The SpaceNet Challenge round 2 has launched

Machine learning is currently one of the most active areas of innovation. Each week, it seems a new deep learning technique is published. DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, and NVIDIA launched SpaceNet last year to encourage the applications of such algorithms to geospatial data, including automating the creation of map data from…

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DigitalGlobe signs reseller agreement with Hitachi

DigitalGlobe, Inc., the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, and Hitachi, Ltd. signed a commercial reseller agreement that designates Hitachi as the exclusive reseller of DigitalGlobe products in Japan. Hitachi started a satellite imagery distribution service on April 1, 2017, providing products and services with…

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When time is of the essence

In my last blog, I described the combination with MDA as the “go fast” button for the DigitalGlobe that will allow us to accelerate toward our vision. But there’s another kind of “go fast” in our business, which is about how quickly we can get actionable information in the hands…

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Data pipelines with NiFi as a Storm alternative

The search for the right data processing tool At HumanGeo, making sense of data is at the heart of much of our software development. When our customers seek insights into their data, we utilize data transformation and processing activities, like normalization and enrichment to develop compelling analytics and visualizations. We initially…

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