This bitmap format is used in the Kodak DC series family of cameras. It is also known under the name Kodak Photogen. KDC is a RAW photo format for the post-processing of photos that has the ability to change key image parameters while maintaining the original level of detail.
This is a format for editing, storing, and transmitting images with metadata for scientific purposes. The main application is astronomy. The main emphasis is on the metadata, which contain information about spatial and photometric calibrations. FTS is often used for storing data without including the actual associated images. It supports the storage of databases, matrices, etc.