For Developers

How We Use Machine Learning for Targeted Location Monitoring

For a while now the DigitalGlobe GBDX team has been running machine learning-based object detection at a significant, continental scale. Each time we add a new model to GBDX we kick the tires and do some comparisons to discover advantages or disadvantages over existing capabilities. We keep our customer use…

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Cloud optimized GeoTIFFs and the path to accessible satellite imagery analytics

Chris Holmes, Fellow at Radiant.Earth, published an insightful series on the opportunities of Cloud Native Geospatial formats, specifically the new Cloud Optimized GeoTIFF format for imagery, and rapid adoption ensued. DigitalGlobe added fuel to the fire by leveraging GeoTIFF to develop breakthrough capabilities, enabling some really cool innovations. First, let’s…

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