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DigitalGlobe’s Tony Frazier: Govt-Industry Partnership Helps Accelerate GEOINT Innovation

Tony Frazier, a senior vice president at DigitalGlobe|Radiant, has said several geospatial intelligence efforts seek to reflect how collaboration between industry and government can help address challenges in the intelligence community and advance GEOINT innovation. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Thursday some of these initiatives include DigitalGlobe’s SpaceNet …

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DigitalGlobe Unveils Winning Algorithms in SpaceNet Challenge Round 2; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe has released the results of the second round of its SpaceNet Challenge that aims to accelerate innovation in machine learning technologies. The company said Monday the SpaceNet Challenge Round 2, hosted by TopCoder, sought automated mapping algorithms that work to extract features of building footprints from overhead imagery. SpaceNet is …

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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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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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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Seeks to Grow Services Business Through Radiant Group Purchase

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the addition of geospatial information services contractor The Radiant Group to DigitalGlobe would help the latter build up its services business. Frazier wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that he expects the potential combination with Radiant to help DigitalGlobe’s intelligence solutions …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe’s Radiant Purchase Seeks to Help Support Intell Agencies’ Cloud Goals

Intelligence analysts must be able to access data from cloud computing platforms to support information-based services and insights for agencies, DigitalGlobe services business lead Tony Frazier told National Defense magazine in an article published Monday. Longmont, Colorado-based DigitalGlobe announced its $140 million acquisition of geospatial information services provider The Radiant Group Oct. 11 and will add 400 employees with secret security …

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DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, AWS & NVIDIA Introduce SpaceNet Repository; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe, CosmiQ Works, NVIDIA and Amazon Web Services have collaborated to develop a web-based repository of satellite imagery and training data that could support the development of machine learning and deep learning algorithms. DigitalGlobe said Thursday the SpaceNet repository provides open access to curated, high-resolution satellite imagery that includes the company’s multi-spectral satellite imagery and 200,000 curated building …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Extend Intell Analytics Support for DIA

DigitalGlobe aims to help the Defense Intelligence Agency develop tools for analysis of mission-critical data from multiple sources as part of a potential five-year, $55 million contract DIA awarded last week. DigitalGlobe and its subsidiary GeoEye Analytics Inc. will work to deliver all-source analytic services to the agency, the company said Monday. “I’m excited to extend our …

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DigitalGlobe, exactEarth Form Tech Alliance to Help Gov’t Clients Monitor Fishing Activities; Tony Frazier Comments

DigitalGlobe and exactEarth have formed a strategic alliance to combine their big data and predictive analytics offerings as part of an effort to help combat illegal fishing activities. The partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s commercial satellite imagery with exactEarth’s automatic identification system to help public sector customers perform maritime surveillance missions, exactEarth …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe Applies Crowdsourcing, Deep-Learning Tools in Satellite Image Analysis

Tony Frazier, senior vice president of government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has said the company works to analyze large amounts of satellite images and data through deep-learning tools and crowdsourcing, GCN reported Wednesday. Frazier told GCN columnist Patrick Marshall in an interview that OpenCV computer vision software library, Caffe deep-learning framework and NVIDIA graphics processors are …

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Tony Frazier: New DigitalGlobe Community to Utilize Crowdsourced GEOINT for Nat’l Security

Tony Frazier, senior vice president for government solutions at DigitalGlobe, has outlined his views on the impact of crowdsourcing on innovation and learning in the geospatial intelligence sector. Frazier wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that the company’s Tomnod community and USGIF GEOINT Hackathon competition are indicative of crowdsourcing’s disruptive role in …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-NGA Open Source Project Eyes Geospatial Big Data Analytics

DigitalGlobe has partnered with the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency to launch the Hootenanny open source project in an effort to offer developers software tools for crowdsourced mapping and geospatial big data analytics functions. DigitalGlobe said Monday Hootenanny features the interactive iD Editor interface for editing map features and the OpenStreetMap architecture for integrating geospatial big …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe to Co-Host Hackathon with Geospatial Intelligence Foundation

DigitalGlobe and the United States Geospatial Intelligence Foundation will co-host a hackathon event that focuses on geospatial intelligence. Tony Frazier, DigitalGlobe senior vice president of U.S. government solutions and one of the contest judges, wrote in a blog post published Wednesday that the event would take place at the company’s Herndon, Virginia-based office …

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Tony Frazier: DigitalGlobe-Saab JV Sees Market Opportunity for 3-D Model of Earth

The new joint venture between DigitalGlobe and Saab seeks to accelerate the companies’ existing work toward delivering a 3-D model of Earth using their combined technologies and partner on distribution efforts, Reuters reported Tuesday. Andrea Shalal writes that the Vricon joint venture will integrate 3-D computer processing and satellite imaging technologies in efforts …

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