DigitalGlobe’s Kumar Navulur joins the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium

Dr. Kumar Navulur, Sr. Director of Strategic Business Development at DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, was elected to the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a consortium of 500+ companies, government agencies and universities developing open standards and services for geospatial data. As location becomes integral to our daily…

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The Mighty Power of Pixels: GBDX powers a new imagery exploitation tool for analysts

Introduction At DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, we face the continually evolving challenges of delivering very large amounts of data to our global mission partners, and also helping our partners unlock the insight inside that data. One aspect of the challenge is our high-resolution satellites collect over 80 terabytes of new…

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Satellite Imagery helps Indonesian Earthquake victims

This fall, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi experienced a series of tragedies that became one of the worst natural disasters to hit the country in over a decade. During the evening rush hour of September 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the island. This triggered a tsunami that reached…

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Training a machine learning algorithm to create more insight from low-resolution images

Editor’s Note: The DigitalGlobe 2018 Australia Sustainability Hackathon aimed to address Australia’s most conflicting issues surrounding mining, agriculture and environmental sustainability using machine learning and satellite imagery. This blog post is written by the team given the Innovation Award for developing a solution that resonated across the three categories. The advent…

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