WESTMINSTER, Colo. & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–DigitalGlobe,
a business unit of Maxar Technologies (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR), today
announced a multi-year agreement with Orbital
Insight to expand the scope of their existing data partnership and
fuel global-scale analytic solutions.
Orbital Insight, a leader in geospatial analytics, will operate at
petabyte-scale as a DigitalGlobe Geospatial Big Data (GBDX)
platform partner. With broader access to DigitalGlobe’s tremendous
imagery archive, Orbital Insight will further refine its analytic
capabilities, which include use cases like estimating harvest yields,
making more accurate retail predictions, assessing the societal and
economic status of large regions and monitoring global energy and
natural resource markets. The extracted information will help businesses
and governments make decisions with confidence.
“This expanded partnership allows us to provide more comprehensive and
sophisticated insights to our customers across industries,” said Dr.
James Crawford, founder and CEO of Orbital Insight. “Using
DigitalGlobe’s GBDX platform will improve both the resolution and
geographic coverage of the data we analyze and interpret. This gives our
customers increased precision when making business and policy decisions.”
“Orbital Insight is creating valuable commercial solutions by combining
their world-class algorithms and data science with the power of GBDX and
DigitalGlobe’s 17-year, time-lapse image library,” said Dan Jablonsky,
President of DigitalGlobe. “Together, we will be able to help customers
understand trends and patterns about their industries that can only be
revealed by interpreting massive amounts of geospatial content from
across the world.”
DigitalGlobe is the global leader in commercial high-resolution
satellite imagery used by decision makers to better understand our
changing planet in order to save lives, resources and time. Sourced from
the world’s leading constellation, our imagery solutions deliver
unmatched coverage and capacity to meet our customers’ most demanding
mission requirements. Each day customers in defense and intelligence,
public safety, civil agencies, map making and analysis, environmental
monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management,
navigation technology, and providers of location-based services depend
on DigitalGlobe data, information, technology and expertise to gain
actionable insight. DigitalGlobe is a business unit of Maxar
Technologies, a U.S. operating company (NYSE: MAXR; TSX: MAXR). For more
information visit www.DigitalGlobe.com.
About Maxar Technologies
Maxar Technologies (formerly MacDonald, Dettwiler and Associates) is a
leading global provider of advanced space technology solutions for
commercial and government markets including satellites, Earth imagery,
geospatial data and analytics. As a trusted partner, Maxar Technologies
provides unmatched end-to-end advanced systems capabilities and
integrated solutions expertise to help our customers anticipate and
address their most complex mission critical challenges with confidence.
With more than 6,500 employees in 21 locations, the Maxar Technologies
portfolio of commercial space brands includes: SSL, MDA, DigitalGlobe,
and Radiant Solutions. Every day millions of people rely on Maxar
Technologies to communicate, share information and data, and deliver
insights that empower a better world. Maxar trades on the Toronto Stock
Exchange and New York Stock Exchange as MAXR. For more information visit www.Maxar.com.
About Orbital Insight
Orbital Insight develops geospatial analytics to help its clients unlock
societal and economic trends at a global scale. We source petabytes of
satellite, drone, balloon and other unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) data.
Using computer vision and machine learning technologies, we process and
interpret this data to create insights and intelligence enabling
businesses, governments and NGOs to make better decisions. Learn why
Fast Company voted us one of the most innovative companies of 2017 at www.orbitalinsight.com.
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Bulleit Group for Orbital Insight
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Maxar Investor Relations