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Esri and DigitalGlobe Provide Unprecedented View of World Cup

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 17 giugno 2018

Esri, the global leader in spatial analytics, and DigitalGlobe today announced that they have created a Story Map of high-resolution imagery that visualizes the 12 venues being used for 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia, exclusive to The Associated Press. The World Cup is a major sports draw every four years, with over 3.2 billion people watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Even more remarkable is that this is the first time the event has taken place in Russia, and it’s the first time these images have been seen.The DigitalGlobe constellation of high-resolution satellites offers incredible accuracy, agility, and collection capacity, imaging more of the world in the finest level of detail. This constellation is unprecedented in the industry, enabling customers around the globe to get the highest quality view of their world.DigitalGlobe imagery is available through ArcGIS Living Atlas of the World, the foremost collection of geographic information from around the globe, which is included with all ArcGIS subscriptions. It is comprised of maps, apps, and data layers that support the work of thousands of Esri users around the world.”DigitalGlobe is excited to provide Esri with this unrivaled visual clarity over the FIFA World Cup stadiums using the most advanced high-resolution satellite constellation,” said Chris Formeller, core content product manager for DigitalGlobe.Esri Story Maps apps help tell stories by combining authoritative maps like those from Living Atlas, images such as the DigitalGlobe imagery, narrative text and other content including videos, and more. Story maps can help viewers discover information through a guided experience that is more informative than simply providing pictures.”Allowing people to virtually visit places across our world is an exciting endeavor,” said Allen Carroll, storytelling program manager at Esri. “The work that we have been able to do for The Associated Press along with DigitalGlobe is truly exciting because we can provide contextual information in an immersive experience that helps to tell more about a story.” go.esri.com/WorldCup.

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DigitalGlobe Announces Four-Year Direct Access Contract with the Australian Department of Defence

Posted by fidest press agency su domenica, 20 agosto 2017

camberraCamberra. DigitalGlobe, Inc. (NYSE: DGI), the global leader in Earth imagery and information about our changing planet, announced that it signed a Direct Access Program (DAP) contract with the Australian Department of Defence. This multi-year agreement will allow the Australian government to access DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading commercial satellite imaging constellation to support defense and intelligence missions. The contract is expected to deliver $83.0 million USD in incremental revenue to DigitalGlobe over four years, beginning in January 2018.As a DAP partner, the Australian Department of Defence will be able to directly task and download imagery in real-time to its ground station from all five DigitalGlobe satellites—including WorldView-4, launched in November 2016, and WorldView-3, launched in August 2014, which are the world’s two highest-resolution commercial satellites. The addition of Australia—a key ally of the U.S. and member of the Five Eyes intelligence alliance—expands the global footprint of DigitalGlobe’s DAP program and reflects the Australian government’s commitment to increase the use of commercial satellite imagery for its critical national defense and intelligence missions.
MDA is a long-standing partner in DigitalGlobe’s Direct Access Program and will be providing the multi-satellite ground system to support tasking, reception and precision processing of imagery from the satellite constellation. VIASAT will provide the ground antenna systems that will enable direct tasking and downlink capabilities.
“DigitalGlobe is a trusted partner to the Australian Department of Defence,” said Dan Jablonsky, SVP and General Manager of Defense & Intelligence at DigitalGlobe. “We currently provide timely, high-resolution imagery to Australia via our web-based SecureWatch service. This agreement provides enhanced, real-time access to DigitalGlobe’s industry-leading satellite constellation to enable decision-making with confidence. We look forward to working closely with Australia as it further integrates high-quality commercial satellite imaging capabilities into its military operations, border protection and humanitarian missions.”

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