Satellite Imagery

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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DigitalGlobe signs reseller agreement with Hitachi

DigitalGlobe, Inc., the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, and Hitachi, Ltd. signed a commercial reseller agreement that designates Hitachi as the exclusive reseller of DigitalGlobe products in Japan. Hitachi started a satellite imagery distribution service on April 1, 2017, providing products and services with…

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Why does truth matter in satellite imagery?

Last December, my 14-year-old daughter made a frantic call to her IT support person: me. “Dad,” she shouted, “I need help with my computer!” She makes these calls regularly, since (like most of us) there’s always something about technology—hardware, software, network, device interoperability—that she finds totally frustrating. “What’s the matter,…

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