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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt Leaders Recognize Need to Leverage Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the U.S. government acknowledges the need to leverage big data analytics, machine learning, automation and other commercial technology platforms in order to help transform the intelligence community and global mapping efforts. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Friday that government leaders …

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SSL’s Rob Zitz: MDA Aims to Ramp Up Earth Imagery, Analysis Support to Intell Agencies Via DigitalGlobe Merger

Rob Zitz, senior vice president and chief strategy officer at Space Systems Loral’s government systems business, has said SSL’s parent company MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates aims to provide Earth imagery and analysis services to U.S. intelligence and defense agencies through its pending merger with DigitalGlobe, Space News reported Thursday. MDA agreed to buy DigitalGlobe …

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DigitalGlobe to Debut Multisource Satellite Imagery Service; Dan Jablonsky Comments

DigitalGlobe will introduce a premium monitoring service offering for customers to access current satellite images of worldwide locations from multiple commercial sources to obtain information on changes that occur within clients’ areas of interest. The SecureWatch Sites service is meant to help customers view at least petabytes of imagery data from DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation as well as SI …

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MDA to Provide RADARSAT-2 Satellite Data via DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform

DigitalGlobe and MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates have entered an agreement to make data from MDA’s RADARSAT-2 satellite available via DigitalGlobe’s GBDX geospatial big data platform. The partnership intends to make new GBDX uses possible through the integration of optical and radar satellite data, DigitalGlobe said Monday. The RADARSAT-2 satellite works to collect synthetic aperture radar …

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Howard Lance: MDA Seeks to Diversify Into Earth Imagery Market Via DigitalGlobe Merger

Canada-based MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates expects its pending merger with Earth imaging services provider DigitalGlobe to help counterbalance the fluctuating revenues and profits of its commercial satellite manufacturing business, Space News reported Tuesday. MDA agreed to buy DigitalGlobe through an estimated $3.6 billion transaction in February. Howard Lance, MDA president and CEO, told investors …

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Hitachi to Resell DigitalGlobe Satellite Imagery Products, Services in Japan

Hitachi has agreed to distribute DigitalGlobe‘s satellite imagery products and services in the Japanese market under a commercial reseller agreement. DigitalGlobe said Friday Hitachi launched a satellite imagery distribution service and will offer 30-centimeter resolution images from the former’s constellation of satellites to companies, news organizations, municipal offices and government agencies in Japan. Hitachi has also …

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DigitalGlobe Launches Web-Based Imagery Access Service; Dan Jablonsky Comments

DigitalGlobe has launched a new web-based subscription service for international defense and intelligence customers to access the satellite operator’s library of more than 2.7 billion square miles of imagery. SecureWatch is designed to combine multisource geospatial intelligence content such as satellite imagery with different refresh intervals and resolutions, geographic information system layers, …

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DigitalGlobe, NTT Data Partner to Add Elevation Data for Imagery Product Users

DigitalGlobe and NTT Data have partnered to include elevation data availability in both companies’ products as part of efforts to grow in the imagery information market. DigitalGlobe will offer NTT Data’s 5-meter digital elevation model called AW3D Standard to help broaden the latter’s global sales network, NTT Data said Tuesday. James Rogers, vice president of product marketing …

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DigitalGlobe-Harris-Esri Alliance to Offer ArcGIS Users Satellite Imagery, Analytics Tech Access

DigitalGlobe, Esri and Harris have formed a partnership to offer ArcGIS customers access to a library of satellite imagery along with analytical and deep learning tools designed to help users gain insights from imagery at scale. The AllAccess+Analytics service combines DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform, Harris’ ENVI remote sensing analytics portfolio and Esri’s ArcGIS Enterprise 10.5 …

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Lockheed, PrecisionHawk, Video Inform Adopt DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data Platform

DigitalGlobe has added three new companies to its roster of partners and customers that use the satellite imagery provider’s geospatial big data analytics platform. Lockheed Martin, PrecisionHawk and Video Inform are among the companies that joined DigitalGlobe’s GBDX ecosystem or extended their commitments in the fourth quarter of 2016, DigitalGlobe said Tuesday. Lockheed uses GBDX in …

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DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-4 Satellite Enters Service After Testing & Calibration Phase Completion

DigitalGlobe started to provide its first customer direct access to its Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite Wednesday following the completion of in-orbit test and calibration phase. DigitalGlobe said Friday it will add additional direct access clients to WorldView-4 service throughout this year and expects to provide satellite tasking and archive support to all customers …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils Results of Satellite Imagery-Based Algorithm Competition; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe has announced that top five developers won $35,000 in total prizes as part of a challenge to develop machine learning algorithms through the use of high-resolution satellite imagery. DigitalGlobe said Tuesday the winning algorithms of the inaugural SpaceNet Challenge were selected out of 242 platforms submitted by 42 developers …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils First Public Image From WorldView-4 Satellite

DigitalGlobe has unveiled the first public image from the Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite that carries a Harris-made imaging payload. The image was taken on Nov. 26 and features the Yoyogi National Gymnasium in Shibuya, Tokyo which will host Olympic events in 2020, DigitalGlobe said Friday. Lockheed’s commercial launch services segment provided a United Launch …

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DigitalGlobe Launches Lockheed-Built WorldView-4 Satellite; Rick Ambrose Comments

DigitalGlobe received initial signals from Lockheed Martin-built WorldView-4 satellite 45 minutes after it launched Friday from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. WorldView-4 with a Harris Corp.-made imaging payload took off aboard a United Launch Alliance-made Atlas V rocket to join DigitalGlobe’s satellite constellation, Lockheed said Friday. Rick Ambrose, executive vice president of Lockheed’s space …

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