Humanitarian Aid

Celebrating WorldView-3’s first year in orbit

One year ago, WorldView-3 successfully launched into orbit, bolstering DigitalGlobe’s world-leading constellation with the first super-spectral, high-resolution commercial satellite. WorldView-3’s unmatched capabilities have expanded the bounds of what is possible in remote sensing. With 30 cm panchromatic resolution that collects five times more data than 70 cm imagery, Short-Wave Infrared…

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Bringing DigitalGlobe’s Insight Solutions to Life

Todd M. Bacastow Director, Insight Product Management Today’s users of geospatial information expect more than a map. They expect insight that allows them to better understand a place and a situation on the ground to enable informed decisions. As the use of geo-data applications expands, web-based mapping technologies offer a…

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DigitalGlobe Integrates Geospatial Insight and Information for Typhoon Haiyan Response

DigitalGlobe’s response to the Typhoon Haiyan crisis leveraged the company’s entire spectrum of geospatial capabilities and platforms – more so than for any other natural disaster to date. Supported by DigitalGlobe’s U.S. Government customer, these products are temporarily licensed for unrestricted use for emergency response and humanitarian activities based on…

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Raising Awareness for Typhoon Haiyan

On Monday, we posted a blog in an effort to help disseminate information about the tragic record-breaking typhoon that hit the Philippines on Friday. Our mission was to get FirstLook pre- and post-event satellite imagery into the hands of the public and media as quickly as possible. Further, we wanted…

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