Satellite Imagery

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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Powering the future of location intelligence: Earth imaging basics

We’ve all interacted with imagery of our planet in one form or another. Whether on our mobile devices, televised news coverage, in-dash navigation screens, even gaming platforms  – viewing the earth from above has become commonplace. Technology advancements, largely enabled by cloud storage and compute capabilities, have changed the way…

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Sentinel-2 data coming soon to GBDX

We’ve long heard that customers, partners and users of our Geospatial Big Data platform, GBDX, would find incredible value in the ability to access open-source content with the same enterprise-grade tools we make available to conduct geospatial analytics with commercial satellite imagery. On the heels of adding MDA’s RADARSAT-2 data…

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DigitalGlobe satellite imagery launch for OpenStreetMap

OpenStreetMap (OSM) is a free and open database of Earth’s features created by contributions from volunteer mappers. Every day, thousands of new features are added and existing features are enriched. Accurate, high-resolution and up-to-date satellite imagery is an essential component for improving this continuously evolving map of our planet –…

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