Tag Archives: geospatial big data

NASA Taps DigitalGlobe to Provide Satellite Imagery for Earth Observation Studies

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe business has received a potential five-year, $7M contract from NASA to provide high-resolution commercial electro-optical and synthetic aperture radar satellite imagery for Earth observation studies. Under the blanket purchase agreement, the space agency will leverage DigitalGlobe’s 100-petabyte imagery library and Geospatial Big Data platform and satellite data from …

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Maxar Technologies Subsidiary Gets NGA Satellite Imagery Services Contract Renewed

A Maxar Technologies subsidiary has received a $44M renewal to continue work under a National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency-awarded contract for satellite imagery services. The company said Wednesday its DigitalGlobe subsidiary will continue to provide access to high-resolution satellite imagery within two to four hours of data gathering under the Global Enhanced GEOINT …

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DigitalGlobe, Orbital Insight Expand Geospatial Data Partnership

Maxar Technologies‘ DigitalGlobe subsidiary has signed a multiyear agreement with Orbital Insight to expand the scope of their current data partnership and offer geospatial analytic services to customers. Orbital Insight will serve as DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data technology partner and will have access to the latter’s imagery archive, DigitalGlobe said Oct. 31. Dan …

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DigitalGlobe, NTT Data to Produce 3D Vector Building Models Under Expanded Partnership

DigitalGlobe and NTT Data have agreed to extend their partnership to develop datasets of 3D vector building, bridge and vegetation models. The expanded partnership will combine DigitalGlobe’s imagery and Geospatial Big Data platform with NTT Data’s elevation experience and algorithms to create 3D building datasets called AW3D Metro, DigitalGlobe said …

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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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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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DigitalGlobe to Extend Support for PSMA Australia’s Continent-Wide Mapping Project

An Australian government-owned company has awarded DigitalGlobe a follow-on contract to provide a geospatial content management platform for a mapping initiative that seeks to host information on more than 15 million buildings across Australia. PSMA Australia will implement DigitalGlobe’s Geospatial Big Data platform to generate geospatial content and location information for PSMA’s Geoscape continent-scale mapping product, DigitalGlobe said Wednesday. Shay Har-Noy, DigitalGlobe …

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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: 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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