GBDX for Sustainability Challenge: Mapping every school in the world and reducing the digital divide in education

There is an increasing number of children who don’t have access to education: it is estimated that by 2030, 60 million children won’t have access to primary education (UNICEF The Estate of the World’s Children 2016). Climate change and global conflicts are only exacerbating this issue by increasing the number of children who are on the move…

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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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What does it take to be a Top Workplace?

DigitalGlobe is excited to be named one of the Top Workplaces in Colorado for 2018 by the Denver Post! This is our third year to be honored as a Top Workplace, in addition to 2015 and 2017—and we are proud to have received this recognition from our team members. What…

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