reliable, flexible software apps developed by ourselves, Sawmill Information Systems
, and many other developers. We have apps that run on the internet, intranets, and networks, as well as rugged field PC's, ultra-rugged handheld computers, and touch-screen tablets. I.R.I.S. can provide you with the following software apps, tied together by our CRISALIS® "Super-App", for an All-In-One Sawmill Information System:
  • Log Defect Training
  • Log Bucking Training
  • In-Field Log Buying/Sales
  • In-Yard Log Buying/Sales
  • Log Brokers System
  • Pack Buying/Sales
  • Log Takeup Tally
  • Best Opening Face Training
  • Optimal Sawing Methods
  • Green Chain Tally
  • Edging/Trimming Training
  • Remanufacturing Training
  • Lumber Grade Training
  • Dry Chain Tally
  • Lumber End Tally
  • Log Yard Manager
  • Lumber Yard Manager
  • Pallet Costing System
  • Equipment Monitoring Sys.
  • Sawmill Financial Analysis
  • Any many others!


Custom Software Apps & User Interfaces: Whenever possible, I.R.I.S. uses FREE or commercial off-the-shelf software (COTS) to minimize the time and cost of implementing your information system. Software development is our forte'. The Founder of I.R.I.S. won 1st Place Overall in a Nationwide Natural Resources software contest. Today, I.R.I.S. has designed, developed, documented, and distributed Forestry, Natural Resources, and Environmental software apps around the world. Software development used to be prohibitively expensive. Now we can use efficient 5th generation programming languages to quickly design, develop, and document custom software and interfaces for you. We can develop apps using the following languages:
  • Java & Javascript
  • HTML & XTML
  • Oracle & SQL
  • mySQL & PHP
  • MS Access, Excel
  • Visual BASIC/VBA
  • Visual Foxpro
  • Visual C/C++/C#
  • ArcGIS AML, SML
  • ArcGIS Avenue, Python
  • AutoCAD Scripts
  • Pascal, FORTRAN
  • Assembler
  • DOS/Windows Scripts
Information Technology is THE KEY to improving
Natural Resources Management and Conservation -
while also helping you work faster, cheaper, and smarter!
Our products and services almost always save more than they cost!

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