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Image Be Gone

Posted by: Will Cadell in spatial analytics Data mapping satellites analytics 1 month ago

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Disruption in the Geospatial Age (pt2)

Posted by: Will Cadell in technology imagery satellites 8 months, 3 weeks ago

Continuing from disruption in the geospatial age pt 1 where we talked about classic disruption business models and in particular referenced Boundless, Esri and Mapbox. I wanted to highlight another example describing how Planet and DigitalGlobe have been reacting to a highly complex technology & consumer environment.

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Data is opinionated

Posted by: Will Cadell in Open Data technology imagery satellites Data 1 year, 4 months ago

Geospatial data in particular is opinionated. Now, opinion isn’t always a great thing. Opinion doesn’t mean you know better, it just means you have a particular view of the world and feel comfortable in maintaining that perspective.

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The great space race pt.2

Posted by: Will Cadell in technology imagery satellites 1 year, 8 months ago

Pt.2 Image is not everything

This is the 2nd part in a series on the commercial satellite imagery sector. It's a wild ride, but you can catch part 1 here.

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The great space race pt.1

Posted by: Will Cadell in technology imagery satellites 1 year, 8 months ago

What just happened to remote sensing?

TerraBella just arrived. Google’s rebranded (previously Skybox) remote sensing constellation is still in very active development with planned launches over the next few years. Their focus is on platform and information delivery rather than delivery of imagery. That’s amazing, but not because of the enormity of the problem, but because they are only one of a growing number of companies proposing to do much the same thing.

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