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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The growth of Metro: More metro areas, more 30cm coverage

Location information is a critical component of innovations like automation and machine learning as well as sustainable economic development and safety. Rapid population growth, refugee migrations, heightened security needs, and smart city infrastructure investments are all driving demand for current, high-resolution satellite imagery over metropolitan areas worldwide. We are working…

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GBDX for Sustainability Challenge launched

How will satellites change the world? DigitalGlobe has made sustainable development a key priority. Whether it’s automated mapping of millions of households across the world or uncovering lost archaeological sites from ancient civilizations, DigitalGlobe continues to put our technology at work to See a better world. That said, there is…

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