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MDA Corp. Wins DigitalGlobe WorldView-4 Ground Station Upgrade Contract

MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates has secured a contract to introduce updates to DigitalGlobe's international ground stations for customers to directly receive and process Earth imagery and geospatial data from DigitalGlobe's future WorldView-4 commercial satellite. MDA said Thursday WorldView-4 is scheduled to launch in September 2016 to provide customers with multi-spectral images of the …

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DigitalGlobe Taps Raytheon for 2016 WorldView-4 Satellite Launch Mission Planning Support

DigitalGlobe has selected Raytheon‘s Constellation Scheduling System to provide mission planning and launch support for DigitalGlobe's WorldView-4 commercial satellite in September 2016. Raytheon said Thursday CSS is a commercial geospatial system that works to provide automatic scheduling and mission planning support for satellite operators and geospatial data providers. DigitalGlobe announced last …

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DigitalGlobe: Budget, Innovation Framework Key for Govt-Industry Satellite Partnerships

DigitalGlobe has said it believes the U.S. government should develop innovation and budget management strategies to ensure continued partnership between commercial satellite services providers and their public-sector customers. In a blog article published Tuesday, the company cited the U.S. National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency‘s EnhancedView program as one example of how industry can help address the earth …

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DigitalGlobe, Exploration Mapping Partner on Natural Resource Imagery; Dan Taranik Comments

DigitalGlobe and Exploration Mapping Group have forged a global information partnership in an effort to deliver imagery products to natural resources customers. Exploration Mapping plans to use DigitalGlobe's WorldView-3 satellite to identify geological features and mineral signatures as well as locate petroleum sources, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. “Our customers will benefit from …

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DigitalGlobe Strikes Geospatial Big Data Partnership With Intelescope; Adam Messer Comments

DigitalGlobe and Intelescope Solutions have forged a partnership that aims to help Intelescope’s forestry industry clients evaluate the health and volumes of commercial timber through the use of satellite imagery-based information. Intelescope will use the DigitalGlobe-built Geospatial Big Data tool to run its proprietary algorithms against large volumes of satellite imagery …

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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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DigitalGlobe Aims to Help Address Climate Change with Data Tech; Taner Kodanaz Comments

DigitalGlobe has joined a public-private partnership that aims to help low-lying coastal countries address their climate adaptation and sustainable development challenges through the use of technology. The company said Monday the Blue Guardians consortium seeks to leverage big data platforms and other informational tools to support ocean and coastal management …

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NGA Renews EnhancedView Imagery Agreement With DigitalGlobe

The National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency will extend its usage of DigitalGlobe's satellite imagery service for at least another year. NGA renewed DigitalGlobe's Global Enhanced GEOINT Delivery platform on Sept. 1 under the EnhancedView contract, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. The Global EGD platform is designed to provide NGA and other government users with at …

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Orbital Insight, DigitalGlobe Forge Geospatial Big Data Alliance; James Crawford Comments

DigitalGlobe and Orbital Insight have formed a geospatial big data partnership to help Orbital Insight's customers gain insights into global economic trends. Orbital Insightwill have access to large volumes of high-resolution imagery within DigitalGlobe's geospatial big data platform, DigitalGlobe said Thursday. “Having access to this volume of data gives us …

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Luke Barrington: DigitalGlobe Unveils Mapping API for Software Developers

DigitalGlobe has unveiled a new hosted service that works to help software developers build their own Web or mobile applications from the company’s satellite image basemaps. Luke Barrington, senior director of product development at DigitalGlobe, wrote in a blog entry posted Thursday that DigitalGlobe Maps API also provides terrain and OpenStreetMap layers for image context. He …

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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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Jeffrey Tarr: DigitalGlobe Continues Work on Satellite Imaging Amid Growing Market

DigitalGlobe CEO Jeffrey Tarr told potential investors at a recent event that the company continues to eye a competitive edge in the growing satellite imaging market, SpaceNews reported Thursday. Peter de Selding writes that Tarr highlighted the demand for high-resolution imagery and geolocation capability as well as DigitalGlobe’s potential partnership with …

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