March 2, 2015
Feb. 24, 2015—The company PlanetObserver is happy to present PlanetSAT 15 L8, the new range of country base maps processed from fresh Landsat 8 imagery. PlanetSAT 15 L8 products are seamless base maps with 15-meter resolution, processed in natural colours from orthorectified Landsat 8 imagery. Having selected the best available cloudless scenes collected since spring
February 17, 2015
Feb. 17, 2015—To celebrate Kenya’s wildlife heritage, the Kenyan Wildlife Service is hosting a Wildlife Festival, and invites anyone with a camera—students, citizens and wildlife enthusiasts of every stripe—to photograph as many zebras and giraffes as possible at the Nairobi National Park. The crowd-sourcing count of zebras and giraffes will take place on March 1
February 10, 2015
Astronauts using a digital camera aboard the International Space Station took this image of a fortified border between Iraq and Iran.
January 14, 2015
VANCOUVER, Jan. 13, 2015—UrtheCast Corp. (“UrtheCast”or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the creation of an Advisory Board to advise the Company’s senior management team on strategy, planning, performance, and stakeholder relations. UrtheCast’s newly-selected Advisors —Peter Marino, Michele Weslander Quaid, Jeffrey Manber, and Sunil Sharma — are leading executives currently with, or from organizations including Google
December 18, 2014
Greenbelt, Md., Dec. 16, 2014—FalconScan announces the release of its ground-breaking aerial mapping system. It features flight planning, guidance and data capture software, a spectrally calibrated digital high spatial resolution camera system, and cloud based software to geo-spatially locate, orthorectify, and create large end products mosaics that can be rendered in two or three dimensions.
December 18, 2014
Earth imagery’s unparalleled insights and transparency are elevating our understanding of today’s interconnected world. This feature highlights a few of the many ways Earth observation chronicled some of 2014’s noteworthy events and interesting phenomena.
December 17, 2014
SUNNYVALE, Calif., Dec. 17, 2014—Trimble (NASDAQ: TRMB) announced today that its PurePixel™ Precision Vegetation Health solution is now available in Canada and Europe. Previously the solution was available only in the U.S. In addition, Trimble now provides PurePixel data for download using the common shapefile format, and it has added a chlorophyll index map—an improved
December 14, 2014
Homeowners are enthralled at seeing satellite imagery of their property via Google Earth. Now technology companies have been challenged to come up with different ways to marry aerial and satellite imagery, computers on the ground, and hand-drawn paper sketches and maps to offer solutions that aid the appraisal process, improve property record keeping and retrieval, and help derive valuation forecasts for budget building.
December 6, 2014
Orbit GeoSpatial Technologies announces that is has delivered the technological solution for a county wide Mobile Mapping portal. The Orbit Mobile Mapping Publisher will host 24 million 360 degree images as well as pointclouds covering the whole territory. “We’re very happy that the Flemish Government has chosen the Orbit GT solutions to power their county wide
November 25, 2014
A stealthy startup company that analyzes satellite imagery came into the open recently with a high-profile article in The Wall Street Journal.