HERNDON, Va.- BlackSky Technology Inc. (NYSE: BKSY) has partnered with remote sensing, drone, and Geographic Information System (GIS) monitoring company Skytec to integrate on-demand imagery tasking into the Skytec’s Ranger™ monitoring platform through Esri ArcGIS Online.
“BlackSky’s dynamic imagery products enable new levels of insight for Skytec customers at unprecedented speed and efficiency,” said BlackSky Chief Commercial Officer Amy Minnick. “With on-demand tasking access to BlackSky’s constellation, customers can incorporate hourly, dawn-to-dusk image products directly into their current workflows and experience the value of real-time geospatial intelligence firsthand.”
“The ease of tasking, speed to image delivery, and seamless API integration through ArcGIS Online have translated into unparalleled efficiency for Skytec Ranger™ users,” said Skytec Chief Technology Officer Andrew Carroll. “Our subscribers can task and incorporate BlackSky’s electro-optical imagery data and combine those with Unmanned Aerial System (UAS) data within their existing GIS software ecosystem.”
Skytec clients span across the consumer-packaged goods, utilities, natural resource management, and financial services industries, and work initiatives to monitor environmental, social and governance investments and to support corporate sustainability programs with data.
BlackSky and Skytec are silver partners in the Esri Partner Network.
BlackSky is a leading provider of real-time geospatial intelligence. BlackSky delivers on-demand, high frequency imagery, monitoring and analytics of the most critical and strategic locations, economic assets, and events in the world.
BlackSky designs, owns and operates one of the industry’s leading low earth orbit small satellite constellations, optimized to capture imagery cost-efficiently where and when our customers need it. BlackSky’s Spectra AI software platform processes data from BlackSky’s constellation and from other third-party sensors to develop the critical insights and analytics that our customers require.
BlackSky is relied upon by U.S. and international government agencies, commercial businesses, and organizations around the world. BlackSky is headquartered in Herndon, VA, and is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange as BKSY. To learn more, visit www.blacksky.com and follow us on Twitter.
About Skytec LLC
Founded in 2015 in Chattanooga, Tennessee, Skytec is a leader in multi-scale remote monitoring technologies. Skytec harnesses the most innovative satellite, UAS, and mapping technologies to help clients design, monitor, and manage projects, services areas, and assets.
Skytec’s Ranger™ is a subscription-based global monitoring system powered by AI, satellite imagery, and drone technology solutions. Using GIS, satellite imagery, and unmanned aerial systems, Ranger™ provides clients with the ability to detect and respond to changes, anywhere on the surface of Earth, every day.
To learn more about Skytec LLC, visit https://skytecllc.com.
Learn how Skytec’s Ranger can help your business monitor crucial assets.
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