SIME’s partner, DigitalGlobe Inc., has recently announced that their industry-leading ImageLibrary now contains more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery, 33 percent of which is less than one year old.
DigitalGlobe Surpasses One Billion Square Kilometers of Earth Imagery
Company’s Industry-Leading ImageLibrary Offers Timely Access to Highly Accurate, Current Imagery from All Corners of the Earth
Longmont, Colo. and San Jose, Calif. (Where 2.0 Conference), March 31, 2010 – DigitalGlobe (NYSE: DGI), a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution world-imagery products and services for defense and intelligence, civil government, and commercial customers, today announced that its industry-leading content library now contains more than one billion square kilometers of earth imagery, 33 percent of which is less than one year old.
“The unrivaled quality and quantity contained in DigitalGlobe’s ImageLibrary is what allows us to deliver the imagery our customers need when they need it,” said Jill Smith, CEO of DigitalGlobe. “The power of our industry-leading constellation enables us to persistently break new ground for the industry and we strive to offer our customers the largest collection of accurate, current satellite imagery available.”
DigitalGlobe’s WorldView-1, QuickBird and recently launched WorldView-2 satellites combine to form the industry’s largest satellite constellation. These three satellites, together with DigitalGlobe’s aerial network, enable the company to offer the highest collection capacity of high-resolution earth imagery to customers around the world, adding roughly 1.5 million square kilometers of imagery every day or three times the Earth’s landmass annually. The result is DigitalGlobe’s highly complete ImageLibrary, containing imagery used to inform critical decisions across a range of industries.
To see samples of DigitalGlobe’s diverse imagery, go to http://www.flickr.com/photos/digitalglobe-imagery/.
To learn more about DigitalGlobe and its ImageLibrary, please visit www.digitalglobe.com.
Space Imaging Middle East (SIME) is the leading geospatial and GIS solutions provider in the MENA region. We offer a full spectrum of products and services ranging from imagery collection and processing, to highly customized and sophisticated GIS database and software solutions. SIME is also a founding member of the WorldView Global Alliance, a partnership between SIME, DigitalGlobe, Inc. and European Space Imaging. A first in the industry, the Alliance offers our clients a single channel through which to access best-in-class high-resolution satellite imagery products and services combined with local, direct access service for rapid collection and tailored GIS solutions, supported by expert customer service. For more information on SIME or the WorldView Global Alliance, please visit http://www.spaceimagingme.com
DigitalGlobe is a leading global provider of commercial high-resolution earth imagery products and services. Sourced from our own advanced satellite constellation, our imagery solutions support a wide variety of uses within defense and intelligence, civil agencies, mapping and analysis, environmental monitoring, oil and gas exploration, infrastructure management, Internet portals and navigation technology. With our collection sources and comprehensive ImageLibrary (containing more than 2.5 billion square kilometers of earth imagery and imagery products) we offer a range of on- and off-line products and services designed to enable customers to easily access and integrate our imagery into their business operations and applications. For more information, visit www.digitalglobe.com