satellite imagery

Descartes Labs opens its geospatial analysis engine to a handful of lucky developers

It’s easy to forget that even with the fanciest of machine learning models, we still need humans in the trenches cleaning input data. Descartes Labs, a startup that combines satellite imagery

Google selling Terra Bella satellite imaging business to Planet

Google will sell its Terra Bella business, which includes a group of SkySat Earth imaging satellites, to Planet Labs, the companies confirmed on Friday after TechCrunch’s Ingrid Lunden first re

TellusLabs wants to help us better understand our planet

If you’ve spent time following companies like Orbital Insight and Descartes Labs, you might assume the geospatial analytics race has been won. But TellusLabs thinks, on the contrary, that the

DigitalGlobe’s new imaging satellite makes it to space

This morning, the United Launch Alliance sent an Atlas 5 401 rocket loaded with DigitalGlobe’s WorldView 4 satellite into space. The satellite will create a new pipeline for sending high quality s

Five years of observations from tandem satellites produce 3D world map of unprecedented accuracy

A pair of satellites operating in tandem for five years have produced a depth map of the planet so exact you could theoretically zoom down to street level and tell an adult from a kid, or spot a break

Google Maps gets multi-stop directions and vacation memories on mobile

Google is bringing long awaited multi-stop directions to mobile with its new summer update. Travelers can now hit as many tourist traps as they want on their cross country treks. Just like in the web

Astro Digital Releases Platform For Anyone To Analyze Satellite Imagery

Astro Digital, a satellite imaging and imagery analysis company, released the newest version of their image processing software today. Anyone can access their software, for free, and retrieve satelli

DigitalGlobe Partners With Mapbox To Launch Its Maps API

DigitalGlobe, the publicly traded, high-res imagery service that owns its own fleet of satellites, has long been known as a purveyor of fine satellite imagery to governments and large companies like G

Google Brings 45 Degree Imagery To 30 New Cities In Google Maps

Google just <a target="_blank" href="http://google-latlong.blogspot.com/2012/09/imagery-update-explore-more-of-world-in.html">announced</a> that it is bringing its 45 degree imagery in Google Maps to

Space camera to monitor deforestation in Congo Basin

The UK and Norwegian governments are getting set to launch a $215 million project designed to “curb climate change by preventing deforestation” in the Congo Basin, according to BBC News. Part of t