Geospatial 101

Enhance that?

It’s a familiar scene in countless TV crime shows and science fiction movies: a computer whiz pulls up a photograph or video on their screen, and with a few clicks, the image is enhanced to reveal a key piece of evidence that solves the mystery. But these fictionalized narratives where…

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Fun facts about DigitalGlobe satellites

We’ve all grown so accustomed to seeing the world from space that we sometimes forget just how complex earth observation is. Truth is, it’s really hard to do anything in space – let alone try to capture high resolution and accurate pictures of the earth’s surface. This inescapable reality makes…

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Real Technology, Real Benefits,
part 3: image quality

Real Technology, Real Benefits is a series of articles that explores the connection between satellite imaging technology and real-world applications and benefits. Read Part 1: pointing agility and Part 2: revisit rate & collection capacity. In parts 1 and 2 of this series, we discussed the various technical factors that determine…

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