Insights at Night: SecureWatch Integrates VIIRS Nighttime Lights

There is a common thread among national security analysts throughout the world: they are looking for every advantage they can find to protect their interests at home and abroad. DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, formed SecureWatch to support these analysts with the world’s most powerful geospatial intelligence (GEOINT) service. The SecureWatch team…

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DigitalGlobe’s Kumar Navulur joins the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium

Dr. Kumar Navulur, Sr. Director of Strategic Business Development at DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, was elected to the Board of Directors of Open Geospatial Consortium (OGC), a consortium of 500+ companies, government agencies and universities developing open standards and services for geospatial data. As location becomes integral to our daily…

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The Mighty Power of Pixels: GBDX powers a new imagery exploitation tool for analysts

Introduction At DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company, we face the continually evolving challenges of delivering very large amounts of data to our global mission partners, and also helping our partners unlock the insight inside that data. One aspect of the challenge is our high-resolution satellites collect over 80 terabytes of new…

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Satellite Imagery helps Indonesian Earthquake victims

This fall, the Indonesian island of Sulawesi experienced a series of tragedies that became one of the worst natural disasters to hit the country in over a decade. During the evening rush hour of September 28, 2018, a 7.5 magnitude earthquake struck the island. This triggered a tsunami that reached…

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